The MEd curriculum has specific work products, objectives and assessments that provide evidence to support candidates’ achievement of the program learner outcomes for their role as exceptional beginning instructional teacher leaders for which they have been prepared. Candidates completing the MEd Elementary Education K-5 curriculum accomplish the following program learner outcomes. Candidates will:
- demonstrate a commitment to inquiry that results in the use and generation of research (InTASC Standards 1,2,3,5, and 7).
- demonstrate content and professional knowledge and skill that supports the success of all students (InTASC Standards 1,2,3,4,5,6,7and 8).
- demonstrate professional dispositions and commitments (InTASC Standard 10).
- engage in assessment practices that assure the continuous growth of self and all students (InTASC Standards 6 and 9).
- utilize technology to ensure learning of all students and to advance professional growth of self and the learning community (InTASC Standards 5,7,8, and 9).
- work independently and collaboratively to support the success of all students (InTASC Standard 10).
- demonstrate professional communications skills (InTASC Standards 7 and 10).
MEd candidates participate in multiple assessments while enrolled in sequenced coursework over the 15-month program of study. MEd candidates demonstrate achievement of learner outcomes from various assessments coordinated in all courses.