Read Oregon: An Oregon Collaborative for Improvement of Literacy

formerly known as CREADE
Collaborative Reading Education And Distance Education

Current ReadOregon Courses


  1. Here is an extended schedule of ReadOregon courses sorted by thematic area so that you can better plan your program.
  2. Here is a list of ReadOregon courses offered in the past. This will also help you plan your program as well as recall courses you have already taken.
  3. And here is a form for you to record the ReadOregon courses you have taken.


Remember: You must register directly with the university teaching the course

Common tuition for ReadOregon courses is $359 per credit.

SPRING TERM 2014 (03/31/14 – 06/13/14)  

Literacy Foundations (3 cr required for Endorsement)
    Currently there are no Literacy Foundations courses scheduled for spring 2014.
Literacy Strategies & Methods (3 cr required for Endorsement or Literacy Education Course of Study)
  • ED 561: Emergent literacy (3 cr), Villagomez, EOU
  • ED 563: Literacy in content areas, Gr. 4-12 (2 cr), Hofmann, EOU
  • ED 567: Spelling matters (2 cr), Lauritzen, EOU
  • ED 586: Comprehension strategies (3 cr), Davenport, EOU
  • ED 693: Teaching reading: Integrating Common Core State Standards (3 cr), Schulze, WOU
  • READ 531: Teaching struggling adolescent readers (3 cr), Alexander-Shea, EOU
  • READ 533: Boy readers/boy writers, K-8 (3 cr), Skach, PSU
  • READ 536: Teaching phonics & word study (1 cr), Hughes, EOU
  • READ 542: Reading specialist test preparation (1 cr), Hofmann, EOU
Literacy for Diverse Learners (3 cr required for Endorsement or Literacy Education Course of Study)
  • CI 510: Culturally responsive literacy education (3 cr), Moll, PSU
  • ED 545: Foundations of 2nd language education, K-12 (3 cr), Lubbes, EOU
Literacy Assessment (3 cr required for Endorsement)
  • ED 582: Techniques of diagnosis and instruction for reading specialists (3 cr), Alexander-Shea, EOU
  • ED 584: Miscue analysis, K-12 (3 cr), Davenport, EOU
  • READ 534: Reading and writing assessment, K-12 (3 cr), Verbruggen, PSU
  • READ 570: Classroom assessment and reading instruction (3 cr), Olien, SOU
Literacy Leadership (3 cr required for Endorsement)
  • ED 569: Issues and research in literacy (2 cr), Hofmann, EOU
  • READ 581: Action research in leadership in literacy (3 cr), Lau-Smith, SOU
Literature (No credits are required in Literature, but it is strongly recommended that you take a literature course if you have not done so. You may take literature as well as any of the other categories above for your 6 credits of electives.)
  • ED 564: Literature in literacy programs, K-12 (3 cr), Alexander-Shea, EOU
  • LIB 528: Children's literature, K-5 (3 cr), Johnston, PSU
  • LIB 592: Contemporary children's and young adult literature, K-12 (3 cr), Ruben, PSU
  • READ 595: Multicultural literature (1 cr), Evans, EOU
Practicum (3 cr required for Endorsement)
  • READ 509: Literacy practicum (3 cr), Lauritzen [EOU home students only]
  • TCE 509: Literacy practicum (3 cr), Winograd [OSU home students only]
  • READ 509: Literacy practicum (3 cr), McElhone [PSU home students only]
  • READ 509: Literacy practicum (3 cr), Lau-Smith [SOU home students only]
  • ED 609: Literacy practicum (3 cr), Morihara [WOU home students only]

READ OREGON Webpages at Campuses

Participating READ OREGON universities have developed websites to both promote the READ OREGON program and to provide information about courses being taught by their faculty.

Coordination of ReadOregon is managed by The Teaching Research Institute, Western Oregon University.
ReadOregon is a consortium of five Colleges/Schools of Education of the Oregon University System
in cooperation with OUS Departments of Distance and Continuing Education.
The ReadOregon program was originally developed (2002-2005) with grant funds from
the Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education (FIPSE), U.S. Dept. of Education

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