A masters is earned after students complete an undergraduate degree program. To obtain a masters, you usually need to complete 12 to 18 college courses that often involve completing comprehensive tests and/or a thesis.
While completing a program or course in international education, students may have the option to either study locally or internationally. In both circumstances, scholars may expect to encounter traditional learning formats along with hands-on experience with international learners.
The United States of America commonly called the United States, is a federal republic consisting of fifty states and a federal district. The 48 contiguous states and the federal district of Washington, D.C. are in first North America between Canada and Mexico. The state of Alaska is in northwestern North America, west of Canada and east of Russia across the Bering Strait, and the state of Hawaii is an archipelago in the mid-North Pacific. The country also has five populated and nine unpopulated territories in the Pacific and the Caribbean.
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Our degree program prepares candidates for a career as an English as a second language (ESL) classroom teacher, ESL resource teacher, or a teacher responsible for providing ESL instruction and support in the regular classroom or special settings. [+]
Our degree program prepares candidates for a career as an English as a second language (ESL) classroom teacher, ESL resource teacher, or a teacher responsible for providing ESL instruction and support in the regular classroom or special settings. Candidates gain the knowledge, skills, and dispositions for developing ESL skills across reading, writing and listening, and for involving community and families as partners. They will also leave the program with a historical perspective of English learners in the U.S. Candidates will develop specific skills for assessing English learner proficiency and content area knowledge, and knowledge of various program models. They will become familiar with current research in ESL instruction, and understand how theory can be structured in classroom practice to develop the oral language and literacy skills of all students.... [-]
Through a multifaceted approach to education led by faculty with expertise in human capital development, international organizations, and education policy reform, IEPM equips students with the skills and knowledge to become changemakers in the field of international education and human and economic development around the world. [+]
Through a multifaceted approach to education led by faculty with expertise in human capital development, international organizations, and education policy reform, IEPM equips students with the skills and knowledge to become changemakers in the field of international education and human and economic development around the world.Program focus
Through foundational coursework, IEPM students gain a deep theoretical understanding of underlying public policy issues facing K-12 and higher education systems and non-formal learning environments in varying contexts around the world. Combined with a strong background in research and data and a focus on practical application, students are prepared to critically engage and address salient issues within international education today, notably the relationships between education and economic growth, social cohesion, global health, and other dimensions of human development.... [-]
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. [+]
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.... [-]
A Two-year course (including thesis) for international educators. Contains basic courses in research methods, as well as specialized courses such as e-learning, cross-cultural psychology, language issues, comparative education systems. [+]
This program is for international educators who wish to understand the major issues in international education. Since the courses are entirely online, adults working in any country may enroll. There is a strong cross-cultural element to all courses. Graduates will achieve employment in both governmental and non-governmental sectors.
All teachers have advanced degrees in relevant subjects and years of international educational experience as teachers, planners, and administrators. An online research library will be made available to students.
A key element of courses is the online 'discussion forum', in which students from many countries and backgrounds discuss the pressing issues in education today. In addition to core courses and specialized courses, graduates will undertake a research project leading to a thesis.... [-]