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Tier III Reading interventions

Course Details

Course Number
4313
Semester
Summer I 2017
Location
Dillard College of Business Administration
Classroom Number
343
Days & Times

Monday- Thursday 10:10 -12:10

Professor
Emily Rutherford (view Profile)

Course Attachments

Textbooks

Course Objectives

Comp #        

Foundations Strand

2.1s

practice within the standards and policies of the profession, including the Code of Ethics and Standard Practices for Texas Educators and the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) Code of Ethics;

2.2s

promote and maintain a high level of competence and integrity in the practice of the profession;

3.2k

typical concerns of parents/guardians of individuals with disabilities and appropriate resources and strategies to help parents/guardians deal with these concerns;

4.8k

knows and understands the educational implications of various disabilities;

4.9k

knows and understands various ways to adapt instruction to meet unique learning needs of individuals with disabilities;

Comp #

Assessment Strand

5.5

 

 

 

the processes used for screening, prereferral, intervention, referral, and determining eligibility for special education services;

5.6k

the appropriate application and interpretation of scores, including standard scores, percentile ranks, and age/grade equivalents

5.7k

the purpose, appropriate uses, and limitations of various types of assessment instruments;

5.8k

methods for monitoring the daily progress of individuals with disabilities; and

5.9k

the reciprocal nature of assessment and instruction and how to evaluate assessment results to design, monitor, and modify instruction for individuals with disabilities;

5.1s

collaborate with parents/guardians and with other school and community personnel involved in the assessment of individuals with disabilities;

5.2s

document ongoing student progress and maintain accurate records;

Comp #

Intervention and Planning Strand

10.1s

sequence, implement, evaluate, and measure student progress toward individual learning objectives;

10.4s

evaluate, select, adapt, and use instructional strategies and materials according to characteristics of the student;

11.10s

use a variety of literacy assessment practices to plan and implement literacy instruction for students with disabilities

 

Course Expectations

Class Intervention

Students will design and conduct a class intervention based on the 5 components of the 3 Tiers of Reading Instruction.  

 

Case Study

Students will participate in a 10 day case study. Student will be responsible for assessing and designing interventions for one child during the summer semester.

 

Reading Experience:

Students will use collected data to make data driven decisions regarding instruction for individual camp attendees. Data collected, decision making, and lesson planning will be recorded on the MSU Reading Experience template which will be available to students on D2L.

 

Final Presentation

Students will create and present a 15 minute multimedia presentation of their case study.

 

Dispositions   

Students will demonstrate the dispositions of dependability, sensitivity, and a commitment to becoming practitioners and leaders in the profession of education who practice within the CEC Code of Ethics. Students will be prepared for their students and attend class each day.

Grading Standards

Class Intervention           25 Points

Quiz  X 2                        50 Points

Reading Experience        50 Points

Final Presentation            25 Points

Final Exam                     100 Points

**Graduate Presentation  25 Points

Submission Format Policy Note: You may not submit a paper for a grade in this class that already has been (or will be) submitted for a grade in another course, unless you obtain the explicit written permission of me and the other instructor involved in advance.
Plagiarism Policy

Plagiarism is the use of someone else's thoughts, words, ideas, or lines of argument in your own work without appropriate documentation (a parenthetical citation at the end and a listing in "Works Cited")-whether you use that material in a quote, paraphrase, or summary. It is a theft of intellectual property and will not be tolerated, whether intentional or not.

Student Honor Creed

As an MSU Student, I pledge not to lie, cheat, steal, or help anyone else do so."

As students at MSU, we recognize that any great society must be composed of empowered, responsible citizens. We also recognize universities play an important role in helping mold these responsible citizens. We believe students themselves play an important part in developing responsible citizenship by maintaining a community where integrity and honorable character are the norm, not the exception.

Thus, We, the Students of Midwestern State University, resolve to uphold the honor of the University by affirming our commitment to complete academic honesty. We resolve not only to be honest but also to hold our peers accountable for complete honesty in all university matters.

We consider it dishonest to ask for, give, or receive help in examinations or quizzes, to use any unauthorized material in examinations, or to present, as one's own, work or ideas which are not entirely one's own. We recognize that any instructor has the right to expect that all student work is honest, original work. We accept and acknowledge that responsibility for lying, cheating, stealing, plagiarism, and other forms of academic dishonesty fundamentally rests within each individual student.

We expect of ourselves academic integrity, personal professionalism, and ethical character. We appreciate steps taken by University officials to protect the honor of the University against any who would disgrace the MSU student body by violating the spirit of this creed.

Written and adopted by the 2002-2003 MSU Student Senate.

Students with Disabilities

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Safe Zones Statement

The professor considers this classroom to be a place where you will be treated with respect as a human being - regardless of gender, race, ethnicity, national origin, religious affiliation, sexual orientation, political beliefs, age, or ability. Additionally, diversity of thought is appreciated and encouraged, provided you can agree to disagree. It is the professor's expectation that ALL students consider the classroom a safe environment.

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Attendance Requirements

Absence Policy - Professional teachers are dependable, reliable, and responsible. Therefore, candidates are expected to be on time and in attendance at every class, and to stay for the entire class. Tardiness, leaving early, and excessive absences (3) are considered evidence of lack of dependability, and are taken seriously. Candidates will receive a grade of F on the third absence. If a candidate is taking ‘blocked’ courses that are taught at a Professional Development School, requiring field experience, the candidate will be dropped with an F from those classes as well.

 

Writing Proficiency Requirement

All students seeking a Bachelor's degree from Midwestern State University must satisfy a writing proficiency requirement once they've 1) passed the 6 hours of Communication Core and and 2) earned 60 hours. You may meet this requirement by passing either the Writing Proficiency Exam or English 2113. Please keep in mind that, once you've earned over 90 hours, you lose the opportunity to take the $25 exam and have no option but to enroll in the three-credit hour course. If you have any questions about the exam, visit the Writing Proficiency Office website at https://mwsu.edu/academics/wpr, or call 397-4131.

Campus Carry

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