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SPED 418. General Education Literacy Instruction for Special Educators

Credits: 3
Department: Special Education
Description: Basic techniques for reading and language arts diagnosis and teaching in the regular classroom.
Corequisites: SPED 338, SPED 339, SPED 405, SPED 415, SPED 445
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
Grading Method: ABCDF

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Design appropriate, motivating explicit and implicit instruction in auditory awareness, discrimination of sounds, phonemic awareness, and word awareness.
2. Develop lessons to teach phonics, sight words, spelling, and fluency including the selection, design, and use of instructional programs, materials, texts, and activities.
3. Use basic knowledge of English syntax and semantics improve reading competence, including how to help students interpret and apply English grammar and language conventions in authentic reading, writing, listening, and speaking contexts.
4. Apply a variety of reading comprehension strategies to different types of information materials and content-area texts including teaching the structures and features of expository texts.
5. Select and use a wide-range of engaging texts representing various genres and cultures that match students+ reading levels, interests, cultural and linguistic backgrounds.






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