Spring 2021 Continuing Education Offerings

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Biology

Chainsaw Safety Certification Levels 1 and 2
Description

Two-day field course introducing chainsaw use, maintenance, and safety. Chainsaw parts their function and care; proper care and use of personal protective equipment; creating a pre-fell plan and safety evaluation; and notching, felling, limbing, and bucking techniques. Chainsaw safety certifications will be awarded upon completion.

This course may be used by individuals who need to satisfy certification or safety requirements for Department of Natural Resources, forestry service, arborists, and construction. It also may be a selective for specific concentrations in the BS Environmental Science degree program.

Course # BIO 250-700A
Credits 1
Tuition $259.81 plus special course fee of $78.46
Schedule Thursday and Friday, January 21 and 22, 8:00 am - 4:00 pm; plus arranged
Location UW-Stout, Room 150 Jarvis Hall Science Addition
Delivery Face-to-face
Instructor Dr. Amanda Little
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Fish Conservation and Management
Description

Strategies for conservation and sustainable management of freshwater and marine fisheries. Characteristics of vulnerable species, direct and indirect causes of decline, habitat mitigation, fishery assessment and regulation, management of undesired and invading species.

For professional development of educators or for those interested in learning about strategies for conservation and sustainable management of freshwater and marine fisheries. This course may be applied towards the PSM in Conservation Biology. For registration questions, contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu.

Course # BIO 715-930C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,842.00 graduate 
Schedule January 4 - January 23
Delivery Online
Instructor Dr. Michael Bessert
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Career and Technical Education

Principles of Career and Technical Education
Description

Importance of career and technical education systems to American society and the individual. A systems perspective of CTE, its history, programs, and student populations. Students will engage in actively applying principles into practice. Each individual will formulate a philosophy of workforce education based on personally held principles and demonstrated practices. 

For those interested in exploring the topic of workforce education. This course may be applied towards the BS in Career, Technical Education and Training or the MS in Career and Technical Education. For registration questions contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu.

Course # CTE 302-930C | CTE 502-930C
Credits 2
Tuition $706.00 undergraduate | $1,076.00 graduate
Schedule January 25 - May 5
Delivery Online
Instructor Dr. Daniel Kovach
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Course Construction in Career and Technical Education
Description

Focus on performance-based curricula design principles and practices in Career and Technical Education (CTE). Content will challenge personally held ideas, assumptions, and practices related to curricula and its stakeholders. The products of learning include standards-based course, lesson, and assessment tools that are anchored to the mission, goals, and standards specific to the teacher-candidates CTE program area.

This course is for professional development and aligns with the Wisconsin Technical College System Faculty Quality Assurance System (FQAS) requirements for Course Design. This course may also be applied towards the BS in Career, Technical Education and Training or the MS in Career and Technical Education. For registration questions contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu.

Course # CTE 438-930C | CTE 638-930C
Credits 2
Tuition $706.00 undergraduate | $1,076.00 graduate
Schedule January 25 - May 5
Delivery Online
Instructor Dr. Matthew Simoneau
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Instructional Evaluation in Career and Technical Education
Description

Competency-based and individualized approach to instructional evaluation for career and technical educators. Prepares educators to design and implement performance-based assessment in diverse formats and settings that evidence student learning.

This course is for professional development and aligns with the Wisconsin Technical College System Faculty Quality Assurance System (FQAS) requirements for Assessment. This course may also be applied towards the BS in Career, Technical Education and Training or the MS in Career and Technical Education. For registration questions contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu.

Course # CTE 440-930C | CTE 640-930C
Credits 2
Tuition $706.00 undergraduate | $1,076.00 graduate
Schedule January 25 - May 5
Delivery Online
Instructor Dr. Matthew Simoneau
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Advocacy in Career and Technical Education
Description

Define and discuss advocacy as leaders in a profession. Develop skills in advocating for career and technical education through participation in CTE monthly activities and attendance at legislative days hosted by CTE professional associations.

For those seeking a professional development opportunity focused on advocacy for career and technical education. Learn strategies for communicating effectively about CTE to external audiences. The course also may be used as an elective for the MS in Career and Technical Education. Attendance at an event related to CTE advocacy, or other option approved by instructor, is recommended at students’ own expense. To use in another degree program, consult with your adviser first and program tuition rates apply. For registration questions contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu.

Course # CTE 702-930C
Credits 1
Tuition $538.00 graduate
Schedule March 15 - May 5
Delivery Online
Instructor Dr. Jerrilyn Brewer
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Construction

The Built Environment
Description

Construction and its relationship to resources, materials, and the culture in which it takes place. Discussion of significant historical and modern structures. Emphasis on how, why, and by whom structures are built and what can be learned from them. 

For professional development of individuals who would like to know more about construction and its relationships to resources and significance of historical and modern structures. For registration questions contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu.

Course # AEC 191-700C
Credits 3
Tuition $948.81 WI undergraduate
Schedule January 25 - May 5
Delivery Online
Instructor Mr. Chad Rykal
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Education

Foundations of Education
Description

The study of education and schooling through philosophical, historical, sociological and curricular contexts. 

For individuals who need a Foundations of Education course for professional development or personal enrichment. This course may also be applied toward the Cross-Categorical Certification or the BS in Special Education-Online. For registration questions contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu.

Course # EDUC 326-930C
Credits 2
Tuition $706.00 undergraduate
Schedule January 25 - May 5
Delivery Online
Instructor Dr. Brian McAlister
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Educational Psychology of the Adult Learner
Description

Psychological principles and theoretical framework guiding the educational process for adult learners. Special focus on planning and evaluating instruction while utilizing active learning to build strong learning communities. 

