University Of Alabama
|Institution Name||:||University Of Alabama|
|Campus Setting||:||City: Small|
|Student-to-faculty ratio||:||19 to 1|
|Student population||:||30,127 (24,882 undergraduate)|
Master of Arts in Secondary Curriculum, Teaching, and Learning (SCTL) with P-12 Reading Specialist Certification (Class A)
Reading specialists devote their time to reading instruction while engaging in activities to promote literacy among students, parents, other educators, and the community alike. This is especially important to improving the overall reading performance of students in addition to enhancing their future educational opportunities and outcomes. Students in this program will participate in curriculum consisting of theory, application, assessment, and implementation of research-based instruction through a supervised practicum experience. The practicum experience, composed of hands-on fieldwork, is designed to develop the skills necessary to teach students as well as to train other teachers in the area of literacy. The online format provides students with an opportunity to pursue a new career path within the education family while continuing to work as a classroom teacher. The program requires a total of 36 credit hours. Students who complete the program receive a master's degree in secondary curriculum, teaching, and learning. The degree is available to both elementary and secondary school teachers. P-12 reading specialist certification is recommended with successful completion of this program.
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Founded in 1831, University of Alabama‚Äôs Department of Education serves the state and nation through its research studies, initial teacher certification program, continuing education and a variety of services to state and local education agencies. The same expert UA professors who teach in the classroom teach its online courses. Therefore, as an online student, you truly get the best of both worlds: a dynamic web-based learning experience grounded in the rich history and tradition of the University of Alabama. Its online platform allows you to collaborate with classmates for group projects, correspond with your teacher, access course syllabi, explore an online library, and more. In addition, you'll also enjoy the same student support services, from academic advising to financial aid. Students applying to the University of Alabama will have all the benefits of earning a degree from a well-established, nationally respected institution, with the convenience of an online delivery system that allows them to balance their professional and personal lives while obtaining an advanced degree.
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