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2013-2014 Graduate Catalog 
2013-2014 Graduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

LIT 550 - The Psychology of Reading Difficulty

Catalog Year 2013-2014

The purpose of this course is to explore a wide range of psychological research related to the reading process, with particular focus on reading difficulty and dyslexia. Topics covered will include: models and stage theories of reading, exploration of dyslexia and reading disorders, the biological process of reading, visual tracking and eye movements during reading, the influence of alphabetic writing systems and orthography on reading and spelling, rapid automatized naming, working memory, and reading development in
English language learners.

PREREQ: Graduate standing.
credit: 3