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An Introduction to Underlying Principles and Research for Effective Literacy Instruction

Course Description:

How do you teach a child to read and comprehend what they’re reading, whether it’s a poem or a mathematical word problem? Reading instruction is complex, but it also is critical to students’ overall academic achievement. This course explores the psychology behind learning to read and covers the basics of cross-curricular reading instruction in grades K-8. Learn how to strengthen your teaching practice to help every student master the core literacy skills they need for future success. In this course, you will:

• Unpack the critical developmental stages of literacy learning and the research-based instructional strategies best-suited for each

• Master best practices for teaching phonemic awareness, phonics, and word recognition to build students’ vocabulary, comprehension, and fluency skills

• Learn to provide personalized instruction by reviewing the unique literacy needs of English learners, students with learning disabilities, and other struggling readers

Note: This is a facilitated course. Learners submit coursework and participate in asynchronous discussions throughout the course term, and receive graded feedback.

For assignments and evaluation details, see the full Syllabus.

The number of hours identified for each course reflects time spent online, but does not reflect the total time spent completing offline coursework and assignments. All learners are different and you will likely spend double the indicated number of hours completing all coursework depending on your learning style and work habits.

Graduate Credit Information:
Graduate credit may be obtained from the provider(s) listed below, for an additional fee after the course begins.
Ashland University - 3.0 credits - pricing
Madonna University - 3.0 credits - pricing
Central Michigan University - 3.0 credits - pricing
University of Central Missouri - 3.0 credits - pricing
Sierra Nevada College - 3.0 credits - pricing
Morningside College - 3.0 credits - pricing
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Reading/Language Arts
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