Fall 2012 Syllabi
RE 3900-101: Principles of Instruction for the Classroom Teacher
RE 5532: Technology-Supported Literacy
Literacy, Disability, Technology Resources :
You will find my social bookmarks for literacy, disability, and technology resources continuously updated at http://www.diigo.com/user/koppenhaverd, my on-again mostly off-again blog at http://reedabooke.wordpress.com/, and my on-again off-again twitter experiment, http://twitter.com/koppenhaverd.
Announcements (last updated 1/5/11):
The Center for Literacy and Disability Studies can be found at the University of North Carolina.
As of Jan. 13, 2012, The Tar Heel Reader, an on-line resource for reading and writing resource for "beginning readers of all ages," has surpassed 20,000 books in its library and over 3,082,291 book readings in 170 countries and all 50 of the United States (as well as Washington, DC) since the site went online in May 2008.
Children with Disabilities: Reading and Writing the Four-Block Way (Karen Erickson & David Koppenhaver) is available from Carson-Dellosa (ISBN 978-1-60022-125-5).
Waves of Words: Augmented Communicators Read and Write (Erickson, Koppenhaver, & Yoder, eds.), an international collection of case studies, is available from Augmentative Communication, Inc., 1 Surf Way, #237, Monterey, CA 93940 (Tel. 831-649-3050, Fax 831/646-5428) for $US22 + $US3 shipping.
Check out the International Journal of Disability, Development, and Education for studies across special education populations.
My upcoming presentations, workshops, and short courses in 2010-2011 (last updated 1/13/12) are found here.
Finn Jensen, of Denmark, is the talented artist who sketched me during a lecture. My son Will's comment, "That's when you were skinnier. Right, Dad?"