Diagnostic/Prescriptive Reading   [Archived Catalog]

EDU 488 - Diagnostic/Prescriptive Reading

Credits, 3 sem. hrs.
Prerequisite(s): Admission to the TEP; EDU 309  and EDU 334  and junior standing.
A study of the symptoms and causes of reading disabilities. Analysis and diagnosis of reading ability, including the use of standardized tests, informal measures, portfolios, surveys, inventories, observation and individual or group tests will be utilized. Communicating results and reporting practices will be explored along with remediation or corrective techniques, special teaching materials, machines and visual or other physical aids for reading improvement. The case study approach utilizing individual educational prescriptions (IEP) will be used by students to develop reading instruction to meet individual needs based upon diagnostic findings.