This course is for professional development and aligns with the Wisconsin Technical College System Faculty Quality Assurance System (FQAS) requirements for Student Success. This course may also be applied towards the BS in Career, Technical Education and Training or the MS in Career and Technical Education. For registration questions contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu.

 Course # EDUC 403-930C | EDUC 603-930C 
Credits 2
Tuition $706.00 undergraduate | $1,076.00 graduate
Schedule January 25 - May 5
Delivery Online
Instructor Dr. Daniel Kovach
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Poverty in the Schools
Description

Characteristics and issues facing students from economically disadvantaged backgrounds. Traits of high-performing, high-poverty schools with emphasis on strategies to reduce the achievement gap and build community partnerships. Intended for teachers in the field. 

Professional development opportunity for individuals who have completed student teaching or have teaching experience and would like to know more about the impacts of poverty on learning. This course meets Wisconsin Teaching Standards 2, 3, 7. It also may be used as a selective for the MS Education Professional Development Concentration. For registration questions contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu.

Course # EDUC 640-930C
Credits 2
Tuition $932.00 graduate
Schedule March 22 - April 30
Delivery Online
Instructor Mr. Jamison Patrick
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Math Assessment for Response to Intervention
Description

Principles of using universal screeners and curriculum-based measures (CBMs) to assess student performance in mathematics. Use of assessment tools in mathematics to identify learning problems, to monitor student growth, and implement Response to Intervention (RTI) practices.

For professional development of educators. Course meets Wisconsin Teaching Standards 3, 8. Course may be used toward the Math Specialist Certificate or as an elective in the MS in Education Professional Development Concentration. For registration questions, contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu.

Course # EDUC 648-930C
Credits 2
Tuition $932.00 graduate
Schedule January 11 - February 19
Delivery Online
Instructor

Ms. Sara Turansky

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Project-based Learning in the Flipped Classroom
Description

Instructional strategies for design, management, and assessment of standards-focused, project-based learning (PBL) in the flipped classroom. Use of multimedia and online resources to support collaboration and increase learner motivation and engagement. 

Professional development opportunity for individuals who have completed student teaching or have teaching experience. This course meets Wisconsin Teaching Standards 4, 5, 7, 9. It also may be used as a selective for the MS Education Professional Development Concentration. For registration questions contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu.

Course # EDUC 651-930C
Credits 2
Tuition $932.00 graduate
Schedule January 11 - February 19
Delivery Online
Instructor Ms. Magdalene Rouman
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Accessibility and Universal Design for Learning
Description

Instructional design strategies that support a wide range of learner differences. Creation of barrier-free learning by applying accessibility tools and universal design concepts. 

Professional development opportunity for individuals who have completed student teaching or have teaching experience. This course meets the Wisconsin Teaching Standards for Teacher Development and Licensure 3, 4, 7, 9 and the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards 3. It also may be used as a selective for the MS Education Professional Development Concentration. For registration questions contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu. 

Course # EDUC 652-930C
Credits 2
Tuition $932.00 graduate
Schedule March 22 - April 30
Delivery Online
Instructor Mr. Jamison Patrick
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Middle School Through Adult 6-Traits Writing Instruction

Update: This course has been cancelled. 

Description

Concepts, instructional methods and assessment strategies for improving writing instruction, middle school through post-secondary. Self-assessment strategies, application of 6-traits, technology and software applications, and writing across the curriculum. 

Professional development opportunity for educators. This course meets the Wisconsin Teaching Standards 1, 3, 7, 8, 9. It also may be used as a selective for the MS Education Professional Development Concentration. For use in other degree programs, check with your program adviser prior to registration. For registration questions contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu. 

Course # EDUC 653-930C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,398.00 graduate
Schedule January 25 - March 19
Delivery Online
Instructor Ms. Renee Williams
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PK Through Elementary 6-Traits Writing Instruction

Update: This course has been cancelled.  

Description

Application of the 6-Traits theory to assessment and instruction of student writing in PK through grade 4. Study of the continuum of primary and elementary language arts skills and writing across the curriculum.

Professional development opportunity for educators. This course meets the Wisconsin Teaching Standards 1, 3, 7, 8, 9. It also may be used as a selective for the MS Education Professional Development Concentration. For use in other degree programs, check with your program adviser prior to registration. For registration questions contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu. 

Course # EDUC 654-930C 
Credits 3
Tuition $1,398.00 graduate
Schedule January 25 - March 19
Delivery Online
Instructor Ms. Renee Williams
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Strategies for Dealing with Disruptive Behavior
Description

Evidence-based preventive strategies, effective interventions, and classroom management strategies for addressing problem behaviors, chronic noncompliance and intermittent disruptive conduct. 

Professional development opportunity for educators. This course meets the Wisconsin Teaching Standards for Teacher Development and Licensure 3, 5 and the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards 3, 4. It also may be used as a selective for the MS Education Professional Development Concentration. For use in other degree programs, check with your program adviser prior to registration. For registration questions contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu.

Course # EDUC 655-930C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,398.00 graduate
Schedule January 25 - March 19
Delivery Online
Instructor Ms. Tammi Kuba
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Bullying in Schools

Update: This course has been cancelled. 

Description

Issues, educational interventions and instructional strategies for creating a safe learning environment to break the cycle of bullying and cyberbullying. 

