Summer 2017 Course Information
Reading in the Content Area

Course Description
This course introduces students to the relevance and need for incorporating reading and developing reading skills in middle and high school classrooms. Students in this course learn how to use a variety of materials in the classroom, including textbooks, literature, Internet resources, and media, to help secondary students, grades 8-12, learn family and consumer sciences information.
Contacts
Instructor

Patriann Smith
patriann.smith@ttu.edu

Campus Coordinator

For course access questions, contact the teaching university’s campus coordinator. For enrollment questions, contact your home university campus coordinator.
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Disability Support Services

To request accommodations for this course, contact the disability support office at your home university. You must register each semester and for each course. Read more about the Great Plains IDEA process for requesting accommodations.


Textbooks

TAKING A MULTILITERACIES APPROACH REQUIRED textbook
MELLINEE
Edition: 2nd
ISBN: 9781465225405
Publisher: K/H

Creating Literacy-Rich Schools for Adolescents REGQUIRED textbook
Gay Ivey and Douglas Fisher
Edition: 6
ISBN: 9781416603214
Publisher: ASCD

CONTENT AREA READING (LOOSELEAF) RECOMMENDED textbook
MCLAUGHLIN
Edition: 2nd
ISBN: 9780133520668
Publisher: Pearson

This is Disciplinary Literacy REQUIRED textbook
LENT
Edition: 16
ISBN: 9781506306698
Publisher: Sage


Course Access
 
Approximately two weeks before the first day of class at Texas Tech University, the TTU campus coordinator, Leslie Myatt, will email instructions to each student enrolled in the courses taught by Texas Tech. This e-mail will contain information regarding the set up of their eRaider access through the campus IT Help Central department. Students will need to identify themselves as a GPIDEA/AGIDEA student to IT Help personnel for proper guidance. The e-mail will also include information about accessing the Texas Tech Blackboard system for their courses. Courses will be available on the first day of class, but may not be available prior to that date.

Exam Proctor

This course does not require an exam proctor.

Synchronous Components

This course does not include synchronous components.

University Members
Members of the Great Plains IDEA are universities accredited by a regional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Member universities recruit, admit and graduate students, teach in an academic program and contribute to the leadership and maintenance of the alliance. Membership in the alliance is a selective process that engages institutional leadership at all levels.

– – Jacy Phillips, University of Nebraska-Lincoln