M.Ed. in Teaching and Learning

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Program Description

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  • MED Teaching and Learning ESL Concentration Curriculum Guide
  • MED Teaching and Learning Reading Specialist Concentration Curriculum Guide
  • MED Teaching and Learning Reading Specialist Add-On Curriculum Guide
  • MED Teaching and Learning Instructional Leadership Concentration Curriculum Guide
  • MED Teaching and Learning Religious Education Concentration Curriculum Guide
  • MED Teaching and Learning Special Education Concentration Curriculum Guide
  • MED Teaching and Learning Educational Diagnostician Concentration Curriculum Guide
  • MED Teaching and Learning Educational Diagnostician Add-On Curriculum Guide

Upon being accepted to the program, graduate candidates will have an option to choose one of the following six concentrations:

  • ESL (online option)
  • Instructional Leadership
  • Reading Specialist (online option)
  • Religious Education
  • Special Education
  • Educational Diagnostician

*Candidates will also have the option of applying for additional add-on certification with the LDOE upon completion of the program, depending upon specific state requirements, (ESL, Mild/Moderate, Reading Specialist, Educational Diagnostician, or Educational Leader add-on certificate)

Additionally, all graduate candidates will take courses focusing on high-need areas of professional development, including but not limited to:

  • Differentiated instruction
  • Teaching in a multicultural classroom
  • Instructional supervision
  • Literacy across the content areas

Upon completion of the M.Ed. in Teaching and Learning program, graduate candidates will have met the following student learning outcomes:

1. Practice professional teaching skills within the scope of a multicultural and changing society;

2. Synthesize theoretical and empirical knowledge in the field of education;

3. Demonstrate the ability to engage in critical thinking, decision making, and independent judgment;

4. Conduct and evaluate research in education and its related disciplines for its applicability to educational theory and practice;

5. Practice leadership skills in collaboration with members of the education profession;

6. Demonstrate the advocacy role within the department’s conceptual framework for the uniqueness, dignity, and worth of the students and others;

7. Accept individual responsibility and accountability for personal and professional growth, decisions, actions, and their outcomes;

8. Formulate strategies for the improvement of learning; and

9. Contribute to effecting change in the educational profession through actions as a classroom teacher

Last updated Sep 2020

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About the School

Located on the West Bank of the Mississippi River minutes from downtown New Orleans, the University of Holy Cross is one of the South's most unique educational experiences. The University was founded ... Read More

Located on the West Bank of the Mississippi River minutes from downtown New Orleans, the University of Holy Cross is one of the South's most unique educational experiences. The University was founded in 1916 as Our Lady of Holy Cross College, a Ministry of the Marianites of Holy Cross, and was created to educate and prepare teachers for work in the many schools the Marianites were opening across South Louisiana. The University's continued unwavering connection to the beliefs of the Marianite Sisters and its roots in educating those who would eventually teach others are both part of the foundation that makes the UHC experience so special. Read less