Professional Development Center

EPA 536 Literacy Strategies Across the Curriculum - CANCELLED

Course Number: EPA 536
Course Title: Literacy Strategies Across the Curriculum
Class #: 62345
Dates: June 23-27, 2014
Times: 8:30am-4:30pm
Location: University of Southern Maine, Portland Campus, 310 Luther Bonney Hall
Faculty: Paula Eppich Boyce, USM Adjunct Faculty
Credit: Three (3) Inservice Graduate Credits
Tuition/Fees: $1,319.00 (Maine Resident)
Registration Form: This course has been cancelled

The information, discussion, and activities of this course have been designed to encourage and assist content area teachers to incorporate literacy strategies into daily teaching, NOT as an additional task, but as an integral component for concept development, comprehension, and learning. Topics include: awareness of strategies used in reading; scaffolding instruction for students who struggle with text; teaching and using levels of questioning to build student comprehension and critical thinking; fostering reader responsibility through talking and writing to learn.