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VESi-Reading Fundamentals #1: An Introduction to Scientifically-Based Research Undergraduate (EDV 421)

Program: VESi Online Courses

Location: VESi Online Courses (, **) - Online

Dates: On-Going (Ends Dec 31, 2021)

Location: Online

EDV 421 Esteves School of Education at the Sage Colleges

The first in the three-course Reading Fundamentals series on effective reading instruction, was designed to give background on scientifically-based instruction as it applies to the federal legislation of 2001. This course discusses the research that supports scientifically-based research as it applies to phonetically-based instruction, assessment, and evaluation. It explores myths and misconceptions concerning reading instruction and remediation. It also presents an evaluation checklist designed to assess the effectiveness of your current reading program. The goal of the course is to present research, trustworthy evidence, and background information that support the need for a reading program that is based on scientific research and proven methods. 2 Undergraduate Credits.

Participants have maximum of 1 year and a minimum of two weeks to complete the course. Course materials will be sent directly from Virtual Education Software, Inc. (VESi).

Questions regarding materials should be sent to info@virtualeduc.com or call VESi (800) 313-6744.

It is the responsibility of the student to check with their district and/or academic institution for applicability to a particular program and/or credit approval. There is no refund once the materials have been sent.

These are computer-based training courses and available only in an online download.

Online Requirement:
Students must obtain an overall score of 70% or higher, with no individual exam score below 50%, to successfully pass the course.