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UCL Institute of Education

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Dyslexia and Literacy International

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

4 hours to complete

An overview

4 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 67 min), 12 readings, 1 quiz
8 videos
1.1 Introduction by Jenny and Vincent11m
1.2 Writing systems10m
1.3 Models of reading – Part 18m
1.4 Models of reading - Part 210m
1.5 The importance of automatization5m
1.6 Bilingualism – Part 19m
1.7 Bilingualism – Part 28m
12 readings
Start Here!10m
Syllabus10m
Grading10m
Resources10m
Glossary10m
Downloads10m
FAQs10m
The Course Team10m
Acknowledgements10m
New Reading10m
Module One10m
Module One | Resources10m
1 practice exercise
Module One30m
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

Definitions and identification of dyslexia

2 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 75 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
8 videos
2.2 Identification – Pre-primary5m
2.3 Identification – Primary5m
2.4 Informal assessment - Part 19m
2.5 Informal assessment - Part 213m
2.6 Informal assessment - Part 38m
2.7 Identification – Later years 19m
2.8 Identification – Later years 211m
2 readings
Module Two10m
Module Two | Resources10m
1 practice exercise
Module Two30m
Week
3

Week 3

3 hours to complete

'Co-morbidity', and psychological and social aspects

3 hours to complete
10 videos (Total 75 min), 4 readings, 2 quizzes
10 videos
3.2 Vision8m
3.3 Attention8m
3.4 Math(s) (Dyscalculia)7m
3.5 Dyspraxia4m
3.6 Oral language impairment7m
3.7 Psychological aspects – Part 16m
3.8 Psychological aspects – Part 211m
3.9 Positive aspects4m
3.10 Pros and Cons of “labelling”4m
4 readings
Module Three10m
Module Three | Resources and Assessment Information10m
Peer Reviews10m
More tips on uploading your assignment10m
1 practice exercise
Module Three30m
Week
4

Week 4

3 hours to complete

Practical teaching approaches Part 1

3 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 53 min), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
6 videos
4.2 Reports on reading12m
4.3 General principles – Part 16m
4.4 General principles – Part 211m
4.5 Subject-specific – Science, History and Math(s)8m
4.6 'Individualization'3m
2 readings
Module Four10m
Module Four | Resources and Assessment Information10m
1 practice exercise
Module Four30m

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