Aug 11, 2022  
The University of North Carolina at Pembroke 2017-2018 Catalog 
    
The University of North Carolina at Pembroke 2017-2018 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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RDG 2000. Foundations of Reading and Language Acquisition (3 credits)


This course explores the teaching of reading with an emphasis on the linguistics and psychological base of the reading process, stages in the development of reading ability and sequences of skill acquisition. Students will study models of reading instruction for language and literacy learning, the role of the classroom teacher of reading and forces influencing that role. This includes an examination of role of phonological awareness, phonics, vocabulary, fluency and comprehension play in how one learns to read. This course will provide comprehensive coverage of topics important in helping teachers develop a constructivist, balanced literacy program agenda for their future classrooms. Field Experience Required. PREREQ: 2.0 QPA.



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