Teaching and Learning - Master of Education (M.Ed.) - Teacher Librarian

Master of Education (M.Ed.) - Teaching and Learning - Teacher Librarian

Phyllis J. Washington College of Education

Degree Specific Credits: 39

Required Cumulative GPA: 3.0

Catalog Year: 2022-23

Notes/Description

  • All requirements for the degree must be completed within six years, including successful completion of a departmental comprehensive examination.

  • The Teacher Librarian program is aligned with American Association of School Librarians (AASL) standards for the K-12 library media endorsement.  

  • The LIBM credits are offered online and provide exploration of the diverse skills necessary for successful administration and management of a school library, for supporting district curriculum, teaching information literacy and engaging young readers in the rich universe of literature.

  • The capstone of the program is a two-credit practicum experience in a school or public library setting in the student’s vicinity, supervised by a working librarian.

  • Courses are taught by faculty with extensive experience and knowledge of the various roles of Teacher Librarians.  

Summary

Core Courses

18

Directed Courses

21

Total Hours

39


Core Course

Code

Title

Hours

Complete one of the following foundation of education courses:

EDU 502

Philosophy of Education

3

EDU 504

History of American Education

3

EDU 510

Developmental & Learning Sciences

3

Complete all of the following courses:

EDU 501

Curriculum Design, Implementation, & Evaluation

3

EDU 514

Education Across Cultures

3

EDU 515

Computer/Technological Application in Education

3

EDU 518

Inclusion and Collaboration

3

EDU 520

Educational Research

3

Total Hours

18

Minimum Required Grade: C

Directed Courses

Code

Title

Hours

Complete all of the following courses:

LIBM 461

Information Literacy

3

LIBM 462

Youth Lit for Librarians

3

LIBM 464

Reference Resources

3

LIBM 466

Libraries & Technology

3

LIBM 467

Collection Development & Cataloging

4

LIBM 468

Administration & Assessment of Library Programs

3

LIBM 495

Practicum

2

Total Hours

21

Minimum Required Grade: C