Portland-State-University 2022-2023 Bulletin

CI 574 Assessing and Teaching Struggling Elementary Readers

This course focuses on working with elementary students experiencing difficulties in learning to read. It deals with theoretically-based understanding and analysis of students’ reading; developing students reading knowledge and strategies; social and psychological aspects of literacy problems. The course includes a field experience in the form of a case study of a struggling reader. Students are responsible for arranging to work with a struggling reader in a school or other setting once or twice a week throughout the quarter.


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  • 500