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30 credit hours

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Master of Education

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OFFERED ONLINE AT ANY TIME:

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.

THEOLOGY PRE-REQUISITES

Prerequisites must be met prior to entering the program or before beginning practicum.

Bible / Theology
-       An undergraduate Bible / theology major or its equivalent, or
-       Bible / theology competency indicated by passing examinations in these two areas, or
-       Satisfactory completion of the following three-credit course, available online:

TH517 — Survey of Doctrine — 3 credits
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.


CURRENT SCHEDULE

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.

SUMMER 2015
may 11–JULY 3

ED510 Research Methods–3–Dr. John Best
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.

ED513 Assessment of Learning–3–Dr. John Best
This course is an overview of the assessment process within schools. Standardized tests and alternative instruments will be examined. Instrument development and evaluation, student evaluation, and reporting of student progress will be emphasized.

ED550 Contemporary Issues in Education– 3–Dr. Ritch Kelley
This course covers current research pertaining to issues of importance to educators and implications of these issues for the Christian school movement. Emphasis is given to societal trends, church/state issues, and Christian versus public school issues.

ED576 Advanced Methods of Teaching Literature– 3– Dr. Janet Hicks


LI517 Narrative Genre–3– Dr. Janet Hicks
This course explores the history and structure of the main genres of narrative literature: the novel, the short story, the poem, and the play. It seeks out historical context, structure, rhetorical strategy, grammar, and thematic intent found in selections from each genre.


 

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