Master of Arts in Education and Human Development in the Field of Curriculum and Instruction with a Concentration in Jewish Education

The master of arts in curriculum and pedagogy with a concentration in Jewish education prepares pre-service and in-service educators to master curriculum development and teaching strategies generally and in the specific disciplines of Bible, rabbinics, and Jewish history. The program also includes research in Jewish experiential education with an understanding that successful educators appreciate educational growth inside and beyond the classroom. The degree offers internship opportunities to help students integrate and implement their learning with their practice while benefiting from mentor evaluation and assessment. Students also have elective options to develop arenas of specific interest. This program does not lead to teacher licensure.

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The following requirements must be fulfilled: 30 credits, including 9 credits in core courses, 18 credits in courses in the concentration, 3 credits in elective courses, and successful completion of the master of arts in education and human development comprehensive examination.

Jewish education concentration
CPED 6131Teaching Jewish History to Middle and High School Students
CPED 6132Strategies for Teaching Biblical Texts
CPED 6133Rabbinic Judaism and the Teaching of Rabbinic Texts
CPED 6134Practicum in Jewish Education (taken for 2 credits)
CPED 6305Foundations of Curriculum Theory
EDUC 6803Introduction to Experiential Jewish Education (taken for 4 credits)
3 elective credits selected from the following in consultation with the advisor:
CPED 6606Theories of Learning and Development
EDUC 6630International Experiences
HDEV 6109Child Development
HDEV 6110Adolescent Development
Comprehensive examination
Successful completion of the master of arts in education and human development comprehensive examination.