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EDT 605 (3 hours)
ADVANCED STUDY IN READING/LANGUAGE ARTS 

This course is designed to provide teachers the opportunity to extend their knowledge of the reading/language arts processes and the principles underlying effective instruction. Key concepts are drawn from recent research and theory in language learning, developmental reading research, and research describing the literacy processes of children.

EDT 606 (3 hours)
ASSESSMENT & EVALUATION OF READING DIFFICULTIES

This course is the study of formal and informal diagnostic tests and procedures for identifying reading strengths and weaknesses with applications for reading programs. Candidates must register for EDT 607 the next semester. Prerequisite(s): EDT 605 or EDT 610.

EDT 607 (3 hours)
PRACTICUM IN READING INTERVENTION TECHNIQUES

In this course the candidate will apply knowledge of informal and formal evaluation instruments for diagnosing reading ability and disability and their causes with students and to plan appropriate intervention experiences for those students. Laboratory portion of EDT 606. This course must be taken the semester immediately following EDT 606. Prerequisite(s): EDT 606.

EDT 650 (3 hours)
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT OF TEACHER LEADERS

This course is a study of existing and emerging models of professional development designed to provide classroom teachers with opportunities to assume new leadership roles and responsibilities in the school community.

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