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EDRD 7550 Literacy Assessment and Curriculum Development
Credit Hours 3.0

This course involves advanced study of the planning and managing of classroom literacy events based on assessment information. Emphases include a supervised classroom experience where students (1) examine ways of recording, analyzing, and using assessment information in daily classroom instruction to inform curriculum development; (2) consider cultural, psychological, social, and political issues associated with traditional ability groups and alternative approaches to ability grouping that can be implemented to meet students’ needs; and (3) understand and assess reading programs.