Oct 16, 2021  
2020-2021 Course Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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SPEC 542 - The Science of Early Reading Development


3 Credits
Focuses on the identification and remediation of reading difficulties. Candidates will be learn:

  • The essential components of reading
  • How to administer standardized criterion and norm-referenced curriculum based measures
  • How to develop an individualized scope and sequence of instruction
  • How to develop and deliver a diagnostic-prescriptive, multi-sensory, systematic and explicit series of individualized remedial reading lessons
  • How to monitor and report student progress


A course-embedded, supervised field experience is required. Programming in special and general education will be considered in the development and delivery of Individualized Education Programs (IEP). Supervised practicum included.
Prerequisite(s): SPEC 517 - Foundations of Special Education  and SPEC 524 - Instruction and Curriculum  



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