Master's Degree in Education in Washington, D.C. in USA

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Education

A master's degree is a postgraduate academic degree. One must already have an undergraduate degree to apply for a master's program. Most master's degree program would require students to complete a master's thesis or research paper.

In its broadest sense, education can be defined as any formative experience that has some sort of effect on an individual. This consequently can affect the way the individual, or student, thinks, feels, or acts. Pedagogy is an important term in education that refers to the methodology of teaching.  

Education in the United States is mainly provided by the public sector, with control and funding coming from three levels: state, local, and federal, in that order. The common requirements to study at a higher education level in United States will include your admissions essay (also known as the statement of purpose or personal statement), transcript of records, recommendation/reference letters, language tests

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Master's in Special Education for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Learners

The George Washington University - Graduate School Of Education & Human Development
Campus Full time 18 months September 2018 USA Washington DC

Designed for teachers who are passionate about improving the quality of learning for children with diverse needs, the Master of Arts in Education and Human Development in Special Education for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Learners empowers you to make a positive, lasting impact on the lives of your students. [+]

Master's in Special Education for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Learners

Cultivate Extraordinary Classrooms

Designed for teachers who are passionate about improving the quality of learning for children with diverse needs, the Master of Arts in Education and Human Development in Special Education for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Learners empowers you to make a positive, lasting impact on the lives of your students.

Accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP), the George Washington University’s program is one of only eight in the country that will provide you with the latest instructional techniques and research methods needed to help ensure the success of students from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds as well as those with social or learning disabilities.... [-]


Master's in Assessment, Testing, and Measurement in Education

The George Washington University - Graduate School Of Education & Human Development
Campus Full time 15 months September 2018 USA Washington DC

This 15-month program is designed for individuals who are entering or advancing in positions associated with assessment, testing, and measurement in diverse settings. The program offers the nation's premier graduate training in psychometric and statistical methods taught by faculty who are engaged in world-class research. Students are mentored through all phases of the research process and become trained in modern analytical methods. [+]

Master's in Assessment, Testing, and Measurement in Education

This 15-month program is designed for individuals who are entering or advancing in positions associated with assessment, testing, and measurement in diverse settings. The program offers the nation's premier graduate training in psychometric and statistical methods taught by faculty who are engaged in world-class research. Students are mentored through all phases of the research process and become trained in modern analytical methods.

Why a GW Master in Assessment, Testing & Measurement? Leading Edge Learning: Establishing and advancing systems of statistical measurement have become critical to corporate, educational and non-profit operations. The ATM program will train you to develop and manage dynamic, data based strategies to generate profit and organizational success. Rapid Growth in Opportunities: The field is growing rapidly with strong demand for trained psychometricians with the skill to develop assessment tools and analyze and interpret results. The program is tailored to improve skills and advance your professional opportunities with a certificate or Masters degree. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the field is s projected to grow 27 percent from 2012 to 2022, much faster than the average for all occupations. BLS States: " Growth is expected to result from the more widespread use of statistical analysis to make informed business, healthcare, and policy decisions." Work-Life Balance: In a recent Glassdoor survey, data scientists topped the list of best-rated jobs for work-life balance! http://www.glassdoor.com/blog/25-jobs-worklife-balance-2015/ Curriculum ... [-]

Master's in International Education

The George Washington University - Graduate School Of Education & Human Development
Campus Full time September 2018 USA Washington DC

The International Education program (IEP) has a rich history of providing students with the knowledge to address international education issues, with the flexibility to pursue far-ranging interests related to educational purposes, practices, and policies across the globe. The study of traditions and systems of education in other nations and cultures that affect teaching and learning creates the ideal environment for practitioner-scholars; providing necessary skills & opportunities to advance in positions throughout education, government, business, and nonprofit settings. The program houses the UNESCO Chair in International Education for Development, supporting priorities in achieving equitable access to quality education for all. [+]

Master's in International Education

International education is grounded in the social sciences drawing many of its insights from economics, sociology, psychology, political science, and anthropology. Thus students who take up studies in international education are well advised to complement their educational studies with a serious commitment to one or more of these core disciplines. While international education has one foot in the rich theoretical perspectives of the social sciences, it also steps out into the complexities of the real world through examining the actual practice of education in specific regional contexts. This practice may occur in formal schools and higher educational institutions. It also may occur in war zones, refugee camps, nomadic villages, or other unusual settings.... [-]


Master's in Curriculum and Instruction

The George Washington University - Graduate School Of Education & Human Development
Campus September 2018 USA Washington DC

Our program prepares teachers and other educational personnel for increased responsibilities in the planning, implementation, research, and evaluation of curriculum and instruction. [+]

Why a GW Master in Curriculum & Instruction?

Our program prepares teachers and other educational personnel for increased responsibilities in the planning, implementation, research, and evaluation of curriculum and instruction. A minimum 33-credit-hour program includes study in curriculum development, research and evaluation of instructional practice, teacher education, work with special populations, and school policy and leadership. A program specialty concentration may include reading and literacy, elementary education, or secondary education.

Students enrolled in the Curriculum and Instruction Masters program may do so concurrently with the Incorporating International Perspectives in Education certificate. Courses can be applied toward earning the Masters degree and certificate.... [-]


Master’s in Education Degree with Teacher Preparation

Teach-Now
Online 12 months September 2018 USA Dupont Circle

The TEACH-NOW Graduate School of Education has a unique teaching model—rather than enrolling in several courses at one time in a semester, candidates progress through a series of intense, comprehensive modules of different lengths, taken in sequence. The project/activity-based, collaborative learning model means candidate learning occurs synchronously and asynchronously, in weekly mandatory virtual class sessions with 10 – 15 candidates in the learning cohort and the instructor, as well as outside of the scheduled virtual classes. [+]

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The TEACH-NOW Graduate School of Education has a unique teaching model—rather than enrolling in several courses at one time in a semester, candidates progress through a series of intense, comprehensive modules of different lengths, taken in sequence. The project/activity-based, collaborative learning model means candidate learning occurs synchronously and asynchronously, in weekly mandatory virtual class sessions with 10 – 15 candidates in the learning cohort and the instructor, as well as outside of the scheduled virtual classes.

For individuals seeking both a teaching license and a Master’s in Education degree: the first 9 months of your program would be the curriculum currently offered in the TEACH-NOW program, followed by 3 months of additional coursework including a focus on Research or Globalization of Education.... [-]


Master’s in Education Degree with Globalization & Education Research Emphases

Teach-Now
Online 12 months September 2018 USA Dupont Circle

The TEACH-NOW Graduate School of Education has a unique teaching model – rather than enrolling in several courses in a single semester, candidates progress through a series of intense, comprehensive modules of different lengths, taken in sequence. The program’s project/activity-based, collaborative learning model means candidate learning occurs synchronously and asynchronously, in weekly mandatory virtual class sessions with 10 – 15 candidates in the learning cohort and the instructor, as well as outside of the scheduled virtual classes. [+]

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The TEACH-NOW Graduate School of Education has a unique teaching model – rather than enrolling in several courses in a single semester, candidates progress through a series of intense, comprehensive modules of different lengths, taken in sequence. The program’s project/activity-based, collaborative learning model means candidate learning occurs synchronously and asynchronously, in weekly mandatory virtual class sessions with 10 – 15 candidates in the learning cohort and the instructor, as well as outside of the scheduled virtual classes.

For individuals seeking a Master’s in Education degree: the 12-month program includes the first 6 modules of the existing TEACH-NOW program, plus a 12-week module on the Globalization of Education, a 4-week module on Reading and Literacy, a 4-week module on Education Research and a 4-week module on a Research Project.... [-]