Phonics and the Process of Reading
Develops linguistic and cognitive foundations for reading in an integrated language arts context. Emphasis is on the knowledge base of reading and on an introduction to comprehension strategies, the writing process, curriculum development, assistive technology, and assessment and diagnosis of reading difficulties. Additional emphasis is placed on phonics, phonemic awareness, and word recognition in an integrated language arts context. The course fulfills the state requirement in phonics for Early Childhood Education and Middle Childhood Education majors. Prerequisite: Admission to the teacher education program.