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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 302-901C | CTE 502-901C
Credits 2
Tuition $706.00 undergraduate | $1,076.00 graduate
Schedule September 9-December 22
Delivery Online
Instructor TBA
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Occupational Analysis
Description

Analysis techniques utilized in occupational analysis for curriculum development, identifying performance gaps, and identifying future or current needs in education and training. Emphasis on task analysis and related procedures. Includes occupational, performance, and needs analysis. Integrates techniques for developing and revising career and technical education curriculum or job training programs.

Professional development opportunity. 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 334-900C | CTE 534-900C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,059.00 undergraduate | $1,614.00 graduate
Schedule September 9-December 22 
Delivery Online
Instructor Dr. Matthew Simoneau
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Methods of Teaching Career and Technical Education
Description

Competency-based and individualized approach to methods of teaching career and technical education. 

This course is for professional development and aligns with the Wisconsin Technical College System Faculty Quality Assurance System (FQAS) requirements for Teaching Methods and Technology. 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 405-900C | CTE 605-900C
Credits 2
Tuition $706.00 undergraduate | $1,076.00 graduate
Schedule September 9-December 22
Delivery Online
Instructor Dr. Daniel Kovach
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Data Responsive Planning, Teaching and Assessment
Description

Teaching, planning and assessment of student learning through curriculum-based evidence collection and analysis in an effort to monitor and revise lessons, strategies, assessments (formative and summative), courses and programs. 

This course is for professional development and aligns with the Wisconsin Technical College System Faculty Quality Assurance System (FQAS) requirements for Data and Evidence Analysis. 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 460-900C | CTE 660-900C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,059.00 undergraduate | $1,614.00 graduate
Schedule September 9-December 22
Delivery Online
Instructor Dr. Daniel Kovach
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Education

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 640-900C
Credits 2
Tuition $932.00 graduate
Schedule September 21-October 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 648-900C
Credits 2
Tuition $932.00 graduate
Schedule September 14-October 23
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 651-900C
Credits 2
Tuition $932.00 graduate
Schedule September 21-October 30
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 652-900C
Credits 2
Tuition $932.00 graduate
Schedule September 21-October 30
Delivery Online
Instructor Mr. Jamison Patrick
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Middle School Through Adult 6-Traits Writing Instruction
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 653-900C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,398.00 graduate
Schedule September 21-November 13
Delivery Online
Instructor Ms. Renee Williams
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PK Through Elementary 6-Traits Writing Instruction
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 654-900C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,398.00 graduate
Schedule September 21-November 13
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. 

For professional development of educators. This course meets the Wisconsin Teaching Standards for Teacher Development and Licensure 3, 5 and National Board for Professional Teaching Standards 3, 4. It also may be a selective in 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 655-900C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,398.00 graduate
Schedule September 21-November 13
Delivery Online
Instructor Ms. Tammi Kuba
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Bullying in Schools
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 656-900C
Credits 2
Tuition $932.00 graduate
Schedule September 28-November 6
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 659-900C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,398.00 graduate
Schedule October 12-December 11
Delivery Online
Instructor Ms. Michelle Dupree
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Teaching for Creativity and Innovation: The Maker Culture
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 660-900C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,398.00 graduate
Schedule September 28-November 20
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 661-900C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,398.00 graduate
Schedule October 12-December 11
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 662-900C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,398.00 graduate
Schedule September 28-November 20
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 663-902C
Credits 2
Tuition $932.00 graduate
Schedule September 14-October 23
Delivery Online
Instructor Dr. Tony Pickar
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Teaching K-12 Computational Thinking
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 664-900C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,398.00 graduate
Schedule September 28-November 20
Delivery Online
Instructor Ms. Jennifer Kennedy
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Mindful Approaches to Classroom Management
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 665-900C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,398.00 graduate
Schedule September 21-November 13
Delivery Online
Instructor Dr. Ann Brand
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Assessment for Learning
Description

Assessment for instructional decision making. Historical perspectives, trends, current research, methods and purposes of assessing learners. Principles and appropriate techniques used in assessing learners. Applied practice in using formative assessment strategies to examine the effects of instruction on learning. Role of assessment of student learning in professional development planning.

