2010-2012 Graduate Studies Catalog

Master of Education
Reading Option

The Reading Option provides learning opportunities for teachers, reading supervisors, and principals.  Obtaining an endorsement is optional and may require additional courses to meet licensure standards.

Thesis Track

  Credits
Professional Core 9
EC 502 Research in Special Programs
   OR RD 502 Research in Special Programs
   OR SPED 502 Research in Special Programs
3
EDF 501 Research Design and Interpretation 3
EDF 530 Advanced Human Development and Learning 3
 
Professional Specialization 18
RD 505 Psychological Processes in Reading 3
RD 413/513 Developing Student Writing 3
RD 414/514 Teaching Reading K-3 3
RD 517 Diagnostic Aspects of Reading Difficulties 3
RD 520 Content Area Reading and Writing 3
RD 590 Internship 3
 
Electives (Chosen in consultation with advisor)
Electives are chosen in consultation with advisor and represent a coherent plan of study.  They may include:
3
EDU 330/RD 512 Emergent Literacy 3
RD 518 Literacy in Rural and Multicultural Settings 3
RD 519 Reading Round Table 3
EDU 436/RD 531 Storytelling 3
EDU 331/RD 535 Literature for Young Children 3
   
RD 599 Thesis 6
 
Total minimum credits required for Thesis Track 36

Professional Practice Track

  Credits
Professional Core 9
EC 502 Research in Special Programs
   OR RD 502 Research in Special Programs
   OR SPED 502 Research in Special Programs
3
EDF 501 Research Design and Interpretation 3
EDF 530 Advanced Human Development and Learning 3
 
Professional Specialization 18
RD 505 Psychological Processes in Reading 3
RD 413/513 Developing Student Writing 3
RD 414/514 Teaching Reading K-3 3
RD 517 Diagnostic Aspects of Reading Difficulties 3
RD 520 Content Area Reading and Writing 3
RD 590 Internship 3
 
Electives (Chosen in consultation with advisor)
Electives are chosen in consultation with advisor and represent a coherent plan of study.  They may include:
6
EDU 330/RD 512 Emergent Literacy 3
RD 518 Literacy in Rural and Multicultural Settings 3
RD 519 Reading Round Table 3
EDU 436/RD 531 Storytelling 3
EDU 331/RD 535 Literature for Young Children 3
 
RD 597 Action Research Project and Seminar 3
 
Total minimum credits required for Professional Practice Track 36

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