Undergraduate Courses

Undergraduate Courses

L441 Bilingual Education: Introduction (3 cr) 
Introduction to the development of bilingual/bicultural education in the United States--its antecedents, rationale, and theories. Comparions of existing bilingual/bicultural programs.

L442 Methods for Bilingual Teaching (3 cr.) 
P: Educ L441. Methods of teaching the content areas in a bilingual setting, including techniques of linguistic analysis.

L490 Research in Language Education (1-6 cr.)
Individual Research.

X100 Practice in Reading and Study for Self Improvement (0 cr.)
Attempts to discover weaknesses in the student's methods of reading and study, and to provide remedial exercises. Much of the work is done on an individual basis. [Offered at regional campuses only.]

X101 Techniques in Textbook Reading (2-3 cr.)
Instruction and guided practice in techniques for learning from printed materials. Emphasis is on gaining information from texts, practicing retrieval, and discussing concepts. Much of the work is done on an individual basis.

X150 Reading/Learning Techniques I (1-3 cr.)
Emphasis on mechanics of reading, flexibility in reading, styles of learning, listening comprehension, vocabulary development, word attack, reading comprehension and rate.

X151 Reading/Learning Techniques II (1-3 cr.)
Designed to develop higher levels of learning skills with instruction and practice in critical reading and listening, understanding and applying principles, and methods of learning.

X152 Reading/Learning Techniques III (1-3 cr.)
Offered in two options: reading/rate course with major topics covering reading rate development, comprehension power, skimmhlg, and scanning; or as individualized studv for students who wish to work in a special area in conjunction with an instructor on a n individually designed program. (Variable title.)

X400 Diagnostic Teaching of Reading in the Classroom (3 cr.)
Diagnosis of reading difficulties and solution to problems through research, conference, and practice in the use of materials and equipment.

X401 Critical Reading in the Content Area (1-3 cr.)
Aids elementary and secondary teachers in the development of instructional strategies that assist students in the comprehension critical analysis, and integration of ideas presented in print material of various subject matter areas.

X425 Practicum in Reading (1-6 cr.)
Prerequisites: X400 or E339-41 or E l31-32; or consent of instructor. Students will work in selected elementary and secondary classrooms diagnosing and developing reading competence.

X460 Books for Reading Instruction (3 cr.)
Examines use of trade books and non-text materials for teaching language arts and reading K-8. Special sections may focus on specific student populations. Section emphasis announced each semester.

X470 Psycholinguistics for Teachers of Reading (1-3 cr.)
Explores the linguistic and cognitive dimensions of language. Discusses relationships among the systems of language and among the various expressions of language. Always includes topics on semantics, grammar, and dialect. (This course taught once per year.)