Course

Educational Therapy: Reading I | EDTH.X301


This course is an introduction to the theories, issues, strategies and materials related to assessment and instruction of students with reading difficulties. The course emphasizes specific instruction methods and the selection and development of materials that match the diagnosed need of the individual.


Learning Outcomes:
At the conclusion of the course, you should be able to

    Structured Literacy
  • Define the components of structured literacy
  • Describe their importance and the red flags of their breakdowns
  • Apply the current science of reading to assess the quality of reading and writing programs
  • Create and implement effective remediation programs based on best practices in structured literacy instruction
  • Speech to Print
  • Compare and contrast speech-to-print and print-to-speech approaches to literacy instruction
  • Evaluate quality programs following each approach
  • Describe the bi-directional influence of spelling on reading and vice versa
  • Apply current science on best practices to design an effective spelling intervention
  • Comprehension
  • Explain Scarborough's reading rope and its implications for comprehension
  • Compare and contrast the effects of decoding and oral language proficiency on reading comprehension
  • Describe risk factors and red flags for weaknesses in oral language
  • Create an effective remediation program to address the individual needs of each student
  • Assessment
  • Describe and justify the components of a quality assessment for literacy disabilities
  • List and describe both informal and formal literacy assessments
  • Describe techniques to create an accurate differential diagnosis for each individual student
  • Apply both informal and formal literacy assessments to create an accurate student profile
  • Create a comprehensive remediation program based on assessment data

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Sections Open for Enrollment:

Open Sections and Schedule
Start / End Date Units Meeting Type Cost Instructor
06-19-2021 to 08-28-2021 3.0 Final Coursework Due $640

Diana Black Kennedy

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Schedule

Date: Start Time: End Time: Meeting Type: Location:
Sat, 06-19-2021 9:00 a.m. 12:00 p.m. Live-Online ONLINE
Sat, 06-26-2021 9:00 a.m. 12:00 p.m. Live-Online ONLINE
Sat, 07-03-2021 11:59 p.m. 11:59 p.m. Online ONLINE
Sat, 07-10-2021 9:00 a.m. 12:00 p.m. Live-Online ONLINE
Sat, 07-17-2021 11:59 p.m. 11:59 p.m. Online ONLINE
Sat, 07-24-2021 9:00 a.m. 12:00 p.m. Live-Online ONLINE
Sat, 07-31-2021 11:59 p.m. 11:59 p.m. Online ONLINE
Sat, 08-07-2021 9:00 a.m. 12:00 p.m. Live-Online ONLINE
Sat, 08-14-2021 9:00 a.m. 12:00 p.m. Live-Online ONLINE
Sat, 08-21-2021 9:00 a.m. 12:00 p.m. Live-Online ONLINE
Sat, 08-28-2021 9:00 a.m. 12:00 p.m. Final Coursework Due ONLINE