Professional development opportunity for educators. This course meets the Wisconsin Standards for Teacher Development and Licensure: 4, 5, 7, 10. It also may be used as a selective for the MS Education Professional Development Concentration and the MS Career and Technical Education. For use in other degree programs, check with your program adviser prior to registration. For registration questions contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu.

Course # EDUC 656-930C
Credits 2
Tuition $932.00 graduate
Schedule January 25 - March 5
Delivery Online
Instructor Ms. Stacy Berg
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Methods of Teaching Middle School Math
Description

Research, issues and problems related to current reform in teaching middle school mathematics, including planning curriculum, assessing student learning, managing instruction, and providing for individual needs.

For professional development of educators. Course meets Wisconsin Standards for Teacher Development and Licensure: 1, 3, 7, 8. Course may be used toward the Math Specialist Certificate or as an elective in the MS in Education Professional Development Concentration. For use in other degree programs, check with your program adviser prior to registration. For registration questions, contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu.

Course # EDUC 659-930C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,398.00 graduate
Schedule February 22 - April 16
Delivery Online
Instructor Ms. Michelle Dupree
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Teaching for Creativity and Innovation: The Maker Culture

Update: This course has been cancelled.  

Description

Evidence-based instructional strategies that support building models, prototypes, inventions and innovations and encourage creative problem solving and team collaboration across a wide range of subject matters and all grade levels. Applications of learning theory and assessment strategies will be employed to create K-12 interdisciplinary inquiry-based maker experiences.

For professional development of educators. This course meets the Wisconsin Teaching Standards 3, 4, 7, 9. It also may be a selective for the MS Education Professional Development Concentration. For use in other degree programs, contact your program adviser prior to registration. For registration questions, contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu. 

Course # EDUC 660-930C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,398.00 graduate
Schedule January 25 - March 19
Delivery Online
Instructor Ms. Renee Williams
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Advanced Trends and Issues in PK-5 Mathematics Teaching
Description

Research, issues and problems related to teaching PK-5 mathematics, including problem-based learning, curricular decision-making, diagnosis and remediation, and building assessment into instruction.

For professional development of educators. Course may be used toward the Math Specialist Certificate or as an elective in the MS in Education Professional Development Concentration. For registration questions, contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu.

Course # EDUC 661-930C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,398.00 graduate
Schedule February 22 - April 16
Delivery Online
Instructor Ms. Sara Turansky
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Leadership for Math Specialists
Description

Using theory, research-based evidence, data and organizational change principles to develop, lead, evaluate, and improve PK-12 mathematics programs.

For professional development of educators. Course may be used toward the Math Specialist Certificate or as an elective in the MS in Education Professional Development Concentration. For registration questions, contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu.

Course # EDUC 662-930C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,398.00 graduate
Schedule January 25 - March 19
Delivery Online
Instructor Ms. Sara Turansky
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Mathematics Specialist Field Experience
Description

Prepares math specialists for program implementation and evaluation in a school-based setting. Emphasis on developing coaching practices, planning professional develop programs, and facilitating evidence-based math programs. This experience is designed to align with the coursework developed in the Math Specialist certificate.

For professional development of educators. Course may be used toward the Math Specialist Certificate or as an elective in the MS in Education Professional Development Concentration. For registration questions, contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu.

Course # EDUC 663-930C | EDUC 663 931C
Credits 2
Tuition $932.00 graduate
Schedule January 19 - February 26
Delivery Online
Instructor Dr. Tony Pickar | Ms. Michelle Dupree
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Teaching K-12 Computational Thinking

Update: This course has been cancelled. 

Description

Research, issues and problems related to teaching K-12 computational thinking, including problem-based learning, computer coding and applications in STEMM-related fields. 

For professional development of educators. Course meets Wisconsin Teaching Standards 1, 4, 7, 10. It also may be used as an elective in the MS in Education Professional Development Concentration. For registration questions, contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu.

Course # EDUC 664-930C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,398.00 graduate
Schedule January 25 - March 19
Delivery Online
Instructor Ms. Jennifer Kennedy
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Mindful Approaches to Classroom Management

Update: This course has been cancelled. 

Description

Research-based strategies to improve class climate that integrate mindful practices and improve students' social emotional learning, self-regulation, motivation and academic performance while reducing text anxiety and bullying. Mindful approaches applied to student-teacher interpersonal communication and to the organization of space, routines and procedures at all grade levels.

For professional development of educators. This course meets Wisconsin Teaching Standards 3, 5, 10. For use in degree programs, contact your program adviser prior to registration. For registration questions, contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu.

Course # EDUC 665-930C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,398.00 graduate
Schedule February 1 - April 2
Delivery Online
Instructor Dr. Ann Brand
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E-Learning for Educators

Update: This course has been cancelled. 

Description

Historical background and current trends in online learning. Concepts and foundations of best practices for successful teaching online. E-learning theory, principles, learning management systems, and web-based technology tools.

For professional development of educators. This course meets Wisconsin Teaching Standards 4, 5, 6, 9. It also may be used as a selective for the MS in Education Professional Development Concentration and is one of the required courses for the Graduate Certificate in E-Learning and Online Teaching. For use in other degree programs, contact your program adviser prior to registration. For registration questions, contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu.

Course # EDUC 760-930C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,398.00 graduate
Schedule January 25 - March 19
Delivery Online
Instructor Ms. Magdalene Rouman
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Creating Collaborative Communities in E-Learning

Update: This course has been cancelled. 

Description

Concepts, methods and research for creating and facilitating a collaborative online community of practice. Dynamics of facilitated synchronous and asynchronous discussion, questioning skills, conflict resolution, netiquette, and collaborative learning through problem-based scenarios, simulations, and hands-on practice moderating online discussions.

