Coursework includes literacy theory, research, practice, and policy. These courses focus on areas such as literacy acquisition, development, curriculum, instruction, assessment, community involvement, critical literacies, theoretical perspectives, and teacher education. Students in the Literacy program from University at Albany also complete a sequence of research courses to understand and implement research.
- Ultimately, you investigate your own research questions under the guidance of your dissertation chair.
- Potential areas of inquiry are developed with your advisor, and may include a wide array of topics such as teacher preparation, support for special populations, and literacy education in families, groups, communities, schools, workplaces, and other settings.
Programme StructureCourses include:
- Literacy Learning and Development Across the Lifespan
- Language Foundations for Learning
- Literacy and Schooling
- Texts and Teaching in Literacy Learning
- Research on Preparing Literacy Teachers
- Literacy and Society
We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.
- Transcripts from all schools attended
- Three Letters of Recommendation
- At least one letter must address the candidate's academic abilities and potential for graduate study
- Official GRE scores
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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