Professional Development for Teachers (MAE)
This program is specially designed to fulfill the professional development needs for classroom teachers and other teaching professionals who wish to deepen their understanding of the teaching and learning process. The program provides a course of study directly tied to teaching practice, in which course content, student learning and required research are organized around issues and problems that teachers view as important. A variety of opportunities are provided to develop strategies for implementing innovative practices in the classroom. It also provides opportunities for thoughtful analysis of contemporary issues and problems facing teachers.
New cohort to begin Fall 2013
- Offered entirely online in cooperation with UNI Continuing and Distance Education and the UNI Department of Educational Psychology and Foundations.
- Courses are designed using the Quality Matters set of professional standards based upon research, best practices and national standards for course design.
- Includes courses addressing topics such as curriculum issues, technology, human development, assessment practices, classroom management and understanding educational research
- Delivered to a cohort group that proceeds through a course sequence together over a two-year period.
- Aligned with the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards
Read detailed program information from the Department of Educational Psychology and Foundations, including program goals and professional competencies.
Convenient course delivery
Courses in this program are offered entirely online via eLearning, a Blackboard learning management system requiring internet access and a web browser. While most students encounter very few technical difficulties with our online courses, our team of support specialists is available to assist you as needed.