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Orientation To The Curriculum And Instr. Reading Program

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This course is designed to provide an orientation to the primary components of the Curriculum and Instruction-Reading program. Candidates are introduced to the program's progression and degree completion requirements. Field experience, the practicum, the teacher work sample, and completion of an e-portfolio are discussed.

This graduate-level course is 1 week This course is available as part of a degree or certificate program. To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 0
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 1 week

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    Electronic Resources

    • Identify the resources available in the Web Links Library.
    • Identify the features of the course materials page.
    • Identify the resources available in the Virtual School.

    Field Experience

    • Identify field experience requirements.
    • Examine the Field Experience Record.


    • Identify the purpose and use of the e-portfolio in the Curriculum and Instruction-Reading Program.
    • Describe the Assignments DRF.
    • Describe the Personal, Presentation, and Resource Portfolios.
    • Establish a TaskStream account.
    • Define the Direct Response Folio (DRF).

    Reading Teacher Work Sample (RTWS)

    • Examine the RTWS relationship to the practicum experience.
    • Define the RTWS.


    • Define the roles and responsibilities of the university supervisor and the mentor.
    • Identify practicum materials and resources.
    • Identify practicum requirements.

    Introduction to the Curriculum and Instruction Reading Program

    • Define the mission and purpose of the College of Education.
    • Identify the resources available in the program handbook.
    • Identify the program description.
    • Identify degree completion requirements.
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