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The advanced content specialization program with a concentration in science focuses on Target Inquiry (TI). TI is a research-based professional development program for middle and high school teachers. This program meets the needs of teachers as they transform their teaching practices to incorporate inquiry-based instruction that align with the National Science Education Standard (NSES) and state science teaching expectations.
Master of Education in Instruction and Curriculum with an Emphasis in Advanced Content Specialization-Science
Social Foundation Courses - take one course (3 credits)
EDF 671 Educational Policy and Practice
EDF 672 Social/Cultural foundations of Education
Research Foundation Course (Prerequisite to ED 693/695) (3 credits)
EDF 660 Educational Inquiry and Evaluation
Core Area Courses (9 credits)
EDI 639 Curriculum Development
EDI 637 Assessment: K-12 Models and Practices
EDI 638 Facilitating School Environments
Science Concentration (prerequisites: secondary certification,
science major) (15 credits)
Take courses in order given; take SCI 611 concurrent with SCI 612)
SCI 610 Graduate Research Seminar Credits: 2
SCI 611 Research for Teachers Credits: 3
SCI 612 Applications of Research to Teaching Credits: 1
SCI 621 Education Research in Science Credits: 3
SCI 631 Inquiry Curriculum Development Credits: 4
SCI 632 Inquiry Colloquium Credits: 1
SCI 633 Applications of Science Education Credits: 1
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.