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Curriculum and Instruction

Program Description

Students in the M.Ed. degree program can choose a level of specialization from three tracks: National Board Certification, Teacher Leadership, and Educational Technology. Based on the track, students must complete a minimum of 36-39 credits.

Professional Education Core (9 credits)
EDUC 603 Principles and Practices of Research
EDUC 606 Developmental Theory and Experiential Growth
EDUC 640 Curriculum Development
Curriculum and Instruction Core (15 credits)
CUIN 650 Curriculum Leadership: Models and Stsrategies
CUIN 651 Instructional Design for Understanding
CUIN 652 Assessing for Understanding
CUIN 653 Accountability in the Context of Student Learning
CUIN 654 Cultural and Technological Awareness in the Context of Global Education
Tracks and Capstone (12-15 credits)
1. 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

Capstone (3 credits)
CUIN 700 Research Applications in Education: Action Research
2. Teacher Leadership (9 credits)
CUIN 602 Becoming a Teacher Leader
CUIN 603 The Highly Effective Practitioner
CUIN 694 Teacher Leadership Practicum
Capstone (3 credits): at least 6 credit hours.
CUIN 700 Research Applications in Education: Action Research
3. Educational Technology (12 credits)
At lease 12 credit hours must be selected from the following courses:
EDUC 530 Technology Speciaiist in Educatoin
EDUC 558 Educational Technology for Teachers
EDUC 633 Multimedia Design and Publication for Instruction
EDUC 635 Evaluation and Integration of Technology in Instruction
EDUC 638 Online Instruction
EDUC 645 Advanced Instructional Design 
EDUC 655 Design and Administration of Instruction Games
Capstone (3 credits)
CUIN 700 Research Applications in Education: Action Research

C&I Coordinator: Dr. Doris Santamaria-MaKang / Phone: 301-687-7018