Cost per credit: TBD
EDLA 501 Foundations of Literacy (3 SH)
Examines the psychological, social and linguistic components of the developmental processes of reading and writing including phonemic awareness, alphabetic code, fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension. Emphasizes the importance of appropriate instruction and materials according to the child’s developmental stage.
EDSL 541 Foundations of English as a Second Language (3 SH)
Provides an introduction and background on English Language Learners including the psychological, social, cultural, and linguistic components of the developmental process in learning a second language. Emphasizes what teachers can do to provide appropriate instruction based on the Pennsylvania Academic Standards and Assessment Anchors.
EDCI 521 Data-Driven Decision Making for Effective School Leadership (3 SH)
Focuses on strong application of instructional practices and instructional coaching skills along with data analysis, assessment competencies as it applies to decision-making, and school leadership and improvement. Examines how effective data-driven decision-making influences the development of instructional practice and assessment in the total school program. Explores concepts and foundations of data-driven decision-making, basic applications and technical support including use of SPSS, spreadsheet software, and professional knowledge base resources.
EDDS 511 Foundations & Procedural Issues in Special Education (3 SH)
Blended course: on site and online
Focuses on recent changes within special education policy and law that directly impact the classroom teacher. Presents ways to use Internet services to keep current with procedural issues.
EDCC 551 Action Research in Educational Settings (3 SH)
Examines quantitative and qualitative research studies which have impacted education. Presents action research theory and design so that students may apply action research to their individual programs. Prerequisite: admission to candidacy.
EDCT 681 Online Learning Tools for the Classroom (ONLINE) (3 SH)
Explores online tools that can be used in the classroom to assist with classroom management and instruction. Participants will collaborate on ways to use these tools to have the greatest positive impact in their classrooms. Participants should be comfortable with surfing the web.
EDLA 651 Developing an Effective Reading Program (Blended course: on site and online) (3 SH)
Designed to provide practical knowledge about developing and implementing K-12 reading programs. Develops the strategies and understandings needed to provide a diverse student body with effective reading instruction. Emphasizes professional development, leadership and advocacy for reading specialists. Prerequisite: permission by advisor.
EDCT 531 Everything Google for the Classroom (ONLINE) (3 SH)
Explores standard and new Google tools that can be used in the classroom to assist with classroom management and instruction. Teachers will increase their knowledge using discussion threads, reflection papers, lesson plans involving the implementation of Google tools, and a course project where candidates use a Google tool for professional or student development or enhancement. Participants will collaborate on ways to use these tools to have the greatest positive impact in their classrooms.
Key and Notes:
* Meets PDE requirements for Inclusive Classrooms credits
p. Please note that coursework usually extends beyond the last class session.
For more information contact:
MA in Education Program
Eastern Mennonite University Lancaster
1846 Charter Lane, P.O. Box 10936
Lancaster PA 17605-0936
(717) 397-5190 or (866) 368-5262