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College of Adult & Graduate Studies

High Performance Instruction

This area of study is ideal for educators at all grade levels who seek to leverage high performance instructional methods to increase student achievement, especially those who aspire to lead as curriculum specialists, designers, or directors of curriculum, instruction, assessment and professional development.

Why High Performance Instruction?

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  • Increase the academic achievement of your diverse learners;
  • Improve your teacher quality;
  • Develop practical models;
  • Foster cognitive, analytical and reflective thinking skills.

Technology and leadership opportunities are integrated throughout the program and in a required practicum experience.

This 36 credit degree program can be completed in as little as two years and culminates with an action research project and creation of a portfolio. Students seeking initial teacher certification may need to complete additional coursework to meet state licensure requirements.

Foundation
EDU 601 Education as a Change Agent in a Diverse Society 3
EDU 610 Advanced Educational Psychology 3
EDU 621 Curriculum Design and Technological Integration 3
EDU 622 Best Practices in High Performance Instructional Methodologies 3
Specialization
EDU 623 Coaching, Mentorship, and Instructional Leadership 3
EDU 624 Assessing and Evaluation for Academic Success 3
EDU 625 Professional Development and the Learning Community 3
EDU 691 Practicum: High Performance Instruction Experience 3
Electives (must choose one of *)
EDU 651 Instructional Technology 3
EDU 652 Foundations of Online Learning 3
EDU 653 Multimedia in the Classroom 3
EDU 654 Collaborative and Assistive Technologies 3
EDU 656 iPad in Education 3
EDU 658 Transforming Education with Google Apps 3
*EDU 681 Leadership, Change, and Collaboration 3
EDU 682 Law and Ethics in Education Reform 3
*EDU 683 Transformative Leadership in Administration and School Culture 3
EDU 684 Entrepreneurship in Education 3
EDU 690 Special Topics in Instructional Technology 3
Research
EDU 692 Education Research Design 3
Reflection
EDU 693 Capstone Project 3 or 6

Minimum Total: 36 credits

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