Modern Languages, Master of Education (M.Ed)

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The Master of Education in Modern Languages allows students to specialize in French only. Individual programs are planned with an appropriate advisor from the Modern Languages Department. This specialization is offered principally for secondary foreign language teachers. Students must follow all of the requirements for the Master of Education.

Note: completion of this degree does not provide certification for teaching in public schools.

New Disclosures Related to Written Arrangements (Sec. 668.43)

Twenty out of 48 credits are earned through coursework at the University of Nice, although students receive EWU credits for these courses.

The University of Nice is located at:
Université Internationale d’Été
UFR Lettres, Arts et Sciences Humaines
98, Boulevard Edouard Herriot–B.P. 3209
06204 Nice Cedex 3–France

All University of Nice courses are delivered in a classroom setting. Several program options are available, including tuition only, tuition and housing, and tuition, housing, and meals. Expenses not covered by the program fee include transportation, texts (generally not required), airport taxes, passport fees, spending money, gifts, incidentals, excursions, etc.

Required Core Courses
EDUC 520METHODS OF EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH (or alternate as designated)4
Historical, Philosophical and Social Foundations of Education–choose any two8
HISTORY OF AMERICAN EDUCATION
CONTEMPORARY EDUCATION IN OTHER SOCIETIES
CURRENT ISSUES IN EDUCATION
EDUCATIONAL SOCIOLOGY
PHILOSOPHY AND ORGANIZATION OF THE AMERICAN SCHOOL
Psychological Foundations of Education
PSYC 515ADVANCED EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY4
French Courses–chosen with the approval of the French advisor (400–500 level).24
Approved electives8
Note: the combination of coursework in French and the approved electives must include 20 credits of 500 level coursework.
Total Credits48

Student Learning Outcomes—students will

  • demonstrate knowledge of the customs and idioms of the language culture under study in order to be able to respond to everyday situations in appropriate ways;
  • demonstrate proficiency in the oral language skills of listening and speaking; demonstrate proficiency in writing and reading;
  • apply knowledge of the historical background of the language culture under study;
  • show conversance in contemporary issues political, economic, social and artistic;
  • demonstrate an ability to draw comparisons between the students native culture and the language culture under study and/or among the cultures of the various regions and nations of the language culture;
  • apply knowledge of methods of educational research; psychological foundations of education; and historical, philosophical and social foundations of education;
  • demonstrate knowledge of major themes, genres, movements in the history of the literature of the language culture under study; demonstrate an understanding of the interconnectedness of language, culture, history and literature.