Literature Circles Frequently Asked Questions

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Is the Literature Circles online course for me?

Literature Circles is for classroom teachers who wish to promote deeper comprehension through collaborative learning, and build independence and a love of reading in their students.

What will I learn?

Literature Circles Online will address:

  • What is a Literature Circle?
  • The value of Literature Circle role cards
  • Procedures to get started
  • Literature Circles in a balanced reading program
  • Best practice procedures

'Literature Circles Online' walks through each component of establishing Literature Circle groups in your classroom. By the end of the course you will understand the purpose and structure of Literacture Circles and view various year levels implementing this strategy.

What do I need to view the course videos?

A broadband internet connection is recommended. Videos are embedded in our course site but hosted by Youtube, therefore you will need a browser that can play Youtube videos.

How long will I have to complete the course?

You can take your time completing the modules of the course as you will have three (3) months to work your way through the course.

Will completing this course give me a formal qualification?

At the completion of this course you will have access to download and print the course certificate which confirms your completion of four hours of course work.

I need help!

If you've struck a problem and need assistance to access the course material, just email us.

Course outline