Professional Development Faculty
Reading Apprenticeship helps college and university students from across disciplines and levels to develop advanced academic literacies, including disciplinary specific ways of reading, writing, researching and problem solving. Whether the focus is developmental, career/technical, or advanced coursework, Reading Apprenticeship is an effective framework, integrating explicit attention to disciplinary habits of mind through high impact pedagogical practices based in inquiry and metacognitive conversation.
WestEd Online Courses
Faculty 101- this 32 hour on-line course is designed to provide an introduction to the Reading Apprenticeship framework, its impact on student motivation and achievement, with an emphasis on participants’ practicing Reading Apprenticeship routines in the classroom.
Course activities include professional reading, viewing classroom video, posting to online discussions, trying out Reading Apprenticeship routines in your classroom, and completing a final paper. You must have access to a classroom where you can try out with students what you are learning over the seven-week period of the course.
STEM 101 - Same as above, with a STEM focus
Campus Coach -Goals for this course include:
- Deepening classroom implementation of Reading Apprenticeship, with a focus on supporting student-centered, text-based Metacognitive Conversation with subject area texts
- Taking an inquiry stance and leading from practice to facilitate colleagues’ Reading Apprenticeship implementation
- Developing authentic advocacy of Reading Apprenticeship by engaging others in a campus conversation about academic literacy
- Collaborating with colleagues to develop plans for campus-wide literacy improvement