The Master of Arts in Education (MAEd) in Curriculum and Instruction degree program is intended to prepare educators who work in the P-12 setting as change agents who engage actively in their communities, using appropriate pedagogy and technology to foster the development of global citizens.
This degree program does not lead to certification or credential endorsement.
Program Learning Outcomes
- Program Outcome One: Commitment to Student Learning
- Apply developmentally appropriate practices regarding individual academic and sociocultural differences for optimal student learning.
- Program Outcome Two: Knowledge of Pedagogy
- Identify, discriminate, select, and apply relevant research method(s) to plan, implement and evaluate curricular and instructional practices that support improved teaching and learning.
- Use data to guide school improvement efforts, implementation, assessment, and resource allocation.
- Program Outcome Three: Facilitation of Classroom Instruction and Environment
- Develop appropriate strategies to create a positive and engaging learning environment.
- Program Outcome Four: Self-Assessment
- Develop personal and professional development plans using self-assessment processes to think systematically from practice and learn from experience.
- Program Outcome Five: Collaboration with Community
- Work collaboratively with various constituencies to develop local and global perspectives to further educational success and productive citizenship.