A maximum of six-semester hours (two courses) of graduate credit will be granted by Roosevelt University for completed Scholastic RED coursework.
|Graduate Credit Costs|
|Fee per RED course (three graduate semester credit hours)||$250|
1. Register and Request a Transcript
OBTAINING THE REGISTRATION AND TRANSCRIPT FORMS
Forms are available by emailing Diana Kidd, College of Education, Roosevelt University at email@example.com. Be sure to include "Scholastic RED-Request for Forms" in the subject line. Form requests can also be obtained via fax. Fax your request to Diana Kidd, Roosevelt University, COE, "Scholastic RED-Request for Forms" at 847-619-8830. Be sure to include a return fax number, mailing address, or email address with each request. Both the registration and transcript request forms may be returned by fax or mail. Electronic registration is not currently available.
RETURN BY FAX
Complete the Roosevelt University Scholastic RED Registration form and the Transcript Request form with your credit card information and FAX it to Diana Kidd, Roosevelt University COE, Scholastic RED at 847-619-8830.
RETURN BY MAIL
Complete the Scholastic RED Registration form and the Transcript Request form and mail with your payment to:
College of Education, Scholastic RED
Attention: Diana Kidd
1400 N. Roosevelt Blvd.
Schaumburg, IL 60173
NOTE: Registration is not complete until payment is received.
Course tuition for three graduate credit hours: $250
Transcript cost: $5.00 per transcript (see Transcript Request form for all options)
The total cost for three graduate credit hours and one transcript is $255. All checks should be made out to Roosevelt University.
Please make copies of all registration and payment paperwork for your files.
3. Complete Course Requirements
The course start date will be the date you must register for the course with Roosevelt University. You must register for graduate credit within 10 days of logging into your Scholastic RED course. The following options are available for course credit.
|Course Title||Subject Area & Course Number|
|Putting Reading First in Your Classroom||READ 452|
|Improving Reading Comprehension||READ 452|
|Building Fluency||READ 452|
|Improving Fluency||READ 452|
|Building Decoding Skills and Strategies||READ 452|
|Improving Decoding Skills and Strategies||READ 452|
|Guided Reading: Making It Work in Your Classroom||READ 452|
|READ 180: Making It Work in Your Classroom||READ 452|
|READ 180: Best Practices for Reading Intervention||READ 452|
|Middle School Literacy: Improving Text Comprehension||READ 452|
|High School Literacy: Comprehension Through Active, Strategic Reading||READ 452|
|Reading Success for English Language Learners||READ 452|
Upon completion of the Scholastic RED Course requirements, send a copy of your RED Course Record to Roosevelt University. To send a copy of your RED Course Record, login to Scholastic RED using your username and password. From the Scholastic RED Homepage, click the My RED Course Record button on the left side of the page. Click the Email My RED Course Record link and follow the instructions. Be sure to check the box for Roosevelt University. (This process will email your course record to firstname.lastname@example.org, Diana Kidd, Business Manager, College of Education, Roosevelt University)
Instructor of Record: Dr. Margaret Policastro
You will receive a grade once Roosevelt University has received a copy of your RED Course Record.
The grading criteria are:
|F||11 and below|
Graduate Credit for Scholastic RED Professional Development Courses
Effective professional development requires that teachers reflect on their learning and refine their teaching based on that reflection. Teachers enrolled in Scholastic RED courses study and apply the research-based components of effective reading instruction and reading strategies. Over a period of several weeks, teachers implement and refine these strategies as they work towards transforming their online coursework into classroom practice.
Participants applying for graduate credit for RED courses must adhere to the following requirements: