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2021-2022 Graduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Reading Certificate

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Program Requirements for the Certificate in Reading

1. Coursework:

The Certificate in Reading requires 18 credits of graduate-level coursework. There are no electives. The required coursework includes:

2. Technology:

Technology plays a vital role in the Certificate in Reading program. Candidates will use technology to communicate with instructors, collaborate with peers, document school-based instruction, and submit assignments. Given the importance of technology to this program, candidates are responsible for ensuring access to specific software and hardware components as described in the program’s description on the School of Education website. These technology requirements may be revised in response to changing technologies.

3. Tutorial:

All candidates must complete the Introduction to Online Learning tutorial upon admission to the program. The purpose is to provide candidates with: (1) tenets of online learning, (2) an overview of the tools used in the Certificate in Reading program, (3) sample online lessons and lectures, and (4) the opportunity to introduce themselves to an online learning community of Certificate in Reading candidates. Candidates must submit certificate of completion to their advisor prior to the start of the first course.

4. Course Scheduling:

Candidates are required to take courses during the fall, spring, and summer semesters. They must take two courses per semester following a predetermined sequence unless given permission by their advisor. Course content delivery will vary, including synchronous and asynchronous meetings.

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