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Reading

RDG-520TE: Elementary Education Reading and Writing for Current Practitioners 
This course is designed to allow students to acquire foundational knowledge related to principles of balanced literacy (i.e., the teaching of reading and writing together). Learners acquire reading and writing strategies to implement within the elementary classroom.

RDG-526TE: The Reading Process for Current Practitioners
This course provides participants with a solid foundation in the reading process and its real-world applications. The three stages of literacy acquisition and growth are discussed at each cognitive level.

RDG-527TE: How to Comprehend Literacy and Literature for Current Practitioners      
In this course, learners are exposed to literary elements of both narrative and expository text. Strategies for the development of comprehension and vocabulary skills that promote understanding of literature are also explored.

RDG-528TE: Reading Diagnosis: The Application of and Rationale for Assessment for Current Practitioners 
Learners explore informal and formal reading assessments and analyze specific literary measures given at their schools. An opportunity to administer an informal reading inventory is provided. This course meets the following International Reading Association (IRA) Standards: 1 and 2.

RDG-529TE: Remediation of Reading Difficulties for Current Practitioners
In this course, learners analyze data generated from an informal reading inventory. Learners select strategies for reading remediation based on data analysis. The course lays the foundation for the creation of a plan of action for reading intervention.

RDG-533TE: Corrective Reading Assessment for Current Practitioners
Participants in this course are provided with informal tools that diagnose common reading problems. Learners investigate how to identify and implement a corrective action plan as well as analyze and reflect on the results of the corrective action plan.

RDG-534TE: Secondary Education Literacy and Writing for Current Practitioners
This course is designed for students to acquire knowledge related to principles of balanced literacy (teaching of reading and writing together). Learners study reading and writing strategies to implement within the secondary classroom.

RDG-537TE: Elementary Reading in the Content Areas for Current Practitioners
This course links reading skills across the curriculum through the use of instructional strategies and assessments. The use of textbooks, trade books, and literature is explored, with a focus on strategies that are relevant in every elementary content area.

RDG-538TE: Secondary Reading in the Content Areas for Current Practitioners       
This course links reading skills across the curriculum through the use of instructional strategies and assessments. The use of textbooks, trade books, and literature is explored, with a focus on strategies that are relevant in every secondary content area.

RDG-539TE: Developmental Learning and Assessments for Current Practitioners    
This course combines the study of learning, human development, and assessment, providing participants with the opportunity to apply course information practically to reading assessment and instruction.

RDG-542TE: Instructional Leadership and Literacy Coaching for Current Practitioners
The course provides teachers with an understanding of the complexity of being a leader in times of change and affords them the opportunity to develop a vision of systemic change and demonstrate practical skills for ensuring smooth day-to-day operations within their schools.  

RDG-543TE: Foundational Reading Theory and Research for Current Practitioners
Learners reflect upon personal experience with reading programs and strategies, assess real-world reading programs, and make recommendations for school/student improvement.

RDG-560TE: Elementary Education Reading Practicum for Current Practitioners
Participants use an informal reading inventory to diagnose and assess reading abilities. Each participant assesses an elementary education student and implements an individualized one-on-one action plan with the student based on the assessment results.

RDG-561TE:  Secondary Education Reading Practicum for Current Practitioners
Participants use an informal reading inventory to diagnose and assess reading abilities. Each participant assesses a secondary education student and implements an individualized one-on-one action plan with the student based on the assessment results.