Curriculum & Requirements
Literacy, Master of Education (M.ED)
The Literacy Concentration is designed for classroom and reading teachers as they work toward an understanding of the role that literacy plays across the curriculum and over time. The program explores research and processes for teaching literacy in P–12 educational settings.
This emphasis area does not lead to an initial, residency teaching certificate. However, candidates who hold a valid Washington State teaching certificate, complete program requirements, and and complete the NES assessment are then eligible for recommendation for the endorsement.
Admission Requirements for the MEd Program
- Have earned a baccalaureate degree (either a BA or BS) from an accredited institution of higher education.
- Have earned a grade point average ≥3.0 on a 4-point scale during the final 90 quarter credits (or 60 semester credits) of enrolled coursework.
- Applicants for the Literacy concentration must also submit a copy of an educator certificate.
|CURRENT ISSUES IN EDUCATION||4|
|PHILOSOPHY AND ORGANIZATION OF THE AMERICAN SCHOOL||4|
|METHODS OF EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH||4|
|TRANSFORMATION OF LEARNING AND TEACHING||4|
|P-12 LITERATURE STUDY IN THE CLASSROOM||4|
|ADVANCED READING METHODS ACROSS THE CURRICULUM||4|
|ADVANCED LITERACY METHODS||4|
|CRITICAL AND SOCIAL LITERACIES||4|
|INSTRUCTIONAL FOUNDATIONS AND INTERVENTIONS FOR LITERACY DIFFICULTIES||4|
|LITERACY INTERNSHIP I||2|
|LITERACY INTERNSHIP II||2|
|LITERACY COMPREHENSIVE EXAM||3|