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  Nov 21, 2017
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

Department of Reading and Language Arts

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490A Pawley Hall

(248) 370-3054

Fax: (248) 370-4367

Department Website


Chairperson: John E. McEneaney

Professors emeriti: Richard F. Barron, Jane Bingham, Gloria T. Blatt, Harald C. Cafone, Robert J. Christina, James F. Cipielewski, George E.Coon, W. Dorsey Hammond, Harry T. Hahn, Anne Porter, Toni Walters

Distinguished professor: Ronald L. Cramer

Professors: John E. McEneaney, Linda Pavonetti, Gwendolyn McMillon

Associate professors: Tanya M. Christ, S. Rebecca Leigh, Ledong Li, Mary K. Lose

Assistant professors: Paul Morsink

Visiting assistant professor:  Lizabeth Guzniczak

As a department within the School of Education and Human Services, the instructional staff of the Reading and Language Arts Department offers courses in reading, language arts, digital literacies and learning and children’s literature at the undergraduate level for students pursuing a career in teaching. For detailed information and the requirements of an Elementary Education Bachelor of Science degree with a major (36 credits) or minor (24 credits) in Language Arts, please go to the on-line academic catalog.

The department offers a master’s degree program in reading and language arts, certificate programs in digital literacies and learning, post-master’s certificate programs, K-12 reading specialist endorsements, and a doctor of philosophy degree in reading education.

Schedule of classes

Specific offerings for each semester may be found in the Schedule of Classes.


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