Language and Literacy Education - Teacher Education

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Overview Masters Doctoral

Thank you for your interest in language and literacy education in the College of Education! We are home to outstanding faculty and students. We are an active and collaborative community, with resources such as the Literacy Achievement Research Center (LARC) and a bimonthly Colloquium series. We aim to understand and improve language and literacy education at all levels throughout the world. We hope you will join us in our efforts!

Michigan State has a long history of educating reading specialists, literacy coaches, master classroom teachers, and other literacy leaders. Masters-level education is a crucial part of our efforts to understand and improve language and literacy education at all levels across the globe. A number of masters programs within the College include coursework in literacy and language instruction, with options in some programs to include a language and literacy concentration, a language and literacy specialization, or Reading Specialist Certification.

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Language and Literacy Faculty in the College of Education view the education of doctoral students as central to their mission to understand and improve language and literacy education at all levels throughout the U.S. and the world. Through advising, research and teaching assistantships, the literacy colloquium series, courses, and a number of other experiences, we seek to develop doctoral students who meet a multi-faceted, rigorous set of standards for those specializing in language and literacy education.

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Who We Are
Literacy Instruction Faculty
Mary Juzwik
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison
mmjuzwik@msu.edu
Mary Juzwik is a professor of language and literacy. She studies classroom discourse and writing practices and instruction in linguistically and culturally diverse English classrooms. Her current and ...
Meet Our Students
Literacy Instruction Graduate Student
Yonghan "Han" Park
Yonghan "Han" Park, Ph. D. '08, is a research associate at the Center on Teaching and Learning in the University of Oregon. He has been interested in both cognitive and motivational aspects of literacy learning as well as in advanced quantitative research methodologies. His recent research includes the development of early reading abilities and reading motivation, especially for socio-culturally disadvantaged students. During his years in the doctoral program at MSU, Park worked at the Literacy Achievement Research Center (LARC) as ...
 
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