Sep 26, 2023  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CIED 2150 Professional Reading and Writing Strategies for Educators

This course aims to deepen future educators research-based nonfiction composition and comprehension strategies. Students will analyze various modes of nonfiction writing and reading. In reading, students will examine nonfiction passages to identify author’s purpose, theorize the main idea, make text-based inferences using supporting details, and determine word meaning using context clues. Students will then apply the close-reading strategies to an analysis of school communication documents ( i.e., educator newsletters; educator websites; notices to families/guardians; statements regarding educator philosophies; and responses to family emails). In writing, students will learn to write within various modes (research-based expository, persuasive, educator professional communication) and review the rules of grammar, capitalization, and punctuation. Students will review student work samples for language errors and practice the art of presenting constructive and caring feedback. Throughout the course, students will be engaged in observing teacher modeling; participating in guided practice; and independently practicing new strategies with the support of peer-peer conferences and teacher-peer conferences. Permission required
Credits: 3.0