READING 691 TRAVEL STUDY Repeatable 1-3 Units
Variable topics. Faculty-led courses abroad.
READING 764 FOUNDATIONS OF READING 3 Units
An overview of the elementary developmental reading program including the skills necessary for critical reading; development of appropriate attitudes and tastes, and adjustment of materials and methods to meet individual needs.
READING 766 LITERACY ASSESSMENT & INTERVENTION (PREK-12) 4 Units
This is a course designed to provide experience in the use of formal and informal assessments to plan, implement, evaluate and revise instruction to meet the needs and interests of the struggling reader (PREK-12). Meeting the literacy needs of children from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds is emphasized. Course content will be used in a practicum.
PREREQ: READING 764 AND READING 772
READING 767 READING PRACTICUM: LITERACY ASSESSMENT & INTERVENTION (PREK-12) 4 Units
This is a course designed to provide experience in the use of literacy assessments to plan, implement, evaluate and revise instruction to meet the needs and interests of the struggling reader in both the K-5 and 6-12 grade level spans. Students will spend 8 weeks at each level working with students in need of reading intervention.
PREREQ: READING 764, READING 766, AND READING 772
READING 771 PLANNING AND IMPLEMENTING READING PROGRAMS 3 Units
A study of the process and procedures which may be employed in planning and implementing defensible reading programs. Students are involved in planning individual programs appropriate for their school or system.
PREREQ: READING 764, READING 772, READING 766 AND READING 767
READING 772 READING IN THE CONTENT AREAS 3 Units
Utilization of reading skills, study strategies and materials as applied to the content fields, and techniques for incorporating reading into content area instruction.
READING 773 LITERACY RESEARCH: THEORY AND APPLICATION 3 Units
The purpose of this course is to read and analyze pertinent research related to literacy instruction. Students will then apply knowledge gained from analyzing the research to identifying a literacy concept for their research, developing a review of literature, and preparing a proposal for their graduate capstone report.
PREREQ: READING 764 AND READING 772 (FOR READING EMPHASIS) OR ESL 520 AND ESL 603 AND EITHER READING 764 OR READING 772 (FOR ESL/BILINGUAL EMPHASIS)
READING 775 SYMPOSIUM IN READING EDUCATION Repeatable 3 Units
The keystone of the course is the annual University of Wisconsin Reading Symposium on Factors Related to Reading Performance. The purpose of the symposium is to inform educators of current thinking on factors that appear to influence students' reading performance. The course will include attendance at the symposium and at additional class sessions. Repeatable.