M.Ed. Degree Option
Upon completion of the Preliminary Teaching Credential program curriculum, the following courses are required for the Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Teacher Leadership degree:
- EDGN 509 Situating Yourself as a Scholar Practitioner and Teacher Leader
- EDGN 510 Collaboratories of Practice - Understanding Change Theory
- EDGN 599 Education Improvement Plan - From Theory to Praxis
EDGN 509 Situating Yourself as a Scholar Practitioner and Teacher Leader (3 credits)
A core course designed to introduce educational practitioners to educational research. Through an examination of the nature of research, ethical and philosophical principles, types of research, and characteristics of data students will explore quantitative and qualitative methods of designing and conduction research in the context of educational settings.
EDGN 510 Collaboratories of Practice - Understanding Change Theory (3 credits)
Drawing from qualitative, quantitative, and combined applications of research this core course is designed to guide students through a systematic study of the interrelated activities embedded in the development of an action research project. Construction a problem statement and research question will guide the preparation of a literature review and methodological plan.
EDGN 599 Education Improvement Plan - From Theory to Praxis (3 credits)
Building upon the literature and methodological plan developed during EDGN 510, this class supports the implementation, analysis, and presentation of a research thesis.