Online Courses in MA in Education

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Summer 2015

EDLA 611 Adolescent/Young Adult Literature (3 SH) ONLINE J. Eric Bishop
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 9-August 11 online; $40 technology fee will apply

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 9-August 11 online

EDDA 501 At-Risk Issues in School and Community (3 SH) ONLINE Eric Sents
Serves as a forum for engaging dialogue among educators, counselors, law enforcement personnel, social service agents, and other community service workers regarding at-risk issues. This course emphasizes current trends and program development models empowering collaboration within communities. July 6-August 7 online; $40 technology fee will apply

EDAI 541 Shaping a Community of Learners (3 SH) ONLINE Don Steiner
Personal values and beliefs form the integrity of the teachers’s soul and ultimately the learning environment. Teachers will be asked to reflect on their spiritual journey, to craft a personal mission statement for teaching, and to integrate faith seamlessly into their classroom instruction. Faith development for children and youth will inform teaching practice that is content and grade specific. Pedagogical methods will be introduced and/or reviewed for their congruence with Anabaptist Mennonite faith and practice. Offered through Mennonite Education Agency; register here for this course. May 27-July 29 online

EDDS 601 Advocacy Issues Within Special Education (3 SH) BLENDED Nadine Larkin
(Blended course: on site [or Zoom] and online. Participants may opt to take this course entirely online.)
Recognizes the impact and importance of decision-making and the dynamics of advocacy. Includes but is not limited to current topics such as impact of health and medical issues, self-determination by and for students, selection and implementation of instructional and assistive technologies, and creating safe psychological and physical environments. May 13-July 29 (on-site or Zoom sessions: May 13, July 29)

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
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In Lancaster, Pa.
MA in Education Program
EMU Lancaster
1846 Charter Lane
P.O. Box 10936
Lancaster PA 17605-0936
(717) 397-5190 or (866) EMU-LANC
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