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Reading Endorsement - Peninsula Cohort

Date: 4:30pm PST January 9, 2013 - 7:30pm April 17, 2013 Location: Peninsual K-8 School Room 119, 8125 N. Emerald, Portland, OR

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Peninsual K-8 School Room 119, 8125 N. Emerald, Portland, OR

LA 614 Reading Comprehension: Theory and Practical Application

This course offers in-depth exploration of current models and trends in reading comprehension and its cognitive and linguistic components. Students will read widely from professional journals, explore and reflect on their personal reading processes, and do theoretical and practical projects to further their understanding.

Course content examines factors that contribute to reading difficulty (from early childhood through adulthood), as well as important issues and questions about standardized tests, observational diagnostics, readability formulas, and the effectiveness and theoretical validity of published programs.

Course Details

Dates:  Wednesdays, January 9-April 17, 2013

Time: 4:30-7:30 p.m.

Prerequisites: None

Credits: 3 semester hours

Instructor: Katie Czerwinski

This course is offered as part of the ESOL Endorsement Program in North Portland. Interested in joining the cohort or just registering for this class? Contact the Center for Community Engagement at 503-768-6040 or