Sep 16, 2019  
2014-2015 Undergraduate Catalog 
2014-2015 Undergraduate Catalog Archived Catalog

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ECE 304 Reading Methods II

3 Credits

Reading Methods II prepares pre-service teachers to successfully teach reading and writing to students in Grades 2 through 4. Students are taught methodologies for systematic and direct instruction in reading, developmentally appropriate instruction in the mechanics and process of writing, the assessment of language arts skills, the remediation of struggling readers, instruction of ELL learners, and linking Pennsylvania Academic Standards in Language Arts to content instruction.

Prerequisite(s): ECE 204 , ECE 205 , ECE 214 , ECE 240 , and ECE 245 .

NOTE: All students pursuing Early Elementary (PK–4) and Special Education (PK–8) Certification are required to successfully complete ECE 101, Teaching as a Profession: PK–4, before taking any other required course in the major. Students pursuing Secondary Teacher Certification in either Biology/General Science, English, or Social Studies are required to successfully complete EDU 101, Teaching as a Profession, before taking any other required course in the major. Proof of a current FBI Fingerprint Clearance, a Pennsylvania Child Abuse Clearance, and a Pennsylvania Criminal Background Clearance is required and must be submitted to the Dean of Education and Human Service’s office in order to begin any ECE, EDU, or SPEC course. No student may begin these classes without all current clearances.

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