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2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog 
2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ALP 3820 - Elements of Literacy Instruction for Students with Disabilities

Credits: 3 (2 + 2)

Prerequisite(s): Course participants must hold a baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited institution and have been hired by a Metro-area school or school district to teach in an area for which the candidate can meet grade level and content licensure requirements under the Alternative Licensure legislation, SB 09-160.

Description: Assessment data is used to design lesson plans and apply scientifically-based interventions to address the needs of students with literacy challenges, including dyslexia. A direct-instruction teaching approach based on best practices is a focus. The course includes a 30-hour field-based experience with elementary level students who are experiencing reading difficulty in phonemic awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary, or comprehension.

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