The University of Iowa

eLearning

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Learn about instructional methods and other topics relevant to literacy instruction through the Iowa Reading Research Center’s eLearning modules.

Currently Available Modules

Dyslexia Overview

  • Free for: All Iowa residents (e.g., Iowa college students, in-service teachers, family members)
  • $10 for: All non-Iowa individuals
  • Estimated 1 hour to complete

Effective Literacy Instruction

  • Free for: Iowa in-service K-12 teachers and AEA literacy consultants
  • $10 for: All others
  • Estimated 1 hour, 5 minutes to complete

Effective Vocabulary Instruction After Reading: Frayer Model

  • Free for: Iowa in-service K-12 teachers and AEA literacy consultants
  • $15 for: All others
  • Estimated 1 hour, 20 minutes to complete

Interactive Reading

  • Free for: Iowa in-service K-12 teachers and AEA literacy consultants
  • $20 for: All others
  • Estimated 2 hours to complete

Small-Group, Skills-Based Instruction

  • Free for: Iowa in-service K-12 teachers and AEA literacy consultants
  • $30 for: All others
  • Estimated 2 hours, 30 minutes to complete

Varied Practice Reading

  • Free for: Iowa in-service K-12 teachers and AEA literacy consultants
  • $25 for: All others
  • Estimated 2 hours to complete

If you are interested in ordering bulk licenses for non-Iowa individuals to take modules, please contact us at IRRC-FrontDesk@iowareadingresearch.org.

eLearning Features

Iowa Reading Research Center eLearning modules are written and developed by literacy experts at the IRRC and trusted collaborators. Participants may view the modules as often as they like for a full year (365 days) and can do so from any desktop or laptop connected to the internet. The following eLearning features are intended to help participants get the most out of their time spent completing the modules:

  • Engaging animated representations of real-life scenarios.
  • Videos showing the featured instructional method being used in real Iowa classrooms. Other videos include discussion from experts in literacy education, developmental pediatrics, and other specialty areas, as well as families.
  • Interactive text, visual, and audio content featuring quizzes.
  • A posttest to assess for knowledge gained.

Register for IRRC eLearning