Orton-Gillingham Part 1 (prev# EDU-500HI)

2 Units
Credit Validation

Course Description

Credit Validation for Dyslexia Training Institute Participants Only

This course will provide an overview of the Orton-Gillingham (O-G) approach. Participants will learn terminology used in the O-G approach and V/A/TK strategies, how and why the O-G approach included multisensory teaching/learning, phonemes of the English language, and the importance of clearly isolating each phoneme. An overview of the seven syllable types, using real and nonsense words, syllable division and word patterns will be outlined.

Course Details

Number of Units: 2.0 graduate level extension credit(s) in semester hours

Who Should Attend:  This course provides continuing education for educators participating in online course provided by Dyslexia Training Institute.

Course Options

Course Date Units Price
EDC-X739E – 021 10 Jul 202328 Jul 2023 2 $158

Orton-Gillingham Part 1 (prev#: EDU-500HI)

10 Jul 202328 Jul 2023
Credit Validation
Online (fixed date)

Students must be registered for the Dyslexia Training Institute course prior to registering with USD for credit: https://www.dyslexiatraininginstitute.org/certification.html

Refund Policy: All Credit Validation enrollments are refundable, less a $25 fee, if requested within 30 days of enrollment date. There will be no refunds for Credit Validation courses after the allotted 30 days.

Enrollment Open Through: July 20, 2023 (11:59pm PST)

What You Will Learn

  • Define and give examples of mutlisensory teaching/learner
  • Define terminolgy
  • Identify and demonstrate phonemes
  • Outline and select appropriate keywords
  • Describe and give examples of the seven syllable types
  • Explain and give examples of word patterns


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Credit Validation

The University of San Diego’s Division of Professional and Continuing Education offers graduate-level extension credit for work completed in trainings, workshops, conferences, induction, credentials, and other professional development programs not offered directly by USD. Complete one of the above and a member of our division will help you earn credit for your hard work and dedication to continuing your education.

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