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master of arts in education program outcomes

learning outcomes - graduate studies in education

knowledge - Respond with understanding to the depth & complexity of human experience; develop a sense of vocation

  • explain current developments in their teaching fields.
  • articulate ways schools and teachers have responded to the challenges and opportunities of diverse social environments.
  • frame curriculum in developmentally appropriate ways.
  • describe models of school change in reference to the need for teacher leadership
  • describe educational missions in personal and institutional terms.

skills - recognize, define, and solve problems

  • respond flexibly and coherently to classroom problems
  • assess the effectiveness of instruction and interpret student response and work.
  • access and apply best practice techniques in the classroom.
  • form collaborative networks for problem solving in and beyond the classroom.
  • develop and carry out research projects, which directly affect student learning.

dispositions - take moral responsibility; assume leadership

  • respond positively to the opportunities, challenges, and issues of diverse environments.
  • value opportunities to supplement personal knowledge through new and imaginative research.
  • form, articulate, and defend personal and collective senses of mission.
  • form supportive learning communities in their buildings and classrooms.
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