Montgomery College 2016-2017 Catalog 
    May 28, 2024  
Montgomery College 2016-2017 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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READ 238 - Methods of Teaching Reading in the Secondary Content Areas, Part I

This course, designed for current and prospective secondary educators, covers the essentials of the reading processes necessary for secondary students to become proficient readers. Students will investigate five areas: types of reading, assessment, reading skills, reading instruction, and motivation for reading. This course meets the Maryland State Department of Education’s reading requirement for secondary educators. PREREQUISITE(S): Successful completion of one year of college-level English, or consent of department. Formerly RD 238.

3 semester hours

Course Outcomes:
Upon course completion, a student will be able to:

  • Use reading and writing as constructive and interactive processes to help students increase knowledge and understanding in the content.
  • Construct activities to empower students to become active learners so they can take responsibility for their own learning.
  • Use reading and writing assessment data to improve instruction.
  • Assess and analyze resources such as textbooks, other written materials, and media resources.

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