Agenda Item FA 14-35

Submitted by the Academic Programs Committee

College of Education and Human Services (Graduate) -

(Childhood Education, Literacy, & TESOL): New Course & Change of Programs of Study (1 package)

10/02/14: Passed

10/09/14: Approved

Log Number: 201401-72


Childhood Education, Literacy, & TESOL – Graduate  


Change a degree-major-concentration of an existing program
Master of Education – Elementary Education Major Literacy Concentration

Summary of the Changes:

A course was inadvertently left out of the package for Log # 201208-58 and did not get uploaded for approval. This is a request to create the course RED 6XXX Literacy Coaching as stated in the program changes in the approved Log # 201208-58.
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Add a new course

Literacy Coaching (3 crs)


Graduate (6xxx)



Course Description:
This course is designed to teach candidates how to be successful literacy coaches. Candidates will learn about the theory and practices current coaching models rely on to support and strengthen teachers' literacy instruction. Research and theory addressed in the course will focus on the intersection of the following fields: adult development, professional development, relationship between teacher quality and student achievement, teacher change, and school improvement.