Feb 02, 2023  
NSU Catalog 2022-2023 
    
NSU Catalog 2022-2023

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Teaching and Learning (MSEd)

Location(s): Northern State University Campus, Online, Huron Community Campus



The Master of Science in Education degree in Teaching and Learning is designed for educators who are interested in the science of pedagogy. Students study learner development, current pedagogy, curriculum models, instructional resources and methodologies, and strategies for diverse learners with applications at elementary or secondary levels and in a variety of program areas.

Career directions: professional education, graduate study.

Student Learning Outcomes

  • Graduate students will recognize the individual differences that distinguish their students from one another and they take account for these differences in their practice.
  • Graduate students will use diverse instructional strategies to teach for understanding.
  • Graduate students will know how to engage students to ensure a disciplined learning environment, and how to organize instruction to meet instructional goals.
  • Graduate students will use multiple methods for measuring student growth and understanding, and they can clearly explain student performance to parents.
  • Graduate students will critically examine their practice on a regular basis to deepen knowledge, expand their repertoire of skills, and incorporate new findings into their practice.
  • Graduate students will work with other professionals on instructional policy, curriculum development and staff development.
  • Graduate students will actively seek and build partnerships with community groups, families, and businesses to engage them productively in the work of the school.