Teacher of Reading
Master of Education
Candidates are expected to satisfactorily complete all requirements associated with the Master of Education in Instruction: Teacher of Reading degree program. The 33-credit degree program consists of 18 credits of foundation courses that focus on teaching and learning, 12 credits of reading content courses, and 3 credits of electives. The program requires that candidates be working in an educational setting or a training center to complete the program competency assignments. There is a non-credit E-Folio course requirement.
Foundation Courses (18 credits)
MED 7808 Assessment and Evaluation
MED 7809 Instructional Design
MED 7810 Psychology of Learning
MED 7712 Curriculum Development
MED 8804 Action Research (6 credit course offered in the Spring and Fall semester)
Reading Concentration Courses (12 credit)
MED 6102 E-Folio (0 credits)
MRD 6201 Causes of Reading Difficulties
MRD 6202 Foundations of Reading
MRD 6203 Brain-based Reading Instruction
MRD 6204 Phonemic Awareness and Auditory Processing
Electives (3 credits)
MRD 6205 Literacy Skills for Early Childhood
MRD 6208 Vocabulary and Comprehension Development for Middle School and High School
MRD 6209 Authentic and Differentiated Instruction for Reading
Qualifications for Degree
To qualify for the Master of Education in Instruction: Teacher of Reading degree, a candidate must successfully complete a minimum of 33 credit hours with a GPA of at least a 3.0 average. The program must be completed within five years.
Completion of this degree does not qualify the recipient for a Delaware teaching license, endorsement, or certification, since there is no applicable Delaware licensing category.