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20-21 Bacone College Academic Catalog

24. 2020-2021 COURSE DESCRIPTIONS

24.40. REA - READING

REA 2433

Special Studies:  Directed Readings in. . .

3 Hours

Explores advanced readings which allow the application of principles learned in classroom settings in various course genre. Serious intent and capacity to work independently required. Offered when student interest warrants and at the discretion of the Division Chair of Academic Support.

 

REA 3003  

Children’s Literature, Literacy, and Technology

3 Hours

This course is designed to assist pre-service educators in becoming comfortable with the integration of children’s literature and creative/technological arts through a blend of background information, research, historical perspective and contemporary activities. Through providing the basic tools and experiences that teachers need, this course will stimulate the learning process, enrich other subject areas, and provide opportunities for creative expression, inquiry and self-fulfillment. Prerequisites: All professional education and specialization courses must have a grade of C or above. Criminal history check required and 2.75 GPA

CROSS-LISTED WITH LIT 3003

 

REA 3103

Literacy, Language, and Cognitive Development of the Young Child

3 Hours

This course focuses on the literacy, language, and cognitive development of young children, ages birth through eight years.  Teacher candidates will have opportunity to apply their knowledge and gain field experience through an in-depth investigation of one child’s literacy and language learning processes.  Prerequisite:  Admission to Teacher Education and 2.5 CGPA.  Criminal History required.

 

 

 

REA 3203

Literacy Development and Assessment I

3 Hours

This course focuses on the development of literacy skills and strategies in kindergarten, first and second grade students within a balanced literacy program based on best practices and integrated with ongoing developmental assessment of learning. Special emphasis is given to the development of literacy skills within the context of word study and orthographic (spelling) knowledge development.  Opportunity is given to apply knowledge through active involvement with kindergarten and elementary age students. Prerequisite:  All professional education and specialization courses must have a grade of C or above. Criminal history check required and 2.75 GPA

 

REA 3303

Literacy Development and Assessment II

3 Hours

This course focuses on the development of literacy skills and strategies in third through eighth grade students within a balanced literacy program based on best practices and integrated with ongoing developmental assessment of learning. Special emphasis is given to the development of literacy skills within the context of word study and orthographic (spelling) knowledge development.  Opportunity is given to apply knowledge through active involvement with upper elementary through eighth grade students. Prerequisite:  All professional education and specialization courses must have a grade of C or above. Criminal history check required and 2.75 GPA

 

REA 3403 

Reading and Writing in Upper Elementary

3 Hours

This course focuses on reading and writing instruction across the curriculum in grades 3-8 within a balanced literacy program based on best practices and integrated with ongoing developmental assessment of learning.  Opportunity is given to learn and apply best practice in literacy instruction through active involvement with upper elementary age students.   Prerequisite:  Admission to Teacher Education, 2.5 CGPA, REA 3203, and REA 3303 (may be taken concurrently with REA 3303).  PASS-PORT Portfolio and Criminal History required.