Dates: Oct. 14, 15, Nov. 4, 5, 18, 19, 2016
Times: Fridays 6:00pm-10:00pm; Saturdays 8:30am-4:30pm
This course will provide a definition of scientific research and a review of reading research. The focus will be on the importance of using research to guide evidence-based instructional practice in literacy. The first section of the coursework will discuss and define scientific research, examine three types of research studies (longitudinal research, meta-analysis, and clinical trials) and present guidelines for evaluating the quality of particular research studies. The second section of the course will give a historical perspective, citing pivotal studies, from the early days of the field of literacy research and instruction to the present.
$1400. Payment is made to The Reading Institute.
4 Graduate Credits
67.5 Professional Development Points
To be purchased on your own.
Register Early - Limited Enrollment
The Reading Institute
430 Main Street
Williamstown, MA 01267
August 15, 2016
Susan Lowell, M.A., B.C.E.T.
Cancel 10 days prior to training and receive a refund minus a $50 service charge. No refund for cancellations made within 10 days of the training.
Substitutions may be made. Please notify The Reading Institute, Inc. with the name of the alternate participant in advance.
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