M.Ed. in Literacy - Literacy Teacher Program
This program is designed for teachers or professionals who wish to become more knowledgeable about literacy education (this degree does not lead to certification). Loyola's M.Ed. in Literacy provides candidates with a strong foundation in literacy curriculum, instruction, and assessment at the K-12 levels. In this program, you'll prepare to meet the literacy needs of all students in your classroom. The program emphasizes a strong theoretical understanding of the reading process as well as practical application with K-12 students.
The program consists of a comprehensive 33-credit course of study that has been approved by the Maryland State Department of Education.
Candidates are encouraged to complete each block before proceeding to the next block. Courses within a block may be taken in any order unless otherwise stated.
|BLOCK 1 (12 credits)
||History and Foundations of Literacy Instruction (3)
||Elementary Literacy and Literature (3)
||Adolescent Literacy and Literature (3)
||Principles and Practices of Writing (3)
|BLOCK 2 (Prerequisite: Block 1) (12 credits)
||Language, Literacy, and Culture (3)
||Disciplinary Literacy (3)
||Literacy Assessments I. (3)
||Elective (must be approved by advisor) (3)
|BLOCK 3 (Prerequisite: Block 2) (9 credits)
||Teacher Research and Inquiry (3)
||Literacy Assessments II. (3)
||Literacy Education Seminar (3) (Prerequisite: RE 670 & RE739)*
*RE770 should be the final course taken in the M.Ed. Literacy Teacher Program.
The literacy teacher program may be taken full-time (to be completed in 18-24 months) or part-time (to be completed in 2-5 years).
Success candidates will receive the M.Ed. in Literacy Teacher (this degree does not lead to certification).