2013-2014 Walden University Catalog (June 2014) 
    
    Dec 08, 2021  
2013-2014 Walden University Catalog (June 2014) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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READ 6604 - Supporting Struggling Adolescent Readers


(3 sem. cr.) Adolescents today must engage with increasingly complex texts in the content areas. Education professionals need the knowledge, skills, and dispositions to help all students meet these literacy demands, especially those who struggle with reading and literacy tasks. In this course, education professionals learn formal and informal ways to assess students’ literacy development and learning achievement and use that assessment data to inform instruction. Coursework provides opportunities to examine progress monitoring practices and Response to Intervention implementation. Education professionals explore the role of motivation in literacy and learning and consider the importance of academic language for learning, college, and career.



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