The Department of Curriculum and Instruction schedules courses under the "CURRINS" subject heading in the UWM Schedule of Classes.
Fall 2013 Semester Student Teaching Orientation
For students who will be student teaching during the Fall Semester::
- The Fall 2013 mandatory on-campus student teaching orientation is scheduled for: To be announced.
- Please contact your specific program director [or assigned advisor(s) as listed in your PAWS account] if you have questions regarding whether or not you are required to attend the orientation.
- Students enrolled in CURRINS 300 or CURRINS 328 DO NOT attend this orientation.
Summer 2013 UW-Milwaukee Writing Project
The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Writing Project is an affiliate of the National Writing Project (NWP), a collaborative university-school staff development program to improve the teaching and learning of writing in the nation’s classrooms. Begun in 1973 as the Bay Area Writing Project at the University of California at Berkeley, the National Writing Project has grown into an inspirational network of projects reaching approximately 83,000 teachers a year. Today, the NWP comprises nearly 200 sites in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
- CURRINS 470: UWM Writing Project: Teachers as Writers (3 units; G)
- CURRINS 741: UWM Writing Project: Teacher Leadership in Writing (3 units; G)
Application for the Invitational Summer Institute (to be posted)
Nomination form for the Invitational Summer Institute (to be posted)
For additional information contact: Prof. Karen Rigoni (email@example.com)
2013 (Summer) 32st Annual University of Wisconsin Reading Research Symposium
- The UW Reading Research Symposium provides a two-day forum for nationally known researchers to share their work with educators in the state of Wisconsin. Typically attended by over 100 educators, the symposium provides a powerful professional development opportunity for those involved in the literacy education of Wisconsin's youth. Many of these educators are Masters level graduate students who are also enrolled in courses that are integrated with the symposium. Other attendees are in-service educators involved in providing leadership in reading programs in a number of school and related settings. The event is co-sponsored with the Wisconsin State Reading Association (WSRA). This year's symposium continues the tradition of influencing and improving the work of reading educators.
This years theme: TBA
- This year's symposium hosted by the University of Wisconsin - Whitewater on Friday, 6/21/13 and Saturday, 6/22/13, in Madison, WI (location TBA).
- 2013 Symposium Registration Form.
- Intended Audience: Teachers, administrators, literacy coordinators.
- Conference Fee: $200.00 (includes conference registration, lunch & refreshments).
- UW-Milwaukee undergraduate and graduate credit (1 cr or 3 crs) available for an additional fee. See the UWM Summer 2013 Schedule of Classes.
CURRINS 646: University of Wisconsin System Reading Research Symposium
- online credit
- UW System admission necessary for credit enrollment options: University of Wisconsin System Online Application
For additional credit course information, please contact:
Dr. Ruth Short, Associate Professor
Dr. Tania Mertzman Habeck, Associate Professor
Wisconsin State Reading Association (WSRA) Convention February 2-4, 2012"Keys of Effective Literacy"
- Location: Frontier Airlines Center, Milwaukee, Wsconsin
- Spring 2012 Semester UW-Milwaukee 1-credit courses available:
- CURRINS 499 IND (Section) 125, 1-credit undergraduate
- CURRINS 799 IND (Section) 122, 1-credit graduate
- UW System admission required for credit enrollment options.
Attention Science Education Students
- Watch the Schedule of Classes for listings of our new course:
CURRINS 328: Introduction to Teaching Science in Middle and High School (3 units; U)
An exploration of science teaching through developing some foundational teaching strategies and working with students in middle and high schools.
- For additional information, contact:
Dr. Craig Berg, Professor or
Dr. Ray Scolavino, Senior Lecturer
CURRINS 110 & CURRINS 112
Contact the Academic Opportunity Center (229-4696, Mitchell Hall, Room 177) for all scheduling and content information regarding the following courses:
- CURRINS 110: Reading Proficiency for College Students I
- CURRINS 112: College Reading