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Learning and Design (M.Ed.)

Examples of Elective Trajectories

Below are sample elective trajectories that students might take and provide examples of what a year’s schedule might look like.

Math/Science Elective Trajectory:

A student who is interested in better understanding issues of equity in school and out of school contexts might choose courses that focus on equity and informal learning spaces, and delve into student mathematical thinking. They might choose these electives:

 

Summer

Fall

Spring

Learning Core

EDUC 7100 - Learning Out of School

EDUC 6030 - Learning and Instruction

 

Design Core

 

EDUC 6080 - Designing for Contexts

EDUC 7810 - Inquiry Into Contexts

Diversity Core

EDUC 8040 - Diversity and Equity in Education

 

 

Electives

 

MTED 7330 - Introduction to Literacies in Mathematics

SCED 6100 -  Investigations and Trends in Science Education

 

EDUC 7140 - Discourse in STEM Classrooms

MTED 6380 - Computers, Teaching, and Mathematical Visualizations

MGT 6541/ENGM 4500 - New Product Design & Development

Capstone 

 

EDUC 7992 - Capstone Seminar

EDUC 7992 - Capstone Seminar register for 0 credit hours

Total

6 hours

13 hours

12 hours

 

Literacy Elective Trajectory:

A student who wants to learn significant practices of literacy for diverse learners in or out of school might select this set of electives: 

 

Summer

Fall

Spring

Learning Core

EDUC 7100 - Learning Out of School

EDUC 6030 - Learning and Instruction

 

Design Core

 

EDUC 6080 - Designing for Contexts

EDUC 7810 - Inquiry Into Contexts

Diversity Core

EDUC 8040 - Diversity and Equity in Education

 

 

Electives

 

 

 

EDUC 6400 - Literacy Development

EDUC 6430 - Issues and Trends in Literacy Instruction

ENED 6080 - Advanced Study of Literature for Children and Adolescents

ENED 6360 - Literature, Popular Culture, and New Media

EDUC 7180 - Design of Learning Environments with a Focus on Play

 Capstone

 

EDUC 7992 - Capstone Seminar

EDUC 7992 - Capstone Seminar register for 0 credit hours

Total

6 hours

13 hours

12 hours

 

Poverty and Intervention Elective Trajectory:

A student who is interested in better understanding poverty and studies around successful intervention might select this set of electives: 

 

Summer

Fall

Spring

Learning Core

EDUC 7100 - Learning Out of School

EDUC 6030 - Learning and Instruction

 

Design Core

 

EDUC 6080 - Designing for Contexts

EDUC 7810 - Inquiry Into Contexts

Diversity Core

EDUC 8040 - Diversity and Equity in Education

 

 

Electives

 

HOD 7120 - Human Development and Prevention Science

PSY-PC 6460 - Brain, Development, and Cognition

EDUC 6100 - Development in Context: The Effects of Poverty

EDUC 6460 - Language, Education and Diversity

EDUC 6060 - Cultural Diversity in American Education

Capstone 

 

EDUC 7992 - Capstone Seminar

EDUC 7992 - Capstone Seminar register for 0 credit hours

Total

6 hours

13 hours

12 hours

 

Learning in Context Elective Trajectory:

A student who is interested in designing innovative learning environments across content areas might choose this set of electives:

 

Summer

Fall

Spring

Learning Core

EDUC 7100 - Learning Out of School

EDUC 6030 - Learning and Instruction

 

Design Core

 

EDUC 6080 - Designing for Contexts

EDUC 7810 - Inquiry Into Contexts

Diversity Core

EDUC 8040 - Diversity and Equity in Education

 

 

Electives

 

 

EDUC 6050 - Parents, the School, and the Community

EDUC 7100 - Learning In and Out of Schools

SSED 6240 - Human Geography

EDUC 7160 - Philosophy of Education

EDUC 6040 - Analysis of Teaching

 

 

EDUC 7992 - Capstone Seminar

EDUC 7992 - Capstone Seminar register for 0 credit hours

Total

6 hours

13 hours

12 hours


 
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