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READ 4334   (3-3-0)   Studies in the Diagnosis and Clinical Correction of Reading Issues

An intensive study of the scientific-based diagnostic and prescriptive techniques, utilizing best practices to identify specific strategies for enhancing the acquisition of reading skills. Directed field experience in diagnosing and correcting targeted reading issues will be required.  

  • Offered: Online.
  • Prerequisite: None.

READ 5334   (3-3-0)   Studies in the Diagnosis and Clinical Correction of Reading Issues

An intensive study of the scientific-based diagnostic and prescriptive techniques, utilizing best practices to identify specific strategies for enhancing the acquisition of reading skills. Directed field experience in diagnosing and correcting targeted reading issues will be required. This 5000-level course is cross-listed with a 4000-level course and includes specific graduate course requirements which reflect appropriate deeper learning experiences and rigor in the higher-level course.   

  • Offered: Fall, Spring, Online.
  • Prerequisite: Pathways to Teaching and MAT only.

READ 6301   (3-3-0)   Specialized Reading Assessment and Instruction

This course has a field-based component and is designed to upgrade teacher's skills in using formal and informal reading assessment to plan and deliver instruction to meet individual student needs including second language learners and those with reading disabilities.  

  • Offered: Fall, Summer, Online.
  • Prerequisite: READ 6330 or recent experience in the teaching of reading.

READ 6330   (3-3-0)   Foundations of Reading

This course addresses the major components of reading programs from pre-kindergarten through grade 12 by investigating oral language, phonology, and phonemic awareness, the alphabetic principle, work analysis, fluency, vocabulary, comprehension, and written language. The purpose of the course is to furnish educators with up-to date, research-based knowledge and strategies commensurate with state requirements for students and teachers.   

  • Offered: Fall, Spring, Online.
  • Prerequisite: None.

READ 6335   (3-3-0)   Curriculum and Instruction in Reading

An examination of the state's reading and language arts curriculum K-12, and the study of practice of research validated methods of delivering professional development in ways that assist teachers to accomplish instructional changes smoothly and effectively.  

  • Offered: Spring, Summer, Online.
  • Prerequisite: READ 6330 or recent experience in the teaching of reading.

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