For professional development of educators. This course meets Wisconsin Teaching Standards 4, 5, 6. It also may be used as a selective for the MS in Education Professional Development Concentration and is one of the required courses for the Graduate Certificate in E-Learning and Online Teaching. For use in other degree programs, contact your program adviser prior to registration. For registration questions, contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu.

Course # EDUC 761-930C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,398.00 graduate
Schedule March 22 - May 14
Delivery Online
Instructor Dr. Maryruth Hicks
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Instructional Design for E-Learning

Update: This course has been cancelled.  

Description

Evaluation, discussion and application of instructional design theories and principles for online learning. Examination of hybrid, self-paced and facilitated online learning experiences delivered via course management systems. Scenario-based simulations and case study analysis. Creating interactive multimedia learning objects. Application of accessibility and usability guidelines in web-based course design. 

For professional development of educators. This course meets Wisconsin Teaching Standards 3, 4, 9. It also may be used as a selective for the MS in Education Professional Development Concentration and is one of the required courses for the Graduate Certificate in E-Learning and Online Teaching. For use in other degree programs, contact your program adviser prior to registration. For registration questions, contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu.

Course # EDUC 763-930C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,398.00 graduate
Schedule March 22- May 14
Delivery Online
Instructor Mr. Jamison Patrick
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Trends and Issues in Instructional Design
Description

In-depth comparison of current instructional design theories and models, principles of adult learning, variables that affect adult learning, techniques for stimulating and sustaining learner motivation, reinforcement of learning, skill transfer, and use of cognitive task analysis to determine instructional content. 

For professional development of educators. This course meets Wisconsin Teaching Standards 3, 4, 7. It also may be used as a selective for the MS in Education Professional Development Concentration and is one of the required courses for the Graduate Certificate in Instructional Design. For use in other degree programs, contact your program adviser prior to registration. For registration questions, contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu.

Course # EDUC 765-930C | EDUC 765-931C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,398.00 graduate
Schedule January 11 - March 5
Delivery Online
Instructor Ms. Nicholle Stone | Mr. Kevin Bowersox-Johnson
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Instructional Strategies and Assessment Methods
Description

Development of instructional goals, objectives and assessment of outcomes. Methods for assessing learning performance and mapping appropriate assessment methods to instructional strategies and learning objectives. Performance-based assessment and evaluation tools to assess learner performance. Design of formative and summative evaluation methods. 

For professional development of educators. This course meets Wisconsin Teaching Standards 4, 7, 8. Prerequisite: EDUC 765. The course also may be used as a selective for the MS in Education Professional Development Concentration and is one of the required courses for the Graduate Certificate in Instructional Design. For use in other degree programs, contact your program adviser prior to registration. For registration questions, contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu.

Course # EDUC 766-931C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,398.00 graduate
Schedule March 8 - April 30
Delivery Online
Instructor Ms. Magdalene Rouman
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Designing Computer-Based Training (CBT)
Description

Just-in-time scenario-based modular development, user interface design, visual design, usability testing, and execution of common instructional strategies employed in self-paced products. Research, trends and standards in computer-based training; development of reusable learning objects using multimedia software. 

For professional development of educators. Prerequisite: EDUC 766. This course is one of the required courses for the Graduate Certificate in Instructional Design. For use in degree programs, contact your program adviser prior to registration. For registration questions, contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu.

Course # EDUC 767-930C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,398.00 graduate
Schedule January 11 - March 5
Delivery Online
Instructor Ms. Nicholle Stone
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Project Management for Instructional Development
Description

Examination of the initiation, planning, and closure of instructional development projects and practical knowledge on managing project scope, work breakdown structure, schedules, and resources including budgeting. Analysis of instructional development project life cycle. 

For professional development of educators. Prerequisite: EDUC 767. This course is one of the required courses for the Graduate Certificate in Instructional Design. For use in degree programs, contact your program adviser prior to registration. For registration questions, contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu.

Course # EDUC 768-931C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,398.00 graduate
Schedule March 8 - May 14
Delivery Online
Instructor TBA
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English and Communication Studies

Technical Writing
Description

On-the-job writing for business and industry; reports, letters and other documents. 

For those interested in a professional development opportunity. For use in degree programs, contact your adviser and the established CI program rates apply. For registration questions, contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu.

Course # ENGL 615-930C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,770.00 graduate
Schedule January 25 - May 5
Delivery Online
Instructor Dr. Cody Reimer
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Rhetorical Theory
Description

Classical and modern theories of rhetoric and rhetorical analysis.

For individuals who wish to pursue either the Improving the User Experience Professional Development Certificate or the Communication Studies and Rhetoric Professional Development Certificate. Course is also for distance education students in the MS Technical and Professional Communications program. To view certificate requirements or apply now, visit the certificate websites, linked above.

Course # ENGL 720-930C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,770.00 graduate
Schedule January 25 - May 5
Delivery Online
Instructor Dr. Emi Stuemke

 

Food and Nutrition

Food Service Sanitation
Description

Preparation for the ServSafe Food Protection Manager Certification Examination. Safe food handling practices.

For individuals interested in food sanitation and preparing for the Food Protection Manager Certification Exam. 

