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Fall 2013 Master in Education/Professional Development courses

The Master in Education is a versatile graduate degree which allows students to develop a personalized program of studey to meet their personal and professional goals. Students can choose classes within or across areas of emphasis. For assistance registering for classes, contact Angela at 541-552-6332 or


ED 507 Innovations in Education—HEC—Saturdays 10/12, 11/9, 12/7 8:00-4:00  crn 2661 (CCSS)
This course will explore the ecosystems of education and leadership approaches for engaging within the systems. Students will take a deep dive into researching a learning community that they are passionate about (case study). Entrepreneurial pathways in education will be investigated, including online learning, informal learning, charter schools and communities of practice. For a final project, each student will develop and present a proposal for an innovative learning project.


ED 507 Technology Infused Project-Based Learning—Online crn 2663 (CCSS)
In this introduction to project-based learning with technology, the goal is to develop the educator's knowledge and understanding for using multi-task inquiry-based activities in the classroom. Project-based learning is a pedagogical approach that emphasizes student-driven inquiry and problem solving, and parallels the way in which project teams are organized in the workplace. This course will focus on a project plan that emphasizes critical thinking, collaboration and communication. Technology applications will be used extensively, including productivity tools, multimedia, and Web 2.0 applications.


ED 507 Teaching Writing Kids Care About—Online crn 2453 (CCSS)
ED 507 Literacy Strategies for English Language Learners—Online crn 2829 (CCSS)
READ 515 ECE Foundations in Literature—Online crn 2177 (CCSS)
READ 580 Leadership in Reading—Online crn 2178 (CCSS)


Ed 514 Ed in Sociological Foundations—HEC—Sat 10/5, 11/2, 12/7 8:00-4:00 crn 2371
Ed 527 Child Abuse & Neglect—Online crn 1537


SPED 536 IEP Development—Saturday mornings* crn 1713 (CCSS)
SPED 532 Administration & Interpretation of Assessment—Saturday afternoons* crn 1711
SPED 533 Behavior Management—Friday evenings* crn 1712
SPED 557 Current Issues in SPED—Online crn 1727 (CCSS)
SPED 562 Assessment of Autism Spectrum Disorder—Saturdays* crn 1714


ED 507 Whole Child Development—Online—crn 2667
ED 507 Health/Safety/Nutrition for the Young Child—Online crn 1534
ED 580 Foundations in Early Childhood—Online crn 1644
ED 584 Curriculum Design in Early Childhood Education—Online crn 1647
ED 593 Observation & Evaluation in Early Childhood Education—Online crn 1649


ED 543 Foundation in Second Language—2-way video—Mfd, Ash, GP—Tues 4:30-7:20*
ED 544 Strategies & Material in Second Language—2-way video-Mfd, Ash, GP—Thurs 4:30-7:20*

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(CCRR) Courses include Common Core State Standards in the curriculum