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Concentration in Elementary Education

 

Complete Program Online

 
Master's Degree Fully Online

Master's degree offered completely online and taught by experienced online instructors. Degree requires 35 credits.
The Elementary Education Concentration is designed for elementary educators to help them become effective users of technology and develop strategies for successfully integrating technology into the classroom to enhance the learning experience.
 
Course Requirements

All students in the Elementary Education Concentration are required to complete four core courses, five required courses, two elective courses and two special Program Courses.

Core Courses - 12 hours
EDUC 610 Research in Education, 3 hours
EDUC 625 Issues in School, Community, and Family, 3 hours
EDUC 640 Supervision and Assessment of Teachers and Learners, 3 hours
EDUC 657 Exceptionality, Diversity, and Differences, 3 hours

Required Courses - 14 hours
EDUC 631 Principles for Teaching & Learning in Elementary, 3 hours
EDUC 650 Field Design and Implementation, 3 hours
EDUC 667 Literacy as Communication in Elementary, 3 hours
EDUC 675 Teaching with 21st Century Tools, 2 hours
EDUC 685 Action Research in Education, 3 hours

Electives Courses - 6 hours
EDUC 642 Supervision of Student Teachers, 3 hours
EDUC 664 Literature & Literacy for Children and Young Adults, 3 hours
STEM ED 655 STEM Curriculum and Methods, Elementary, 3 hours
STEM ED 670 Design, Technology, engineering for Elementary, 3 hours

Special Program Requirements - 3 hours
EDUC 689 Research Applications, 1 hour
EDUC 698 Capstone, 2 hours
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Office Information
Mailing Address:
Office of Graduate Studies and Research
101 College Street SW
Valley City, ND 58072
Phone: 701.845.7303
Fax: 701.845.7190
Email: graduate@vcsu.edu

Contact Information

Questions on Graduate Studies:
Misty Lindgren
Phone: 701.845.7303
Email: graduate@vcsu.edu

Office of Graduate Studies
Dr. James Boe - Director
Phone: 701.845.7304
Email: jim.boe@vcsu.edu

For more information on:
Library and Information Technologies
concentration contact:
Donna James - Library Director
Phone: 701.845.7275
Email: donna.james@vcsu.edu

For more information on:
Technology Education
concentration contact:
Dr. Peder Gjovik - Department Chair
Phone: 701.845.7448
Email: peder.gjovik@vcsu.edu

For more information on:
Teaching & Technology concentration contact:
Dr. Gary Thompson - Dean of Education
Phone: 701.845.7197
Email: gary.thompson@vcsu.edu

For more information on:
Elementary Education concentration contact:
Dr. Heather Kvilvang
Phone: 701.845.7199
Email: heather.kvilvang@vcsu.edu

For more information on:
English Language Learners concentration contact:
Dr. Shou-Ching Chao
Phone: 701.845.7428
Email: shouching.chao@vcsu.edu

For more information on:
English Education concentration contact:
Dr. Julee Russell
Phone: 701.845.7440
Email: julee.russell@vcsu.edu

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