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Welcome to the Department of Literacy Studies, English Education and History Education! Our department offers an excellent academic experience delivered by outstanding faculty!

Please visit each area on our department website for more information about the programs and opportunities for undergraduate and graduate level students. Included within our website is additional important information related to professional development and outreach.

The Literacy Studies (READ) area of our department offers courses and professional experiences in all areas of literacy and literacy instruction. Reading courses are included within many programs and can lead to completion of a Reading Concentration, eligibility for the North Carolina A-Level Reading License and the M-Level Reading License, as well as the M.A.Ed. in Reading Education degree, which is online.

The English Education (ENED) area provides significant opportunities to acquire knowledge and experience with secondary English education programs in schools. Students may pursue a B.S. in English, Secondary Education degree, and at the graduate level, the M.A.T. in English Education degrees.

The History Education (HIED) area provides important social studies experiences in instructional settings. Students may pursue a B.S. in History, Secondary Education, and at the graduate level, the M.A.T. in History Education.

Our department is committed to providing development of a rich knowledge base, exploration of significant issues and topics through research, opportunities for application of knowledge through clinical experiences within instructional settings, and encouragement of life-long professional growth and reflection.We are very proud of our program, our faculty, and we are honored to learn and grow with the learners with whom we serve. Please visit our program and please join us!


Katherine E. Misulis, Ph.D.

Chair, Department of Literacy Studies, English Education, and History Education
Telephone: (252) 328-6128

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From the TRC…3D Printing Now Available to ECU Community

On: 01 Oct 2015 12:31
It’s the first Thursday of the month and a new edition of From the TRC is published to highlight an instructional technology resource Joyner Library’s Teaching Resources Center (TRC) has to support the College of Education’s faculty and students. Our first post of the school year highlights a new service in Joyner Library, 3D printing! Do you know how common […]

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Reading Education Faculty Highlights

On: 30 Sep 2015 19:30
At this time in the semester, students are showcasing what they have learned through papers, projects and mid-term exams. We thought we would share a few highlights of what the ECU College of Education Reading Faulty have been doing since the start of the fall 2015 semester. Dr. Caitlin Ryan has presented multiple professional development […]

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College of Education hosts Margaret Blount Harvey Literacy Institute

On: 29 Sep 2015 16:21
East Carolina University’s College of Education hosted its second Margaret Blount Harvey Literacy Institute on Sept. 12 for close to 100 pre-service and in-service teacher educators from the Latham Clinical Schools Network, a privately funded partnership program that supports the enhancement of 39 school systems in eastern North Carolina. As an expert in the field […]

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College of Education awards more than $475,000 in scholarships to ECU students

On: 16 Sep 2015 21:20
East Carolina University’s College of Education has awarded $476,000 in scholarships to 78 outstanding students for the 2015-2016 school year. A total of 95 scholarships and awards, ranging from $250 to $20,000, were presented. Several students received multiple scholarships. Recipients were honored Aug. 28 at the ECU College of Education Scholarship Recipient and Donor Recognition […]

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