LITED 4140/5140 Assessment and Evaluation of Literacy

Introductory course in evaluating reading, writing, and language of individual children through formative and summative assessments and instruction within a classroom setting. Includes group and individual evaluation, informal assessment procedures, selection of materials, and instructional strategies to meet the needs of individual learners. Prerequisite(s): LITED 1044 (230:044) or ENGLISH 4940/5940 (620:165g); LITED 3115 (230:115), LITED 3116 (230:116), or LITED 4117/5117 (230:117g); LITED 3119/5119 (230:119) or LITED 3121/5121 (230:121) or TESOL 4510/5510 (630:165g); or consent of instructor; junior standing. Students must earn a grade of B- (2.67) or above in Literacy Education minor courses numbered LITED 3119/5119 (230:119) or above and have a cumulative and UNI GPA of 3.00 or higher to enroll in this course. Priority registration for Literacy Education minors and English teaching majors and minors.

Course details

Fall 2019
Class Nbr: 
Aug 26, 2019 - Dec 20, 2019
Meeting times: 
Tuesday, 6-9 p.m.
Course notes: 

This course is for the Iowa Reading K-8 Endorsement.

Course delivery

Zoom & Blackboard (eLearning)

Zoom is a desktop video conferencing system allowing for real-time interaction between instructors and students and requires access to a high-speed Internet connection, a webcam, and a headset microphone. Blackboard is a learning management system requiring Internet access and a web browser.


Deborah Tidwell

Enrollment information

Rita Gutman

Continuing and Distance Education

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