Language Arts & ELL Online Courses

Total Courses: 18

Balanced Literacy & Teaching Strategies Series

Gain a deeper understanding of balanced literacy by studying components such as guided reading, independent reading and more. Choose from…

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EDUO 9144: Media Literacy

Analyze how persuasive media messages shape our culture and society. Develop strategies to guide students to critically examine and evaluate media and other resources to determine authority and reliability.  

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  • Instructor: Beth Scanlon
  • $135
  • 1 Unit
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EDUO 9200: Balanced Literacy: The Reader’s Workshop

Balanced Literacy; Readers’ Workshop is an approach with a goal developing lifelong  readers and thinkers. It exposes students to the habits of good readers by interacting with many genres and styles of literature. Creating effective mini-lessons, grouping students appropriately, and[...]

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  • Instructor: Doug Fannin
  • $405
  • 3 Units
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EDUO 9201: Balanced Literacy: Building a Community of Writers

Participants will learn how to create a classroom environment that is conducive to writing and supports effective writing instruction for all learners, including struggling writers and English Language Learners. The continuum of skills that good writers possess will be reviewed.[...]

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  • Instructor: Doug Fannin
  • $405
  • 3 Units
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EDUO 9207: Teaching the Foundations for Skillful Writing: Assessing the Traits of Writing

Teaching the Foundations for Skillful Writing: Assessing the Traits of Writing: EDUO 9207, is the first, and prerequisite course in a series of courses designed by Dominican University of California, Division of Continuing Education. In today’s standards-based educational environment, with much[...]

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  • Instructor: Mary Lou Varni / Allan Varni
  • $405
  • 3 Units
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EDUO 9218: Teaching the Foundations for Skillful Writing: Ideas and Organization

This course guides the participant through meaningful exercises, to be able to skillfully teach the traits of Ideas and Organization, using known strategies. The participant will develop useful, targeted student-based activities that can be used in the classroom, a cache[...]

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  • Instructor: Mary Lou Varni / Allan Varni
  • $270
  • 2 Units
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EDUO 9219: Teaching the Foundations for Skillful Writing: Word Choice

This course guides the participant through meaningful exercises, to be able to skillfully teach the trait of word choice, using known strategies. The participant will develop useful, targeted student-based activities that can be used in the classroom, a cache of[...]

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  • Instructor: Paula Henley
  • $270
  • 2 Semester Credits/Units
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EDUO 9220: Teaching the Foundations for Skillful Writing: Voice

This course guides the participant through meaningful exercises, to be able to skillfully teach the trait of voice, using known strategies. The participant will develop useful, targeted student-based activities that can be used in the classroom, a cache of writing[...]

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  • Instructor: Mary Lou Varni / Allan Varni
  • $270
  • 2 Semester Credits/Units
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EDUO 9221: Teaching the Foundations for Skillful Writing: Sentence Fluency

This course guides the participant through meaningful exercises, to be able to skillfully teach the trait of sentence fluency, using known strategies. The participant will develop useful, targeted student-based activities that can be used in the classroom, a cache of[...]

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  • Instructor: Mary Lou Varni, Allan Varni
  • $270
  • 2 Units
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EDUO 9222: Whispering to Readers – Independent Reading Plans for the K-12 Classroom

Ensure that your students are getting the most out of independent reading opportunities. Use the authentic and practical advice of Donalyn Miller, a dedicated teacher who says she has yet to meet a child she could not turn into a[...]

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  • Instructor: Kathleen Murphy
  • $135 - $405
  • 1 – 3 Units
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