Liberty University's online M.Ed. Program Specialist - Reading degree program is an ideal program for any individual who is looking to develop a broad foundation in teaching reading, as well as an understanding of its literacy acquisition and concentrated preparation in assessment and intervention in reading and writing difficulties.
Through the course of this online degree in reading education, students will work with a number of experts as they prepare to teach reading and writing to struggling readers both individually and in small groups and to provide literacy instruction in pull-out programs, inclusion classrooms, and regular classrooms.
This online degree in education - program specialist degree offers its students a number of online reading education courses that cover topics, such as:
- Advanced Educational Psychology
- Understanding Educational Research and Assessment
- Foundations of Exceptionality
- Foundations for Educational Leaders
- Curriculum Development
- Educational Assessment and Intervention
- The Specialist and the School Program
- Current Issues in School Programs
- Reading and Language Acquisition
This is a unique program in that it integrates rigorous, evidence-based phonics training with authentic literacy-encompassing word recognition, reading comprehension, fluency, vocabulary development, spelling, and expressive writing.
As the world's largest evangelical university, Liberty University incorporates core Christian values into all of their degree offerings in order to provide all students a thorough academic and spiritually enriching program of study.
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