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Spring Opportunities For Teachers

JAN. 6, 2006--The University of Wisconsin-River Falls is committed to offering convenient and accessible education this spring by offering several courses for teachers, some of which are available entirely online.  

Those looking to become certified as a reading teacher in Minnesota and Wisconsin can do so through the M.S.E. in Reading program, which can be completed in 18 months. This graduate-level program begins with a Summer Reading Institute, which earns the participant eight credits in three weeks. For further details or application information, visit under graduate studies/programs/reading. Program coordinator is Margaret Phinney, 715-425-3509 or

Several courses for teachers are now offered online. One such course is "The Quest for New Teaching Tools: WebQuest." The class features technology training, instruction in using WebQuests, and the creation of a WebQuest for the teacher's classroom. All work will be posted for viewing and discussion by fellow teachers. The course begins Jan. 23, and runs through March 3. Anyone wishing to sign up for this class must first be admitted to the UW-RF graduate program. Insstructor is Trent Bennig, a high school computer science teacher and technology coordinator. To apply online, visit

The University of Wisconsin Outreach and Graduate Studies Office provided lifelong learners with academic and professional development programs that are practical, flexible, convenient and affordable. All students must be admitted to the UW-RF graduate program before registering for credit courses.

For a complete list of courses for teachers, course descriptions and admission information is available at or can be obtained by calling 715-425-3256, 1-800-228-5607 or e-mailing


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