Course Description

Incorporate Podcasting into Your Teaching to Increase Student Literacy Skills

This course will provide reading fluency techniques for improving student's reading fluency skills and increase teacher skills for assessment using the podcasting platform.  The course will examine what reading fluency is, utilize formative/summative assessment to structure reading groups, reading text selection, podcasting setup and educational integration, and collaborative techniques among student peers.

Course Details

Number or Units: 3.0 graduate level extension credit(s) in semester hours

Who Should Attend: This course provides continuing education for K-6 teachers as most reading fluency challenges are seen in the lower primary grades.

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What You Will Learn

  • Able to choose appropriate grade level reading fluency passages/reader's theatre
  • Determine assessment techniques to employ for reading fluency
  • Understand how to set up a podcast and what gear to utilize
  • Become familiar with audio editing software for podcasting
  • Connect podcasts to external platforms to share final product with others


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