May 20, 2024  
2022-2023 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EDUC 507 - The Affective Domain: Interest and Motivation to Read

(3 credits)
This graduate course will enable teachers to experience and evaluate a variety of approaches to enhance student interest and motivation to read. It will examine the many factors which come into play and a variety of approaches to meet different interests, needs, and skill levels, all directed at increasing not only reading skills, but desire to read. Popular media issues will be investigated as well. Teachers will develop a repertoire of in class assessment techniques to monitor these factors and enhance their bibliography of print sources to reach atypical readers; they will add substantially to their professional portfolio of instructional methods and techniques. Students will also engage in an action research project in this course. Prerequisite(s): EDUC 502 , EDUC 503 .