Concordia University is offering an online Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction (MECI) degree program with specialization in Science for primary and middle school educators. This online MECI program is designed for educators who want to enhance their knowledge of scientific content, and have the skills needed to increase student learning and understanding of basic concepts and principles of Science.
The general curriculum of Concordia’s online MECI degree with Science concentration focuses on effective teaching strategies and practices that are aligned not only with the standards set by the National Science Education Standards (NSES) but also with those specified by the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA). Concordia University also ensured that the course work addressed inquiry methods for teaching science and included a study on the integration of technology to enrich science learning.
In order to earn Concordia University’s online MECI – Science degree, candidates must complete five core courses and, complete the academic requirements of the following foundation courses: Nature of Science (EDCI 527), Planning for an Inquiry-Based Classroom (EDCI 537), Transformative Science in the Differentiated Classroom (EDCI 547), The Technology-Based Science Classroom (EDCI 557), and a five-week CAPSTONE Action Research course (EDGR 698).
For details on Concordia University’s online Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction degree with Science concentration, contact a Concordia University admissions representative. Alternatively, those interested to know more about the program: its admission requirements, course descriptions, tuition fees and financial aid options available, may log on to the Concordia University website where more information can be viewed online.