The M.Ed. (Instruction and Learning) provides professional growth opportunities for educators from a biblical perspective. This concentration prepares you to assume leadership roles as a teacher and/or instructional supervisor in various school settings.
The curriculum for this concentration also provides you opportunities to develop knowledge, skills and dispositions in instructional concepts, strategies, and content designed to enhance student learning.
You may also choose a curriculum with an individualized concentration.
Our objective is to help you develop:
1. Competency in content so that you demonstrate the ability to:
a. Apply biblical principles to formulate a Christian philosophy of education and articulate this to various audiences.
b. Understand instructional strategies and learning theories to meet the development of learners and their individual needs.
c. Develop and analyze curriculum based on philosophy, theory, and biblical principles and their relationship to instruction and learning.
2. Proficiency in skills to promote learning for all students so that you demonstrate the ability to:
a. Employ various research procedures and technology for problem solving within the school setting.
b. Assess and monitor student learning through a variety of methods.
c. Foster a nurturing school culture that enhances student learning, including consideration of the cultural differences within the school community.
3. Professionalism so that you demonstrate a commitment to:
a. Intentionality to create a climate conducive to spiritual transformation within the school setting.
b. The professional role of the Christian educator that includes being a lifelong learner by reflecting and gaining from experiences and being aware of current issues in education.
c. Collaborating and communicating effectively with other professionals, community members, and parents to improve student learning.
This program will prepare you for leadership roles in Christian schools in the United States and around the world, such as:·
- Administrating, leading and supervising in Christian elementary, secondary, missionary, international, or national cross-cultural schools
- Leading instructional teams in Christian day, missionary, international, or national cross-cultural schools
- Developing and/or writing curriculum
- Master Teacher roles at all levels
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Milton V. Uecker
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