This course will describe spelling as a complex linguistic process that involves the integration of phonological, orthographic, and morphological information. It will also address how spelling is interconnected with vocabulary, influences text generation, and is foundational in the development of academic language registers. This course is presented in partnership with the American Board of Child Language and Language Disorders (ABCLLD).
- After this course, participants will be able to identify the cognitive and linguistic influences that affect spelling accuracy.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify spelling strategies used by students as they learn to incorporate new vocabulary into written compositions.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe how to incorporate spelling activities into lesson plans that target vocabulary and writing development.
|5-15 Minutes||What is Spelling?|
|15-20 Minutes||Scoring Systems|
|20-25 Minutes||Spelling & Writing|
|25-40 Minutes||Developmental Patterns|
|40-45 Minutes||Spelling & Specific Learning Disabilities|
|45-55 Minutes||Educational/Clinical Suggestions|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
Ruth Huntley Bahr, PhD, CCC-SLP, BCS-CL
Ruth Huntley Bahr is Associate Dean for the Office of Graduate Studies and Professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders at the University of South Florida in Tampa, FL. As an ASHA Fellow and a Board-Certified Specialist in Child Language and Language Disorders, her primary research interests include spelling, written language, and the nature of phonological representations in dialect speakers and second language learners. She received the Svend Smith Award for her work in applied phonetics and is currently serving as the President and Treasurer for the International Society of Phonetic Sciences (ISPhS), Secretary for the International Association of Forensic Phonetics and Acoustics (IAFPA), and Treasurer for the American Board of Child Language and Language Disorders (ABCLLD).
Sponsor Disclosure: This course is presented jointly with the American Board of Child Language and Language Disorders (ABCLLD).
Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.
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