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Master's of Education

Literacy with Reading Endorsement

 

Lake Erie College Offers

A Flexible Pathway

The graduate studies degree programs at Lake Erie College prepare you to move ahead in your profession with relevant classes, real world experiences, and advanced technology. Our programs come with flexibility and individual support, ensuring your learning success and preparing you for future career opportunities. 

Completely On-Line Program

LEC's Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Literacy program is designed to meet the professional development needs of working teachers. All courses in this two-year program are available completely online and run every 7 weeks, allowing you to focus on most courses one at a time.

CORE M.Ed COURSES (11 credits)

EDM 500 Research for the Professional Educator (3 Credits)
EDM 501 Contemporary Issues in American Education (3 Credits)
EDM 517 Models of Elective Teaching and Planning (3 Credits)
EDM 565 Educational Research Seminar (2 Credits)

Literacy Concentration Courses
(21-24 SH)

EMR 501 Theory and Practice of Reading (3 SH)
EMR 502 Reading Strategies and Curriculum (3 SH)
EMR 503 Assessments in Reading Instruction (3 SH)
EMR 504 Socio-Cultural Factors in Literacy (3 SH)
EMR 505 Phonics (3 SH) *only required if not taken for initial licensure
EMR 512 Professional Development and Field Research (3 SH) *full semester
EDM 511 Adolescent Literature (3 SH)
EDM 512 Critical Analysis of Children’s Literature (3 SH)

Reading Endorsement

LEC's Reading Endorsement Program prepares you for the Graduate Reading Endorsement (P-12) and the Ohio Assessment for Educators (OAE) exams. Courses meet the International Literacy Association (ILA) standards and guidelines set forth by the Ohio Department of Higher Education. With just five required courses, the Reading Endorsement Program may be completed 100% online in as little as one year (2 semesters).

READING ENDORSEMENT COURSES (15 SH)

EMR 501 Theory and Practice of Reading (3 SH)
EMR 504 Socio-Cultural Factors in Literacy (3 SH)
EMR 502 Reading Strategies and Curriculum (3 SH)
EMR 503 Assessments in Reading Instruction (3 SH)
EMR 512 Professional Development and Field Research (3 SH)

Meet Our Faculty

Beth Walsh-Moorman, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Literacy

Dr. Walsh-Moorman has 22 years of experience teaching high school English. She has taught literacy courses at John Carroll University and Kent State University, having earned her master's degree from the University of Michigan and her doctorate in curriculum and instruction specializing in literacy from Kent State, where she studied under renowned educator Dr. Timothy Rasinski.

Beyond the Classroom

Dr. Walsh-Moorman is the author of a Penguin Random House official teaching guide for Let the Great World Spin and top literacy journal articles. Her research focuses on new literacies, disciplinary literacy, visual literacy, Socratic methods, reading fluency and mastery grading for writing coursework.

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