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RLA 352 Overview

This course provides a supervised field-based practicum experience for reading teacher candidates to put all the tools and strategies that they have learned in their coursework into practice. Reading teacher candidates will work with a struggling reader/writer, under the supervision of a master literacy instructor, to assess the pupil’s literacy strengths, interests and needs. Areas include phonological/phonemic awareness, phonics/decoding, fluency, vocabulary and comprehension. The focus of this practicum experience will be to plan and implement highly effective and appropriate intervention instruction, with intentional reflection on the use of teacher language and specific strategies to scaffold literacy learning and support for pupils. This course is taken by candidates seeking a literacy minor. Prerequisite: RLA 307, RLA 312, RLA 314, RLA 318, and RLA 345.

  • 3.00 Credits
  • RLA


Literacy Intervention Programs - 2022 Fall RLA 352

This course is designed to provide pre-service teacher candidates who are completing the literacy minor with a supervised clinical opportunity to apply the knowledge base acquired in previous literacy coursework to the teaching of reading with a struggling reader. Students will work with Learning to Read or a Reading to Learn struggling readers and writers, assessing their strengths, interests and needs, writing reports based on gathered information, and planning and implementing appropriate instruction.

Course Code: RLA 352

8/29/2022 - 12/18/2022

Face to Face

Main Campus