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Beginner Level
Approx. 7 hours to complete
English

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University of California, Santa Cruz

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

2 hours to complete

Week 1 Introduction, Challenges, and Language

2 hours to complete
12 videos (Total 91 min), 1 reading
12 videos
Challenges and Possibilities8m
Overview of Language8m
Spoken vs. Written Language9m
Analogous Processes in Speech Perception and Reading8m
Is Speech Perception Special?7m
Critique of Motor Theory8m
Fuzzy Logical Model of Perception7m
Top-Down Influences on Language Processing8m
Neural and Behavioral Development5m
Visual Word Form Area and Critical Periods5m
Implications for Learning to Read Naturally6m
1 reading
Week 1 Overview10m
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

Week 2 Acquiring Spoken and Written Language

2 hours to complete
14 videos (Total 88 min), 2 readings
14 videos
Learning Words5m
Multiple Sources of Information Perspective part 16m
Multiple Sources of Information Perspective part 25m
Iconicity4m
Recognition Skills of Infants9m
Acquiring Early Reading Skill6m
Visual Processes that Support Reading7m
Uppercase and Lowercase Letters5m
Fundamental Processes Involved in Reading4m
Tunnel Vision in Reading5m
Eye Movements During Reading7m
Rapid Serial Visual Processing (RSVP)5m
Optimizing RSVP7m
2 readings
Week 2 Overview10m
Iconicity Ratings10m
Week
3

Week 3

3 hours to complete

Week 3 Reading, Early Reading, and Technological Innovations

3 hours to complete
15 videos (Total 98 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
15 videos
How We Perceive Letters and Words9m
Reading Words5m
Search for Magical Solutions6m
Testing Top-Down Influences6m
Written vs. Spoken Language6m
Traditional View of Learning to Read7m
Views of Reading6m
Learning Written Language4m
Writing and Reading6m
Print Influences in Early Reading5m
Technological Advances4m
Shared Reading Interventions7m
Possible Implementations6m
Potential Impacts of Technology Assisted Reading Acquisition7m
1 reading
Week 3 Overview10m

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