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Instruction in Language Arts - Secondary Education

Northeastern Illinois University

24 months
Duration
865 USD/credit
865 USD/credit
432 USD/credit
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About

The Instruction in Language Arts - Secondary Education program of the Northeastern Illinois University is designed to offer professional development to classroom teachers who are interested in updating and refining their teaching competencies in the areas of Language Arts and English instruction at the secondary level.

Overview

Within the Instruction in Language Arts - Secondary Education program of the Northeastern Illinois University students complete coursework in two areas:

  • a professional core composed of coursework in literacy foundations (theory and pedagogy), curriculum development, cultural diversity, assessment, media technology, and research
  • a concentration in language arts with interdisciplinary coursework in education, reading, English, linguistics, and/or speech

Program Benefits

Graduates of this program will have updated and advanced knowledge of the theoretical foundations of literacy and language acquisition, principles of curriculum planning and development, language arts research, as well as instructional strategies for enhancing children’s acquisition of reading, writing, listening, and speaking competencies in culturally diverse classrooms. Throughout the program there is an emphasis on enhancing teachers’ leadership skills in developing and implementing language arts and English curricula.

Career Options

This program is for currently licensed teachers who are seeking to advance their careers with a focus on English/Language Arts at the Secondary Level.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Cultural Pluralism And Schools
  • New Directions In Teaching English In The Junior And Senior High School
  • Media Technology For Educators
  • Teaching Multicultural Literature In Middle And Secondary Schools Without Clinical Experience
  • Writing Instruction In Middle & High School
  • Modern Linguistics

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

45 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2.75

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.75 (4.0 scale)
  • A current, valid, state teaching license
  • Eighteen (18) credit hours undergraduate or graduate coursework in English literature/composition, linguistics, TESL, and/or speech
  • Fifteen (15) credit hours of undergraduate or graduate coursework in education with at least one, 3 credit hour course in the methods of teaching reading or English
  • Completed application with two letters of recommendation and official transcripts

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    865 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 865 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    865 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 865 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • In-State

    432 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 432 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Chicago

1297 - 2491 USD /month
Living costs

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