Cohort - Iowa Reading K-8 Endorsement

Tentative course schedule

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Spring 2014

LITED 6238 Advanced Assessment and Evaluation of Literacy Development -- 3 unit(s)

Experience in assessment and evaluation of literacy processes. Survey of interrelationship of assessment and evaluation to literacy development including current issues and practices. Prerequisite(s): graduate standing, previous course work in literacy education or consent of instructor.

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Summer 2014

LITED 6240 Language Development and Variability -- 3 unit(s)

Exploration of research on factors generally associated with variability in language and literacy development, on methods designed to promote language and literacy development and on roles of teachers and parents in promoting this development in children with differences. Prerequisite(s): graduate standing, previous course work in literacy education or consent of instructor.

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LITED 6245 Ideological, Cultural and Sociopolitical Issues in Children's Literature -- 3 unit(s)

Advanced literacy course exploring ideological, cultural, social and political issues in children's literature. Study in sociocultural contexts of literacy instruction, with critical analysis of literature as an instrument to inform and transform life as well as learning. Prerequisite(s): LITED 1044 or consent of instructor.

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Fall 2014

LITED 4140/5140 Assessment and Evaluation of Literacy -- 3 unit(s)

Spring 2015

LITED 4147/5147 Advanced Literacy Practices -- 3 unit(s)

Prerequisite: LITED 4140/5140

LITED 4192/5192 Experience in Literacy: Tutoring -- 3 unit(s)

Coregistered with LITED 4147/5147

Interested in the Iowa 5-12 Reading Endorsement?

For 5-12 regular classroom teachers, these courses will fulfill a portion of the licensure requirements. Please ask your undergraduate institution to analyze transcripts to verify the courses required.

Convenient course delivery

Courses in this program are offered via interactive video conferencing methods. Some courses and coursework are offered online using eLearning, a Blackboard learning management system requiring Internet access and a web browser. 

While most students encounter very few technical difficulties with our online courses, our team of support specialists is available to assist you as needed.

Services and support

Support services such as access to the UNI Rod Library, UNI Financial Aid and technical assistance will be readily available.