Jul 18, 2024  
2017-2018 Graduate Catalog 
2017-2018 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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SEDM 6200 - Reading Disabilities and Content Instruction

Credits: 3

Prerequisite(s): SEDM 5650 and SEDM 5820

Description: This course explores the nature of dyslexia including etiological, sociological, and psychological perspectives as well as treatment methods. Special emphasis is devoted to reading disabilities in reference to the demands of content instruction at the secondary school level. Critical thinking, study skills, cooperative learning, and Universal Design for Learning (UDL) will be addressed within the context of improving reading and writing achievement of students with disabilities. This class requires a 15-hour field experience at the secondary level.

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