Language, Literacy and Culture
Reading Endorsement Program
An Integrated Curriculum and a Critical Pedagogy for Distance Education
Description of the Program:
The Distance Education Reading Endorsement Program at NMSU is a hybrid on-line, school based program comprised of 24 credit hours, which qualifies teachers for the NM PED K-12 reading endorsement and satisfies the requirements for highly qualified teacher of NCLB.
- Graduate courses in Reading at NMSU are accredited by the National Council for the Accreditation of Colleges of Teacher Education (NCATE) and the New Mexico Public Education Department.
- Graduate courses in Reading meet content and teaching standards of the International Reading Association (IRA ) and the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE)
Core Courses & Program Overview:
- RDG 510 Adult and Family Literacy
- RDG 511 Literacy Assessment & Evaluation
- RDG 525 Pedagogy and Theory of Young Adult Literature
- RDG 530 Sociopsycholinguistics of Reading
- RDG 555 Introduction to Instructional Leadership for Literacy Education
- RDG 585 Internship in Reading /Literacy
- RDG 551 Literacy in the Early Childhood
Program Entry Requirements & Registration Procedures:
New Mexico K-12 teachers who have professional experience in reading education and/or are interested in understanding Reading/ Literacy are welcome.
To register contact Dr. Juanita M. Hannan, Director of Distance Education (575-646-2125).
(There is a $20 university entrance fee for new non-degree students. Degree seeking students must be fully admitted to the Graduate School.