The Master of Science in Advanced Teaching Practices degree is your path to inspired teaching and learning. The program is based on the very latest in Universal Design for Learning theory, and will give candidates the skills, knowledge, and expertise to become agents for change and transformation of students. Throughout the program each candidate will evolve a personal teaching growth plan, grounded in traditional and modern principles and ethics, that creates a pathway for continuous improvement as an educator.
The program offers a choice of five specializations to augment the core curricula. Options include: Instructional Literacy, Assessment Literacy, Digital Literacy, National Board Certified Teacher Leadership, and Reading. At the end of the program, candidates will have the opportunity to showcase their growth as an educator in a portfolio capstone project.
Program Learning Outcomes
- Create a personal INSPIRED educational philosophy that is grounded in historical/current practices and professional ethics to include a pathway for continuous growth.
- Integrate increasingly sophisticated instruction, assessment, and digital learning skills for research, curriculum design, and professional growth.
- Design exceptional learning experiences that promote social justice, and that include the principles of Universal Design for Learning.
- Apply research-based knowledge and skills to create/transform effective, diverse learning environments.
Why Choose National University?
We’re proud to be a veteran-founded, San Diego-based nonprofit. Since 1971, our mission has been to provide accessible, achievable higher education to adult learners. Today, we educate students from across the U.S. and around the globe, with over 165,000 alumni worldwide.
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