Course # FN 105-700A/700L
Credits 1
Tuition $316.27 WI undergraduate plus $36 special course fee for certification exam
Schedule January 25 - May 5; Online course; instructor will also proctor national exam on Thursday, April 29, 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm 
Location Exam: Heritage Hall, Room 131
Delivery Online and in-person exam
Instructor Ms. Amanda Schmidt
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Human Resource Management

SHRM Essentials of Human Resources
Description

Introductory course that provides a complete overview of human resource roles and responsibilities. Foundational human resource knowledge and competencies based on the SHRM body of knowledge: selecting qualified individuals; total rewards; learning and development; the performance management process; employment law.

Professional development opportunity. For registration questions, contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu.

Course # INMGT 380-700C
Credits 1
Tuition $316.27 WI undergraduate plus $250 special course fee for SHRM handbook
Schedule March 15 - May 5
Delivery Online
Instructor Ms. Katie Walk
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Psychology in the Workplace

Update: This course has been cancelled. 

Description

Application of psychological principles to the workplace, with emphases on assessment of cognitive, physical and interpersonal abilities, employee selection, training and development methods, and development of organizational methods for improved motivation, job satisfaction, leadership and organizational effectiveness.

Professional development opportunity. This course is one of the required courses for the Human Resource Management Certificate. For use in degree programs, contact your adviser prior to registration and the established CI program rates apply. For registration questions contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu.

Course # PSYC 381-930C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,059.00 undergraduate
Schedule January 25 - March 12
Delivery Online
Instructor TBA
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Languages

These language courses are part of the Collaborative Language Program, coordinated by the University of Wisconsin System on behalf of all participating UW campuses. Learn more.

Elementary Arabic II
Description

Increase in proficiency of Arabic language skills through reading, writing, grammar, conversation, and listening skills. More complex grammatical structures of Arabic for purposes of basic communication in a wider variety of situations.

For professional development of individuals who wish to learn elementary Arabic and for students who would like to apply the course in their minor.

Course # ARAB 196-700C
Credits 4
Tuition $1,265.08 WI undergraduate
Schedule January 25 - May 21; Online plus online-synchronous sessions on Thursdays, 4:00 pm - 4:50 pm
Delivery Online and online-synchronous
Instructor Mr. Salah Algabli
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Elementary Chinese II
Description

Continuation of Elementary Chinese I.

For professional development of individuals who wish to learn elementary Chinese.

Course # CHIN 102-700A
Credits 4
Tuition $1,265.08 WI undergraduate
Schedule January 25 - May 21; Online-synchronous on Monday and Wednesday, 2:00 pm - 2:50 pm; online-asynchronous Tuesday and Thursday
Delivery Online-synchronous and online
Instructor Ms. Remya Sarma-Traynor, Department of Foreign Languages, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, 715-346-2518, rsarmatr@uwsp.edu
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Elementary French II
Description

Second level of understanding, speaking, reading, and writing in French. Introduction to future, conditional, imperfect and subjunctive verbs. Direct and indirect object pronouns. Short spontaneous and directed conversations. Topics in cultures of French-speaking people. One year H.S. French or FREN-101 required.

For individuals who wish to learn the French language and culture. 

Course # FREN 102-700A
Credits 4
Tuition $1,265.08 WI undergraduate
Schedule February 1 - May 14; Online plus online-synchronous sessions on Wednesdays, 11:00 am - 11:55 am
Delivery Online and online-synchronous
Instructor Ms. Sandrine Pell
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Elementary German II
Description

Continued development of the fundamentals of the German language through the development of speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills; continued development of an understanding of German society and culture.

For those who wish to learn German. Students must have taken GER 121 and GER 122, or GER 101, or have the consent of instructor if they have taken a beginning German course.

Course # GER 102-700A
Credits 4
Tuition $1,265.08 WI undergraduate
Schedule January 25 - May 5; Online-synchronous sessions Monday and Wednesday, 9:00 am - 9:50 am; online-asynchronous Tuesday and Friday
Delivery Online and online-synchronous
Instructor Ms. Rebecca Raham, Department of Modern Language, University of Wisconsin-River Falls, 715-232-2693, rebecca.raham@uwrf.edu
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Elementary Russian II
Description

Fundamentals of Russian language through development of speaking, listening, reading and writing. Appreciation of the language and culture of Russia. 

For professional development of individuals who wish to learn elementary Russian. For registration questions contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu.

Course # RUS 102-700A
Credits 4
Tuition $1,265.08 WI undergraduate
Schedule February 1 - May 14; Online-synchronous sessions Monday and Wednesday, 8:55 am - 9:50 am; online-asynchronous Tuesday and Thursday
Delivery Online and online-synchronous 
Instructor Ms. Natalia Roberts, Department of Foreign Languages, University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, 608-785-8621, roberts.nata@uwlax.edu
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Physical Education

Fly Fishing
Description

Fly tying, casting techniques, literature, stream craft, equipment considerations, conservation ethics and natural resources stewardship.

Students must have a current WI fishing license and trout stamp; rods and reels provided; waders are not needed. 

Course # PE 125-700A
Credits 1
Tuition $316.27 WI undergraduate
Schedule March 15 - May 5; Tuesdays, 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location UW-Stout, Jarvis Hall Tech Wing, Room 279 
Delivery Face-to-face
Instructor Dr. Dennis VandenBloomen
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Psychology

The following courses and their module options are for professional development and for those seeking either the Evaluation Studies Certificate or the Institutional Research Certificate.

Introduction to Evaluation and Institutional Research
Description

Theoretical approaches to fields of Evaluation and Institutional Research, evaluation competencies, and personal philosophy of evaluation.

Professional development opportunity or for students enrolled in the Evaluation Studies Certificate or Institutional Research Certificate programs. For use in degree programs, contact your adviser prior to registration and the established CI program rates apply. For registration questions, contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu.

