SEYSL 751 - Literacy Assessment and Instruction, Part II

Overview

Course Title

Literacy Assessment and Instruction, Part II

Description

In this course emphasis is placed on application of systematic models for analyzing and developing instructional programs for students in middle and adolescent education who show severe literacy learning problems in English language arts and content areas. Topics include interpreting informal and formal assessments, interactive decision-making, and specific strategies for addressing problems of word recognition, word analysis, spelling, fluency, vocabulary development, comprehension, composing, and studying. The administration and interpretation of informal and formal assessments and application of specific intervention strategies for students with diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds who are experiencing difficulty acquiring literacy proficiency is studied throughout the course. Candidates apply literacy assessment knowledge and competence in a case study.

Typically Offered

Fall, Spring

Academic Career

Graduate

Credits

Minimum Units

3

Maximum Units

3

Academic Progress Units

3

Repeat For Credit

No

Components

Name

Lecture

Hours

3

Course Schedule