Teachers from all disciplines and grade levels will develop the ability to teach writing more effectively. A mix of online and face-to-face courses, workshops, and practicum balance research and theory with practice, preparing certified teachers to nurture engaged and proficient writers.
National Writing Project (NWP)-trained Wisconsin teachers present the workshops during each course. This "teachers teaching teachers" component imbeds practical experience into the program.
Classes meet at the Milwaukee Art Museum or at Carroll University's Center for Graduate Studies
Courses are specially timed in summer with weekly or weekend delivery options during fall and spring terms
Accepting applications for summer 2014
The following courses compose the graduate level requirements for the K-12 Writing Certificate:
EDU620 The Writing Process: Theory and Practice, Using Technology to Enhance the Writing Process (2 credits)
EDU621: Writing Across the Curriculum Leadership Institute (3 credits)
EDU622: Writing Project Practicum (3 credits)
EDU623: The Zen of Collegial Studies (1 credit)
EDU625: Teaching the Writing Process (3 credits)
EDU626: Teacher as Writer: Facilitating Better Student Writing OR EDU671: Understanding Self, Race, Class and Gender to Leverage Student Achievement (3 credits each)