EDRD 5737 - Reading Fundamentals #3: The Elements of Effective Reading Instruction & Assessment
Focuses on learning to read, reading to learn, and an introduction to reading assessment. As part of these two key areas of reading instruction, the five elements of effective reading instruction will be highlighted, including definitions, implications for instruction and future directions. These five elements include instruction in: phonemic awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary, and text comprehension. Also provides information on important assessment terms and definitions and will explore how reading assessment fits within the Reading First Program. This is the third course in a three-course series. It is recommended but not required that these courses be taken in order. If course 3 is taken prior to course 1 some additional research may be required.
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