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You may enroll by completing our current enrollment form and returning it to the CLC via e-mail, fax, or regular mail.

Alternatively, you can e-mail the CLC at communitylearningctr@csuohio.edu or p.j.mason99@csuohio.edu and include the following information pertaining to each child you wish to enroll:

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Course Descriptions

Emergent Literacy (Pre-K-4th)

Examines theory, research, and practice as it pertains to the processes by which young children learn to read and write in day care, preschool, and primary classrooms. Consideration of language, literacy, and concept development, with emphasis on factors that influence children's growth in these areas. Addresses the relationships between thought and language, as well as integrative methods for language-arts instruction and assessment that build on these relationships and contribute to the acquisition of literacy during early childhood.

Two Part Courses

1) Assessment for Instructional Needs

The focus of this course is the administration and interpretation of formal and informal assessment tools for students with or without mild/moderate educational needs. The course emphasizes the direct link between assessment and the design of appropriate instruction. Course assignments will require students to make decisions in selecting and administering assessments as well as developing appropriate educational plans for children with educational needs based on assessment outcomes. Children enrolled in this program are automatically enrolled in Assessment-Based Instruction the following semester.

2) Assessment-Based Instruction

The focus of the course is on the development and utilization of appropriate assessment-based curriculum and instruction for individuals with mild/moderate educational needs. Participants develop an understanding of the relationships among assessment issues, learning environments and instructional practices.

1) Assessment/Evaluation Diverse Literacy

Course involves assessment and evaluation of literacy development, with a focus on reading, writing, and complementary language-arts processes for students of all ages. Linguistic, affective, and cognitive factors that may influence encoding, decoding, comprehension, and composition and their evaluation are considered. The construction, administration, and interpretation, and critique of formal and informal assessment procedures are addressed. Children enrolled in this program are automatically enrolled in Literacy Development: Meeting the Needs for Diverse Learners the following semester.

2) Literacy Development: Meeting the Needs of Diverse Learners

The course includes a supervised practice in teaching reading and writing with emphasis given to the preparation, analysis, and evaluation of individualized instructional programs based on case-study evaluation.  Approaches of developing positive attitudes toward and strategies aimed at overcoming difficulties in reading and writing development are emphasized.

 

The CLC staff, tutors, and supervising faculty sincerely thank you for your participation in our programs and value your consistent attendance. We ask that you respect our policy of two maximum absences per term and give enrollment preference to families who commit to consistent attendance and emergency-only absences.

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