Master of Education
Teaching and Learning
This program provides classroom teachers with the required knowledge, skills and dispositions that they need to continue their work in the classroom. It also empowers them to influence their profession, peers and community as a leader in teaching, learning and professional development.
>> 36-credit hour program
>> Eight-week courses
>> Blended with a mix of face-to-face interaction and online instruction
>> Cohort members can complete the degree in two years
Program Outcomes and Goals: Leader for Teaching and Learning
The M.Ed. in Leadership in Teaching and Learning, grounded in the Conceptual Model of the undergraduate program as noted previously, recognizes and includes three broad educational outcomes with nine specific goals listed below:
A. Leader for Teaching and Learning as a Planner of Effective Instruction:
- Demonstrates understanding of the complexity of an articulated curriculum process in determining what students need to know and be able to do.
- Implements the assessment process as an integral tool to determine student growth, program effectiveness and needed instructional changes.
- Promotes and implements the use of active learning, a variety of pedagogical approaches, tools of inquiry, content knowledge and technology to make subject matter relevant to students.
B. Leader for Teaching and Learning as a Builder of Learning Communities:
- Effectively communicates, supports and implements the shared mission, vision and value of the school district.
- Actively leads and participates in action research in order to support continuous school improvement.
- Seeks out and actively accepts leadership opportunities in order to enhance continuous school improvement.
C. Leader for Teaching and Learning as a Model of Professional Development:
- Researches and implements effective communication techniques and technology to build productive relationships with students, families, colleagues and community members.
- Translates into practice the mastery of central concepts, tools of inquiry and structures of the teaching disciplines while promoting the education of the mind, body and spirit.
- Continually seeks out lifelong opportunities to build professional knowledge, skills and dispositions in an effort to increase educational effectiveness.
36 hours of graduate course work includes:
EDU 500 – Educational Research (3 hrs)
EDU 501 – Organizational and Human Relations (3 hrs)
EDU 502 – Ethical Issues and Responsibilities (3 hrs)
EDU 600 – Leadership in Teaching and Learning (3 hrs)
EDU 601 – Instructional Leadership (3 hrs)
EDU 602 – Diverse Population Needs (3 hrs)
EDU 697 – Capstone Project and Presentation I (3 hrs)
EDU 603 – School Law and Governance (3 hrs)
EDU 604 – Curriculum Development and Implementation (3 hrs)
EDU 605 – Leadership in Assessment (3 hrs)
EDU 606 – School Improvement (3 hrs)
EDU 698 – Capstone Project and Presentation II (3 hrs)
Policies and procedures guiding Candidates to successful completion of the M.Ed. Program are included in the M.Ed. Handbook. Midland University College of Education reserves the right and responsibility to consider additions, deletions and amendments to the policies and procedures guiding the Master of Educcation program and explained in this handbook and in other program publications.
For more information contact:
Dr. Keith Rohwer
M.Ed. Program Coordinator
Dr. Kathy J. Fuchser
Interim Chair, College of Education
Ms. Angela Casey