Course # PSYC 720-930C
Credits 2
Tuition $1,268.00 graduate
Schedule January 25 - May 5
Delivery Online
Instructor Ms. Libby Smith


This course can be taken as 11 separate modules.

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Evaluation and Institutional Research: Ethics and Practice
Description

Professional and ethical standards within evaluation and institutional research; institutions which oversee ethical practice of evaluation. Cultural competence and reflective practice for professional development.

Professional development opportunity or for students enrolled in the Evaluation Studies Certificate or Institutional Research Certificate programs. For use in degree programs, contact your adviser prior to registration and the established CI program rates apply. For registration questions, contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu.

Course # PSYC 721-930C
Credits 1
Tuition $634.00 graduate
Schedule January 25 - May 5
Delivery Online
Instructor Ms. Libby Smith


This course can be taken as 5 separate modules.

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Project Management in Evaluation and Institutional Research
Description

Evaluation project management. Identify evaluation team and stakeholder roles; communication, collaboration and conflict management skills; evaluation budget and management plan; deliver evaluation results; develop a professional development plan. 

Professional development opportunity or for students enrolled in the Evaluation Studies Certificate or Institutional Research Certificate programs. For use in degree programs, contact your adviser prior to registration and the established CI program rates apply. For registration questions, contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu.

Course # PSYC 722-930C
Credits 2
Tuition $1,268.00 graduate 
Schedule January 25 - May 5
Delivery Online
Instructor Ms. Cori Beskow


This course can be taken as 7 separate modules.

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Research Methods in Evaluation and Institutional Research
Description

Research methods for evaluations. Evaluability assessments, identification of evaluation questions and development of evaluation plans. Quantitative, qualitative and mixed method approaches and data collection strategies. Literature reviews and logic models. Contextual and political issues in evaluation. Data visualization for evaluation results; turning results into action.

Professional development opportunity or for students enrolled in the Evaluation Studies Certificate or Institutional Research Certificate programs. For use in degree programs, contact your adviser prior to registration and the established CI program rates apply. For registration questions, contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu.

Course # PSYC 723-930C
Credits 2
Tuition $1,268.00 graduate 
Schedule January 25 - May 5
Delivery Online
Instructor Mr. Justin Sullivan


This course can be taken as 9 separate modules.

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Data Collection in Evaluation and Institutional Research
Description

Qualitative and quantitative methods of data collection; focus group, survey, and observation data collection methods.

Professional development opportunity or for students enrolled in the Evaluation Studies Certificate or Institutional Research Certificate programs. For use in degree programs, contact your adviser prior to registration and the established CI program rates apply. For registration questions, contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu.

Course # PSYC 724-930C
Credits 1
Tuition $634.00 graduate 
Schedule January 25 - May 5
Delivery Online
Instructor Mr. Justin Sullivan


This course can be taken as 3 separate modules

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Data Analysis in Evaluation and Institutional Research
Description

Quantitative and qualitative data analysis techniques; information triangulation, and data interpretation. Data management; store and manage data securely.

Professional development opportunity or for students enrolled in the Evaluation Studies Certificate or Institutional Research Certificate programs. For use in degree programs, contact your adviser prior to registration and the established CI program rates apply. For registration questions, contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu.

Course #  PSYC 725-930C
Credits 1
Tuition $634.00 graduate
Schedule January 25 - May 5
Delivery Online
Instructor Mr. Justin Sullivan


This course can be taken as 4 separate modules.

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Evaluation Applications
Description

Practical issues in evaluation; various evaluation settings; appropriate reporting techniques; assess information from previously conducted evaluations; build evaluation capacity in stakeholders; Request for Proposals and grant proposals; evaluation related jobs.

Professional development opportunity or for students enrolled in the Evaluation Studies Certificate program. For use in degree programs, contact your adviser prior to registration and the established CI program rates apply. For registration questions, contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu.

Course # PSYC 726-930C
Credits 2
Tuition $1,268.00 graduate 
Schedule January 25 - May 5
Delivery Online
Instructor Ms. Libby Smith


This course can be taken as 9 separate modules.

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Practicum in Evaluation
Description

Advanced independent evaluation field project. Project management and external consulting skill development. Independent planning, designing, implementing, and managing evaluation projects. Topics covered: budgeting, evaluability, program description, program theories, project management, conflict management, and quality management.

Professional development opportunity or for students enrolled in the Evaluation Studies Certificate program. For use in degree programs, contact your adviser prior to registration and the established CI program rates apply. For registration questions, contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu.

Course # PSYC 727-930C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,902.00 graduate 
Schedule January 25 - May 5
Delivery Online
Instructor Ms. Cori Beskow
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Institutional Research Applications
Description

Practical issues in Institutional Research. Benchmarking and data sharing; assess academic programs; the role of Institutional Research in academic planning. Techniques for workload studies, enrollment management, and modeling. Role of data management systems and external reporting needs. Accountability demands and accreditation needs.

Professional development opportunity or for students enrolled in the Institutional Research Certificate program. For use in degree programs, contact your adviser prior to registration and the established CI program rates apply. For registration questions, contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu

Course # PSYC 728-930C
Credits 2
Tuition $1,268.00 graduate 
Schedule January 25 - May 5
Delivery Online
Instructor Ms. Cori Beskow


This course can be taken as 9 separate modules.

