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School of Education and Psychology Graduate Bulletin 2012-2014

Master of Arts (M.A.) or Master of Education (M.Ed.), Literacy Instruction

This option is designed to meet the competency requirements for Washington State and denominational endorsements as a reading specialist.  Additional state requirements are: take the secondary methods course, pass the WEST-E, and complete a PPA.

Specialization Prerequisites: State teacher certification, a minimum of 18 months of verified satisfactory full-time experience in education prior to awarding of degree, and a current course in reading methods (taken within the past six years).

Specialization Requirements:credits
Basic Courses16
EDUC 501Statistics in Research3
EDUC 502Statistics Lab1
EDUC 522Philosophy and Education3
EDUC 561Methods of Research3
EDUC 562Methods of Qualitative Research2
EDUC 598Graduate Seminar1
PSYC 521Psychology of Learning3
Literacy Instruction Core18
EDUC 475Teaching Reading Skills in the Content Areas3
EDUC 535Reading Diagnosis and Remediation3
EDUC 546Reading and Writing Assessment3
ENGL 374Literature for Children3
   or
ENGL 375Literature for Young Adults3
PSYC 531Psychology of Reading3
WRIT 389Writing Theory3
Approved Electives3-7
Electives must be chosen in consultation with the student's adviser.
Professional Project or Thesis4-8
EDUC 581Professional Project4
or
EDUC 590Thesis8___
Total45
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