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Techniques and Materials of Remedial Reading

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Students will have opportunities to acquire and apply the following objectives in these categories as they attend class and other recommended events, participate in discussion, questioning sessions, and small and large group activities, and complete all assignments. By the completion of the semester:

  • The participant will become familiar with indirect measures useful in assessing literacy knowledge.
  • The participant will develop and utilize direct measures of literacy assessment.
  • The participant will understand how culture and gender differences affect performance on tests of reading ability and language development.
  • The participant will be able to adjust instruction in order to address culture and gender differences within the remedial setting.
  • The participant will be able to choose and implement instructional techniques and materials, which help a remedial student focus attention.      
  • The participant will be able to plan and implement a personalized remedial reading program in a classroom, small group, or tutorial setting.  
  • The participant will be able to implement instructional techniques, which involve multiple modalities.
  • The participant will be familiar with sources of information on reading disability and on remedial instruction.
  • The participant will be familiar with the use and development of a case study report.
  • The participant will be familiar with technology and other resources, which may be utilized in meeting the needs of the remedial student.
  • The participant will be able to modify the classroom curriculum in order to meet the needs of the remedial student.
  • The participant will pass a test of basic knowledge of phonics and phonemic awareness.
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