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Literacy Candidates’ Perception of Competence in an Online Master of Science in Literacy Program

Literacy Candidates’ Perception of Competence in an Online Master of Science in Literacy Program

This article describes how college instructors in a graduate literacy degree program surveyed candidates to determine their sense of self-efficacy as literacy intervention teachers, particularly after completing the professional sequence of diagnosis, practicum I and practicum II in the program. Results were positive. Candidates’ sense of competence with regard to delivering appropriate literacy intervention services increased across the span of these capstone courses in the program. Recognizing the importance of teachers’ sense of self-efficacy and that a program or span of clinical courses can never fully prepare candidates for all the challenges in the multi-faceted role of a school literacy specialist/literacy coach, the authors sought to determine whether the program’s professional... Show More
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