Reading Endorsement (K-12)

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The Reading Endorsement requires completion of a minimum of 32 credit hours in Reading (RDG) courses and graduate level Education (EDU) courses, and can only be offered to those with a M.Ed. The endorsement, granted by the State of Michigan, also requires a passing score on the subject area test of the Michigan Test for Teacher Certification (MTTC).

Courses for completion of the M.Ed. Degree with a Reading Endorsement must include:

A. READING COURSES
RDG 509 Psychology of Literacy Development
RDG 519 Language and Cognitive Development
* RDG 557 Methods for Teaching Intermediate and Secondary Reading
RDG 559 Literature Based Approaches to Reading Instruction
* RDG 564 Methods in Elementary Reading and Language Arts
RDG 567 The Writing Process in Literacy Development
RDG 609 Diagnostic Techniques in Reading Instruction
RDG 619 Prescriptive Techniques for Reading Instruction
RDG 649 Seminar for Reading Specialists
RDG 669 Clinical Practicum in Reading
RDG 691 Independent Study: Issues in
Literacy Development

* Appropriate undergraduate courses may be substituted. Other courses may be substituted with permission of the program coordinator.

B. EDUCATION COURSES
Select two courses from the following:
EDU 524 Principles of Classroom Management
EDU 530 Technology in the Classroom
EDU 537 Curriculum Theory and Development
EDU 547 General Secondary Methods
EDU 556 Language Development and Disorders
EDU 640 Technology Tools for Teachers

STATE OF MICHIGAN APPROVED COURSES FOR COMPLIANCE WITH 2000 READING REQUIREMENTS FOR PROVISIONAL CERTIFICATION

A. ELEMENTARY
RDG 564 Methods in Elementary Reading and Other Language Arts
RDG 567 The Writing Process in Literacy Development
RDG 609 Diagnostic Techniques in Reading Instruction
OR RDG 567 The Writing Process in Literacy RDG 619 Prescriptive Techniques for Reading Instruction

B. SECONDARY
RDG 557 Methods for Teaching Intermediate and Secondary Reading
RDG 567 The Writing Process in Literacy Development

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