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2016-2017 Graduate Studies Bulletin (Archived Copy) 
  Jul 15, 2024
2016-2017 Graduate Studies Bulletin (Archived Copy) [Archived Catalog]

Instruction and Teacher Education

David Virtue, Interim Chair

Ph.D. Language/Research Tool Requirement

The candidate must have a reading knowledge of one foreign language or an approved alternative selected from the Department of Instruction and Teacher Education language/research tool options.

Option A: Demonstrate competency in a foreign language or in an alternative language for the visually or hearing impaired by completion of one of the following courses with a grade of B or better:

  • Foreign Languages: 615 course or satisfactory performance on an examination administered by the Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
  • EDEX 682  - Introduction to Braille
  • EDEX 687  - Communication Systems for Students who are Deaf or Hearing Impaired

(Substitute courses from other accredited institutions may be acceptable in place of EDEX 682  and EDEX 687 .)

Option B: Demonstrate competency in a computer language or software package with potential for research applications by one of the following: 1) enroll in and pass EDET 603  Design and Development Tools I with a grade of B or better, 2) enroll in and pass both EDRM 710  and EDRM 711 , Educational Statistics I and II, with grades of B or better, 3) submit artifacts at a time of comprehensive examination that demonstrate the ability to use a software package approved by the advisor for qualitative research; faculty in the program area will evaluate the artifacts using a departmental rubric, or 4) Demonstrate competency in a computer-related area of study outside of the College of Education by completion of one of the following courses or sets of courses with a grade of B or better (please check the bulletin section for the College of Engineering and Information Technology for prerequisites):

Programs and Courses



    Curriculum StudiesEarly Childhood EducationElementary EducationMiddle Level EducationLanguage and LiteracySecondary EducationInstructor and Teacher Education