EDRE 505 : Reading Diagnosis and Remediation

Students will learn to diagnose problems in reading and explore remedial strategies. The class will review the fundamentals of the reading process and introduce the nature of corrective reading; describe lytic teaching and the analytic process; present foundations of language diversity; discuss reading related factors such as physical, psychological, and environmental correlates; and describe ways to assess and evaluate literacy performance. Specific information will also be provided on instructional techniques for the major literacy domains of oral and written language, word recognition, reading comprehension, meaning vocabulary, strategic reading for narrative text, strategic reading for expository text, and study skills.