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SPED 419. Literacy Instruction for Students with Special Needs

Credits: 4
Department: Special Education
Description: Adaptive teaching techniques and materials for reading and language arts. Informal assessment including curriculum-based evaluation and instruction.
Prerequisites: for SPED Minor: SPED 418 or ED 408
Corequisites: SPED 411, SPED 416, SPED 419, SPED 440, SPED 455
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
Grading Method: ABCDF
Additional Information: Hybrid Course.

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Collect and interpret academic progress monitoring data using a variety of assessment tools, including general outcome measures, curriculum specific measures, and grade-level content standard measures.
2. Apply knowledge of comprehensive scientifically based reading instruction including phonemic awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary development and reading comprehension.
3. Monitor, collect, summarize, evaluate, and interpret data to document progress on skill acquisition and make adjustments to and accommodations in instruction.
4. Modify instruction and teach skills to increase accuracy, fluency, and comprehension in reading, writing, and listening including modifying pace of instruction, introducing monitoring strategies, and providing organizational cues.
5. Design, implement, monitor, and adjust a range of evidence-based instructional strategies and practices and develop and adapt specialized materials that facilitate student engagement and the maintenance and generalization of skills.

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