Teaching and Learning Master's

Program Overview:

The Master of Arts in Education in Teaching and Learning is designed for current educators who desire to deepen their understanding of curriculum, instruction, and assessment theory through a practitioner’s lens. This program provides innovative teaching strategies with respect to technology in the classroom, diverse student populations, disciplinary literacy, and an increasingly complex assessment environment that responsibly melds national standards and assessment.

Program Highlights & Benefits:

  • 2 year completion time
  • Summer & holiday breaks
  • One course completed every 8 weeks
  • Classes meet in an online format or on campus

Program Objectives:

  • Designed for current educators who desire to deepen their understanding of curriculum, instruction, and assessment theory through a practitioner’s lens
  • Provides innovative teaching strategies with respect to technology in the classroom, diverse student populations, disciplinary literacy, and an increasingly complex assessment environment that responsibly melds national standards and assessment
  • Integrate foundational theories with sophisticated lesson and curriculum design, exemplary instruction, and responsible assessment
  • Develop an understanding of how to respond to the needs of all learners using differentiation, effective instruction, and assessment
  • Apply an understanding of diversity in learning to classroom instructional practices
  • Recognize the critical role technology plays in teaching and learning
  • Students may possibly transfer in up to 50% of a completed Curriculum & Instruction MA
  • Must have a valid professional educator license & 2 years lead teaching experience

Areas of Study

Course Title Hours
EDU 6500 Curriculum Construction 3
EDU 6520 Addressing Diverse Populations in the Classroom 3
EDU 6525 Teacher as Practitioner 3
EDU 6135 Fundamentals of Learning Theory 3
EDU 6212 Studies in Literacy and Multi-Literacies 3
EDI 6035 Assessment of Student Learning 3
EDT 6010 Integrating Technology Across the Curriculum 3
EDL 6715 Providing Instructional Support 3
EDU 6640 Teacher as Researcher 3
EDU 6556 Seminar in Reflective Practice 3
  Total Credit Hours: 30

Masters Capstone Experience

The capstone experience for the Master’s Degree in Teaching and Learning is embedded in the final two courses, Teacher as Researcher and Seminar in Reflective Practice. Candidates will be required to develop and implement a research project based on their interests related to teaching and learning.

NOTE:This is only an introduction of the program. You are responsible to review the Graduate Catalog for program details.