Curriculum and Instruction (Graduate)



Instructional Leadership and Professional Development

School of Education



The Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction is based upon a framework that provides for the professional growth of the teacher practitioner. This framework includes a cyclical process of inquiry, reflection, application, evaluation, and additional reflection. These five elements are incorporated into the activities and assignments in each course of the program through a combination of collaborative and individual work.


Core Courses
36 Credits

NOTE: CUIN 691 Collaborative Action Research Part II or EDUC 584 Thesis II are required of all graduate students who select Research Option II Thesis.

Course
Crs.
Title
CUIN 560
3
Theoretical Bases for Teaching
CUIN 605
3
Philosophical, Sociological, and Political Aspects of the Education Process
CUIN 504
3
Best Practices in Teaching
SPED 587
3
Teaching Learners with Exceptionalities in the Regular Classroom
CUIN 606
3
Instructional Strategies and Methods for Effective Teaching
EDUC 582
3
Research Methods in Social & Behavioral Sciences
CUIN 690
3
Collaborative Action Research: Part I or EDUC 583 Master’s Degree Thesis I
EDUC 603
3
Assessing Student Performance
REED 504
3
Processes and Acquisition of Reading Skills
REED 505
3
Strategies and Materials of Reading Instruction
REED 508
3
Reading and Literacy Instruction
REED 603
3
Diagnostic Teaching of Reading