Professional development opportunity. This course meets Wisconsin Teaching Standards 3, 6, 8. It also may be used as a selective in the MS Education Professional Development Concentration. For use in other degree programs, check with your program adviser prior to registration and program tuition rates apply. For registration questions, contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu.

Course # EDUC 745-900C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,476.00 graduate
Schedule September 9-December 22
Delivery Online
Instructor Dr. Greg Matthias
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E-Learning for Educators
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 760-900C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,398.00 graduate
Schedule September 14-November 6
Delivery Online
Instructor Ms. Magdalene Rouman
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Creating Collaborative Communities in E-Learning
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 761-900C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,398.00 graduate
Schedule October 12-December 11
Delivery Online
Instructor Dr. Maryruth Hicks
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Instructional Design for E-Learning
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 763-900C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,398.00 graduate
Schedule October 12-December 11
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 765-900C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,398.00 graduate
Schedule August 24-October 16
Delivery Online
Instructor Ms. Nicholle Stone
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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 766-900C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,398.00 graduate
Schedule October 19-December 11
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 767-900C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,398.00 graduate
Schedule August 24-October 16
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 768-900C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,398.00 graduate
Schedule October 19-January 8
Delivery Online
Instructor Dr. Paul Coverstone
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English

Communication Strategies for Emerging Media
Description

Emerging media and digital technologies as catalysts of cultural change, and how such changes have affected the way technical communicators write, share, and consume materials.

For individuals who wish to pursue a Professional Development Certificate in Communicating with Emerging Media. 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 webpage.

Course # ENGL 745-900C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,770.00 graduate
Schedule September 9-December 22
Delivery Online
Instructor Dr. Daisy Pignetti
Special Topics in Technical & Prof Comm: Advanced Editing
Description

Theory and practice of editing and style selection. Students will engage in in-depth projects to experience many levels of editing and collaboration.

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 750-900C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,770.00 graduate
Schedule September 9-December 22
Delivery Online
Instructor Dr. Kate Edenborg
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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 105-600A/600L
Credits 1
Tuition $315.43 WI undergraduate (subject to change), plus $36 special course fee for certification exam
Schedule September 9 - December 22; Online course plus one lab on Saturday, December 12, 8:00 am - 1:00 pm; instructor will also proctor national exam on Monday, December 21, 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location Lab: UW-Stout, Heritage Hall, Rooms 230/232; Exam: UW-Stout, Room TBD
Delivery Online and face-to-face
Instructor Ms. Christina Dinauer
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Menu Planning and Food Procurement
Description

Principles of cycle menu planning, design and marketing for noncommercial and commercial food settings, which includes modified menus to meet the special dietary needs of an individual or a group. Methods and procedures for purchasing and handling food for foodservice. 

For individuals who are interested in professional development of menu planning, design and marketing for institutional food settings. 

Course # FN 330-600A/600L | FN 530-600A/600L
Credits 4
Tuition $1,261.72 WI undergraduate | $1,893.44 WI graduate (rates subject to change)
Schedule September 9 - December 22; Online course plus three face-to-face sessions on Tuesdays, November 10, December 8 and 15; 8:00 am - 11:00 am
Location UW-Stout, Heritage Hall, Room 232
Delivery Online and face-to-face
Instructor Ms. Christina Dinauer
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Languages

Elementary Arabic I
Description

Introduction to Modern Standard Arabic will acquaint students with the working vocabulary, dialogue skills, and pronunciation needed for elementary Arabic reading and writing. Linguistic development will include basic listening skills, elementary conversation, appreciation of the many Arabic dialects, and knowledge of Arab culture.

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 101-600A
    Credits 4
    Tuition $1,261.72 WI undergraduate (subject to change)
  Schedule September 9 - December 22; Online plus live discussion each week with facilitator/tutor on Wednesday and Thursday, 4:00 pm - 4:50 pm
   Location UW-Stout, Room 255 Harvey Hall
   Delivery Online and face-to-face
  Instructor Mr. Salah Algabli
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Elementary Chinese I
Description

Elementary modern Mandarin, for students with no previous training.

