Raises the competencies of teachers, department heads, curriculum coordinators, and administrators in areas including curriculum development, use of technology in the classroom, assessment, leadership, and teaching methodologies to meet the needs of diverse student populations in international schools.
Program of Study
At the end of this program, students will:
- Articulate a personal philosophy of curriculum, learning architecture, culture, and "ecology."
- Identify and interpret research and theories that provide a framework for effective curricular and assessment principles in international school settings.
- Develop a repertoire of strategies to facilitate, mentor, and share curriculum and teaching with educators, parents, students and other stakeholders who represent diverse cultural groups.
- Implement and teach others to implement a broad variety of curriculum theories, designs, and successful practices.
- Use and teach others to use a variety of assessment strategies to create student and teacher learning and metacognition, to inform future curricular changes, and to provide evidence of learning.
- Identify and analyze future trends and issues related to the functions and roles of curricular leaders in international school settings.
- Make targeted learning principles connected to the curriculum and genuinely visible at all times in preparation for (but not exclusively for) varied "visiting teams" and quality audits.
*Please note: IED574 has a pre-requisite of IED582 for this program onlyIED 511 - Strategies for Change in International SchoolsIED 580 - Innovative Methods in EducationIED 582 - Research MethodsIED 505 - Vertical and Horizontal Curriculum Architecture: School Wide Prerequisites and ProcessMIEA 502 - Facilitating Teaching and LearningIED 504 - Theories in Curriculum DesignIED 574 - Research Project*IED 513 - Assessment for 21st Century LearningIED 523 - Technology for Curriculum Development and SupervisionIED 525 - Designing and Teaching for UnderstandingIED 528 - Seminar in Curricular Enrichment for School TransformationMIEA 587 - Leadership Development Seminar
Total Degree Requirements - 36 credits
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