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Student Learning Objectives Educational Theory and Practice

Master of Science 

  • Our students demonstrate the ability to integrate educational theory in the service of guiding effective instructional decision making.
  • Our students use technology effectively to support collaboration and engagement in the process of knowledge construction.
  • Our students promote meaningful, engaged learning for diverse students, regardless of their race, gender, ethnic heritage, or cultural background

Certificate of Advanced Study

  • Our students are able to read and write critically and analytically on critical issues in educational theory and research.
  • Our students develop in depth knowledge of current research and theory in their particular area of specialization.
  • Our CAS students are able to articulate researchable educational problems and plan and carry out well-framed studies that address these problems. 
  • Our CAS students are able to participate effectively in the community of educational researchers, including collaborative working groups, professional presentations, and publication in formats and genres appropriate to their fields of specialization.

Ph.D. 

  • Our students are able to read and write critically and analytically on critical issues in educational theory and research.
  • Our students develop in depth knowledge of current research and theory in their particular area of specialization.
  • Our doctoral students are able to articulate researchable educational problems and plan and carry out well-framed studies that address these problems.
  • Our doctoral students are able to participate effectively in the community of educational researchers, including collaborative working groups, professional presentations, and publication in formats and genres appropriate to their fields of specialization.