SERD 6030. Teaching Children to Read. 3 Hours.

An introduction to methods of teaching children to read, with an emphasis on balanced reading instruction. Major topics include building a literacy foundation, oral language development, phonemic awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary, comprehension, and guided reading instruction.

SERD 6070. Reading Research and Instruction. 3 Hours.

Research-based practices, and the theoretical underpinnings of reading and writing as they relate to the practical applications of teaching various aspects of literacy.