Coastal Carolina University

Spadoni College of Education

M.Ed. in Language, Literacy, and Culture


100 Chanticleer Drive E,

Conway, SC 29528

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.Ed. in Language, Literacy, and Culture

Format: Online

Program Description:

The M.Ed. in Language, Literacy, and Culture is a 33 credit hour degree with two concentrations. The Literacy concentration includes coursework which may be used to seek the add-on Literacy Teacher and Literacy Coach certification from the South Carolina Department of Education and fullfill requirements for Read to Succeed. Candidates choosing Language and Culture will complete coursework which may be used for the add-on ESOL certificate from teh South Carolina Department of Education. Interactive and participatory experiences in the Chanticleer Center for Literacy Education are possible as a part fo the degree program for licensed teachers.

I. CORE STUDIES (15 credits)‌

EDLL 600 Advanced Reading Theory: Philosophical, Historical and Sociological Foundations of Reading (3)
EDLL 603 Research in Literacy Methods and Materials OR EDUC 607 Research for Today's Schools (3)
EDLL 606 Trends and Issues in Literacy Education -Capstone Course (3)
EDLL 616 Content Literacy/EC/ELED OR EDLL 617 Content Literacy/middle/secondary (3)
EDUC 630 Advanced Study of Curriculum and Instruction (3)


Literacy Concentration Courses

EDLL 604 Practicum in Literacy Assessment and Evaluation (3)
EDLL 605 Organization, Administration, and Supervision of the School Reading Program (3)
EDLL 608 Instructional Strategies and Materials in Literacy (3)
EDLL 620 Literacy Assessment and Instruction Diverse Populations (3)
EDLL 621 Developing Literacy Teacher-Leaders Within School Communities (3)
EDLL 622 Action Research in Literacy Coaching (3)

Language and Culture Concentration Courses

EDLL 650 Applied Linguistics for ESOL Teachers (3)
EDLL 651 Principles and Strategies for Teaching ESOL to Elementary and Secondary Learners (3)
EDLL 652 Teaching Reading and Writing to Limited English Proficient (LEP) Learners (3)
EDLL 653 Testing and Assessment for Language Minority Students (3)
EDLL 654 ESOL Curriculum Design and Materials Development (3)
EDLL 655 Emergent Bilinguals and Special Education (3)


North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Facts & Figures

Classification: Higher Education Institution (Not Carnegie Classified)

Locale: Midsize City

Size & Settings: 6,000-9,999

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