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Curriculum and Course Sequence

Master of Education – Curriculum and Instruction

Total Credit Hours: 33 credits

Professional Education Core (9 credits)
EDUC 603 Principles and Practices of Research
EDUC 606 Developmental Theory and Experiential Growth
CUIN 654 Cultural and Technological Awareness in the Context of Global Education

Curriculum and Instruction Core (9 credits)
CUIN 651 Instructional Design for Understanding
CUIN 652 Assessment and Accountability in the Context of Student Learning
EDUC 640 Curriculum Theory, Design and Analysis

Tracks (9 credits)

National Board Certification (9 credits)
CUIN 604 Introduction to National Board for Professional Teaching Standards
CUIN 606 National Board Certification Professional Portfolio
CUIN 693 National Board Certification Practicum

Teacher Leadership (9 credits)
CUIN 602 Becoming a Teacher Leader
CUIN 603 The Highly Effective Practitioner
CUIN 694 Teacher Leadership Practicum

The Elementary STEM Teacher (9 credits)
CUIN 610 Transdisciplinary Approach to Teaching and Learning
CUIN 611 STEM Intergration I: Science Focus
CUIN 612 STEM Integration II: Mathematics Focus

Educational Technology (choose 9 credits)
EDUC 558 Educational Technology for Teachers
EDUC 635 Evaluation and Integration of Technology in Instruction
EDUC 645 Advanced Instructional Design

Elective (3 credits)

Students will choose an elective with the approval of the Program Coordinator.

Capstone (3 credits)
CUIN 700 Research Applications in Education: Action Research

Curriculum & Instruction Sequence

Semesters: Fall Winter Spring Summer
         
PROFESSIONAL CORE      
EDUC 603 FBG/USMH   OL FBG/USMH
EDUC 606 OL   FBG/USMH FBG/USMH
CUIN 654 FBG/USMH   FBG/USMH OL
         
CURRICULUM & INSTRUCTION CORE
     
CUIN 651 FBG/USMH      
CUIN 652     FBG/USMH
EDUC 640 FBG/USMH      
         
NATIONAL BOARD
     OL
CUIN 604  OL      
CUIN 606    OL    
CUIN 693        
         
TEACHER LEADERSHIP
     
CUIN 602      OL  
CUIN 603  OL      
CUIN 694  FBG/USMH      
         
ELEMENTARY STEM TEACHER      
CUIN 610        
CUIN 611     FBG/USMH FBG/USMH (ODD)
CUIN 612       FBG/USMH (EVEN)
         
Educational Technology      
     
EDUC 558       FBG/USMH (ODD)
     
EDUC 635       FBG/USMH (ODD)
     
EDUC 645     OL  
     
         
CAPSTONE
CUIN 700 FBG/USMH   FBG/USMH  

*FBG: Frostburg Campus, USMH: Hagerstown, OL: Online

Note: Education Professional Core Courses (EDUC 603, 606, 640) are offered each semester and the campus determination will vary.  However, the course will be available to students at each campus either via an online or face-to-face option.

Concentration courses will be offered either face-to-face , blended or online in the semesters indicated above.