NYU Steinhardt

Doctoral Seminar in Reading Comprehension

  • Course Number: ENGED-GE 3014
  • Hours: 30
  • Units: 3
  • Description: This course provides an introduction to the content & methods of current research on reading comprehension. The course draws on a developmental & componential view of literacy that emphasizes the multidimensional, interactive nature of reading comprehension. Key topics include theoretical models of reading comprehension development, individual differences in reading skills, bilingual & second-language reading development, discipline-specific reading processes, & evidence-based instructional approaches to improve students’ reading comprehension.
  • Old Course Number: E11.3014