Specific Requirements (2012-13 catalog)
Candidates must have a current teaching credential or must take EDUU 515-Teaching the Adult Learner, before beginning any coursework in the MAE, Curriculum and Instruction. Candidates may take EDUU 515 concurrently with EDUU 600.
EDCI 631 Differentiated Instruction in Multicultural and Multi-Ability Classrooms 3 EDCI 632 Assessing Student Learning 3 EDCI 634 Contemporary Issues and Trends in Curriculum: Expertise
Paper Development 3
Core courses (18 credits):
EDUU 600* Research and Evaluation Methods 3 EDUU 605 Democracy, Education and Social Change 3 EDUU 606 Seminar in Learning Theory 3 EDUU 607 Seminar in Comparative Education 3 EDUU 608 Seminar in Social Foundations of Education 3 EDUU 609 Seminar in Curriculum Studies 3
*EDUU 600 is a prerequisite for all other core courses and candidates are advised to follow this structure.
Choose one elective (3 credits) from the following:
EDUU 511 Collaboration for Inclusive Schooling 3 EDUU 512 The Art and Craft of Teaching 3 EDUU 526 Theories in Language Structure and Acquisition 3 EDUU 527 English Language and Literacy Development 3 EDUU 528 Content-based Instruction and Assessment for Linguistic Minority Students 3 EDUU 551 Educational Application of Computers- Level One 3 EDUU 552 Using Technological Tools in Teaching- Level Two 3 EDUU 570 Voice, Diversity, Equity and Social Justice 3 EDUU 612 Domestic Experiential Education 3 EDUU 613 International Experiential Education 3 EDMU 520 Literacy and Language in K-8 Classrooms I 3 EDMU 521 Literacy and Language in K-8 Classrooms II 3 EDMU 522 Mathematics and Science in K-8 Classrooms 3 EDMU 523 History, Social Science and Visual/Performing Arts in K-8 Classrooms 3 EDSU 530 Theories, Methods, and Materials for Teaching English Learners 3 EDSU 531 Secondary Instructional Strategies for Language/Culturally Diverse Classrooms 3 EDSU 532 Effective Literacy Instructions for Single Subject Candidates 3 EDSU 533 Content Specific Strategies for Single Subjects (Series) 3 EDAU 674 Supervision and Assessment of Instruction 3 EDUU 519 Teaching Students with Mild/Moderate Disabilities 3 EDUU 560 Teaching Students with Moderate/Severe Disabilities 3
Total credits 30
Demonstration of Mastery
Candidates for the Master of Arts in Education degree with an emphasis in Curriculum and Instruction must successfully complete an expertise paper that integrates theory with application in EDCI 634 and must earn a B or better in the course.