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Learning Disabilities: Practical Information for the Classroom Teacher (GPDL 55 PDP's online) EDUC 011.52, CRN 35219

$309
Covers diverse theoretical approaches, lays the foundations for appropriate assessment of students, provide directions for program planning and implementation, underscores the importance of a close partnership with parents or caregivers, and considers trends and unresolved issues in the field. 55 Graduate PDP’s This course requires additional writing assignments. Students must achieve at least an average of 80% in all exams with no exam below 70%.

Learning Disabilities: Practical Information for the Classroom Teacher (UPDL 45 PDP's online) EDUC 011.51, CRN 35218

$260
Covers diverse theoretical approaches, lays the foundations for appropriate assessment of students, provide directions for program planning and implementation, underscores the importance of a close partnership with parents or caregivers, and considers trends and unresolved issues in the field. 45 Undergraduate Level PDP’s. Students must achieve at least an average 70% in all exams with no exam below 60%.

Methods & Materials for ESL EDUC 038.52, CRN 36069

$309
Methods & Materials was written to help teachers understand concepts and terms related to educating students whose first language is not English. This course discusses how to apply instructional methods in creating lessons; how to create a motivating and caring learning environment; how to integrate teaching reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills; how to differentiate instruction for English language learners; and how to identify culturally appropriate curriculum and instructional resources. •Students have 6 months to complete course from the time of registration; •You must have a minimum score of 80% on each examination to pass; •This course requires additional writing assignments; •We recommend that you check with your school district/supervisor to verify which level you should enroll in (Undergraduate Professional Development Level or Graduate Professional Development Level) and whether or not these course offerings will meet your district requirements for state certificate re-licensure.

Methods & Materials for Teaching ESL Students EDUC 038.51, CRN 36068

$260
Methods & Materials was written to help teachers understand concepts and terms related to educating students whose first language is not English. This course discusses how to apply instructional methods in creating lessons; how to create a motivating and caring learning environment; how to integrate teaching reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills; how to differentiate instruction for English language learners; and how to identify culturally appropriate curriculum and instructional resources. • Students have 6 months to complete course from the time of registration; • You must have a minimum score of 70% with no individual exam score below 60% to pass; • We recommend that you check with your school district/supervisor to verify which level you should enroll in (Undergraduate Professional Development Level or Graduate Professional Development Level) and whether or not these course offerings will meet your district requirements for state certificate re-licensure

Reading & Writing in Content Area (GPDL 40 PDP's online) EDUC 024.52, CRN 35243

$290
Reading & Writing in Content Area offers instruction in teaching reading and writing in various subject matter fields at the secondary level. The material stresses the skills of vocabulary building, comprehension, and writing, as well as methods for motivating adolescents to read and write. The course also provides information on recognizing reading difficulties, assessing textbooks, and the integration of reading strategies within a content area. The strategies taught are aligned with the Praxis Reading Across the Curriculum test guide and the Reading in the Content Area national standards. 40 Graduate PDP’s This course requires additional writing assignments. Students must achieve at least an average of 80% in all exams with no exam below 70%

Reading & Writing in Content Area (UPDL 30 PDP's online) EDUC 024.51, CRN 35242

$230
Reading & Writing in Content Area offers instruction in teaching reading and writing in various subject matter fields at the secondary level. The material stresses the skills of vocabulary building, comprehension, and writing, as well as methods for motivating adolescents to read and write. The course also provides information on recognizing reading difficulties, assessing textbooks, and the integration of reading strategies within a content area. The strategies taught are aligned with the Praxis Reading Across the Curriculum test guide and the Reading in the Content Area national standards. 30 Undergraduate Level PDP’s. Students must achieve at least an average 70% in all exams with no exam below 60%.

Reading Fundamentals 1: An Introduction to Scientifically-based Research (GPDL 40 PDP's online) EDUC 012.52, CRN 35221

$290
The first in a three-course series on effective reading instruction, this course provides background on Reading First as it applies to No Child Left Behind federal legislation. Discusses scientifically based research as it applies to phonetically based instruction, assessment, and evaluation; explores myths and misconceptions concerning reading instruction and remediation; and presents an evaluation checklist to assess the effectiveness of your current reading program. 40 Graduate PDP’s This course requires additional writing assignments. Students must achieve at least an average of 80% in all exams with no exam below 70%.

Reading Fundamentals 1: An Introduction to Scientifically-based Research (UPDL 30 PDP's online) EDUC 012.51, CRN 35220

$230
The first in a three-course series on effective reading instruction, this course provides background on Reading First as it applies to No Child Left Behind federal legislation. Discusses scientifically based research as it applies to phonetically based instruction, assessment, and evaluation; explores myths and misconceptions concerning reading instruction and remediation; and presents an evaluation checklist to assess the effectiveness of your current reading program. 30 Undergraduate Level PDP’s. Students must achieve at least an average 70% in all exams with no exam below 60%.




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