Course Description

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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Section Title
Reading Fundamentals #3: The Elements of Effective Reading Instruction & Assessment
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Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
Tuition credit (4 units) $390.00
Available for Credit
4 Quarter Credits
Section Notes

This course is offered in collaboration with Virtual Education Software Inc.

Course is self-paced. Completion time: up to one year from date of enrollment.

Refund Policy: Withdrawals submitted online through SPU within 7 days of enrollment will receive a 95% refund. Withdrawals received after that point will not receive a refund and no withdrawals will be accepted after the completion deadline for the course. Instructions on how to withdraw are located on our website under Students/Withdrawal and Refund Policies.


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