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Please see the section on Course Description Symbols and Terms in the University Catalog for an explanation of course description terminology and symbols, the course numbering system, and course credit units. All courses are lecture and discussion and employ letter grading unless otherwise stated. Some prerequisites may be waived with faculty permission. Many syllabi are available on the Chico Web.

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SUBJ NUM Title Sustainable Units Semester Offered Course Flags
Multiple Subject Credential candidates review reading education and prepare for the California Reading Instruction Competence Assessment (RICA) exam. Course curriculum focuses on the California Reading Standards and RICA domains. 3 hours lecture. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 6.0 units. Credit/no credit grading. (015813)
A study and critical examination of traditional and modern literature appropriate for the elementary school; criteria for curriculum development; teaching literature to children. Recommended for Multiple Subject credential candidates. 3 hours seminar. (003115)
Multicultural literature is central to helping students understand themselves and the world in which they live. This survey course will address how to identify, select, and evaluate appropriate literature. This course will include study of how to implement and use multicultural books with children who are native English speakers as well as those who are English language learners. Intended for those interested in teaching at elementary, middle, and high schools. 3 hours seminar. (008755)
Prerequisites: RDGL 554 or teaching experience.
For the advanced student wishing to pursue research in the field of literature for children; problems of curriculum development; cooperative roles of teachers and librarians. 3 hours seminar. (003172)
Designed and recommended for junior and senior high school teachers, reading specialists, and librarians who want to become familiar with the books and magazines popular with young adults today. Seminar will cover the young adult novel, transition books, and selected types of adult fiction. Guidelines, policies, sources, and trends relating to choosing books for young adults will be included. This course has been approved for the Library Services program. 3 hours discussion. (003121)
Prerequisites: Faculty permission.
Survey of current theory and research related to reading, thinking, and learning as it pertains to principles and practices of teaching reading/language arts to learners in grades K-14. This course provides experience in locating, using, and analyzing selected professional literature and teaching materials. 2 hours seminar, 2 hours activity. (003125)
Prerequisites: Faculty permission.
Analysis of selected individual tests of reading and reading-related abilities. Evaluation of selected case studies. Introduction to selected interview techniques and interpersonal skills needed in working with students, teachers, families, school psychologists, and other school personnel concerned with the testing of individuals and groups of students. Supervised practice in selecting, constructing, administering, and interpreting individual measures of reading ability. 3 hours seminar. (003182)
Evaluation and critique of research literature on the teaching of reading, with emphasis on psychological factors and principles of learning in reading instruction. Recommended for the reading consultant, specialist, or supervisor. 3 hours seminar. (003190)
A critical examination of remedial techniques and materials used in teaching. An examination of the relationships between evaluation of reading test results and instructional practices. 2 hours seminar, 2 hours activity. (003126)
Prerequisites: Faculty permission.
Evaluation of practices and materials suitable for teaching reading to individuals of all ages, preschool through adult, and at all levels of ability clinical, remedial, corrective, developmental, and gifted. Emphasis on how to match instruction to the abilities of the individual learner. 3 hours seminar. (003183)
Prerequisites: Faculty permission.
This course is offered for 1.0-3.0 units. Supervised practice in the diagnosis of individuals with reading difficulties; use of standardized and informal measures of reading-related abilities; writing case reports; developing skills for working with school personnel, family members, and individual students; conducting parent and school conferences; ethics of clinical practice. May be used toward a master's degree or Reading Specialist Credential. 3 hours supervision. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 6.0 units. (003184)
Prerequisites: Faculty permission.
This course is offered for 1.0-3.0 units. Supervised practice in the instruction of individuals with reading difficulties; use of selected materials and methods based on diagnosed abilities and interests; use of clinical case reports; practice in conducting parent and school conferences; study of individual case progress with other professionals; writing of tutorial reports and recommendations for use by the home and school. May be used toward a master's degree or Reading Specialist Credential. 3 hours supervision. (003187)
Prerequisites: Faculty permission.
Supervised internship in selected aspects of reading development, including diagnostic practices, administration, supervision, and design of reading curriculum in schools; evaluation, in-service leadership, and treatment of reading problems. 9 hours supervision. (003205)
9 hours supervision. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 6.0 units. (020819)
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