NCU Catalog - April 2018 
    
    Jan 31, 2023  
NCU Catalog - April 2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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RDG-5004 - Reading Comprehension Instruction and Development: Skills and Strategies for PK12

Semester Credits: 3 Weeks: 8

Students will gain an understanding of reading comprehension including such strategies used in activating background knowledge, questioning, clarifying, summarizing, predicting, connecting, visualizing, analyzing, adjusting, and self-monitoring. Levels of meaning in text and textual structures in narrative and expository writing will be studied. There will be an exploration of critical-thinking skills and behaviors as well as strategies for effective studying. Research on eye movements and fluency and automaticity in oral and silent reading will be examined. Finally, there will be an exploration of the wide range of resources for children’s and adolescent literature, including recently published fiction and nonfiction, as well as electronic texts and non-print materials.



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