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

  Course # CHIN 101-600A
    Credits 4
    Tuition $1,261.72 WI undergraduate (subject to change)
  Schedule September 9 - December 22; Interactive television sessions Monday and Wednesday, 2:00 pm - 2:50 pm; online Tuesday and Thursday
   Location Originates at UW-Stevens Point via interactive television to UW-Stout, Sorensen Hall, Room TBA
   Delivery Online and interactive television
  Instructor Ms. Remya Sarma Traynor, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point | 715-346-2518 | rsarmatr@uwsp.edu
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Elementary French I
Description

Listening, pronunciation, reading, and writing. Basic vocabulary, polite phrases, questions and answers. Adjective agreement, present and some past-tense verbs. Cultural information about the French-speaking world.

The course is offered for those who wish to learn elementary French.

  Course # FREN 101-600A
    Credits 4
    Tuition $1,261.72 WI undergraduate (subject to change)
  Schedule September 9 - December 22; Online plus live discussion each week with facilitator/tutor on Wednesday, 4:00 pm - 4:50 pm
   Location UW-Stout, Room 273 Harvey Hall
   Delivery Online and face-to-face
  Instructor TBA
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Elementary German I
Description

Establish a solid foundation in the fundamentals of the German language through the development of speaking, listening, reading and writing skills; foster interest in the language and culture of Germany.

This course is for individuals who would like to learn elementary German. For registration questions, contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu

  Course # GER 101-600A
    Credits 4
    Tuition $1,261.72 WI undergraduate (subject to change)
  Schedule September 9 - December 22; Interactive television sessions Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 9:00 am - 10:00 am; online Tuesday
   Location Originates at UW-River Falls via interactive television to UW-Stout, Sorensen Hall, Room TBD
   Delivery Interactive television and online
  Instructor TBA
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Elementary Hmong I
Description

Introduction to Hmong, with development of listening, vocabulary, speaking, reading, writing and conversations. Concurrent development of appreciation for language, dialects and Hmong culture.

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

  Course # HMON 101-600A
    Credits 4
    Tuition $1,261.72 WI undergraduate (subject to change)
  Schedule September 9 - December 22; Monday and Wednesday, 4:45 pm - 6:45 pm
   Location UW-Stout, Room 245 Harvey Hall
   Delivery Face-to-face
  Instructor Ms. Sia Yang
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Elementary Russian I
Description

Establish a solid foundation in the fundamentals of the Russian language through the development of speaking, listening, reading and writing skills; foster interest in 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 101-600A
Credits 4
Tuition $1,261.72 WI undergraduate (subject to change)
Schedule September 9 - December 22; Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, 8:55 am - 9:50 am
Location Originates at UW-LaCrosse via interactive television to UW-Stout, Sorensen Hall, Room TBA
Delivery Interactive Television
Instructor Ms. Natalia Roberts, University of Wisconsin-La Crosse | 608-785-8621 | nroberts@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 are provided; waders are not needed.

Course # PE 125-600A
Credits 1
Tuition $315.43 WI undergraduate (subject to change)
Schedule September 15 - October 20; Tuesdays, 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location UW-Stout, Jarvis Hall Tech Wing, Room 273
Delivery Face-to-face
Instructor Dr. Dennis VandenBloomen
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Psychology

The following courses and their module options are 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 720-900C
Credits 2
Tuition $1,268.00 graduate
Schedule September 9 - December 22
Delivery Online
Instructor Mr. Phillip Stoeklen

 

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 721-900C
Credits 1
Tuition $634.00 graduate
Schedule September 9 - December 22
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 722-900C
Credits 2
Tuition $1,268.00 graduate
Schedule September 9 - December 22
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 723-900C
Credits 2
Tuition $1,268.00 graduate
Schedule September 9 - December 22
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 724-900C
Credits 1
Tuition $634.00 graduate
Schedule September 9 - December 22
Delivery Online
Instructor Mr. Phillip Stoeklen


