Reading/Language Arts Course Format Options

Note: Visit the Reading/Language Arts Programs page for information about the four programs we offer.

The Reading/Language Arts programs offer various options for course delivery: Hybrid or Online courses.

Course Availability

To check the schedule of classes for availability of courses:

  • Visit Online Schedule
  • Select a Term and submit
  • Under "Subject", select "Education Reading"
  • Under "Instructional Method", select the format you are interested in:
    • Hybrid
    • Online
  • Select any other attributes to limit your results
  • Click "Class search"

Hybrid

The Reading/Language Arts programs offer blended learning options, or hybrid courses. Hybrid courses combine face-to-face classroom methods with computer-mediated activities, thus creating an integrated approach for both instructors and students.

Upcoming courses taught as hybrid:

Tentative course offerings (subject to student enrollment)

Fall 2017

Grand Rapids:

  • EDR 622: Developmental Literacy for Children
  • EDR 625: Literature for Adolescents
  • EDR 626: Literacy Assessment and Instruction

Detroit:

  • EDR 631: Teaching Writing

Winter 2018

Grand Rapids: 

  • EDR 626: Reading Assessment & Instruction
  • EDR 628: Language Arts Curriculum & Materials
  • EDR 689: Program Development and Administration

Detroit: 

  • EDR 689: Program Development and Administration

Spring 2018

Grand Rapids:

  • EDR 627: Literacy Strategies for Content Areas

Summer 2018

Grand Rapids:

  • EDR 624: Children's Literature
  • EDR 631: Teaching Writing
  • EDR 685: Reading Teacher Practicum (Godfrey Lee)
  • EDR 687: Reading Specialist Practicum (Godfrey Lee)

Fall 2018

Grand Rapids:

  • EDR 622: Developmental Literacy for Children
  • EDR 625: Literature for Adolescents
  • EDR 626: Literacy Assessment and Instruction

Detroit:

  • EDR 687: Reading Specialist Practicum

Winter 2019

Grand Rapids:

  • EDR 621: Current Issues & Trends in Literacy
  • EDR 626: Reading Assessment & Instruction
  • EDR 689: Program Development and Administration

Online

Since Fall 2013, the Reading/Language Arts programs have offered fully online programs, inviting students near and far to earn an M.Ed. in Literacy Studies from Grand Valley State University. For more information on our Literacy Studies online program, please contact Nancy Patterson (patterna@gvsu.edu).

Upcoming courses taught online:

Tentative course offerings (subject to student enrollment)

Fall 2017

  • EDR 621: Current Issues & Trends in Literacy
  • EDR 626: Literacy Assessment and Instruction
  • EDR 685: Reading Teacher Practicum
  • EDR 687: Reading Specialist Practicum

Winter 2018

  • EDR 621: Current Issues & Trends in Literacy
  • EDR 622: Developmental Literacy for Children
  • EDR 623: Developmental Literacy for Adolescents
  • EDR 624: Children's Literature

Spring 2018

  • EDR 628: Curriculum & Materials for Language Arts

Summer 2018

  • EDR 627: Literacy Strategies for Content Areas

Fall 2018

  • EDR 621: Current Issues & Trends in Literacy
  • EDR 626: Literacy Assessment and Instruction
  • EDR 631: Teaching Writing
  • EDR 685: Reading Teacher Practicum

Winter 2019

  • EDR 622: Developmental Literacy for Children
  • EDR 623: Developmental Literacy for Adolescents
  • EDR 624: Children's Literature
  • EDR 628: Language Arts Curriculum & Materials
  • EDR 689: Program Development and Administration


Page last modified August 4, 2017