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  The Graduate School of Education 2007-2009 Master of Education (Ed.M.) Programs with State Certification Programs in the Department of Learning and Teaching Ed.M. in Reading (Certification: Reading Specialist)  

Ed.M. in Reading (Certification: Reading Specialist)


Co-Coordinators: Dr. Erica Boling (732-932-7496, ext. 8218; email: ecboling@rci.rutgers.edu) and Dr. Melanie Kuhn (732-932-7496, ext. 8351; email: melaniek@rci.rutgers.edu)

This reading specialist certification program requires a New Jersey standard instructional certificate and two years of documented full-time teaching experience prior to enrollment in the program.

Core Courses (12 credits)

15:299:561 Foundations of Literacy Instruction (3)
15:299:564 Diagnosis and Correction of Reading Difficulties (3)
15:299:565 Clinical Practicum in Reading (Laboratory in Remedial Reading ) (3)
15:299:566 Seminar in Reading , Research and Supervision

Literacy Methods (9 credits)
Select three courses from the following:
15:250:592 Summer Institute in Literacy (Current Issues) (3)
15:252:517 Child and the Language Arts (3)
15:252:519 Seminar in Children's Writing (3)
15:252:521 Teachers as Writers (3)
15:252:525 Writing Project Workshop: Bringing Research and Theory into Practice (1,3, or 6)
15:299:514 Literacy Development in the Early Years (3)
15:299:515 Literacy Strategies for Secondary and Adult Learners (3)
15:299:516 Teaching Reading in the Elementary School (3)

Materialsfor Childrenand Adolescents (3 credits)
Select one course from the following:
15:250:509 Children's Literature in the Elementary School Curriculum (3)
17:610:522 Materials for Young Adults (3)
17:610:547 Materials for Children (3)

Studyineach of the following departments (6 credits):
  • Educational Theory, Policy, and Administration (3 credits) Select courses related to administration and supervision of curriculum and instruction in consultation with an adviser.
  • Educational Psychology (3 credits) Select courses related to learning, cognition, and development in consultation with an adviser.

Electives From Outside the Program (6 credits)
Select courses in related areas (e.g. English, language education, special education, women's studies) in consultation with an adviser.

Additional Requirements
A portfolio project is a required culminating activity for the program. More information about this requirement is available from the program faculty.
 
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