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