UNIVERSITY CATALOG: 2020-2021

Course: EED 625A/L. Literacy Assessment and Teaching Strategies and Lab (3/1)

Prerequisites: EED 520/SED 520 or equivalent; EED 633 or SED 625ENG; Teaching experience. Corequisite: EED 625AL. Principles and procedures for the evaluation of reading and writing effectiveness are presented. Each student develops competencies in assessing literacy behavior on an individual basis, as well as in a classroom setting. Students should become adept at observations and interviews while attaining skills of selecting, scoring and interpreting the results of a comprehensive variety of whole-language assessments. Similarly, principles and procedures for the design and selection of materials, methods and contexts for literacy instruction are presented. Each student develops a literacy program for an individual child based on assessment findings. Program includes meaning-centered activities appropriate for classroom settings. Students should become adept at determining the effectiveness of various instructional strategies as well as confirming/disconfirming their assessment results. Lab: This 1-unit supervised lab experience with children includes parent conferencing and concentrated assessment and instruction in the correction of reading/writing difficulties. Each student is assigned at least one child experiencing problems processing written language for whom the student designs and implements a corrective program. It is suggested that a student continue with the same child for a second semester in EED 625BL. Case studies demonstrate awareness of psychological, physiological, educational, cultural and linguistic factors in the reading/writing process. (Cross-listed with SED 625A/L.)

Spring-2021 - Schedule of Classes

EED 625A

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Spring-2021 - Schedule of Classes

EED 625AL

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Fall-2020 - Schedule of Classes

EED 625A

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Fall-2020 - Schedule of Classes

EED 625AL

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