Our online Developmental Reading course will show you the processes by which students learn to read and write within the context of today's diverse learning communities.
Reading strategies will be utilized throughout the course that apply to a range of grade levels.
Three semester hours of graduate credit
Instructor: Dr. Paula Harms
Spring: January 11 - March 19, 2021
Tuition: $466 per semester hour graduate credit ($1,398 for a three-credit course)
Spring Tuition Due - March 3, 2021
If you need a copy of the syllabus for your employer to approve enrollment in the class, email: Online Professional Development or call 715-642-0209.
Our online course allows you to complete your weekly assignments as they best fit your schedule. All discussion postings and projects are submitted online.
Our RDGED 701 Developmental Reading course includes:
Evidence-based instructional practices to promote
- word recognition
- phonics instruction
- procedures to assess children's development as they move from emergent literacy to learning to read and into reading to learn
- the influence of research upon teaching procedures and the selection and use of reading materials for instruction
We invite you to enroll in our course to meet your professional development goals if you need license renewal, graduate credits, transfer credits to another university or reading certification program, or a refresher course.
Our students include:
- 4K - Elementary, Middle School and High School Teachers
- Reading/Math Interventionists
- Special Education Teachers
- English Language Arts Teachers
- Dual-Language Spanish Teachers
- Academic/Instructional Coaches
- Reading Resource Teachers
- Title I Teachers
- ELL/ESL Teachers
- Bilingual teachers
- Literacy Specialists
- RTI Coordinators
- Literacy Coaches
- Library Media Specialists
- Speech-Language Pathologists
This is one of the required courses for individuals pursuing reading teacher certification, Wisconsin #1316. This license is a supplemental add-on teaching license that requires a bachelor's degree and an initial teaching license in Wisconsin.
This course is an approved elective in the Master of Science in Education online degree program.
How do I register?
Complete the Online Registration Form.
When is the registration deadline?
Reserve your spot now. This course is very popular, and classes fill well before the start date. This course is offered three times each year (spring, summer, and fall).
Withdrawal and Refund Policy
Concepts, methods, research, and historical developments that form the foundations of teaching reading. Pedagogical considerations, including general conditions for learning to read and write; developmental phases of reading; principles of good reading instruction; development of a personal philosophy about teaching reading as a reflective practitioner.