William Paterson University Of New Jersey

College of Education

Curriculum and Learning (M.Ed.)


Psychology Department

Raubinger 139

Wayne, NJ 07470

United States



Program Information

Degree Offered:

M.Ed. - Education

Format: Campus

Program Description:

This 33-credit M.Ed. in Curriculum and Learning concentration focuses on developing advanced practitioners in the fields of bilingual education and English for speakers of other languages. As part of the full master’s degree program in education, the concentration stresses principles of inquiry, theory, professional applications, and research. Students who are New Jersey certified teachers may also pursue, with additional requirements, an endorsement as either bilingual and /or ESL teachers. For further information about the endorsement, please contact Dr. Bruce Williams.

This 33-credit M.Ed. in Curriculum and Learning concentration focuses on inquiry-based learning of developmentally appropriate practice, family involvement, technology, and issues and trends in early childhood education. Students apply theoretical knowledge to action research studies conducted in a variety of early childhood settings. Students are prepared to develop innovative curricula and take leadership roles in the field of early childhood education. Students holding a K-8 teaching certificate may receive a P-3 endorsement upon completion of the concentration core courses. For further information about the P-3 Endorsement program, please contact Dr. Janis Strasser.

This 33 credit M.Ed. in Curriculum and Learning concentration is designed to help students meet the Technology Facilitator standards as specified by the International Society for Technology in Education. In all of these courses, students will be encouraged to actively explore and continually examine the characteristics as well as the educational advantages and disadvantages offered by the particular information or communication technology being used. Instruction in these courses will rely heavily on modeling the use of technologies in teaching; students will not only learn about educational technologies, but will also learn with educational technologies. Graduates of this program become expert classroom teac



Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: No

International Financial Aid: No

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Small City

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