TEC 668 - Teaching Comprehension Strategies (3)

This course will cover topics on current research-based skills and knowledge about reading comprehension, including foundational skills in academic language, background knowledge, concept formation and vocabulary development. Course will emphasize skills for teaching comprehension and study strategies, including narrative and expository text structure analysis; thinking strategies, such as inference, summarization, predicting, questioning, and clarifying and independent reading. Students will acquire experience with concepts and practice relating to comprehension strategies.