Dec 07, 2021  
2020-2021 Rivier Academic Catalog 
2020-2021 Rivier Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ED 520 - Foundations of Reading

This course provides an in-depth study of the developmental process from emergent to critical reading. Methods of delivering balanced and differentiated reading instruction to diverse learners and non-native English speakers are presented. Students will develop an awareness of the methods for promoting comprehension, phonological awareness, phonics, fluency, and vocabulary. Discussion topics include the theoretical foundations of reading instruction; formative assessment and its role in designing strategic instruction; and program development. 

Prerequisites & Notes
Offered fall and/or summer

Credits: 3

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