Master of Education in Literacy and Digital Learning
(Formally 21st Century Literacies)

21stlitercy_banner.jpgReyes Quezada
Associate Professor

Reading, Writing, Speaking, and Listening for the Interactive Classroom

This specialization helps you integrate new media into your classroom to improve reading, writing and language development. Designed for English and Language Arts teachers, elementary educators, and content area teachers, it responds to Common Core State Standards and supports the development of evidence-based best practices. Coursework will strengthen your ability to effectively engage students in reading and responding to complex texts, accessing and critically evaluating information, and sharing their ideas through written work, oral presentations, and multimodal media communications.

Give yourself and your students the advantage of being ahead of the curve by leveraging 21st century literacy skills.

Course of Study

Earn this Master of Education degree by completing 10 courses (3-units each) for 30 units of coursework. Your Masters of Education online program consists of five foundation courses including a capstone action research project as well as five specialization courses. You may begin your study in any semester with any courses offered. The Capstone Seminar is the final course in your program and builds on knowledge gained in the research and specialization courses. Earn your masters in Literacy and Digital Learning in San Diego today.

Core Courses (15 units)

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EDUC 520 Social Justice and Educational Equity (3 unit core course)
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EDUC 521 Cognition and Learning (3 unit core course)
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EDUC 522 Educational Research Methodology (3 unit core course)
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EDUC 523 Qualitative Methods in Educational Research (3 unit core course)
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EDUC 550 Capstone Seminar (3 unit core course)

Specialization Courses (15 units)

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EDUC 561 Critical Media Literacy in the Classroom (3 units)
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EDUC 562 Teaching Digital Readers (3 units)
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EDUC 563 Youth and Digital Media (3 units)
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EDUC 565 Teaching Digital Writers (3 units)
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EDUC 566 Participatory Learning in 21st Century Classrooms (3 units)
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