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  Jan 18, 2018
2015-2016 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Literacy and Reading Education, Department of

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Department Chair

Erica Bowers

Department Office/Website

College Park 570


Kathryn Bartle Angus, Brad A. Biggs, Erica Bowers, Kathryn Glasswell, JoAnne Greenbaum, Julian Jefferies, Catherine Maderazo, Rosario Ordonez-Jasis


The Literacy and Reading Education Department offers state and nationally accredited graduate programs in Reading Education. Coursework and field experiences equip candidates to make informed decisions in a variety of leadership roles. Based on the professional dispositions targeted by the College of Education, the graduate programs are designed to prepare professionals who promote diversity, engage in collaborative endeavors, think critically, maintain professional and ethical standards, and value lifelong learning. The department also offers undergraduate courses, preparing students to make informed choices of the techniques, materials, strategies and approaches most appropriate for their academic, professional and personal needs.

Learning Goals and Student Learning Outcomes

The following goals and learning outcomes have been established for students
pursuing graduate programs in literacy and reading:

Knowledgeable and competent educators

  • Demonstrate a strong foundation of knowledge
  • Implement effective practice
  • Use current technologies for teaching and learning

Reflective and responsive practitioners

  • Advance just, equitable and inclusive education
  • Make informed decisions
  • Participate in collaborative endeavors
  • Think critically and creatively

Committed and caring professionals

  • Demonstrate leadership potential
  • Maintain professional and ethical standards
  • Engage in continuous improvement

Programs and Courses Offered


    Master of ScienceNon-DegreeCertificate



      Courses are designated as READ in the class schedule.

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