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University of New Mexico
College of Education
EDUC 438* Teaching Reading in the Content Areas, 3cr. hrs
Ricky Ballard, special arrangement
Burlington Annex on 30th Street
Instructor, Dr. Frances Vitali
505.566.3480 (unm)
505.324.0894 (home)| 505.330.1536
Office: #233 Burlington Annex
Office Hours: By appointment
abiyoyoyo@yahoo.com
EDUC 438* Course Blog at http://unm-sjc.tripod.com/438/
EDUC 438* Course Syllabus at http://unm-farmington.tripod.com/438/independent.html

I. Instructor

II. Course Description

III. Responsibilities

IV. Course Texts

V. Course Opportunities

VI. Evaluation

VII. Attendance

VIII. Accommodation

IX. Plagiarism and X. Accreditation

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TENTATIVE SCHEDULE

September Paradigms & Theoretical Frameworks

Reading & Stories

Writing Prompt: Reading is.......

Paradigms

Class BLOG (http://unm-sjc.tripod.com/438/)

Rethinking Preparation for Content Area Teaching by Braunger, et.el. (2005) & overview of chapters

Reading Apprentice instructional framework

Socratic Seminar: present Socratic seminar-style dialogue with chapters, focusing on connections, interpretations, ambiguities, gaps, questions.

Chapter Dialogue-chapters 1-5

Review Syllabus

Brain / Schemas / Ordeal / Literacy

Phase I Independent Project

October Chapter Dialogue & Individual Project

Aesthetic Reading

Literature Circles

Chapter Dialogue-chapters 6-8

Phase II Independent Project

October 12 - MIDTERM DUE 1. Written Midterm Summary & Evaluation; 2. Literacy Autobiographies

November Reading Strategy Presentation, Independent Project

Aesthetic Reading

Reading Strategy Presentation

Chapter Dialogue-chapters 9-11

Phase III Independent Project

November 30 - Written Final Summary & Evaluation Due

Final Project Presentation

Optional Exam/Individual Conference as needed

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