Please Note: This course has varying hours depending on the type of credit you need. See Below.
CE Course Description
Students with a learning disability in reading are likely to have deficits in phonics and fluency. The purpose of this intermediate level continuing education course, developed using information from the Graduate Student Research at Opus: Research & Creativity at IPFW, is to investigate the use of research-based strategies to assist students with these deficits. A literature review addressing reading components and specific concerns for learning disabled students is presented as well as current practices used by teachers. In addition, a handwork with hands-on activities that are classroom ready is included.
CE Course Objectives
1. Describe the benefits of using research-based strategies and practices in classroom settings.
2. Discuss characteristics and prevalence of learning disabilities among U.S. students and how deficits in phonics and fluency impact those with a disability in reading.
3. Investigate teachers’ understanding and implementation of evidence-based based reading strategies.
4. Identify the five components of reading that require specialized attention in the classroom.
5. Review assessment instruments that can be used determine student's strengths and weakness in phonics, decoding skills, and fluency.
6. Evaluate specific teacher-friendly phonics and fluency strategies.
Did you know you can now get UNLIMITED Continuing Education Credit Hours for only $95/year?
Click Here to learn more.
Our courseware includes the text content found on our websites as well as video, audio, and exam questions that make up our courses. You can link to and access our courseware free of charge for personal use. You may not modify or redistribute our courseware under any circumstances.
Although we allow free access for personal use, you may not use our courseware for any commercial purposes without an agreement in place. This includes (but is not limited to) using our courseware for internal training, redistributing our courseware for sale, and copying all or parts of any of our courseware.
If you're interested in licensing our content for commercial purposes or have any other questions, please contact email@example.com.
We will disclose, in advance, any proprietary interest in any product, instrument, device, service, or material to be discussed during the learning event, as well as the source of any third-party compensation related to the presentation. This policy applies to both our organization and contractors. If such proprietary/financial interests exist, we will publish a disclaimer in marketing or instructional materials for a course.
In order to view this course, you will need to be able to view a PDF document for the course material. If your device doesn't have the capability to view a PDF, you can click here to download Adobe Acrobat for free.