Adult Education Option, Master of Education in Education (M.ED.)

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Adult Education–certification optional: this program is developed to provide advanced opportunities for those persons seeking to work with adults in a variety of settings.

These settings include but are not limited to community colleges’ vocational programs, adult basic skills programs, in-service coordination for business and industry, and military training. It is anticipated that students will come from a variety of backgrounds, most having a bachelor’s degree with some additional work and some having master’s degrees in other areas.

Recommended prerequisite: PSYC 306.

No teaching certification required.

Required Common Core
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
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
Adult Education Area Specialization Courses
COIN 571SURVEY POST-SECONDARY EDUCATION4
COIN 572STRATEGIES FOR TEACHING ADULTS4
COIN 581WORKSHOP IN COLLEGE TEACHING3
Electives–support courses approved by advisor.12
Total Credits48

Student Learning Outcomes—students will

  • demonstrate effective practice in the implementation of learning activities which include: knowledge of content area; problem solving; use of technology;
  • opportunity for student choice; motivation; collaboration and respect for diversity in a student centered learning environment;
  • demonstrate professional leadership in the field;
  • design and implement curriculum based on standards, knowledge, skills and professional dispositions from the Department of Education, state of Washington Professional Education Standards Board (PESB) standards and certification requirements and other applicable professional standards;
  • demonstrate excellent communication skills necessary to communicate effectively with all constituencies, including students, colleagues, parents and community.