Educational Foundations Option, Master of Education in Education (M.ED.)

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Educational Foundations—certification optional: designed for graduate candidates, individuals with or without certification, who want a broad understanding of the history, philosophy and organization of education and to focus on an individual area of educational interest

Common 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
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
Educational Foundations/Interdisciplinary Area Specialization Courses8
HISTORY OF AMERICAN EDUCATION
CONTEMPORARY EDUCATION IN OTHER SOCIETIES
EDUCATIONAL SOCIOLOGY
PHILOSOPHY AND ORGANIZATION OF THE AMERICAN SCHOOL
ELEMENTARY SCHOOL CURRICULUM
SECONDARY SCHOOL CURRICULUM
MEDIA LITERACY FOR TEACHERS
SUPERVISION OF INSTRUCTION
SCHOOL LAW
Support Courses-choose with advisor from related disciplines15-18
Total Credits48-51

Student Learning Outcomes—students will

  • demonstrate advanced research based knowledge and skills in curriculum and instruction in a selected area of emphasis;
  • 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.