The graduate certificate in K-12 Reading and Differentiated Instruction allows practicing teachers to advance their knowledge in reading/literacy instruction, differentiation, and personalized learning. This concentrated, 6-course graduate program is ideal if you currently have a master’s degree and seek additional coursework to help you better meet the varied individual and collective needs of diverse learners. If you do not have a master’s in education, you might want to consider our M.Ed. in Teaching degree, Elementary Reading concentration.
In addition to the institutional and degree level learning objectives, graduates of this program are expected to achieve these learning outcomes:
- Evaluate diagnostic approaches for K-12 struggling readers across curricular areas.
- Analyze reading, differentiated, and personalized instructional strategies that positively impact student learning.
- Design instructional activities and assessments that meet the diverse needs of K-12 learners.
This program has specific admission requirements.
Certificate Requirements (18 semester hours)
|EDUC590||Differentiation for Learners in Mixed Ability Classrooms||3|
|EDUC596||Literacy Instruction for Struggling and Challenging Students||3|
|EDUC611||Identifying and Diagnosing Reading Difficulties||3|
|EDUC612||Issues and Models of Language Arts Education||3|
|EDUC613||Teaching Reading and Writing across the Content Areas||3|
|EDUC629||Personalized and Individualized Online Learning||3|
|Total Semester Hours||18|