Guide to the Department of Language, Reading, and Exceptionalities Records, 1973-1990

Summary Information

Title: Department of Language, Reading, and Exceptionalities Records, 1973-1990
Collection: UA.5033
Extent: 3.0 linear feet (6 boxes)
Abstract:

The Department of Language, Reading, and Exceptionalities was established in 1985 to offer courses in areas such as Reading, Special Education, and Speech Pathology & Audiology. The Department of Language, Reading, and Exceptionalities Records date 1973-1990 and contain mostly administrative materials including faculty meeting minutes, program reviews, correspondence and notes.

Creator: Department of Language, Reading, and Exceptionalities

Biographical/Historical Note

The Department of Language, Reading, and Exceptionalities (renamed the Department of Reading Education and Special Education in 2010) was established in 1985 to offer courses in areas such as Reading, Special Education, and Speech Pathology & Audiology. The department currently offers undergraduate and graduate courses leading to degrees and licensures, including a B.S. in Special Education, an M.A. and Licensure in Reading Education, and an M.A. in Special Education.

Scope and Contents

The Department of Language, Reading, and Exceptionalities Records contain mostly administrative materials including faculty meeting minutes, program reviews , correspondence and notes. Also included is information on the Reading Education Ad Hoc Committee (1973-1976), a proposal for the B.S. degree in Reading Education, and information packets on the Center for Learning, Evaluation, Assessment, and Research in Reading. The files span 1973-1990.

Arrangement

This collection has not yet been fully processed.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for use in the Dougherty Reading Room. Individual accessions may have access restrictions due to the presence of confidential information. Restrictions are noted in the Accessions List, where applicable.

Acquisitions Information

These records were transferred to the University Archives in multiple accessions.

Processing Information

This record group has been minimally arranged and described in summary but has not yet been merged into a single collection. The record group currently consists of numerous individual accessions listed below.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], UA.5033: Department of Language, Reading, and Exceptionalities, University Archives, Appalachian State University, Boone, N.C., USA.