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:

Spring 2016

Grand Rapids:

  • EDR 627: Literacy Strategies for Content Areas
  • EDR 628: Curriculum & Materials for Language Arts
     

Summer 2016

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 2016

Grand Rapids: 

  • EDR 622: Developmental Literacy for Children
  • EDR 625: Literature for Adolescents
  • EDR 626: Literacy Assessment and Instruction
  • EDR 627: Literacy Strategies for Content Areas
  • EDR 685: Reading Teacher Practicum

Detroit: 

  • EDR 622: Developmental Literacy for Children
  • EDR 687: Reading Specialist Practicum

 

Winter 2017

Grand Rapids: 

  • EDR 621: Current Issues & Trends in Literacy
  • EDR 626: Reading Assessment & Instruction
  • EDR 628: Language Arts Curriculum & Materials
  • EDR 689: Program Development and Administration

Detroit: 

  • EDR 626: Reading Assessment & Instruction

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 Elizabeth Stolle ( stollee@gvsu.edu).

Upcoming courses taught online:

Spring 2016

  • EDR 627: Literacy Strategies for Content Areas
     

Summer 2016

  • EDR 631: Teaching Writing
     

Fall 2016

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

Winter 2017

  • EDR 622: Developmental Literacy for Children
  • EDR 623: Developmental Literacy for Adolescents
  • EDR 624: Children's Literature
  • EDR 689: Program Development and Administration