ACADEMICS » Master of Education
30 credit hours
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ED510 — Research Methods — 3 credits — Dr. Barry Smith
This course introduces the student to the tools, methods, and design of research studies. Emphasis is given to contribution skills as well as intelligently understanding how to utilize research literature.
ED511 — Statistical Methods & Applications — 3 credits — Dr. Barry Smith
This course is an examination of descriptive and basic inferential statistical techniques. Correlation, principles of probability, and hypothesis testing will also be studied. Emphasis is placed on computer applications and the utilization of a statistical package and a Windows-based spreadsheet.
Prerequisites must be met prior to entering the program or before beginning practicum. See details here.
TH517 — Survey of Doctrine — 3 credits —Mr. Allen Mickle
This course is an overview of the ten major theologies of the Bible spread over an eight-week online course. Examination of the major issues behind Bibliology, Theology Proper, Christology, Pnuematology, Angelology, Anthropology, Hamartiology, Soteriology, Ecclesiology and Eschatology will be covered in a systematic approach.
Eight-week sessions begin each August, October, January, March, and May.
Check the Scope and Sequence to see which classes are set to be offered and when.
Spring 2014 – Session 1
January 13–March 7
ED568–Curriculum Leadership–3 credits – Dr. Janet Hicks
Exploration into the approaches to developing, organizing, implementing, supervising and evaluating PreK to 12 curricula. Emphasis on interaction among curriculum, integration, instruction, and assessment..
ED588–Teaching Strategies in the Content Area– 3 credits – Dr. Ritchie Kelley
This course provides instruction in the teaching of reading when using expository text. Expository text has its own specific structure and each content area contains its very own vocabulary. The student is taught how to match students to appropriate reading materials, determine students’ prior knowledge, assist students during the reading of expository material, and how to reinforce learning after the reading. Useful strategies and techniques are learned.
TH524–Dynamics of Spiritual Growth– 2 credits – Dr. David Lackey
This course is a study of biblical texts concerning sanctification and discipleship along with practical implementation through spiritual disciplines. Emphasis will be made on application to the student’s personal and ministry life.
Spring 2014 – Session 2
March 7–May 9
ED506–Philosophy of Learning–2 credits–James King
An overview of the development of the philosophy of learning and how each philosophy impacts teaching. The course will focus on the what, why, and how of learning. Various philosophies of learning will be compared and evaluated as well as how the student’s view of learning impacts their style of teaching. The theological implications of the philosophy of learning will also be discussed.
ED531–Learning Disabilities–3 credits–Diana Kelley
This course is an introduction to the exceptional child with emphasis on the area of learning disabilities. Intellectual function, attention-deficit hyperactivity, and childhood behavior disorders, including their characteristics and educational implications are covered.
ED569–Writing Practicum–1 credits–Teresa Ingalls
This course is an exploration of theory, research, and practice related to the educator as an academic and professional writer. Study of the writer’s craft, including issues of voice, audience, revision, conventions and style, and editing are a main focus. Participants may begin their writing for ED 591, assignments for their profession, and/or for publication. Notes: Runs all year long! Can be taken for 1 or 2 credits.
ED582–School Finance–3 credits–Howard Hicks
Examination of the solid financial base essential for an educational institution, including proper budgeting, financial planning, development processes, fund raising, endowments, and financial management that form the building blocks for this base. General principles for oversight and coordination of these areas will be examined.
LI520–Readings in American Realism and Naturalism–3 credits–Janet Hicks
SCHOOL COUNSELING ELECTIVES - OFFERED BY DVD ANY TIME
CO536 — Addictions Counseling —1 credit
CO553 — Cross-Cultural Biblical Counseling — 1 credit
CO563 — Child Rearing: Biblical Principles & Applications — 1 credit
CO566 — Biblical Counseling with Difficult Issues — 1 credit
CO568 — The Four Phases of Clinical Discipleship — 1 credit
CO575 — The Christian Nurture and Counseling of Children and Teens: A Theologically Rooted Model — 1 credit
CO579 — Counseling Adolescents and Their Parents — 1 credit
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