Reading (READING)

Courses

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, READING 766, 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 774   EMERGENT LITERACY   3 Units

This course is designed to acquaint graduate students with children's reading and writing development from birth through age 8 and with educational approaches used to promote literacy development. The creation of literate environments at home and at school is emphasized.

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.