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Course Code: EDUC503 Course ID: 2786 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Graduate

This course is intended to provide individuals with the knowledge and skills needed to succeed in the Master of Education program. Students will explore what it means to develop as a professional educator and how this impacts teaching and learning. The course examines the significance of various educational theories, historical developments, philosophies, pedagogical approaches, basic research designs, and educational paradigms. Students will discover how different social, emotional, physical, and ethical issues impact various aspects of K-12 classrooms, and other instructional settings. Effective use of technology as a tool in educational situations will be emphasized, as well as how educational research can alter classroom practice.

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Start Month Session Weeks
06/28/2021 - 12/03/2021 12/06/2021 - 01/30/2022 December Fall 2021 Session D 8 Week session
07/27/2021 - 12/31/2021 01/03/2022 - 02/27/2022 January Winter 2022 Session B 8 Week session
08/31/2021 - 02/04/2022 02/07/2022 - 04/03/2022 February Winter 2022 Session I 8 Week session
09/28/2021 - 03/04/2022 03/07/2022 - 05/01/2022 March Winter 2022 Session D 8 Week session
10/26/2021 - 04/01/2022 04/04/2022 - 05/29/2022 April Spring 2022 Session B 8 Week session
11/30/2021 - 04/29/2022 05/02/2022 - 06/26/2022 May Spring 2022 Session I 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

Upon successful completion of this course, candidates will be able to:

  1. Apply the on-line platform for effective communication and learning. (WVPTS: 2D, 4A, 4B, 4D); (ISTE/NETS.T: 2A); (NCATE: 1, 2, 3)
  2. Apply the APUS on-line library for research and information. (WVPTS: 1A, 4A, 4B, 4C, 4D); (ISTE/NETS.T: 5A); (NCATE: 1, 2)
  3. Analyze the various research techniques used in K-12 education, with a special emphasis on Action Research. (WVPTS: 3E, 4D, 5B, 5G, 5H, 5I); (ISTE/NETS.T: 5B); (NCATE: 1, 2)
  4. Apply effective use of media and technology for writing, learning, teaching, and professional development. (WVPTS: 3A, 3F, 4C, 5G, 5H); (ISTE/NETS.T: 5D); (NCATE: 1, 2)
  5. Evaluate the various past and present issues, ideas, and trends that shape educational environments today. (WVPTS: 2A, 3F, 4A, 4C, 5H); (ISTE/NETS.T: 2B); (NCATE: 1, 2, 4)
  6. Analyze one’s classroom experiences as it relates to the formation of an educational philosophy and student achievement. (WVPTS: 1A, 1B, 1C, 1D, 1E, 2A, 2C, 3C, 3D, 3F, 4A, 4C, 5G); (ISTE/NETS.T: 1A); (NCATE: 1, 2, 4)
  7. Create a vision for growth as a professional educator who creates and sustains active learning environments. (WVPTS: 1A, 3D, 4A, 4C, 4D, 5F, 5G); (ISTE/NETS.T: 5A) (NCATE: 1, 2, 4)

Upon successful completion of this course, candidates will be able to:

  1. Apply the on-line platform for effective communication and learning. (WVPTS: 2D, 4A, 4B, 4D); (ISTE/NETS.T: 2A); (NCATE: 1, 2, 3)
  2. Apply the APUS on-line library for research and information. (WVPTS: 1A, 4A, 4B, 4C, 4D); (ISTE/NETS.T: 5A); (NCATE: 1, 2)
  3. Analyze the various research techniques used in K-12 education, with a special emphasis on Action Research. (WVPTS: 3E, 4D, 5B, 5G, 5H, 5I); (ISTE/NETS.T: 5B); (NCATE: 1, 2)
  4. Apply effective use of media and technology for writing, learning, teaching, and professional development. (WVPTS: 3A, 3F, 4C, 5G, 5H); (ISTE/NETS.T: 5D); (NCATE: 1, 2)
  5. Evaluate the various past and present issues, ideas, and trends that shape educational environments today. (WVPTS: 2A, 3F, 4A, 4C, 5H); (ISTE/NETS.T: 2B); (NCATE: 1, 2, 4)
  6. Analyze one’s classroom experiences as it relates to the formation of an educational philosophy and student achievement. (WVPTS: 1A, 1B, 1C, 1D, 1E, 2A, 2C, 3C, 3D, 3F, 4A, 4C, 5G); (ISTE/NETS.T: 1A); (NCATE: 1, 2, 4)
  7. Create a vision for growth as a professional educator who creates and sustains active learning environments. (WVPTS: 1A, 3D, 4A, 4C, 4D, 5F, 5G); (ISTE/NETS.T: 5A) (NCATE: 1, 2, 4)
Book Title:Various resources from the APUS Library & the Open Web are used. Please visit http://apus.libguides.com/er.php to locate the course eReserve.
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Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.