Master of Education in Instruction and Curriculum with an Emphasis in Educational Differentiation
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This program prepares classroom teachers and specialists to understand and meet the educational needs of students with exceptional abilities across the learning continuum within the mixed-ability classroom. The program focuses on assessment, methodology, materials, curriculum and administration. Students are required to complete a minimum of 33 semester hours.
Social Foundation Courses. Select One (3 credits):
- EDF 671 Educational Policy and Practice
- EDF 672 Social and Cultural Foundations of Education
Core Courses (9 credits):
- EDI 639 Curriculum Development
- EDI 637 Assessment: K-12 Models and Practices
- EDI 638 Facilitating School Environments
Emphasis Area Courses (12 credits):
- EDS 652 Foundations of Special Education*
- EDI 640 Fundamentals of Talent Development
- EDI 641 Teaching for Talent Development
- EDS 625 Inclusive Practices
Three electives/workshops (3 credits)
Research Foundation Course (Prerequisite to ED 693/695) (3 credits):
- EDI 660 Educational Inquiry and Evaluation
Capstone (Application form required. Apply in advance. Advisor approval required) (3 credits) (Select One):
- ED 693 Master's Project
- ED 695 Master's Thesis
Application deadlines (Thesis/Project): February 15 for spring/summer, May 15 for fall, September 15 for winter semester.