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Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction

Curriculum

 

Total Hours: 36 or 39 (Foundation Courses, Concentration/Focus Area Courses, and Research)

 

FOUNDATION COURSES

15 Hours

ED 704: Foundations of Educational Research

3 hrs.

ED 720: Curriculum

3 hrs.

ED 780: Educational Technology Applied to Classroom*

3 hrs.

ED 706: Learning and Education

3 hrs.

EDL 700:  Creating a Professional Learning Community

3 hrs.

 

*Educational Technology Leader will take either ED 681 or ED 684

 

RESEARCH

3 - 6 Hours

ED 798:  Final Project    OR

3 hrs.

 ED 799: Thesis

6 hrs.

 

 

MEDCI Concentration Areas:

1.     Academically Gifted

 

FOCUS AREA COURSES

18 Hours

ED 763:  Social Emotional Needs of Gifted

3 hrs.

ED 764:  Characteristics of Gifted

3 hrs.

ED 765:  Methods of Teaching the Gifted

3 hrs.

ED 766:  Curriculum Development for the Gifted

3 hrs.

ED 773:  Developing Creative Thought

3 hrs.

ED 777:  Practicum in Gifted Education

3 hrs.

 

 

2.     Educational Technology Leader

 

FOCUS AREA COURSES

18 Hours

ED 681:  Multimedia and Video or ED 684:  Educational Telecommunications, Networks, Internet

3 hrs.

ED 785:  Technology Leadership in Schools

3 hrs.

ED 786:  Technology Planning and Administration                                                             

3 hrs.

ED 787:  Professional Development for K-12 Technology Integration                               

3 hrs.

ED 788:  Advanced Telecommunication and Distance Education                                       

3 hrs.

ED 789: Educational Technology Research, Evaluation and Assessment                        

3 hrs.

 

*Either ED 681 or 684 will have been taken as one of the Foundations courses.

3.     Library Science

 

FOCUS AREA COURSES

18 Hours

LIBS 612: Library Materials for Adolescents

3 hrs.

LIBS 615: Library Materials for Children   

3 hrs.

LIBS 617: Organization of Library Materials              

3 hrs.

LIBS 618: School Library Administration   

3 hrs.

LIBS 627: Information Sources and Services

3 hrs.

LIBS 630: Practicum        

3 hrs.

 

 

4.     Reading and Literacy

 

FOCUS AREA COURSES

18 Hours

ED 740:  Foundations in Reading

3 hrs.

ED 741:  Reading Assessment

3 hrs.

ED 743:  Practicum in Reading

3 hrs.

ED 744:  Reading in the Content Area

3 hrs.

EDL 707 Utilizing Data for School Improvement

3 hrs.

ED 734 Creating Multicultural Connections Through Literature

3 hrs.

 


5. English as a Second Language

 

FOCUS AREA COURSES

18 Hours

ESL 601:  Language and Culture

3 hrs.

ESL 602: Linguistics for the ESL Educator

3 hrs.

ESL 603:  Methods for Teaching English as a Second Language         

3 hrs.

ESL 604: Curriculum and the Multicultural Classroom

3 hrs.

EDL 707 Utilizing Data for School Improvement

3 hrs.

ED 734 Creating Multicultural Connections Through Literature

3 hrs.

 

 

6.  Secondary Content
Eighteen hours of graduate level courses are selected in the area of certification: English, math, science, or social studies.  These courses may be used toward the Highly Qualified endorsement. Approval is required prior to enrollment in these courses.