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Literacy Education - Reading and Writing

University of Colorado Denver

24 months
Duration
1293 USD/credit 19395 USD/year
1293 USD/credit 19395 USD/year
388 USD/credit 5820 USD/year
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About

The Literacy Education - Reading and Writing program from University of Colorado Denver prepares educators to work with diverse, k-12 student populations as they learn and develop reading, writing and oral language skills. 

Overview

The Literacy Education - Reading and Writing students from University of Colorado Denver gain in-depth knowledge about building on students’ languages, abilities, cultures and real-world experiences to design highly effective and relevant teaching practices.

What you'll learn

University of Colorado Denver’s MA in Literacy Education graduates learn to identify and build upon their students’ languages, abilities, cultures and real-world experiences to design highly effective and relevant reaching practices. Enhance your literacy instruction and assessment skills for all learners, including those who struggle with reading and writing, gifted students and students with culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. 

As part of this program, you will learn to fully engage students in your classroom with your knowledge and skills in:

  • The research of reading and writing
  • Literacy and language acquisition
  • Culturally relevant and responsive teaching practices
  • Children’s and adolescent literature
  • Digital literacy & use of technology to enhance literacy instruction
  • Literacy assessment and informed instruction
  • Differentiated teaching for students with diverse abilities and learning needs
  • Leadership

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Writing Development, Instruction and Assessment
  • Reading Development, Instruction and Assessment
  • Literacy Assessment & Informed Instruction
  • Classroom Assessment
  • Research In Schools
  • Seminar and Practicum in Literacy Professional Development

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Delivered

Blended, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 3 recommendation letters
  • Official Transcripts from all institutions attended
  • If applying for an endorsement, proof of teaching license or special services license is required
  • Resume/CV
  • Written Statement: Describe your interest in the program, your special strengths, and the goals you hope to achieve through your work in the program
  • $50.00 application fee
  • International Applicants only: Proof of English Language Proficiency (International applicants should review the following information regarding English language proficiency)
  • Admissions Interview: An interview may be required as part of the admissions process. If so, applicants will be contacted with more details.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19395 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1293 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    19395 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1293 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • In-State

    5820 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 388 USD per credit during 24 months.

Out of State Online tuition- $466 per credit

Living costs for Denver

1310 - 2220 USD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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