READING EDUCATION COURSES
READ 501. Foundations of Elementary Reading Instruction (3)
Theories of reading acquisition in the areas of oral language, comprehension, phonological awareness, phonics, vocabulary, and fluency are examined. Development of writing in the context of learning to read is also explored. Course aligns to State of Florida Reading Endorsement Competency One.
READ 505. Methods of Teaching Elementary Language Arts (3)
Prerequisite: READ 501. Exploration of reading research-based instructional practices related to the teaching of Language Arts involving listening, speaking, writing, and integration of the reading components. Materials, digital technologies, assessments, and instructional planning for teaching with the language arts for diverse learners are examined and applied. Course aligns to State of Florida Reading Endorsement Competency Two.
READ 510. Administration and Interpretation of Reading Assessments (3)
Prerequisite: READ 505. Identification, implementation, and interpretation of various reading assessments used to plan interventions for a diverse range of student needs are studied. Couse aligns to State of Florida Reading Endorsement Competency Three.
READ 515. Techniques of Corrective or Remedial Reading (3)
Prerequisite: READ 510. Close examination of the techniques of reading analysis to correct, remediate, and differentiate instruction for diverse reading needs. Trends associated to assessment procedures, instructional techniques, traditional materials, and digital technologies are explored . Course aligns to State of Florida Reading Endorsement Competency Four.
READ 520. Supervised Reading Practicum I (3)
Prerequisite: READ 515. Design and application of a comprehensive research-based reading plan to include assessments, instructional interventions, and digital technologies to remediate K-12 student reading difficulties. Plan is implemented in a classroom placement, resource room, reading center, or special setting . Course aligns to State of Florida Reading Endorsement Competency Five.
READ 525. Educational Reading Research (3)
Prerequisite: READ 520. Survey of reading research methodologies and techniques of implementation.
READ 530. Diagnosis of Reading Disabilities (3)
Prerequisite: READ 525. Advanced study of the research pertaining to reading disabilities, formal diagnostic procedures, materials, and techniques used to diagnose and remediate reading disabilities.
READ 535. Literature for Children and Adolescents (3)
Prerequisite: READ 530. Study of children and adolescent literature with a focus on media literacy and instructional planning.
READ 540. Foundations of Secondary Reading Instruction (3)
Prerequisite: READ 535. Advanced examination of oral language and reading development at the secondary level to include writing, critical thinking, text complexity, and the use of digital technologies.
READ 545. Educational Measurement (3)
Prerequisite: READ 540. Investigation into test concepts, construction, design, administration, interpretation, use, and evaluation. Standardized, informal, group, and individual tests are examined.
READ 550. Supervised Reading Practicum II (3)
Prerequisite: READ 545. Advanced demonstration of the design and implementation of a comprehensive research-based reading plan to include assessments and instructional interventions to remediate K-12 students reading difficulties. Plan is implemented in a K-12 reading setting.
READ 555. Designing Reading Programs (3)
Prerequisite: READ 550. Study of the design, management, evaluation, and materials used in K-12 reading programs.