Literacy Skills of Successful Adolescent Readers

July 18, 2014, The IRIS Center

Don Deshler, Professor of Special Education and Director of the Center for Research on Learning at the University of Kansas, talks about some of the literacy skills that adolescents need if they are to achieve academic success (time: 5:41).

Questions asked of Dr. Deshler in this audio:

  1. What kinds of literacy skills do adolescents require to be successful in school?
  2. Can you talk a little more about goal-setting and why it is important?

Don Deshler, PhD
Don Deshler, PhD
Professor, Special Education
Director, Center for Research on Learning
The University of Kansas

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