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School of Education and Psychology Graduate Bulletin 2012-2014

Master of Arts in Teaching (M.A.T.), Literacy Instruction

This option is designed to meet the competency requirements for Washington State and SDA 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 or SDA certification, a minimum of 18 months of verified satisfactory full-time experience in education, and a current course in reading methods (taken within the past six years).

Specialization Requirements:

Basic Core

EDUC 551
Action Research
EDUC 571Action Research Lab
PSYC 521Psychology of Learning3
SPED 550Understanding Research3
Literacy Instruction Core

EDUC 475Teaching Reading Skills in the Content Area3
EDUC 520Teaching Beginning Literacy3
EDUC 533Literature-Based Reading Instruction3
EDUC 535Reading Diagnosis and Remediation3
EDUC 537Thematic Approaches to the Teaching of Reading3
EDUC 542Issues and Trends in Literacy3
EDUC 546Reading and Writing Assessment3
ENGL 374Literature for Children3
ENGL 375Literature for Young Adults3
ENGL 529Writing Workshop: From Theory to Practice3
ENGL 539Writing Workshop: Integrating Reading, Literature and Writing K-123
ENGL 549Writing Workshop: Thinking and Writing with Computers3
PSYC 531Psychology of Reading3
Approved Electives

*Electives must be chosen in consultation with the student's adviser.____

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