Online Professional Development Courses

Earn Graduate Credits - Online Certificates and Courses
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All courses are approved electives in the Master of Science in Education degree.

 

Assessment Online Courses

EDUC 648 Math Assessment for Response to Intervention (RtI) 
2 graduate credits
Spring: January 14 - February 22, 2019, or March 4 - April 12, 2019
Register

RDGED 706 Assessment and Evaluation of Reading and Language Development 
3 graduate credits
Spring: February 11 - May 3, 2019
Register

EDUC 762 Assessment in E-learning 
3 graduate credits
Spring: March 4 - April 26, 2019
Register

 

Classroom Management Online Courses

EDUC 640 Poverty in Schools: Working with At-Risk Students 
2 graduate credits
Spring: January 22 - March 1, 2019
Register

EDUC 645 School-wide Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) 
3 graduate credits
Will be offered Summer 2019​​​
Register

EDUC 656 Bullying in Schools 
2 graduate credits
Spring: January 28 - March 8, 2019
Register

EDUC 665 Mindful Approaches to Classroom Management 
3 graduate credits
Spring: January 28 - March 22, 2019
Register

EDUC 655 Strategies for Dealing with Disruptive Behavior 
3 graduate credits
Not Offered Spring or Summer Terms
Register

 

Differentiating Instruction Online Courses

EDUC 655 Strategies for Dealing with Disruptive Behavior (Classroom Management) 
3 graduate credits
Not offered Spring or Summer Terms
Register

EDUC 640 Poverty in Schools: Working with At-Risk Students 
2 graduate credits
Spring: January 22 - March 1, 2019
Register

EDUC 645 School-wide Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) 
3 graduate credits
Will be offered Summer 2019
Register

EDUC 652 Accessibility and Universal Design for Learning
(for online classes and face-to-face)
 
2 graduate credits
Spring: January 22 - March 15, 2019
Register

EDUC 648 Math Assessment for Response to Intervention (RtI)
2 graduate credits
Spring: January 14 - February 22, 2019 or March 4 - April 12, 2019
Register

 

Educational Technology Online Courses

EDUC 664 Teaching K-12 Computational Thinking 
3 graduate credits
Spring: January 28 - March 22, 2019 
Register

EDUC 660 Teaching for Creativity and Innovation: The Maker Culture 
3 graduate credits
Spring: January 28 - March 22, 2019
Register

EDUC 651 Project-based Learning in the Flipped Classroom 
2 graduate credits
Spring: January 28 - March 22, 2019
Register

EDUC 760 E-learning for Educators 
3 graduate credits
Spring: January 7 - March 1, 2019
Register

 

 

E-learning and Online Teaching Courses and Certificate

You may enroll in individual courses for professional development or to renew a license or complete all five courses if you are pursuing the E-Learning and Online Teaching Graduate Certificate. The courses are approved electives in the Master of Science in Education and the Master of Science in Career and Technical Education degree programs.

EDUC 760 E-learning for Educators 
3 graduate credits
Spring: January 7 - March 1, 2019
Register

EDUC 762 Assessment in E-learning 
3 graduate credits
Spring: March 4 - April 26, 2019
Register

EDUC 763 Instructional Design for E-learning 
3 graduate credits
Spring: March 4 - May 3, 2019
Register

EDUC 761 Collaborative Communities in E-learning - Online Facilitation Skills 
3 graduate credits
Spring: March 4 - April 26, 2019
Register

EDUC 764 E-learning Practicum 
3 graduate credits
Note: The practicum may only be taken after all other courses for the Certificate in E-Learning and Online Teaching are completed. Prerequisite: Consent of Instructor
Spring: January 7 - May 3, 2019
Register

 

History, Social Studies, Humanities Online Courses

EDUC 642 Teaching Digital Media Literacy - The Power of Primary Sources 
2 graduate credits
Spring: January 28 - March 22, 2019
Register

 

 

Instructional Design Courses and Certificate

You may complete all four instructional design online courses and earn an Instructional Design Certificate.

EDUC 765 Trends and Issues in Instructional Design 
3 graduate credits
Spring: January 7 - March 1, 2019
Register

EDUC 766 Instructional Strategies and Assessment Methods 
3 graduate credits
Prerequisite: EDUC 765 
Spring: March 4 - April 25, 2019
Register

EDUC 767 Designing Computer-based Training (CBT) 
3 graduate credits
Prerequisite: EDUC 765 and 766
Spring: January 7 - March 1, 2019
Register

EDUC 768 Project Management for Instructional Development 
3 graduate credits
Prerequisite: EDUC 765, 766, 767
Spring: March 11 - May 17, 2019
Register

All instructional design courses are approved electives in the Master of Science in Education and the Master of Science in Career and Technical Education degree programs.

