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SI: Administering and using literacy assessments for K-2 students to inform instruction and screen for reading difficulties is a Course

SI: Administering and using literacy assessments for K-2 students to inform instruction and screen for reading difficulties

Jun 1 - Jul 17, 2021
30.0 credits

$450 Enroll

Full course description

This is a for-cost course. To accept responsibility for payment and pay via credit card, use the Promotional Code: SendMeInvoice when signing up for this course. Once you are enrolled you will receive an invoice for the cost of this course. If payment is not received prior to June 1, 2021, you will be dropped from the course.

Course Introduction

This course provides an overview of how to administer and interpret literacy assessments for beginning readers to inform instruction and aid early identification of children falling behind. Domains covered: vocabulary, fluency, concepts about print, phonemic awareness, word recognition, and oral reading. Videos will be made available. Learn at your own pace. It's recommended that you find a 6-9 year old to practice with during the course to assure best outcomes for your learning during the course.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Make decisions about which assessments to use according to the what you want to know about your young students.
  • Administer and interpret assessments for word recognition, fluency, phrasing, informal reading inventories, concepts about print, phonological awareness, and a reading attitude survey.


Course Dates

June 1 - July 16

Required Live Sessions:

None; this course is fully asynchronous.


Course Instructor(s)

Dr. Emily Rodgers


Summer Institute Course Theme




information iconCredits: Participants will receive documentation for the successful completion of this course. No university credit will be earned. Contact hours, listed as credits on this enrollment page, are defined as time spent under scheduled instruction, which can be synchronous or asynchronous. 1 Credit = 10 Contact Hours. For additional details on how contact hours were determined for this offering, please review our Contact Hours Guide.


Technical Assistance:

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