READING FUND #3

Topic: Curriculum and Instruction
Instructor: Mick Jackson
Method: Online (OWRK)
Sponsor: VESi
Location: APD

Course Description:

This course will focus on learning to read, reading to learn, and an introduction to reading assessment.  As part of these two key areas of reading instruction, the five elements of effective reading instruction will be highlighted, including definitions, implications for instruction, and future directions.  These five elements include instruction in:  phonemic awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary, and text comprehension.  Further, we discuss information on teacher preparation in learning about comprehension strategy instruction and reading instruction, as well as how to integrate computer technology into the classroom.  Additionally, this course will provide information on important assessment terms and definitions and will explore how reading assessment fits within the Reading First program.  This analysis includes specific recommendations on 20 reading assessments.  Finally, the course describes how teachers can conduct pivotal curriculum-based measurement procedures in their classrooms.  

The registration process is a 2-step process.  Once you have completed THIS process, YOU MUST ALSO CONTACT VESi TO PROCESS REGISTRATION FOR THE COURSE INSTRUCTION and pay the additional $125 course material fee.  They can be reached at  1-800-313-6744.  Their office hours are M-F 8am-5pm PST.

Cost: $405
Timespan of Course:
September 1, 2013 to August 31, 2014
Contact E-mail: jackie_bainbridge@virtualeduc.com

Meeting Times

  • Location of Meeting: 
    Online
Registration Information:
Course Number: 235
Course Section Name: EDU*6130*C2
Academic Term: 14/GW
Academic Level: GW
Credits: 3.00
Subject: EDU