Dec 07, 2021  
2020-2022 Guide to Graduate Studies 
2020-2022 Guide to Graduate Studies

Education, Teaching of Reading and Literacy (Birth - Grade 12), M.S.

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Program Description

The Reading and Literacy B-12 program is clinically based and requires candidates to work directly with students on developing reading proficiencies. The program prepares candidates to teach and administer literacy efforts in a B-12 setting meeting the diverse needs of students. Emphasis is placed on knowledge of research methods, findings in the field, diagnosis and instruction in meeting students’ individual needs. As their capstone experience, candidates will take two semesters of CURR 613 - Practicum: Mtg Needs of Diverse Rdrs: (Erly Chldhd, Childhood, Mdle Childhd, or Adoles) , an intensive practicum experience in reading and CURR 635 - Action Research in Reading and Literacy  where they will design and implement an action research project.

Applicants to the Literacy B-12 program must hold initial classroom teaching certification. Successful completion of the program will yield initial certification in Literacy B-12.

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Total Credits to Complete Program - 36

Related Requirements: Literature (3 credits)

Related Requirements: Electives: (6 credits)

F. Final Evaluation:

* Degree candidates must successfully complete a field-centered research project under the guidance of an advisor (CURR 635) and 6 credits of clinical practica (CURR 613). Final written reports of research projects must conform to the School of Education guidelines and the format prescribed by the style manual of the American Psychological Association or Turabian, A Manual of Style (University of Chicago Press).


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Outline/Advising Guide

Full-Time Fall Admit (36 Credits)

Full-Time Spring Admit (36 Credits)

Full-Time Summer Admit (36 Credits)

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