Skip to main content

EDUC 6724 Literacy Interventions in Special Education: Welcome & Course Readings

Welcome to your course guide

Please find your required library readings below. If you have problems with the links below, please contact the Library. If you have APA questions about these materials, please contact the Writing Center.

EDUC 6724 Required Course Readings


The links are for required readings found in the Walden databases ONLY. For all other readings, see your course resources.

Please enter your myWalden user name and password at the prompt.

Anderson-Inman, L., & Horney, M. A. (2007). Supported etext: Assistive technology through text transformations. Reading Research Quarterly, 42(1), 153–160.

Applegate, M. D., Applegate, A. J., & Modla, V. B. (2009). “She’s my best reader; she just can’t comprehend”: Studying the relationship between fluency and comprehension. The Reading Teacher, 62(6), 512–521.

Hasselbring, T. S., & Bausch, M. E. (2006). Assistive technologies for reading. Educational Leadership, 63(4), 72–75.

Kear, D., Coffman, G., McKenna, M., & Ambrosio, A. (2000). Measuring attitude toward writing: A new tool for teachers. The Reading Teacher, 54(1), 10–23

Klingner, J., & Edwards, P. (2006). Cultural considerations with Response to Intervention models. Reading Research Quarterly, 41(1), 108–117.

Lose, M. K. (2007). A child’s response to intervention requires a responsive teacher of reading. The Reading Teacher, 61(3), 276–279.

McKenna, M. C., & Kear, D. J. (1990). Measuring attitude toward reading: A new tool for teachers. The Reading Teacher, 43(9), 626–639.

Mercier Smith, J. L., Fien, H., Basaraba, D., & Travers, P. (2009). Planning, evaluating, and improving tiers of support in beginning reading. Teaching Exceptional Children, 41(5), 16–22.

Pellitteri, J., Dealy, M., Fasano, C., & Kugler, J. (2006). Emotionally intelligent interventions for students with reading disabilities. Reading & Writing Quarterly, 22(2), 155–171. doi:10.1080/10573560500242259

Pitcher, S. M., Albright, L. K., DeLaney, C. J., Walker, N. T., Seunarinesingh, K., Mogge, S., et al. (2007). Assessing adolescents’ motivation to read. Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy 50(5), 378–396.

Rhodes, J. A., & Milby, T. M. (2007). Teacher-created electronic books: Integrating technology to support readers with disabilities. The Reading Teacher, 61(3), 255–259.

Ritchey, K. (2006). Learning to write: Progress-monitoring tools for beginning and at-risk writers. Teaching Exceptional Children, 39(2), 22–26.

Roberts, G., Torgensen, J. K., Boardman, A., & Scammacca, N. (2008). Evidence-based strategies for reading instruction of older students with learning disabilities. Learning Disabilities Research & Practice, 23(2), 63–69.

Safer, N., & Fleischman, S. (2005). How student progress monitoring improves instruction. Educational Leadership, 62(5), 81–83.

Skouge, J. R., Rao, K., & Boisvert, C. (2007). Promoting early literacy for diverse learners using audio and video technology. Early Childhood Education Journal, 31(1), 5–11.

Therrien, W. J., Gormley, S., & Kubina, R. M. (2006). Boosting fluency and comprehension to improve reading achievement. Teaching Exceptional Children, 38(3), 22–26.

Walsh, M. (2008). Worlds have collided and modes have merged: Classroom evidence of changed literacy practices. Literacy, 42(2), 101–108. doi:10.1111/j.1741-4369.2008.00495.x

Other Readings

Optional or supplemental readings may or may not be available in the library. Find further information about optional readings here.

If you have questions about your required course textbooks, please contact Customer Care at