Psychology of Reading|
|Certificates: Civic Engagement, The Study of Education|
|Course Cluster: Education Studies Minor, Service Learning|
The study of the psychology of reading encompasses many aspects of human cognition: from sensation and perception to comprehension and reasoning. This class will provide an overview of research in the psychology of reading. Topics such as word recognition, eye movements during reading, comprehension, learning to read, methods of teaching reading, the brain and reading, reading in different languages, and reading impairments in children and adults will be covered.
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|Course Format: Seminar||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (CEC)(EDST-MN)(PSYC)
||Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available
|Major Readings: Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
Selected scholarly articles and book chapters.
|Examination and Assignments: |
Two in-class exams, class participation and discussion, final paper.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
Psyc 355 is a service-learning class. You must commit to two hours per week of community service with a local school. An information sheet must be filled out to be considered for this class. This information sheet will be emailed to you once you put in a POI request and should be returned to Prof. Juhasz as soon as possible. Students will be admitted to the class on a rolling basis.
|Instructor(s): Juhasz,Barbara Jean Times: ..T.R.. 10:20AM-11:40AM; Location: JUDD113; |
|Permission of Instructor Required|
Enrollment capacity: 15
|Permission of instructor approval will be granted by the instructor during pre-registration through the Electronic Portfolio. Click "Add to My Courses" and "To request a POI electronically, click here" to submit your request.|