Hello! I'm Ashley Howell, a high school English teacher in California.
My Topic and Purpose
The topic of this course is raising the level of literacy in a high school classroom by encouraging students to read for pleasure. The purpose of this course is so high school teachers can learn how to develop in their students a life-long-love of reading.
When finished with this course, learners will - Be able to design and implement a Joy of Reading project that fits the particular theme or curriculum of their class. - Understand the practices that lead to raised literacy. - Know where to access the research that supports these interventions.
Analysis of the Learner and Context
Define course-level target objectives
Elaborate and analyze the objectives to identify more specific enabling and supporting objectives.
Map out the sequence of learning units and activities to achieve the defined objectives.