Selected Educational Outcomes
- Candidates demonstrate the knowledge expected in their fields and delineated in professional, state, and institutional standards.
- Candidates use data and current research to inform their practices.
- Candidates create positive environments for learning.
- Candidates collect and analyze data related to student learning and apply strategies for improving student learning.
Examples of Outcome Assessments
- Candidates will develop written responses to questions that require the application of information gained from a series of courses. Written responses will be graded by teams of faculty members. Successful completion of the comprehensive examination is required.
- Candidates will submit evidence of assessment plans and results in portfolios, which will be assessed by teams of faculty members.
- Candidates will present evidence of diagnostically determined pupil-oriented instruction in a case study/portfolio format in appropriate courses. Candidates must successfully complete READ 7160 and READ 7170.
Prior to admission to any graduate program at Valdosta State University, applicants must first submit a completed application to the Graduate School. A completed application packet includes official transcripts from all institutions previously attended, official test scores (GRE or MAT), completed application form, fee, and any additional program requirements submitted by the admission deadline. To be considered for the preferred term, all required materials must be received by the Graduate School no later than the close of business on the deadline. It is the responsibility of the applicant to allow adequate time for document submission and to ensure receipt of documents.
- Fall Deadline: July 15
- Spring Deadline: November 15
- Summer Deadline: April 15
Go to the Graduate School website and click on Our Programs, then click on Reading Education M.Ed. Program for information on:
Specific Reading Education M.Ed. Program Admission Requirements
Reading Education M.Ed. Program Retention, Dismissal, and Readmission Policies
Reading Education M.Ed. Program Graduation Requirements
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Requirements for the M.Ed. Degree in Reading Education
|READ 5999||Professional Orientation in Reading Education (During the first semester of the program)||0|
|Dewar College of Education and Human Services Core||9|
|PSYC 7010||Learning and Assessment||3|
|READ 7100||Trends and Issues in Reading||3|
|RSCH 7100||Research Methodology in Education||3|
|Reading Education Core||18|
|READ 7110||Research and Theory in Reading||3|
|READ 7120||Word Identification, Vocabulary, and Spelling Instruction||3|
|READ 7130||Comprehension and Study Strategy Instruction||3|
|READ 7140||Methods of Teaching Writing||3|
|READ 7150||Issues in Using Literature in the Classroom||3|
|READ 7180||Organizing and Supervising School Reading Programs||3|
|Capstone Experience (Practicum Courses)||6|
|READ 7161||Assessment and Correction of Reading and Writing Difficulties in Grades Pk-5||3|
|READ 7171||Assessment and Correction of Reading and Writing Difficulties in Grades 4-12||3|
|Total Hours Required for the Degree||36|