Curriculum and Instruction Option, Master of Education in Education (M.ED.)

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Curriculum and Instruction–certification required: designed for certified teachers who wish to exercise leadership in school curriculum planning and development. Candidates can plan with an advisor to emphasize science education, social science education, working with at risk learners, etc. A copy of state teaching certificate must accompany application.

Core Requirements
Psychological Foundations
EDUC 522TRANSFORMATION OF LEARNING AND TEACHING4
or PSYC 515 ADVANCED EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY
Historical, Philosophical and Social Foundations of Education (choose two)
EDUC 502HISTORY OF AMERICAN EDUCATION4
or EDUC 507 PHILOSOPHY AND ORGANIZATION OF THE AMERICAN SCHOOL
and
EDUC 505CURRENT ISSUES IN EDUCATION4
or EDUC 506 EDUCATIONAL SOCIOLOGY
Research and Applied Experience
EDUC 520METHODS OF EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH4
EDUC 600THESIS5
or EDUC 601 RESEARCH REPORT
EDUC 695INTERNSHIP4
Specialization and Support courses (23 credits minimum)23
ELEMENTARY SCHOOL CURRICULUM
SECONDARY SCHOOL CURRICULUM
INSTRUCTIONAL SYSTEMS DEVELOPMENT
MEDIA LITERACY FOR TEACHERS
ADVANCED READING METHODS ACROSS THE CURRICULUM
SCHOOL LAW
ELEMENTARY SCHOOL SCIENCE PROGRAMS
SOCIAL STUDIES IN THE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
ADVANCED LITERACY METHODS
READINGS IN THE CURRICULUM
500/600 Level Courses e.g., content field, computers (Var)
DIRECTED STUDY
Total Credits48

Student Learning Outcomes—students will:

(candidates must be certified teachers)

  • demonstrate advanced research based knowledge and skills in curriculum and instruction in a selected area of emphasis including but not limited to early childhood education, elementary teaching, science education, social science education, at risk learners, middle school or gifted education.