Description of the Program

A focus on how to support literacy learning, teach struggling readers, facilitate professional development of reading teachers, and diagnose and respond to literacy challenges encountered by students

Admission Requirements

  • Holds a minimum of a bachelor's degree;
  • Holds a teaching certificate in elementary education (K-6);
  • Pass the GRE/MAT requirements OR have 3 years of successful teaching.
     

Requirements

Core Courses
ED 530APPLIED MULTICULTURALISM3
ED 535INTRO APPLIED EDUCATIONAL RES3
ED 540COGN DEV THEORIES LEARNING3
ED 565INTRO DIFFERENTIATED INSTRUCTI3
Concentration Courses
ED 510FOUNDATIONS OF LITERACY3
ED 605READING RESEARCH & INSTRUCTION3
ED 608EXPAND RDG ABIL CONT AREA INST3
ED 612DIAGNOSIS & ASSMNT OF READING3
ED 665DIFFNT ELEM LITERACY (R & W)3
ED 696P-12 INTERNSHIP6
Action Research Project
ED 690MASTER'S ACTION RESEARCH PROJ3
Total Semester Hours36