LING-154 Linguistics and Reading
Spring for 2010-2011
This theoretical and practical course provides an in-depth investigation to the application of linguistics and reading instruction. Among the topics addressed are: processing strategies (and their interactions); the influences of first language features (orthographic systems, phonology, morphology) on English (L2) literacy practices; an investigation of writing systems of English and other languages; the role of listening and reading; different approaches to phonics instruction; an investigation of an analytical reading inventory, including word lists, miscue analyses, fluency, and multi-leveled comprehension questions; and formal and informal reading assessments. The course is designed to allow the student to develop a first draft of a case study by the end of the semester.
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Spring '11: Kennedy, A (file download)
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