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Practicum in Institutional Research
Description

Advanced independent institutional research field project. Project management and external consulting skill development. Independently planning, designing, implementing, and managing institutional research projects with client and instructor supervision. Topics include: research design, project planning, project management, presenting in written and verbal formats, conflict management, and quality management approaches.

Professional development opportunity or for students enrolled in the Institutional Research Certificate program. For use in degree programs, contact your adviser prior to registration and the established CI program rates apply. For registration questions, contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu.

Course # PSYC 729-930C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,902.00 graduate 
Schedule January 25 - May 5
Delivery Online
Instructor Ms. Cori Beskow
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Reading Education

Literacy Instruction and Assessment in the Primary Grades
Description

Balanced approach to scientifically based literacy instruction in the primary grades to include theoretical frameworks of literacy learning, program organization, effective instructional strategies, assessments, and informal evaluation techniques as related to instructional planning. Phonemic awareness, phonics, word study, fluency, comprehension, and vocabulary instruction.

Professional development opportunity or for students enrolled in the Cross-Categorical Certification or BS in Special Education-Online programs. For registration questions, contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu.

Course # RDGED 414-930C | RDGED 614-930C
Credits 5
Tuition $1,765.00 undergraduate | $2,510.00 graduate 
Schedule January 25 - May 5
Delivery Online
Instructor Ms. Melinda Long
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Developmental Reading K-12
Description

Concepts, methods, research, and historical developments that form the foundations of teaching reading. Pedagogical considerations, including general conditions for learning to read and write; developmental phases of reading; principles of good reading instruction; development of a personal philosophy about teaching reading as a reflective practitioner.
 

For professional development of educators and for those seeking the online Reading Teacher Certification. This is one of the required courses for the Wisconsin 1316 Reading Teacher License. This course meets Wisconsin Teaching Standards 1, 2, 3, 9. It may be used as a selective for the MS in Education Professional Development Concentration. For use in other degree programs, check with your program adviser prior to registration. For registration questions, contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu.

Course # RDGED 701-930C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,398.00 graduate
Schedule January 11 - March 19
Delivery Online
Instructor Dr. Paula Harms
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Reading in the Content Areas K-12
Description

Research-based teaching methods, study strategies, and technology focusing on the abilities to use language processes (reading, writing, speaking, listening) to learn subject matter across the curriculum. Consideration will be given to individual differences among readers in relationship to the cultural and political aspects of content literacy.

For professional development of educators and for those seeking the online Reading Teacher Certification. This is one of the required courses for the Wisconsin 1316 Reading Teacher License. This course meets Wisconsin Teaching Standards 3, 4, 7. It may be used as a selective for the MS in Education Professional Development Concentration. For use in other degree programs, check with your program adviser prior to registration. For registration questions, contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu.

Course # RDGED 702-930C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,398.00 graduate
Schedule January 25 - April 9
Delivery Online
Instructor Dr. Marybeth Crum
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Children's Literature in the Reading Program
Description

Evaluation, selection, and teaching of literature in the elementary school language arts program with a focus on historically significant books, authors and illustrators writing for today's young readers.

For professional development of educators and for those seeking the online Reading Teacher Certification. This is one of the required courses for the Wisconsin 1316 Reading Teacher License. This course meets Wisconsin Teaching Standards 1, 4, 7. It may be used as a selective for the MS in Education Professional Development Concentration. For use in other degree programs, check with your program adviser prior to registration. For registration questions, contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu.

Course # RDGED 703-930C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,398.00 graduate
Schedule January 19 - March 26
Delivery Online
Instructor Ms. Sharron McElmeel
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Young Adult Literature in the Reading Program
Description

Designing strategies to build an appreciation of literature, motivating life-long readers, and using literature to encourage critical thinking across the curriculum. Topics include the nature of teen-age readers, genres of young adult literature, and its use in classroom curriculum.

For professional development of educators and for those seeking the online Reading Teacher Certification. This is one of the required courses for the Wisconsin 1316 Reading Teacher License. This course meets Wisconsin Teaching Standards 1, 4, 7. It may be used as a selective for the MS in Education Professional Development Concentration. For use in other degree programs, check with your program adviser prior to registration. For registration questions, contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu.

Course # RDGED 704-930C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,398.00 graduate
Schedule January 19 - March 26
Delivery Online
Instructor Ms. Sharron McElmeel
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Instructional Techniques: Students with Reading Difficulties
Description

Integration of psycholinguistic theory into an interactive strategic model of remedial interventions based on the foundational research of literacy acquisition in a community environment. Integrating reading, writing and spelling into an effective and viable program for struggling readers and special populations, including the learning disabled.

For professional development of educators and for those seeking the online Reading Teacher Certification. This is one of the required courses for the Wisconsin 1316 Reading Teacher License. This course meets Wisconsin Teaching Standards 3, 4, 7. It may be used as a selective for the MS in Education Professional Development Concentration. For use in other degree programs, check with your program adviser prior to registration. For registration questions, contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu.

Course # RDGED 705-930C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,398.00 graduate
Schedule January 11 - March 26
Delivery Online
Instructor Dr. Marybeth Crum
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Assessment & Evaluation of Language & Reading Development
Description

Interrelationship of assessment and evaluation to literacy development including current research in reading and language arts practices. Selection, administration and interpretation of formative and summative literacy assessments for the purpose of evaluating reading and language processes.

For professional development of educators and for those seeking the online Reading Teacher Certification. This is one of the required courses for the Wisconsin 1316 Reading Teacher License. This course meets Wisconsin Teaching Standards 2, 3, 8. It may be used as a selective for the MS in Education Professional Development Concentration. For use in other degree programs, check with your program adviser prior to registration. For registration questions, contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu.

