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2011-2012 School of Graduate and Professional Studies Catalog 
    
2011-2012 School of Graduate and Professional Studies Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Master of Education in Elementary Education


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The Master of Education in Elementary Education programs prepare candidates to work in grades 1–6. Through coursework and field experiences, students develop understanding of subject matter knowledge, curriculum design, instructional strategies, observation and assessment, communication, and collaboration with families and the community. The Master of Education programs in Elementary Education are designed in two tracks: 1) a 27-credit post-baccalaureate program that leads to Initial Licensure, and an optional nine additional credit program to obtain a Master’s degree in Initial Licensure, 2) a 36-credit Appropriate Master’s Degree Program that leads to Professional Licensure.

 
Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of the program students will:
•  Demonstrate skill in planning curriculum and instruction, delivering effective instruction, managing classroom climate, promoting equity and meeting professional standards.
•  Demonstrate knowledge of and approach to the academic content of lessons.

 

 

Plus Comprehensive Examination


Total degree requirements: 36 cr.


 * Courses required for obtaining Initial Licensure in Elementary Education (1-6)

Completion Requirements


To exit from the Elementary program for Initial Licensure, students must successfully complete all of the required courses, fieldwork, and the comprehensive examination. Students who do not possess an Initial License in any field are also required to pass the Foundations of Reading Test and the General Curriculum Test prior to the beginning of the practicum experience for successful completion of the Initial Licensure Master of Elementary Education program.

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