TEDU 466. Literacy Assessment and Intervention in the Early/Elementary Classroom. 4 Hours.

Semester course; 3.5 lecture and .5 field experience hours. 4 credits. Prerequisites: TEDU 425 or TEDU 426. Students will examine reading problems by focusing on reading diagnosis and intervention related to classroom settings. This course involves evaluating and tutoring individual students with reading difficulties. Emphasis is placed on making decisions based upon students’ individual needs and critical reflection to improve instruction. Throughout the semester, students will develop skills as an educator who is a critically reflective practitioner using the VCU School of Education conceptual framework as a guide. Completion of a supervised practicum is a requirement of the course.