Prerequisite: Admission to Phase II. (Both semesters/3 credits)
This course is designed for pre-service teachers. Participants will use criteria consistent with findings of scientific research to select, evaluate and compare instructional programs and materials for teaching reading. Successful students will be proficient in enabling students to become strategic, fluent and independent readers using a variety of texts and reading related materials. They will be prepared to involve families and members of the school and surrounding community to promote reading both inside and outside of school. Must be taken during the Phase II Field Experience.