EDUC 745 - Reading & Writing for Divergent/Exc

Credit Hours: Min: 3; Max:

Description: Participants will learn to apply research-supported techniques for assisting students with divergent and exceptional needs who experience substantial difficulty in reading and written language. Building on understandings of the cognition, memory, and language characteristics of divergent and exceptional learners, the course will examine the development of the following: foundational skills in decoding and comprehension; comprehension techniques for a variety of types of text; content area reading and study skills. The course also covers the relationship between spoken and written language, and reading and writing, effective early intervention approaches, strategies for improving students' written fluency and sentence structure, along with ways to use technology to support and monitor their progress.

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