2018-2019 Graduate Catalog 
    
    Nov 29, 2021  
2018-2019 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CSL 590 - Literacy and Assessment Strategies for Diverse Learners


This course focuses on study and analysis of literacy development, individual differences, and language difficulties experienced by the diverse learner. As a continuation of Diagnosis and Recommendations for Literary Processes, students will learn specialized assessments designed to identify difficulties in literacy performance. Instructional strategies will focus on providing literacy services to students in compensatory and/or special programs, specifically students with learning disabilities and English Language Learners. Students will be required to fulfill ten practicum hours working with a child for the duration of this course. A case study will be produced involving a sequence of cognitive processing for word identification, word analysis, fluency, vocabulary, sentence completion, literal comprehension, non-literal comprehension, and study procedures. Students will be required to fulfill ten practicum hours working with a struggling reader in the intermediate grades.

3 credits