The Barry University Master of Science in Curriculum & Instruction – Early and Middle Childhood Education online program prepares you to work with, improve, and create curriculum for early and middle-aged children. It features rigorous coursework with an emphasis on the basic principles of curriculum development, research designs, and the collection and analysis of data.
In this online Curriculum and Instruction master’s program you will study historical and current trends in educational advances and their impact on public and private schools from an instructional leadership perspective. Core curriculum highlights the advancement of literacy instruction, the integration of best practices to develop stronger readers, and the impact of social, political, psychological, and economic factors in a child’s education. Graduates will be able to adhere to organizational standards to evaluate, design, and implement instructional materials.
Barry’s highly engaged faculty have real-world experience, with most holding a PhD or the highest degree available in their area of expertise. We welcome diverse thought and encourage students to leave their mark and influence change.
- Expertise in the area of curriculum design, development, and pedagogy
- Strategies and techniques that seamlessly integrate key subject areas (science, mathematics, social sciences, reading, and the arts) into the teaching and learning process
- Opportunities through field experiences to practice the 21st century skills of collaboration, communication, creativity, and critical thinking while putting community-based service learning concepts into action
- Consideration and respect for social and cultural influences on student learning within richly diverse educational settings
- The ability to adapt curricular, instructional, and assessment practices using a social justice framework
- An understanding of statewide accountability systems and the interrelationships among Florida PK-8 standards and teacher quality*
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