Graduate Specialization - Graduate Specialization in Literacy and Language Instruction

Program:
Graduate Specialization in Literacy and Language Instruction
Program Code:
6745 Literacy & Language Instruct
Program Level:
Graduate
Award Type:
Specialization Graduate - Masters
Start Term:
US11
College:
College of Education
Relevant Excerpt(s) from Academic Programs:


Excerpt from the official Academic Programs Catalog:

Listed below are the approved requirements for the program from the official Academic Programs Catalog.
Students must consult their advisors to learn which specific requirements apply to their degree programs.
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College of Education

Department of Teacher Education

Graduate Study
Graduate Specialization in Literacy and Language Instruction

The Graduate Specialization in Literacy and Language Instruction, which is administered by the Department of Teacher Education in the College of Education, is designed for students who aspire to develop strong expertise in literacy and language instruction. The specialization is available only online. 

 

The specialization is available as an elective to students who are enrolled in master’s degree programs at Michigan State University. With the approval of the department and college that administers the student’s degree program, the courses that are used to satisfy the specialization may also be used to satisfy the requirements for the master’s degree.

 

Requirements for the Graduate Specialization in Literacy and Language Instruction

 

Students must complete the following (21 credits):

 

               
1. All of the following courses (18 credits):  
  TE 807 Professional Development and Inquiry 3
  TE 845 Language Diversity and Literacy Instruction and Assessment 3
  TE 848 Writing Assessment and Instruction 3
  TE 849 Methods and Materials for Teaching Children’s and Adolescent Literature 3
  TE 853 Assessing and Responding to Literacy Learning Difficulties I 3
  TE 873 Literacy Leadership 3
2. One of the following courses (3 credits):  
  TE 842 Elementary Reading Assessment and Instruction 3
  TE 843 Secondary Reading Assessment and Instruction 3