M.Ed. Curriculum and Instruction – Foreign Language Education Share Your Love of Language


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Did you know that only 20% of K-12 students participate in foreign language education, compared to 92% in European countries?* Liberty University’s School of Education has designed the Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Curriculum and Instruction – Foreign Language Education to meet the needs of foreign language students in the United States and to increase the foreign language acquisition rates of American students.

Through this foreign language education program, you will gain special training in foreign language acquisition, education, and leadership skills. The courses you take will focus on the skills associated with teaching a foreign language. If you are already working in the field and looking to expand your knowledge, then this program is for you.

Learn how to be successful in developing a foreign language curriculum. One of the reasons American students lag in foreign language skills is that there is a lack of qualified instructors who can motivate them to learn. Gain the skills in teaching, assessing, and leading the development of foreign language courses in K-12 classrooms. This foreign language education specialization will help you meet the academic needs of your students and expand your knowledge and professional standing.

*Pew Research Center, Fact Tank, at Most European Students are Learning a Foreign Language in School While Americans Lag (viewed online June 25, 2020).

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Liberty’s M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction – Foreign Language Education degree can be completed 100% online so that you can meet both your educational and personal goals. We want to see you succeed, and the best way to be successful is to receive the specialized training you need to enhance your teaching ability.

We don’t just train educators — we train educators who want to make a positive impact on the next generation. It’s who you are and who you aspire to become. We want to help you reach your goals, so we’re making a master’s degree more affordable. At $415 per credit hour for full time students, it is one of the lowest tuition rates for this degree in the country.

In addition, you will broaden your professional capacity. Make a bigger impact on your students with an online M.Ed. from Liberty University.

Liberty University’s M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction – Foreign Language Education does not focus on teaching one specific foreign language. Instead, your courses will focus on the skills associated with teaching a foreign language. If you are already working in the field, then you can benefit from the added information this degree can bring.

Through this foreign language education program, you will gain a broad base of professional and general knowledge. You can learn the speaking, writing, reading, and listening skills needed for effective classroom communication and professional involvement. Additionally, you can learn classroom management skills to help create a climate that motivates students and maximizes learning.

The foreign language specialization includes some higher-level Spanish classes that focus on language acquisition skills and also some more advanced Spanish grammar and composition. These courses will focus on the finer skills of how to teach a foreign language and how students can best acquire a foreign language.

You will also examine current issues in education and what the implications of those issues might have on your classroom. Your professional development will include research on human development, learning, and pedagogical knowledge and skills. We will help you gain the skills that will meet marketplace demands and enhance your credentials in the foreign language education field.

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