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Reading Research

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.


Important Information:

COST:
$1400. Payment is made to The Reading Institute.

GRADUATE CREDITS:
4 Graduate Credits

PDPs:
67.5 Professional Development Points

COURSE MATERIALS:
To be purchased on your own.

ENROLLMENT:
Register Early - Limited Enrollment

LOCATION:
The Reading Institute
430 Main Street
Williamstown, MA 01267

REGISTRATION DEADLINE:
August 15, 2016

THE PRESENTER:
Susan Lowell, M.A., B.C.E.T.

REFUND/CANCELLATION POLICY:
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:
Substitutions may be made. Please notify The Reading Institute, Inc. with the name of the alternate participant in advance.

CONFIRMATION/DIRECTIONS:
Confirmation and directions will be mailed to each participant. You are not registered unless you receive a confirmation letter.

ACCOMMODATIONS:
Reservations need to be made directly with the hotels. A lodging list will be sent with your confirmation. Specify you are with The Reading Institute when making reservations. Be sure to make lodging reservations early for best selection.