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Graduate Bulletin

Curriculum, Instruction and Technology in Education/Language Arts Education, Ed.D.

COLLEGE OF EDUCATION

Admission Requirements and Deadlines
Application Deadline:

Fall:   February 1

Applications are accepted for the Fall semester only.  If interested in fellowship consideration, submit application by January 5.

APPLY ONLINE to this graduate program.

Letters of Reference:

Number Required: 3

From Whom: Letters of recommendation should be obtained from evaluators who can provide insight into your abilities and talents, as well as comment on your aptitude for graduate study.

Coursework Required for Admission Consideration:

No specific coursework is required for admission consideration.

Master's Degree in Discipline/Related Discipline:

A master's degree is required to gain admission to the doctoral program.

Bachelor's Degree in Discipline/Related Discipline:

All applicants must present credentials that are the equivalent of the appropriate baccalaureate degree at Temple University.

Statement of Goals:

The Statement of Goals should be approximately 500-1,000 words in length and should include the following elements: your specific interest in Temple's program; your research goals; your future career goals; and your academic and research achievements.

Standardized Test Scores:

The GRE/MAT is required.  It is expected that the scores will generally be at or above the 50th percentile. 

Minimum TOEFL score needed to be accepted: 550 paper-based, 213 computer-based, or 79 internet-based.

Resume:

A resume is not required but may be submitted.

Program Requirements
General Program Requirements:

Number of Didactic Credits Required Beyond the Master's: 48

Required Courses:

Specialty Area Courses (18 s.h.) in Language Arts or TESOL

Research Methods (24 s.h.), including courses in collecting and analyzing data using both quantitative and qualitative tools as well as two 3-credit research apprenticeships in which students work closely with a faculty member.

Curriculum (3 s.h.)

Educational Psychology (3 s.h.)

Internship:  No internship is required.

Language Examination: No language examination is required.

Culminating Events:

None.

Contacts
Program Contact Information:

www.temple.edu/education/cite/

Department Information:

Curriculum, Instruction and Technology in Education (CITE)
361 Ritter Hall (003-00)
1301 Cecil B. Moore Avenue
Philadelphia, PA  19122

gmiller@temple.edu
215-204-8001

Department Contacts:

Admissions:

Gwen Miller

gmiller@temple.edu

215-204-6387

Program Coordinator for Language Arts:

Dr. Michael Smith

mjsmith@temple.edu

215-204-6137

Program Coordinator for TESOL:

Dr. Aneta Pavlenko

apavlenk@temple.edu

215-204-3792

Chairperson: 

Dr. Catherine Schifter

edcite@temple.edu

215-204-2296

About the Program

The Ed.D. in Curriculum, Instruction and Technology in Education in Language Arts offers specializations in Language Arts and TESOL.

Time Limit for Degree Completion: 4 years

Campus Location:

Main

Some elective courses are offered at the Ambler, Harrisburg, and Center City campuses.

Full-Time/Part-Time Status:

Students are able to complete the degree program on a part-time basis (8 credit hours or less per semester) through classes offered after 4:30 p.m.

Department Information:

Curriculum, Instruction and Technology in Education (CITE)
361 Ritter Hall (003-00)
1301 Cecil B. Moore Avenue
Philadelphia, PA  19122

gmiller@temple.edu
215-204-8001

Interdisciplinary Study:

No.

Affiliation(s):

Not applicable.

Study Abroad:

No.

Ranking:

Not applicable.

Accreditation:

This degree program is accredited by the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE).

Areas of Specialization:

The Ed.D. Program in Language Arts Education offers two specializations:  1) The Language Arts specialization is designed to provide doctoral students with theoretical and practical tools that enable them to explore the learning and teaching of the English language in multiple settings; to engage in critical thinking about curricular and policy decisions; and to produce original research about how literacy is taught, learned, or used.  2) The TESOL specialization is designed to provide doctoral students with theoretical and practical tools that enable them to produce original research on teaching and learning of English as a Second Language (ESL) and to engage in critical thinking about ESL policies and curricula.

Job Placement:

Graduates are prepared to teach language arts or English as a Second Language.

Licensure:

Not applicable.

Non-Degree Student Policy:

Non-matriculated students may take up to 9 credits of coursework before applying to the degree program.

Financing Opportunities

A limited number of Graduate Assistantships are available.  Applications are available through the College of Education.

Updated 6.5.09