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Graduate Catalog 2019-2020 
Graduate Catalog 2019-2020 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Transformative Literacy, M.Ed.

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This program continues the Education Department’s mission of preparing advocates for families and children by teaching specific skills of transformation and looking at literacy as a transformative process. Studnets may choose one of two tracks offered: Reading Specialist or English Language Learner.

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M.Ed. Thesis Project: 3 Hours

All M.Ed. candidates are expected to complete a thesis. Under exceptional circumstances, with the approval of the M.Ed. Program Director and Chair of the Department of Education, a student may substitute the thesis with an approved substantive culminating project (using the 6900 number), or a course that has professional relevance to the program emphasis. A substitution form is required with an explanation.

Total: 30 Hours

* Technical competency knowledge prerequisite: Candidates / Students must have had coursework, undergraduate or graduate, in emergent literacy, word- identification, through phonetic skills, fluency, vocabulary development and thinking skills, including in working with English learners. Completion of Belmont’s EDU 3030 / EDU 5020 Literacy I , or transfer credit equivalency, meets this technical prerequisite requirement.

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