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Reading Endorsement

UO student working with child in reading clinic
Director: 
Abby Lane, MS
Department: 
Phone: 
541-346-1360
Degrees: 

Location

Mailing Address: 
Lokey Education, suite 124
Eugene
OR
97403

Program Contact:
Abby Lane (abby@uoregon.edu)


Are you looking to add to your teaching license by developing skills in teaching reading? This program allows teachers to become k-12 reading specialists in public schools. The goals of the University of Oregon Reading Endorsement program are as follows:

  • Provide intensive, research-based reading intervention to individuals and small groups of children in a classroom setting
  • Understand student literacy learning and assessment from a variety of disciplinary perspectives—including behavioral, cognitive, linguistic, social-psychological and cultural perspectives
  • Be able to develop, administer and interpret a variety of assessments of reading skills
  • Understand the politics, policies and practical realities associated with language and literacy in education settings and how these issues affect student

All TSPC OAR standards for a stand-alone reading endorsement are addressed through completion of the coursework and practicum. This program consists of 4 courses and a practicum for a total of 19 credits.

The following courses are designed to provide the fundamental skills and knowledge for 21st Century reading educators:

  1. EDST 641 - Methods: Developing Thoughtful Literacy Practices (4 credit), offered in Summer
  2. EDST 619 - Methods: Teaching for Literacy in the Subject Areas (4 credit), offered in Summer
  3. EDLD 560 - Measurement and Assessment (2 credit), offered in Summer
  4. EDLD 665 - Assessment in Literacy (2 credits), offered in Fall
  5. EDLD 612 – Reading Interventions (4 credits), offered in Winter
  6. EDST 609 - Practicum (3 credits), typically in Spring