Teaching, Learning and Assessment, M.Ed.

This program, offered in online, face-to-face and blended formats, prepares degree candidates to respond to the complexities of today’s school environment with a holistic approach to assessing learning needs, shaping effective curricula and supporting student success.

In addition to National College of Education Graduate Admissions Requirements, applicants must: 

  • Have three years teaching experience and be teaching while enrolled in the program if selecting the National Board Certification major

Program Details:

  • Requires 32 SH for completion
  • Transfer credit can be used only to fulfill program electives, as indicated in the tables below
  • Requires a research project
  • Candidates must select a major in either Teaching, Learning and Assessment OR National Board Certification, as laid out in the tables below

Required Courses

Core Course Requirements - 13 SH

ESR 531Exploring Action Research: Action Research I

2

ESR 532Engaging in Action Research: Action Research II

2

ESR 533Continuing Action Research: Action Research III

2

ESR 534Completing Action Research: Action Research IV

2

FND 509Building on Educational Foundations

3

TLA 541Assessing Teaching and Learning: Introduction to Assessment

2

Major in Teaching, Learning, and Assessment Requirements - 13 SH

TLA 543Reflecting on Teaching, Learning and Assessment

2

TLA 578Developing School Cultures

2

TLA 579Engaging with Critical Multicultural Perspectives

3

TLA 588Constructing Curriculum for Engaging the Whole Learner

3

TLA 589Differentiating for Diverse Learners

3

Major in Teaching, Learning, and Assessment Electives - 6 SH

TLA 542Linking Assessment of Teaching and Learning: Field Study

2

TLA 591Meeting Complex Challenges of Contemporary Classrooms/Field Study

2

TLA 594Examining Curriculum Perspectives/Independent Study

2

Note: These courses can be replaced with transfer credit.

Major in National Board Certification Requirements - 19 SH

TLA 515Overview of the NBPTS and Planning for Related Instructional Activities

2

TLA 516Preparation of Entries for NBPTS

3

TLA 517Portfolio Entries and Assessment Center Preparation for NBPTS

2

TLA 543Reflecting on Teaching, Learning and Assessment

2

TLA 579Engaging with Critical Multicultural Perspectives

3

TLA 589Differentiating for Diverse Learners

3

Major in National Board Certification Electives - 4 SH

TLA 591Meeting Complex Challenges of Contemporary Classrooms/Field Study

2

TLA 594Examining Curriculum Perspectives/Independent Study

2

Note: These courses can be replaced with transfer credit.