RDSP6720-A Assess/Interven Early Literacy    (Spring 2013)

Course Details
Course Description
About The Instructor
Course Details

Session, Dates: 3 (01/14/2013 - 03/08/2013)

Days: T

Time: 06:00 - 10:00 pm

Location: Moon Campus

Room: Patrick Henry 304

Seats Available: 20 Seats

Credits: 3

Course Description

Candidates will be introduced, through theory and practice, to a variety of literacy assessment tools in a kindergarten through grade 3 setting. Assessment tools for phonemic awareness, phonics, vocabulary, text comprehension and fluency are the focus of the course with a strong connection to current best-practice and research. Candidates will become aware of ways to analyze data to implement developmentally appropriate instruction for students of diverse reading abilities and diverse backgrounds. Candidates will become familiar with a myriad of assessment tools used in the classroom to assess literacy development and monitor progress.

Prerequisites: EDUC6400, RDSP6700, and RDSP6710

About The Instructor

Carianne Bernadowski, Ph.D.

Professor of Education

Coordinator, Secondary English and Communication Teacher Certification
English Department

Coordinator, Reading Specialist Program

412-397-5463 phone
412-397-6044 fax
Nicholson Center 424