CONT533 Reading Part 1 @ Courses for Teachers - Queen's Continuing Teacher Education
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Continuing Teacher Education

Faculty of Education

Reading Part 1

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Course Schedule
Session Dates Deadline Status
Winter 2019 Jan 28, 2019 - Apr 12, 2019 Jan 25, 2019 Open
Late Winter 2019 Feb 25, 2019 - Apr 26, 2019 Feb 08, 2019 Open
Spring 2019 Apr 15, 2019 - Jun 14, 2019 Mar 29, 2019 Open
Late Spring 2019 May 06, 2019 - Jun 28, 2019 Apr 19, 2019 Open
Summer 2019 Jun 24, 2019 - Aug 09, 2019 Jun 07, 2019 Open
Late Summer 2019 Aug 06, 2019 - Sep 27, 2019 Jul 12, 2019 Open
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Course Description

  • CONT533
  • CAN 685.00
  • Three-Part AQs
  • 6 credits
  • 125 hours
  • EN
  • Online

This course explores the theory and practice of instructional reading, culminating in preparation of a final Portfolio showcasing your development as a reading teacher. Principles of reading instruction are considered from a developmental viewpoint as well as from the perspectives of program planning, assessment, home–school connections, and the importance of learning environment. Approaches to reading instruction are explored in the context of reading theory, with specific focus on practical applications.

Course Learning Expectations

In this course you will have the opportunity to:

• develop an understanding of effective reading instruction and intervention, using a strengths-based approach
• apply principles of reading instruction and reading intervention by using distinct strategies
• work with specific and overall expectations in cross-curricular reading
• explore reading theory and research-based practices
• critically analyze commercial and school-based reading programs
• develop strategies for effective reading intervention
• explore home–school connections for improving reading decoding and comprehension
• design, implement, and assess an instructional reading lesson with consideration for differentiation, inclusion, use of educational technology, and sustainable practices
• use diagnostic reading tools to provide intervention in reading failure, using high-yield evidence-based strategies

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Application Requirements

We will use the OCT number you provide during online registration to confirm that you are an OCT member.

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Course Materials

This course has no required resources.
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