This program is designed for practicing teachers who would like to broaden their knowledge of theory and practice in education. Completion of this program will enhance teachers' understanding of curricular issues and their impact on instructional practice.
This program prepares individuals for continued development as master teachers in schools or other instructional institutions. Core coursework will lead to an in-depth understanding of the theoretical underpinnings supporting classroom instruction and educational reform. Key components of this program include focus on literacy, diversity, integration of technology and an interdisciplinary perspective in education.
Required Courses (33 credit hours):
- EDGCI 521: Principles of Curriculum and Instructional Methods (3)
- EDGCI/CC 513: Educational Research, Design and Development (3)
- EDGCI 522: Curriculum Integration of Educational Technology (3)
- EDGCI 523: Movements in Education (3)
- EDGCI 524: Advanced Human Growth and Development (3)
- EDGCI 525: Anthropology and Sociology of Education (3)
- EDGCI 526: Literacy Issues for Curriculum Leaders (3)
- EDGCI 527: Assessment of Instruction and Learning (3)
- EDGCI 528: Curriculum Development and Instructional Design (3)
- EDGCI 529: Leadership, Collaboration and Change (3)
- EDGCI 530: Graduate Seminar, Integrating Curricular Theory into Practice (3)