Course Description for Adv Reading Assessment/Implementation of Reading Programs

RED6395: Adv Reading Assessment/Implementation of Reading Programs
This course will focus upon the administration and interpretation of instructional assessments with instructional strategies and materials based upon scientifically-based reading research for the prevention and remediation of reading difficulties. Students will be taught knowledge and skills to implement school reading programs based upon evaluations using a variety of assessments measuring student achievement, teacher effectiveness, and scientifically-based reading research. Specifically, students will learn how to select research-supported reading materials and strategies designed to impact student achievement. They will learn techniques and procedures for maintaining assessment-driven classroom and school-wide reading programs.