Reading Endorsement Requirements

 

 

ENDORSEMENT REQUIREMENTS – GRADUATE STUDIES 

 

There are three different types of endorsements that can be obtained at the graduate level. :  Reading K-8,  Reading 5-12,  and Reading Specialist K-12. The requirements for each of these endorsements is provided below.

 

Reading K-8

 

From the Elementary Teaching Degree:

 

·   LITED 3115  Methods of Teaching Early Literacy (3 hrs)

·   LITED 3116  Methods of Teaching Literacy in the Intermediate Grades (3 hrs)

·   TEACHING 3134 Elementary Teaching (4-12 hrs)

 

From the Literacy Education MAE Program of Study:

·   LITED 6238  Advanced Assessment & Evaluation of Literacy Development (3 hrs)

·   LITED 6240  Language Development & Variability (3 hrs)

·   LITED 6245  Ideological, Cultural, and Sociopolitical Issues in Children’s Literature (3 hrs)

 

From Other Sources:

·   LITED 5147  Advanced Literacy Practices (3 hrs)

·   LITED 5192  Experience in Literacy: Tutoring (3 hrs)

 

 


 

 

Reading 5-12

 

From Middle Level/Secondary Teaching Degree

  ·   LITED 4117/5117 Methods of Teaching Content Literacy at the Middle and Secondary Levels (3 hrs)

  ·   TEACHING 3137 Middle School/Junior High Teaching OR TEACHING 3138 Secondary School Teaching

 

From the Literacy Education MAE Program of Study

·    LITED 6238  Advanced Assessment & Evaluation of Literacy Development (3 hrs)

·    LITED 6240  Language Development & Variability (3 hrs)

·    LITED 6245 Ideological, Cultural, and Sociopolitical Issues in Children’s Literature (3 hrs)

·   LITED 6212  Methods and Materials in Literacy Education (3 hrs) [for individuals whose teaching degree did not include methods of teaching literacy course]

 

From Other Sources:

·    LITED 5147  Advanced Literacy Practices (3 hrs)

·    LITED 5192  Experience in Literacy: Tutoring (3 hrs)

AND

·    TESOL 4120/5120  Introduction to Linguistics (3 hrs)OR

·    TESOL 4110/5110  The Structure of English (3 hrs) OR

·    ENGLISH 4920/5920  Teaching of Writing (3 hrs)

AND

·    ENGLISH 2520  Multicultural Literature (3 hrs) OR

·    ENGLISH 2420  Survey of American Literature (3 hrs)

 


 

 

Reading Specialist K-12

 

Requires:

1.    Master’s degree

2.    Standard license and a teaching endorsement

3.    At least one year of experience which included the teaching of reading as a significant part of the responsibility.

 

From the Literacy Education MAE Program of Study:

 ·   EDPSYCH 6214  Foundations of Instructional Psychology (3 hrs)

 ·   ELEMECML 6201  Issues and Trends in Curriculum (3 hrs)

·   LITED 6212  Methods and Materials in Literacy Education (3 hrs)

·   LITED 6238  Advanced Assessment and Evaluation of Literacy Development (3 hrs)

·   LITED 6239  Advanced Literacy Studies (3 hrs)

·   LITED 6240  Language Development and Variability (3 hrs)

·   LITED 6245  Ideological, Cultural, and Sociopolitical Issues in Children’s Literature (3 hrs)

·   LITED 6260  Roles of the Reading Specialist (3 hrs)

·   LITED 6290  Practicum (3 hours)

·   LITED 6299  Research (3-6 hrs)

·    MEASRES 6205  Educational Research (3 hrs)

 

From Other Sources:

·   LITED 5147  Advanced Literacy Practices (3 hrs)

·   LITED 5192  Experience in Literacy: Tutoring (3 hrs)