 

Instructional Strategies Online Courses

EDUC 664 Teaching K-12 Computational Thinking (across the curriculum)
3 graduate credits
Spring: January 28 - March 22, 2019
Register

EDUC 660 Teaching for Creativity and Innovation: The Maker Culture 
3 graduate credits
Spring: January 28 - March 22, 2019
Register

EDUC 642 Teaching Digital Media Literacy - The Power of Primary Sources 
2 graduate credits
Spring: January 28 - March 22, 2019
Register

EDUC 652 Universal Design for Learning (UDL) and Accessibility 
2 graduate credits
Spring: January 22 - March 15, 2019
Register

EDUC 651 Project-based Learning in the Flipped Classroom 
2 graduate credits
Spring: January 28 - March 22, 2019
Register

 

 

Reading and Literacy Online Courses and Reading Teacher Certification

You may enroll in individual courses for professional development or to renew a teaching license or complete all six online reading courses if you are pursuing Wisconsin #1316 Reading Teacher Certification Information. All courses are approved electives in the Master of Science in Education

RDGED 701 Developmental Reading K-12 
3 graduate credits
Spring: January 14 - March 29, 2019
Register

RDGED 702 Reading in the Content Areas K-12 
3 graduate credits
Spring: January 22 - April 12, 2019
Register

RDGED 703 Children's Literature in the Reading Program (grades K-5) 
3 graduate credits
Spring: January 7 - March 15, 2019
Register

RDGED 704 Young Adult Literature in the Reading Program (grades 6-12) 
3 graduate credits
Spring: January 7 - March 15, 2019
Register

RDGED 705 Instructional Techniques for Assisting Students with Reading Difficulties 
3 graduate credits
Spring: January 7 - March 22, 2019
Register

RDGED 706 Assessment and Evaluation of Reading and Language Development 
3 graduate credits
NOTE: This course must be completed as a prerequisite for RDGED 707 Practicum in Reading Difficulties.
Spring: February 11 - May 3, 2019
Register

RDGED 707 Practicum in Reading Difficulties 
3 graduate credits
Spring: January 7 - April 5, 2019
Register

 

 

Reading Specialist Online Courses and Reading Specialist Certification

You may enroll in individual courses for professional development or to renew a teaching license, or complete the following three online courses if you are pursuing a Wisconsin #5017 Reading Specialist Certification.

RDGED 720 Leading and Directing the Reading Program 
3 graduate credits
Will be offered in September 2019
Not Offered Spring or Summer Terms
Register

RDGED 721 Supporting Literacy Instruction 
3 graduate credits
Spring: January 14 - March 29, 2019
Not Offered Fall and Summer Terms
Register

RDGED 722 Reading Specialist Field Experience 
3 graduate credits
Spring: February 11 - May 17, 2019
Not Offered Summer Term
Register

 

School Library Media Specialist Online Courses

EDUC 660 Teaching for Creativity and Innovation: The Maker Culture 
3 graduate credits
Spring: January 28 - March 22, 2019
Register

EDUC 664 Teaching K-12 Computational Thinking (across the curriculum)
3 graduate credits
Spring: January 28 - March 22, 2019
Register

EDUC 642 Teaching Digital Media Literacy - The Power of Primary Sources 
2 graduate credits
Spring: January 28 - March 22, 2019
Register

EDUC 651 Project-based Learning in the Flipped Classroom 
2 graduate credits
Spring: January 28 - March 22, 2019
Register

RDGED 703 Children's Literature in the Reading Program (grades K-5)
3 graduate credits
Spring: January 7 - March 15, 2019
Register

RDGED 704 Young Adult (YA) Literature in the Reading Program (grades 6-12)
3 graduate credits
Spring: January 7 - March 15, 2019
Register

 

STEM Education Online Courses

EDUC 660 Teaching for Creativity and Innovation: The Maker Culture 
3 graduate credits
Spring: January 28 - March 22, 2019
Register 

EDUC 664 Teaching K-12 Computational Thinking 
3 graduate credits
Spring: January 28 - March 22, 2019
Register

 

 

Teaching Math Online Courses and Math Specialist Certificate

You may enroll in individual courses for professional development or to renew a license or complete four courses if you are pursuing the Math Specialist Graduate Certificate. The courses are approved electives in the Master of Science in Education degree program.

EDUC 648 Math Assessment for Response to Intervention (RtI) 
2 graduate credits
Spring: January 14 - February 22, 2019, or March 4 - April 12, 2019
Register

EDUC 661 Advanced Trends and Issues in PK-5 Mathematics Teaching 
3 graduate credits
Spring: February 25 -  April 26, 2019
Register

EDUC 659 Methods of Teaching Middle School Math (Grades 6-8) 
3 graduate credits
Spring: January 28 - March 22, 2019
Register

EDUC 662 Leadership for Math Specialists 
3 graduate credits
Spring: January 7 - March 1, 2019
Register

EDUC 663 Mathematics Specialist Field Experience 
2 graduate credits
Prerequisite: EDUC 662 Leadership for Math Specialists.
Spring: January 22 - April 5, 2019
Not Offered Summer Term
Register

EDUC 664 Teaching K-12 Computational Thinking
3 graduate credits
Spring: January 28 - March 22, 2019
Register

Teaching Writing Online Courses

EDUC 654 Teaching and Assessing Writing Elementary (PK-5)
3 graduate credits 
EDUC 653 Teaching and Assessing Writing Middle School-Adult 
3 graduate credits 
Spring: January 22 - March 15, 2019
Register