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
Course
Crs.
Title
CUIN 560
3
Theoretical Bases for Teaching and Learning
CUIN 605
3
Philosophical, Sociological, & Political Aspects of the Ed. 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
CUIN 690
3
Collaborative Action Research Part I
CUIN 691
3
Collaborative Action Research Part II
EDUC 603
3
Assessing Student Performance

Elementary Requirements
Course
Crs.
Title
REED 504
3
Processes and Acquisition of Reading Skills
REED 505
3
Strategies and Materials for Reading Instruction
REED 508
3
Reading and Literacy Instruction in ECED and ELED Grades
REED 603
3
Diagnostic Teaching of Reading

Secondary Requirements
Course
Crs.
Title
REED 501
3
Teaching Reading in the Content Area I
REED 502
3
Teaching Reading in the Content Area II
CUIN 554
3
Models of Effective Teaching
CUIN 604
3
Helping Students Become Self-Directed learners