M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction
M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction in Peace Education
Designed for working, in-service teachers, the online Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction prepares students for Level II Certification. Offered through partnership with the College's Education Department, The program takes a peaceable classroom approach and places an emphasis on issues of social justice, student rights, conflict resolution, community capacity, culturally responsive methods, and student/teacher advocacy.
This degree affords students the advantages of a unique and practical curricular focus in curriculum and instruction supported by a constructivist course sequence which promotes individualized assessments, application to current classroom practice, and applied research relevant to grade bands across the PK-12 continuum.
Credits Required: 33
Cost Per Credit: $610
Other Grad Offerings in Education:
M.Ed. in Special Education
- Demonstrate knowledge of curriculum mapping, theory models and pedagogical approaches using peace education techniques.
- Apply these models, theories, and pedagogical approaches in their own practice, across sociocultural contexts, and in diverse learning environments.
- Exhibit understanding of educational policy, law, and structures of governance which influence classroom and school climates, formal curriculum, and instructional models.
- Display commitment and leadership for building learning communities through collaborative strategies and among key stakeholders, including students, parents, educators, and staff.
- Use and apply formal and informal assessment strategies to promote and evaluate the continual intellectual, social-emotional, and personal development of all learners.
- Use and apply instructional technologies to promote and evaluate the continual intellectual, social-emotional, and personal development of all learners.
- Design and conduct research that explores peace education strategies related to classroom, community, or comparative issues.
Curriculum and Instruction
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Curriculum Theory in Comparative Peace Contexts
Curriculum in Public Policy
Pedagogy, Models and Methods of Instruction for Effective Schools
Building Social and Community Capacity
Current Issues and Trends in Assessment in Special and Applied Statistics
Methods in Culturally Responsive Teaching
Social Emotional Learning
Classroom and School Climate
The Graduate Research Seminar
- Methods for the 21st Century Teacher
- Emphasis upon conflict resolution, tolerance and social justice
- Peaceable classrooms approach
Enhance Your Practice:
- Prepares for Level II Certification
- Immediate application to your classroom
- Emphasis of theory into practice
- Online delivery
- Synchronus and asynchronus opportunities
- No cohort constraints
- Accelerated semesters
- Rolling admission
- $610 per-credit
- No hidden fees
Dr. Peter Licona, Co-Chair, Graduate Education
Dr. Peter Licona holds a B.S. in Secondary Education Biology from Kutztown University, a M.S. in Biology from Bloomsburg University, and a Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction from The Pennsylvania State University. He has spent the last 25 years within the field of education and has taught kindergarten to graduate level courses.
As the coordinator of the graduate programs in education at Elizabethtown College, I am pleased to welcome you to the exciting next step in your professional journey. As a proponent of lifelong learning, I recognize the value of a quality graduate education. A graduate degree in education from Elizabethtown College will afford educational professionals many rewards: deeper pedagogical content knowledge, access to research-based educational literature, collaborative experiences with colleagues, and improved teaching practice.
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