The three-semester, 100 percent online, 36-credit Master of Education in Integrative Learning compels individuals to develop systematic approaches to teaching and learning. Students will learn practical strategies for designing learning environments that meet the needs of a culture in rapid transition.
Requirements for admission include an undergraduate (bachelor's) degree and written responses to questions that are part of the application process. All pertinent program and application materials are located on the TIES website.
Note: The Montessori Integrative Learning program is not linked to Massachusetts teacher licensure.
Areas of Emphasis
Each student chooses an area of emphasis within the concentration of Integrative Learning. Examples of areas of emphasis include: peace education, nutritional ecology, teaching and learning with adolescents, environmental awareness, media literacy, art education, sense of place, leadership, learning communities, transformative education, holistic leadership, cosmology, art and community, experiential education, caring in the culinary arts, ecoliteracy, experiential learning, Earth education, administration, elementary music programs, and spiritual ecology.
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Program of Study
Upon completion of the program, students will:
- Articulate a deep understanding of integrative learning in written and oral exposition
- Apply what is learned in an experiential context
- Develop awareness of the social context and implications of the student's area of emphasis
- Develop the ability to participate in a learning community and the personal development derived from collaborative experience
- Understand technology as an integral part of the education environment
Required CurriculumINT 530 - Integrative Learning I-Learning ToolsINT 553 - Exploring The Future Of Humanity I - Education and SystemsINT 580 - Integrative Foundation Emphasis I: PedagogyINT 567 - Creativity And Research I: ObservationINT 554 - Transformative Learning I: ReflectionsINT 541 - Developing Integrative Learning Techniques II: Processing IdeasINT 543 - Applying Integrative Learning Techniques III: ApplicationINT 557 - Exploring The Future Of Humanity II - Cosmic Task of HumansINT 584 - Integrative Foundation Emphasis II: QuestioningINT 568 - Creativity and Research II: Self and OtherINT 556 - Transformative Learning II: Focus on ChangeINT 559 - Exploring The Future Of Humanity III - Forward FocusINT 586 - Integrative Foundation Emphasis III: Development of MeaningINT 569 - Creativity And Research III: Subject as ObjectINT 558 - Transformative Learning III: Assimilation
Total Degree Requirements - 36 credits
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