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EDP 646 Reading Instruction and Assessment of Adolescent Students with Special Needs (Effective Fall 2011)
2 lecture hours, 1 conference hour; 3 credits
This course addresses principles and methods of assessment of and instruction in reading. Multiple aspects of the reading process are examined, including but not limited to: basic reading (decoding and fluency), comprehension, socio-emotional issues, and cultural forces. Informal assessment methods and materials are emphasized. Specific reading instruction methods are studied, practiced, and applied. Fieldwork of 20 hours is required. The weekly conference hour requirement for this course will be met through regularly scheduled participation in a moderated discussion focused on issues relevant to field experiences. Sequence 2 students are required to take EDE 651 prior to enrolling for this course.
Prerequisite: Permission of the instructor.
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