Course # RDGED 706-930C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,398.00 graduate
Schedule January 25 - April 9
Delivery Online
Instructor Dr. Emily Hines
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Supporting Literacy Instruction
Description

Supporting teachers in learning about effective literacy instruction through coaching, consultation, and ongoing professional development. Special attention will be given to analyzing data and mastering the complexities of observing, modeling, and providing feedback to teachers.

For professional development of educators and for those seeking the online Reading Specialist Certification. This course meets IRA Standards 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 and the Wisconsin Administration Standards 3. It also may be used as a selective for the MS Education Professional Development Concentration. For use in other degree programs, check with your program adviser prior to registration. For registration questions, contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu.

Course # RDGED 721-930C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,398.00 graduate
Schedule January 11 - March 26
Delivery Online
Instructors Ms. Tera Ellison
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School Counseling

Introduction to Counseling for Partners in Education
Description

Partnership between educators and counseling professionals. History, needs and trends, classroom management/theory overview, professional associations and standards, legal and ethical issues, and characteristics and behaviors that influence helping processes.

This course is for professional development and aligns with the Wisconsin Technical College System Faculty Quality Assurance System (FQAS) requirements for Behavioral Management. This course may also be applied toward the BS in Career, Technical Education and Training or the MS in Career and Technical Education. For use in another degree or certification program, consult with your adviser first and program tuition rates apply. For registration questions contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu.

Course # SCOUN 301-930C | SCOUN 501-930C
Credits 2
Tuition $706.00 undergraduate | $1,076.00 graduate
Schedule January 25 - May 5
Delivery Online
Instructor TBA
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Special Education

Introduction to Individuals with Cognitive Disabilities
Description

Introduction to etiology of mental retardation; psychological, educational, social and vocational aspects; adjustment techniques used in working with mentally retarded persons.

Professional development opportunity or for students enrolled in the Cross-Categorical Certification or BS in Special Education-Online programs. For registration questions, contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu.

Course # SPED 300-930C | SPED 500-930C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,059.00 undergraduate | $1,506.00 graduate 
Schedule January 25 - May 5
Delivery Online
Instructor Ms. Rebecca Marine
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Learning Disabilities
Description

Identification, remediation and evaluation of learning disabled; intervention techniques used with adolescents and adults.

Professional development opportunity or for students enrolled in the Cross-Categorical Certification or BS in Special Education-Online programs. For registration questions, contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu.

Course # SPED 301-930C | SPED 501-930C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,059.00 undergraduate | $1,506.00 graduate 
Schedule January 25 - May 5
Delivery Online
Instructor Ms. Sharon Fox
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Curriculum and Instruction: Severe Disabilities
Description

Curriculum and instruction strategies for teaching functional academics, personal/social, vocational and community living skills to individuals with severe and profound disabilities. 

Professional development opportunity or for students enrolled in the Cross-Categorical Certification or BS in Special Education-Online programs. For registration questions, contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu.

Course # SPED 322-930C | SPED 522-930C
Credits 2
Tuition $706.00 undergraduate | $1,004.00 graduate 
Schedule January 25 - May 5
Delivery Online
Instructor Ms. Vicki Dowell
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Pre-Student Teaching: Cognitive Disabilities
Description

Supervised experience in observing, planning instruction, and teaching children and youth with cognitive disabilities in a cross-categorical school environment. Repeatable three times for credit.

Professional development opportunity or for students enrolled in the Cross-Categorical Certification or BS in Special Education-Online programs. For registration questions, contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu.

Course # SPED 326-930C | SPED 526-930C
Credits 2
Tuition $706.00 undergraduate | $1,004.00 graduate 
Schedule January 25 - May 5
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Instructor Ms. Vicki Dowell
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Schools, Families and Community Collaboration
Description

Theory, general principles and procedures for fostering collaborative partnerships among families, professionals, students and other service providers. Focuses on families with children who have disabilities.

Professional development opportunity or for students enrolled in the Cross-Categorical Certification or BS in Special Education-Online programs. For registration questions, contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu.

Course # SPED 420-930C | SPED 620-930C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,059.00 undergraduate | $1,506.00 graduate 
Schedule January 25 - May 5
Delivery Online
Instructor Ms. Sharon Becker
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Diagnosis and Remediation of Literacy and Math Disabilities
Description

Curriculum, methods, assessment and remediation of teaching reading, math, and language to individuals with mild disabilities. Strategies that assess and evaluate, monitor progress, increase, maintain and generalize skills, facilitate integration, and compensate for learning deficits in the general and special education curricula.

Professional development opportunity or for students enrolled in the Cross-Categorical Certification or BS in Special Education-Online programs. For registration questions, contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu.

Course # SPED 440-930C | SPED 640-930C
Credits 4
Tuition $1,412.00 undergraduate | $2,008.00 graduate 
Schedule January 25 - May 5
Delivery Online
Instructor Ms. Vicki Dowell
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Assessment and Methodology of Autism Spectrum Disorder
Description

Critical review of assessment methods used in the identification of Autism Spectrum Disorder. Formal and informal assessment results are utilized to create an intervention plan that is responsive to the student's individual needs.

Professional development opportunity or for students enrolled in the Autism Spectrum Disorder Certificate program. For registration questions, contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu.

Course # SPED 475-930C | SPED 675-930C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,059.00 undergraduate | $1,506.00 graduate 
Schedule January 25 - May 5
Delivery Online
Instructor Mr. Daniel Paulson
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