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Welcome!Katherine Misulis

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!

Sincerely,

Katherine E. Misulis, Ph.D.

Chair, Department of Literacy Studies, English Education, and History Education
Telephone: (252) 328-6128
Email: misulisk@ecu.edu


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On: 27 Aug 2015 15:10
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On: 26 Aug 2015 21:12
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On: 25 Aug 2015 19:53
In June 2015, Dr. Ellen Dobson, Assistant Director in the COE Office of Assessment and Accreditation, was an invited panelist at Taskstream’s CollabEx Live in New York City. Dr. Dobson participated on a panel addressing CAEP standards and program assessment with Mel Horton of Central Connecticut State University and Courtney Peagler of Taskstream. She also […]

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Reading Education Faculty Member Elizabeth Swaggerty co-authors Preliminary Report on Landscape of State-level Standards for Teacher Preparation for Literacy Instruction

On: 21 Aug 2015 20:52
The International Literacy Association issued the first of a two-part report by its Teacher Preparation Task Force reviewing preparation that U.S. teachers receive to teach literacy and how different state departments of education differ in their requirements. The 13-member task force, co-chaired by Deanna Birdyshaw of the University of Michigan and Elizabeth Swaggerty of East […]

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