|Short Description:||Learning Interven Read/Write|
|Faculty or Section :||Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts|
|School or Department :||School of Education|
|Student contribution band :||National Priority - Teaching|
|ASCED code :||070113 - Teacher Education: Special Edu|
|Grading basis :||Graded|
|Version produced :||4 June 2020|
Pre-requisite: BEDU (Primary + Special Education) and BEDU (Special Education) and BPED students to complete EDC2400 prior to enrolment.
Students enrolling in courses which do not follow the recommended enrolment pattern cannot be assured of a developmental learning experience or program completion within their preferred timeframe.
This course is concerned with addressing reading and writing difficulties, and language development. An overview of this area will be presented including theoretical aspects. Individual reading and writing difficulties will be one focus including characteristics of learners with learning difficulties in terms of impacting on reading and writing development. Appropriate assessment will be discussed, as well as how to set learning goals from the assessment results. Also included is planning for class-wide implementation of evidence-based pedagogical practice using differentiation so that learners with reading and writing difficulties can meet learning goals.