M.Ed. degree’s culminating course. Candidates build a professional development portfolio based on P12 student learning evidence and other data. Then, use educational research in creating, implementing, and evaluating their professional development projects. Students work in a community of learners to plan and share evidence-based research-based practices, strategies, and findings.
- Create a professional development ePortfolio based on standards (6 TPE Domains or 10 InTASC), and focused on improving P12 student-learning. (MCA 1)
- Create a professional development quest project focused on improving an area found in an identified standard (MCA 2)
- Evaluate progress on the quest project (MCA 3)
- Present quest project findings within a community of learners. (MCA 4)
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