2023-24 Graduate Catalog 
    
    Apr 19, 2024  
2023-24 Graduate Catalog
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LIT 693 - Applied Assessment and Instruction: Literacy Capstone and Practicum

College-supervised practicum in the assessment and instruction of students experiencing literacy problems at the K-5  levels with a minimum of 35 field experience hours required. Attendance at seminar is also required.

Candidates will complete an in-depth analysis of the literacy achievement of K-5 students in the practicum setting. Candidates will use this analysis to plan and implement intervention with a small group of students at the K-5 level. Candidates will use data to understand the assessment-intervention cycle at the school level. Candidates will complete program capstone project that will require them to integrate knowledge from all courses required in the Literacy Education M.S.Ed. program. Prerequisite: LIT 690. (6 cr. hr.)
Frequency code B = offered at least once per year

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Apply knowledge of literacy and language along with relevant theories, pedagogies, concepts of diversity and equity to design, implement, and evaluate evidence-based literacy instruction.
  2. Select and use valid, reliable, fair, and appropriate assessment tools to screen, diagnose, and measure student literacy achievement, inform instruction and evaluate interventions, explain assessment results, and meet the developmental needs of all learners using a variety of print and digital materials.
  3. Advocate for appropriate and equitable literacy practices for all learners to relevant stakeholders using a variety of communication tools.



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