2018-2019 Graduate Catalog 
    
    Nov 16, 2018  
2018-2019 Graduate Catalog

Teaching and Learning M.Ed.


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(33 credits minimum)

The Master of Education Degree is designed for those individuals who wish to develop leadership skills in the areas of Assessment, Curriculum and Instruction, Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, Literacy or Special Education for use in educational settings such as schools, community/technological colleges, business and industry, health services, or other social agencies.

Concentration Areas Include:

  • Assessment (K-12)
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Early Childhood (birth to age 8)
  • Elementary Education (K-5)
  • Gifted and Talented
  • Literacy K-12
  • Special Education (Program follows specialized Program of Study-Consult with Academic Advisor)

Note: Students are considered for admission if they hold a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, have a minimum grade point average of 3.0 in all courses taken at the graduate level in all schools attended, and have a minimum of 12 credit hours in the social/behavioral sciences (e.g. psychology, sociology, political science, education, or anthropology) at the undergraduate level.  The graduate faculty of the Department of Teaching and Learning involved with the specific concentration concerned will determine any deficiencies based upon the candidate’s prior experience, educational background, and stated professional goals.  International applicants should have a TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) score of at least 79 (IBT) with sub-scores of at least 21 for Reading, 16 for Listening, 18 for Speaking, and 24 for Writing.

Core Area Studies in Professional Education (15 credits)


Studies in the following core areas of professional education must be included:

Specialty Areas of Concentration (15 credits):


Choose one from the following areas of concentration:

Assessment (K-12)


Special Education


Program follows a specialized Program of Study - Consult wit Academic Advisor

Gifted and Talented Concentration (15 credits)


In consultation with an advisor, select 15 credits from:

Electives (6 credits)


Courses are to be chosen in consultation with the academic advisor. Note: Those considering adding gifted and talented to an existing Indiana teaching license should contact Education Student Services before applying to the program. Education Student Services may be reached at 812-237-3131 or ISU-ess@indstate.edu

Culminating Experience Requirement (3 credits):


Students must satisfactorily complete a culminating experience in the last 12 credits of the degree program in Teaching and Learning. The core area studies in professional education requirements of this degree are prerequisite to the culminating experience requirement.

Professionalizing a license:


Those considering professionalizing an existing Indiana teaching license should contact Education Student Services before applying to the program. Education Student Services may be reached at 812-237-3131 or ISU-ess@indstate.edu

Addition of subject license to existing teaching license:


Individuals who wish to add an additional subject license to the developmental/school setting license at which they are already licensed must contact the academic department.

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