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Curriculum and Instruction - Mathematics Specialization - M.A. and M.Ed. PDFDownload to print

College
College of Education, Health and Human Services
Department
School of Teaching, Learning and Curriculum Studies

404 White Hall
Tel: 330-672-2580
E-mail: oss@kent.edu
Web: www.kent.edu/ehhs/tlcs/index.cfm

Description

The Master of Arts and Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction–Mathematics Specialization is especially tailored to help develop mathematical leadership in K-12 teachers. Graduate courses and practicum provide necessary knowledge of mathematics, learning theory, child development, research principles and intervention techniques to students who strive to provide leadership in mathematics education. This program can lead to the Mathematics Specialist K-6 Endorsement program.
 

Admission Requirements

Official transcript(s), goal statement and two letters of recommendation.

Please refer to the university policy for graduate admission.

Graduation Requirements

M.A. and M.Ed. degree requires a minimum of 32 semester hours of graduate coursework including at least 16 semester hours at the 60000 level or above. A major consisting of 18 or more semester hours in the College of Education, Health, and Human Services is required. M.A. students have six years from the term of first enrollment to complete the program.
 

 

 I. CORE PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS (32 credits)
Course Title Credits
CI 60199 Thesis I (2-6)
6
  67001 Fundamentals of Curriculum 3
  67007 Critical Reflection in Curriculum and Instruction
or
Independent study with Advisor
2
  67225 Research in Mathematics Education
3
  67791 Seminar in Mathematics Education
3
EVAL 65511 Research in Educational Services 3
CI electives: choose at least one from the following 3-9
ADED 52267 Improving Mathematics Instruction for ADED (3)
 
CI 67224 Teaching Mathematics Using Computers and Calculators (3)  
  67226 Improving Mathematics Instruction in Middle Childhood (3)  
CI or other electives
5-9
Workshops: graduate credit only; maximum 4 credit hours
0-4
MINIMUM TOTAL 32