RED 6334: Content Area Reading (Graduate)
Course Description for Content Area Reading (Graduate)
Content Area Reading (Graduate)
Description: Students will be able to define the different characteristics of decoding verses reading as an active, meaning-making strategy. They will learn how to recognize students' cultures, interests, and reading abilities and adapt ways of scaffolding texts to better meet the former. They will learn both how to compute and to use readability measures to match and scaffold texts to better fit with students' respective Zones of Proximal Development (Vygotsky).