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 725-900C
Credits 1
Tuition $634.00 graduate
Schedule September 9 - December 22
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 726-900C
Credits 2
Tuition $1,268.00 graduate
Schedule September 9 - December 22
Delivery Online
Instructor Mr. Phillip Stoeklen


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 727-900C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,902.00 graduate
Schedule September 9 - December 22
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 728-900C
Credits 2
Tuition $1,268.00 graduate
Schedule September 9 - December 22
Delivery Online
Instructor Ms. Cori Beskow


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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 729-900C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,902.00 graduate
Schedule September 9 - December 22
Delivery Online
Instructor Ms. Cori Beskow
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Reading Education

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 701-900C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,398.00 graduate
Schedule September 14-December 4
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 702-900C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,398.00 graduate
Schedule September 14-December 4
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 703-900C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,398.00 graduate
Schedule September 14-November 20
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 704-900C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,398.00 graduate
Schedule September 14-November 20
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 705-900C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,398.00 graduate
Schedule September 8-November 20
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 706-900C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,398.00 graduate
Schedule September 14-December 4
Delivery Online
Instructor Ms. Abbie Olson
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Leading and Directing the Reading Program
Description

Using theory, research data, evidence and organizational change principles to develop, lead, evaluate, and improved PK-12 literacy and professional development programs. Leadership in developing and promoting effective literacy programs for all students is emphasized.

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, 7 and the Wisconsin Teaching Standards 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. 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 720-900C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,398.00 graduate
Schedule September 14-December 4
Delivery Online
Instructor Ms. Jaimie Howe
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Special Education

Mild Disabilities: Social Studies and Science
Description

Curriculum and methods of teaching students with mild cognitive, learning, and emotional/behavioral disabilities in the content areas of social studies, science, and in general education. Strategies that facilitate integration, improve maintenance and generalization of skills, promote transitions, increase self-awareness and self-management, and compensate for learning deficits.

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

Course # SPED 323-900C | SPED 523-900C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,059.00 undergraduate | $1,506.00 graduate 
Schedule September 9-December 22
Delivery Online
Instructor Ms. Rebecca Marine
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Curriculum and Instruction: Career and Transition Education
Description

Curriculum and instruction for persons with disabilities in prevocational, career education, career preparation, and transition, stressing collaboration between education, community-based service providers, and families. 

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

Course # SPED 324-900C | SPED 524-900C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,059.00 undergraduate | $1,506.00 graduate 
Schedule September 9-December 22
Delivery Online
Instructor Dr. Renee Chandler
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Assessment for Individual Education/Transition Plans
Description

Diagnosing behavior and learning problems of students with exceptional education needs. Preparing individual educational and transitional plans based on comprehensive assessments. 

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

Course # SPED 328-900C | SPED 528-900C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,059.00 undergraduate | $1,506.00 graduate 
Schedule September 9-December 22
Delivery Online
Instructor Ms. Sharon Becker
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Introduction to Communication Disorders
Description

Nature, causes of and methods used when working with individuals who have speech and language disorders.

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

Course # SPED 330-900C | SPED 530-900C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,059.00 undergraduate | $1,506.00 graduate 
Schedule September 9-December 22
Delivery Online
Instructor Ms. Ruth Nyland
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Pre-Student Teaching Children/Youth with Disabilities
Description

Supervised experience in observing, planning instruction, and teaching children and youth with disabilities in a cross-categorical school environment. 

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

Course # SPED 338-900C | SPED 538-900C
Credits 2
Tuition $706.00 undergraduate | $1,004.00 graduate 
Schedule September 9-December 22
Delivery Online
Instructor Ms. Rebecca Marine
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Augmentative Communication and Social Skills
Description

Review current literature in supporting communication and social skills for individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder; including best practices in assessment and implementation of augmentative and alternative communication interventions.

Professional development opportunity and for students enrolled in the Cross-Categorical Certification or the Autism Spectrum Disorder Certificate programs. For registration questions, contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu. 

Course # SPED 474-900C | SPED 674-900C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,059.00 undergraduate | $1,506.00 graduate 
Schedule September 9-December 22
Delivery Online
Instructor Ms. Sharon Fox
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