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GRAD > EDC G > 617

Literacy Diagnosis & Instruction

This course focuses on literacy assessment through the use of various informal and/or authentic procedures such as Affective Assessments, Running Records, Modified Miscue Analysis, Informal Reading Inventories, Retellings, Schemata assessments, Metacognitive assessments, and other teacher initiated and designed assessment procedures. The course emphasis is on teacher decision making and instructional planning based on qualitative analyses of children's literacy and strategies, both linguistic and cognitive. The importance of children's emergent literacy development, cultural and linguistic diversity, sociolcultural and affective influences, and motivations for reading and writing are considered and highly respected. Discussion of standardized testing is part of this course, and opportuniti

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