Literacy

Get Into the Book with Reading Strategies
1 graduate credit - Instructor: Marni Pingel - Get "Into the Book" and learn about reading strategies! This course will explore all aspects of the Into the Book program, including the on-line, interactive experiences, the Behind the Lesson professional development episodes, and the Into the Book student episodes. Course participants will learn about the higher level thinking skills readers use--prior knowledge, visualizing, inferring, making connections, summarizing, questioning, synthesizing, evaluating, and using the strategies together. This course also offers opportunities for the participant to think about best practices in literacy instruction and literacy blocks.
Online course fee: $140.00
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Improving Learning (Literacy) Through Managing the Classroom Environment
1 graduate credit - Instructor: Dr. Sherwood Williams - Develop beliefs, skills, and behaviors to manage acoustic accessibility for students in the classroom by: Investigating recent auditory brain research, Examine the relationship between classroom acoustics and student academic achievement, and reviewing studies discussing background noise, signal-to-noise ratios (SNR's) in classrooms, noise affects on academic teacher performance, speaker-to-listener distance, and speech perception in the classroom.
Online course fee: $140.00
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