Online Courses in MA in Education
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EDSL 571 Language Acquisition & Grammar (3 SH, online) Tu Phillips
Explores current topics and issues in the study of language acquisition, language development, and grammar. Offers teachers practical ideas for teaching grammar in the context of today’s classroom. Jan. 12-Apr. 19; $50 technology fee
EDCC 531 Social and Ethical Issues in Education (3 SH, online) Mike Young
Examines educational and ethical values through discussion of case studies and current issues in education. Analyzes how public policy in education is shaped via the community’s social and ethical concerns. Jan. 12-Apr. 19
EDLA 531 Literacy in Community & Family Arenas (3 SH, online) Don Steiner
Addresses literacy development in a larger scope than traditionally covered through school, focusing on personal, cultural and political issues related to adult literacy. Addresses adult literacy in the context of various settings, including family literacy, workplace literacy and community literacy programs. Mar. 29-May 31
Online Educational Technology Course Offerings*
*Course tuition is $300 per semester hour for the following Spring 2016 online technology courses.
EDCT 541 Instructional Technology for Problem-Based Learning (PBL) (3 SH, online) Timothy Taylor
Explores 21st century workplace success beyond basic knowledge and skills. In Problem-Based Learning, students not only understand content more deeply but also learn how to take responsibility and build confidence, solve problems, work collaboratively, communicate ideas, and be creative innovators. Participants will identify, use and evaluate technology resources in the context of designing and delivering instruction using the Problem-Based Learning instructional method. Jan. 12-Apr. 19
EDCT 531 Everything Google for the Classroom (3 SH, online) Timothy Taylor
Explores Google 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. Jan. 12-Apr. 19
EDCT 611 Creating a Technology-Rich Learning Classroom (3 SH, online) Timothy Taylor
Identifies, uses and evaluates technology resources in the context of designing and delivering instruction that is consistent with current best practices for integrating technology. The National Educational Technology Standards for Teachers will be referenced throughout the course. Jan. 12-Apr. 19
EDLA 611 Adolescent/Young Adult Literature (3 SH, online)
Concentrates on literature written for and by adolescent/young adult readers while relying on works typically classified as young adult literature as well as literary “classics” found within the curriculum for middle, junior and senior high classrooms. Employs reader-response theory. June 7-August 2; $50 technology fee
EDDA 631 Research in Risk & Resiliency (3 SH, online) Sarah Armstrong
Analyzes research bases for understanding risk and resiliency and explores protective factors within the child, family, and community which enable resilience and mitigate risk factors. June 7-August 2
How do I register for online courses?
Pre-register by completing a Registration form. You will be put on the class roster(s). Full payment is due upon receipt of your statement.
The tuition rate for the Master of Arts in Education Program and the Graduate in Education Non-degree Program is $425.00 per semester hour unless otherwise noted.* A $40 technology fee may also be charged to your account each term classes are taken. Institutes and special courses contracted with school divisions may vary in tuition rate.
In Harrisonburg, Va.
MA in Education Program
Eastern Mennonite University
1200 Park Road
Harrisonburg, VA 22802-2462
(540) 432-4142 or (540) 432-4350
In Lancaster, Pa.
MA in Education Program
1846 Charter Lane
P.O. Box 10936
Lancaster PA 17605-0936
(717) 397-5190 or (866) EMU-LANC