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Courses

Below you will find the current coures offerings listed by semeseter and then alphabetically by department. If you have any questions about these courses, please contact the Registrar's Office at registrar@simmons.edu or 617-521-2111.

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Fall 2014 Course Schedule - Updated Hourly

Updated Hourly - Last Updated: 04/18/2014 06:23AM

Reading: Lang.& Lit. Program

RDG 433 - Language Essentials for Teachers

Studies language structure at the levels of semant syntax, and text structure as a vehicle for recognizing and interpreting learners difficultie at higher levels of language processing and for understanding the rationale behind explicit teaching of comprehension skills and strategies. Reviews current research on vocabulary, reading f l u e n c y, comprehension, and composition inst along with semantics, syntax, and text structure. Involves exercises in language analysis and manipulation and application of concepts for learner assessment and lesson planning. Moats, Rosow.

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01 09/04/2014 -
12/08/2014
N/A N/A N/A Melissa Farrall Open 20 No 4.00

RDG 457 - Literacy Support for Learners with SN Using Technology

Prepares professionals in trying to meet the l i t e r a c y, learning and assistive technology students who struggle with reading and writing across the curriculum. Focuses on technologybased instructional strategies that help to differentiate learning. Topics include: making adjustments to the computer for learner success, light to high-tech tools for access to English Language Arts curriculum, software to support basic skills, making electronic books. Pugliese.

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BL 09/04/2014 -
12/08/2014
N/A N/A N/A Jennifer Edge-Savage Open 18 Yes 4.00

RDG 461 - Reading Research

Focuses on past and current research in the areas of reading and language arts. Provides a framework to evaluate reading theories and research and determines appropriate instruction based upon the findings. Adams, Ca m e r o n .

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01 09/04/2014 -
12/08/2014
N/A N/A N/A Nancy Clark-Chiarelli Open 20 No 4.00

RDG 572 - Internship Experience

Assigns supervised teaching responsibilities for learners who have language, reading, and writing challenges. Requires implementing the methods and materials of the Wilson Reading System throughout the course. Develops skills in the instruction of literature and technical writing an needs of diverse learners with disabilities. Emphasizes effective techniques in inclusive and general education settings. Includes the Massachusetts Curriculum Frameworks. Requires fiel

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01 09/04/2014 -
12/08/2014
N/A N/A N/A Cheryl Koki Open 20 No 4.00
Updated Hourly - Last Updated: 04/18/2014 06:23AM

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Graduate Schools Course Catalogs

Here are the course catalog pages for Simmons graduate programs:


Please note: Simmons College and its Graduate Schools make every effort to ensure that the information contained in their catalogs is accurate and complete. Occasionally, however, changes are made and mistakes are discovered after the catalog has been placed online. Degree requirements may also change because of changes in curriculum, accreditation standards or legal requirements.

If you have questions about a program, especially with regard to the course or training requirements for a particular degree, we encourage you to be in contact with the Dean of the School, the director of the program, or the chairman of the relevant department for definitive information.

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