rdg535 | Graduate
Diagnosis & Remediation Of Reading Difficulties
This graduate-level course is 6 weeks This course is available as part of a degree or certificate program. To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.
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Factors Impacting Reading Ability
- Analyze the relationship between reading and spelling development and skills
- Identify factors that impact reading ability
- Analyze the relationship between reading and writing development and skills
Diagnosis of Reading Difficulties
- Examine factors that contribute to reading difficulties
- Identify reading difficulties that students experience, including students with disabilities and English Language Learners
Differentiated Reading Instruction
- Analyze different types of literacy settings/learning environments for differentiating reading, writing, and spelling instruction
- Examine various pedagogical strategies to address diverse learning styles
Formal and Informal Reading Assessments
- Explain the differences between formal and informal reading assessments
- Examine formal and informal instruments that assess the following: phonemic awareness, phonics, vocabulary, fluency, comprehension, writing, and spelling
- Analyze results of formal and informal reading assessments
- Analyze methods/strategies for communicating assessment information to students, parents, teachers, and professionals
Strategies for Instructional Intervention and Remediation
- Relate the use of formal and informal assessments for designing effective instructional plans
- Select appropriate reading texts to meet the instructional needs of a student
- Identify strategies for remediation in the following areas: phonemic awareness, phonics, vocabulary, fluency, comprehension, writing, and spelling
- Apply the results of formal and informal assessments for the development of instructional plans
- Examine the use of a multi-tiered model for instruction and intervention using classroom, school and district resources
Stages of Reading Development
- Examine each stage of reading development
- Relate the reading process to the stages of reading development
- Analyze issues that impact reading development at each stage
- Examine issues related to the reading development of English Language Learners (ELL) and students with disabilities
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