Curriculum and Instruction, MEd - Concentration in Secondary Education English
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English is at the heart of education in the twenty-first century. Interest in the content and practice of the English curriculum is sharpened further by an increasing awareness of the importance of language in relation to learning and the role of communication in an advanced technological society.
Licensure Course Work (23 credits)
Course work meets licensure and master's degree requirements.
- EDUC 522: Foundations of Secondary Education (3 credit hours)
- EDCI 569: Teaching English in the Secondary School (3 credit hours)
- EDUC 672: Human Development and Learning: Secondary Education (3 credit hours)
- EDCI 669: Advanced Methods of Teaching English in the Secondary School (3 credit hours)
- EDCI 790: Internship in Education (1-6 credit hours) (Co-requisite: EDCI 791. Must register for 6 credits)
- EDRD 619: Literacy in Content Areas (3 credit hours)
- EDCI 791: Internship Seminar in Secondary Teaching (2 credit hours) (Co-requisite: EDCI 790)
Completion of MEd Degree (12 credits)
An additional 12 credits are required for completion of the Master of Education (MEd) in Curriculum and Instruction degree and must be completed within six years of admission to the program.
- EDUC 675: Research in Secondary Education (3 credit hours)
- EDCI 570: Teaching Young Adult Literacy in a Multicultural Setting (3 credit hours)
*Choose 6 credits from the following:
- EDCI 516: Bilingualism and Language Acquisition Research (3 credit hours)
- EDEP 551: Principles of Learner Motivation (3 credit hours)
- EDEP 653: Culture and Intelligence (3 credit hours)
- EDIT 504: Introduction to Educational Technology (3 credit hours)
- EDRD 630: Literacy Foundations and Instruction for Diverse Populations: Birth through Middle Childhood (3 credit hours) (See Note)
- EDRD 631: Literacy Foundations and Instruction for Diverse Populations: Adolescence Through Adulthood (3 credit hours) (See Note)
- EDSE 501: Introduction to Special Education (3 credit hours)
- EDSE 502: Classroom Management and Applied Behavior Analysis (3 credit hours)
- EDSE 626: The Inclusive Classroom (3 credit hours)
- EDUC 537: Introduction to Culturally & Linguistically Diverse Learners (3 credit hours)
- *Other electives may be considered with advisor approval.
- EDRD 630 and EDRD 631 course is part of the Reading Specialist certificate program at Mason. You might take this course as an elective for the Secondary Education (SEED) Masters degree and/or if you are interested in eventually pursuing a Reading Specialist certificate. The course could count as a SEED Masters elective AND toward a Reading Specialist certificate. SEED students would be eligible to take this course only AFTER they have completed their internship AND taken EDRD 619. SEED students could take both EDRD 630 and EDRD 631 as electives, in any order.