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Master of Education in International Literacy

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SHSU’s Master of Education in International Literacy

best-online-programs-grad-education-2014 US News and World ReportThe Master of Education in International Literacy is designed for teachers of English as a Second/Foreign Language. The program addresses the theories of language instruction and incorporates research-based best practices for teaching English language learners. In addition to receiving the M.Ed., our graduates earn a certificate in Second Language Instruction from Sam Houston State University. Contact the director of the program for further information on this certificate.

Graduates of this program will be able to:

  • Articulate theories, processes, and principles of second language acquisition and second language literacy acquisition.
  • Examine the linguistic, sociocultural, cognitive, and psychological foundations of language and literacy.
  • Identify instructional strategies and materials that promote the acquisition of language and literacy for English language learners.
  • Evaluate informal and formal assessments for English language learners.
  • Engage in reflective analysis of personal beliefs and systematic inquiry into diverse cultures in order to construct a pedagogy in which diversity is an explicit part of the curriculum
  • Integrate technology to enhance the learning opportunities of English language
    learners.
  • Conduct research in second language learning and teaching. 
Program Breakdown
Degree Type Master of Education (M.Ed.)
Length 30 Credit Hours
Enrollment Fall, Spring, Summer
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