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Literacy Program Online

University of Delaware

M.Ed.
2 months
Duration
671 USD/credit
671 USD/credit
671 USD/credit
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About

The University of Delaware’s fully online and flexible M.Ed. in Literacy will prepare current teachers and educators for certification as a Reading/Literacy specialist.

Overview

Taught by a team of distinguished faculty, you will develop knowledge of the theoretical and evidenced foundations of reading and writing development, plan culturally and linguistically relevant literacy instruction for all students, and support students and teachers in the use of digital literacy tools.

You will also engage with colleagues and school leaders to design and participate in relevant professional development opportunities.

Learn within a fully-online and flexible environment

  • Develop knowledge of the theoretical and evidenced foundations of reading and writing development
  • Plan culturally and linguistically relevant literacy instruction for all students
  • Plan and deliver targeted literacy instruction to both English learners and native English speakers in responsive ways
  • Support students and teachers in the use of digital literacy tools
  • Engage with colleagues and school leaders to design and participate in relevant professional development
  • Prepare for certification as a Reading/Literacy Specialist

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Language Development in the Classroom
  • Teaching Writing in the Elementary and Middle School
  • Literacy Assessment and Instruction
  • The Role of Literacy in Content Areas
  • Supervised Reading Clinic
  • Organization and Supervision of Literacy Programs
  • Literacy Instruction for English Language Learners 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 2 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
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English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Three letters of recommendation from individuals who are able to assess the applicant’s academic potential. 
  • Three written, 500-word essays.
  • Preference given to applicants with initial teaching certification and classroom teaching experience. Students must have 3 years of teaching experience by the time they seek certification as a Reading/Literacy Specialist.
  • Prior to enrolling, students who teach outside of the state of Delaware are responsible for verifying their state licensing board’s requirements to determine if the UD M.Ed. in Literacy program meets their state’s requirements for reading/literacy specialist certification.

Technological requirements

  • DSL or Broadband Internet connection
  • Mac or Windows personal computer with up-to-date antivirus software
  • Digital Video Camera or WebCam
  • Internal or external microphone
  • Sound card with speakers
  • Scanner
  • Flash Player
  • Microsoft Power Point
  • Microsoft Word
  • Adobe Reader
  • UD email
  • Adobe Connect
  • Canvas

Tuition Fee

  • International

    671 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 671 USD per credit and a duration of 2 months.
  • National

    671 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 671 USD per credit and a duration of 2 months.
  • In-State

    671 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 671 USD per credit and a duration of 2 months.

Funding

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