Fall 2017

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Tuition & Fees:

  • $450 per credit for Fall
  • Tech Fee: $50/semester

Fall 2017

View Fall Course Textbook/Assignments Here


Online & Hybrid Courses

EDLA 531 Literacy in Community and Family Arenas (3 credits, ONLINE )
Addresses workplace literacy, family literacy, adult literacy and literacy advocacy.
Instructor: Don Steiner
Dates: August 28 – December 8

EDSL 571 Language Acquisition and Grammar (3 credits, ONLINE )
Explores current topics and issues in the study of language acquisition, language development and grammar. Offers teachers practical ideas for teaching grammar in the context of today’s classroom.
Instructor: Tu Phillips
Dates: August 28 – December 8

EDRJ 551 Introduction to Restorative Justice in Education (3 credits, HYBRID )
Provides a critical examination of the fundamental roots, principles and practices of restorative justice. Participants will examine how restorative justice presents an alternative approach that addresses the needs and roles of key “stakeholders” (victims, offenders, communities,and justice systems) and draws from traditional or indigenous approaches to justice. The intersections of restorative justice and trauma healing, nonviolence, community building, and transitional justice processes will be explored.
Instructor: Kendal Swartzentruber
Dates: August 28 – December 8 - Onsite: 11/10 – 6pm-9pm & 11/11 – 8am-5pm


Traditional Classroom Courses

EDCC 551 Action Research in Educational Settings (3 credits, TRAD CLASSRM)
Provides an overview of action research conducted within educational settings. Emphasis is placed upon gaining an understanding of the difference between qualitative and quantitative research design,as well as becoming competent in setting up an action research project. Prerequisite: Admission to Candidacy or director’s permission.
Instructor: Nadine Larkin, EdD
Dates: Aug 30 from 5pm -9pm; 9/16, 11/4 and 12/2 from 8:30am – 3:30pm; 10/7 from 8:30am – 12:30pm.

EDLA 501 Foundations of Literacy (3 credits, TRAD CLASSRM)
Examines the psychological, social and linguistic components of the developmental processes of reading and writing including phonemic awareness, alphabetic code, fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension. Emphasizes the importance of appropriate instruction and materials according to the child’s developmental stage.
Instructor: Mary Roth, EdD
Dates: Fridays 6pm-9pm and Saturdays 8:30am-3:30pm on Sept 8/9, 22/23, Oct 13/14, Nov 3/4 & Dec 1/2

Key and Notes:

Please note that coursework usually extends beyond the last class session.

For more information contact:

MA in Education Program
Eastern Mennonite University Lancaster
1846 Charter Lane, P.O. Box 10936
Lancaster PA 17605-0936
(717) 397-5190 or (866) 368-5262