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Remedial Reading and Remedial Language Arts (Sixth Year Certificate)

University of Bridgeport

Master
72 months
Duration
750 USD/credit
750 USD/credit
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About

The Remedial Reading and Remedial Language Arts (Sixth Year Certificate) programs are designed for certified teachers who elect graduate-level preparation in reading and language arts. The certification program leads to an Initial Educator Certificate in Remedial Reading and Remedial Language Arts (102), grades 1-12. The program is offered by the University of Bridgeport. 

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Overview

Applicants must have completed a Master of Science in Education degree, must have a valid teaching certificate (or be eligible for certification) in elementary, middle, or secondary education, must show that they have passed the Connecticut Essential Skills Testing requirement, and must have completed at least three years of classroom teaching experience. Upon completion of an approved program of study, a student may apply for the Connecticut initial educator certificate in Remedial Reading and Remedial Language Arts (102).

Students pursuing the Remedial Reading and Remedial Language Arts (Sixth Year Certificate) degree at the University of Bridgeport must complete all of the coursework, field experiences, and assessments required for certification in Remedial Reading and Remedial Language Arts (102) and additional coursework leading to the completion of 30 credits.

In this program students gain extensive preparation in learning to teach grade 1-12 students in reading and language arts; to work with learners experiencing difficulty in reading, writing, and literacy-related processes; to assess literacy development; and to develop and evaluate literacy programs.

Learning Outcomes

  • Prepare lesson plans at appropriate levels (Elementary and Secondary) in Language Arts
  • Prepare lesson plans at appropriate levels (Elementary and Secondary) in Developmental Reading
  • Diagnose and create appropriate interventions for students with difficulties in Reading and Language Arts
  • Evaluate instructional outcomes in Remedial Reading and Remedial Language Arts
  • Construct language arts programs for students with special needs

Programme Structure

To complete the Sixth-Year degree program, students must complete the full certificate program plus additional final degree requirements and electives to fulfill the 30 credit program.

  • Pre-requisite coursework, including Educational Psychology, Special Education, and Children’s or Adolescent Literature
  • Professional Educational coursework in reading and language arts, including Methods and Materials in Teaching Language Arts, Developmental Reading in the Elementary School, Reading and Writing in the Content Areas, Diagnosis and Intervention of Reading and Language Arts Difficulties, and Tests and Measurements
  • Literacy field experiences, including the Field Experience in Reading and Language Arts and the Practicum in Reading and Language Arts
  • Additional coursework in Educational Technology, Instruction for the English Language Learner, and Statutory Requirements

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 72 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

30 alternative credits

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.
2.67 (required)
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

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).
6.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree from a regionally accredited university
  • Cumulative undergraduate grade GPA of 2.67 or higher
  • Application and application fee (non-refundable)
  • Official transcripts from all schools attended: International transcripts must include an official course-by-course evaluation of all academic work from an accredited academic evaluating service
  • Official Praxis® Core Academic Skills for Educators (5751) score report
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Copy of your Connecticut teaching certificate
  • Proof of 30 months of teaching
  • Personal statement

Tuition Fee

  • International

    750 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 750 USD per credit and a duration of 72 months.
  • National

    750 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 750 USD per credit and a duration of 72 months.

Funding

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