Reading Fundamentals #3: The Elements of Effective Reading Instruction & Assessment
The College of Extended and Global Education is proud to partner with Virtual Education Software (VESi), a leading provider of accredited online courses for educators. These online professional development courses are written by top educators and provide relevant and interactive instruction on a wide variety of subjects.
Online courses work with your schedule, allowing you to participate when it’s most convenient for you. Each course instructor is available for professional questions by e-mail or a toll-free phone number. Courses are offered for either 3 or 4.5 semester units of continuing education-level credit. Most students can complete 3-unit courses in about 30 hours and 4.5-unit courses in about 45 hours. You may register for these courses at any time during the semester however you have 16 weeks to finish the course from the time of enrollment.
VESi courses are now tablet-compatible, making it easy for you to log-in to your course at anytime and anywhere!
This course will focus on learning to read, reading to learn, and an introduction to reading assessment. It highlights Elements of effective reading instruction, including definitions, implications for instruction, and future directions. You'll learn the five elements of reading instruction: phonemic awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary, and text comprehension. Discover comprehensive strategies for reading instruction preparation, including how to integrate computer technology in the classroom. The course will provide important information on terms and definitions, and includes 29 specific recommendations for reading assessments. Finally, the course will show you how to conduct pivotal curriculum-based measurement procedures in your classroom.