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COMD 727 - Advanced Study of Literacy for Speech-Language Pathologists

Class Session: Thursday, August 24, 2017 - Friday, November 03, 2017

Credit: 2 semester hours of graduate credit

Instructor: Susanne Adlof

Note: Restricted to: Graduate Students in Communication Sciences and Disorders


Course Description

Theories of reading development with regard to their implications for assessment and intervention. Connections between oral and written language skills, including vocabulary as a link between word level and text-level skills. Overall framework for thinking about literacy as a multi-component language skill.


General Information

This course utilizes video streaming supplemented with Blackboard. Students can access lecture materials through Blackboard. High-speed internet access is required for video streaming.


Course Delivery Type

A Web course is taught using one or more web delivery platforms such as Blackboard, Streaming Video, Adobe Connect etc. Students must have access to a high-speed Internet connection. More information will be provided by the instructor in the course syllabus.

(100% asynchronous - if course has any online or face-to-face meetings, live attendance will not be required. For any such sessions, there will be alternative ways to view or obtain the material covered).


Course Materials

See course syllabus for materials information.


.Video Streaming Assistance.

Information on technical requirements and getting started with video streaming is available here.


Information is accurate as of November 22, 2017, 2:35 am (Subject to change)



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