2012-13 Degree Requirements: Education

Elementary & Early Childhood Teacher Certification (Integrated Learning)

Waldorf Programs and Concentrations

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Master of Education in Elementary/Early Childhood Education with Arts & Humanities Concentration

(Integrated Learning Program)

MEd-40 credits To earn the MEd degree in Elementary/Early Childhood Education with New Hampshire Elementary and/or Early Childhood Education Teaching Certification you must meet the general education requirements, and you must successfully complete a minimum of 40 credits distributed as follows: Required Courses are Listed under Each Competency Area

Theoretical & Philosophical Foundations of Education

  • EDT 572 Human Development
  • EDT 532 Conceptual Development & Learning Theory
  • EDT 574 Philosophy of Education

9 credits

Curriculum & Instruction

  • EDC 680 Reading/Literacy- Early Childhood or EDC 555 Reading/Literacy Elementary
  • EDC 577 Problem Solving Science or EDC 572 Elementary School Science I & EDC 579 Elementary School Science II
  • EDC 563 Math Methods - Elementary or EDC 553A Math Methods Early Childhood
  • EDC 551A Integrated Learning: Theory into Practice
  • Social Studies Curriculum (2 credits)
  • EDC 648 Early Childhood Curriculum and Methods (EC Certification only)
  • EDC 665 Movement and Storytelling (EC Certification only)
  • EDC 550 Integrated Arts

15-18 credits

Educational & Social Policy

  •  EDP 590 Teaching Exceptional Children
  • EDP 598 School Law

3 credits

Electives

4-7 credits

Elementary and/or Early Childhood Internship

  • Students must complete 240-300-hour semester-long internships in approved, self-contained classrooms assuming all responsibilities of a teacher conducting integrated curriculum in a progressive elementary school. Early Childhood internships should be in a pre-school, kindergarten, or first grade classrooms. Elementary internships should be in grades 1-6.

6-8 credits

Total Credits

40 credits

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Master of Education in Elementary/Early Childhood Education with Science & Environmental Education Concentration

(Integrated Learning Program)

MEd-40 credits

To earn the MEd degree in Elementary/Early Childhood Education with New Hampshire Elementary Certification you must meet the general education requirements, and you must successfully complete a minimum of 40 credits distributed as follows: Required Courses are Listed under Each Competency Area

Theoretical & Philosophical Foundations

  • EDT 572 Human Development
  • EDT 532 Conceptual Development & Learning Theory
  • EDT 574 Philosophy of Education

9 credits

Curriculum & Instruction

  • EDC 551A Integrated Learning: Theory into Practice
  • EDC 680 Reading/Literacy- Early Childhood or EDC 555 Reading/Literacy Elementary
  • EDC 563 Math Methods - Elementary or EDC 553A Math Methods Early Childhood
  • Social Studies Curriculum (2 credits)
  • EDC 577 Problem Solving Science or EDC 572 Elementary School Science I & EDC 579 Elementary School Science II
  • EDC 549 Place-based Education
  • EDC 528 Ecology of Imagination in Childhood

16 credits

Educational & Social Policy

  • EDP 590 Teaching Exceptional Children
  • EDP 598 School Law

3 credits

Education & Environmental Studies Electives

  • Choose from courses in Environmental Studies or Education.

4-6 credits

Internships

  • Students complete two 240-300-hour semester-long internships. One internship is in an approved, self-contained classroom where the intern assumes all the responsibilities of a teacher conducting integrated curriculum in a progressive elementary school, grades 1-6.The other semester-long internship focuses on science, environmental or place-based education either at the elementary or middle school level. This internship can be conducted in a formal school setting, or in informal educational settings such as a nature center, education consulting organization, or a children's museum.

6 credits

Total Credits

40 credits

Master of Education in Elementary Education with Special Education Certification

(Integrated Learning Program)

MEd-42 credits To earn the MEd degree in Elementary Education with New Hampshire Elementary  Education Teaching Certification and New Hampshire General Special Education Certification you must meet the general education requirements, and you must successfully complete a minimum of 42 credits distributed as follows: Required Courses are Listed under Each Competency Area

Theoretical & Philosophical Foundations of Education

  • EDT 572 Human Development
  • EDT 532 Conceptual Development & Learning Theory
  • EDT 574 Philosophy of Education

9 credits

Curriculum & Instruction

  • EDC 680 Reading/Literacy- Early Childhood or EDC 555 Reading/Literacy Elementary
  • EDC 577 Problem Solving Science or EDC 572 Elementary School Science I & EDC 579 Elementary School Science II
  • EDC 563 Math Methods - Elementary or EDC 553A Math Methods Early Childhood
  • EDC 551A Integrated Learning: Theory into Practice
  • Social Studies Curriculum (2 credits)
  • Leading Inclusion: Building Bridges
  • SpEd Assessment and Instructional Strategies

16 credits

Educational & Social Policy

  • EDP 590 Teaching Exceptional Children
  • EDP 598 School Law
  • SpEd Families and Supportive Networks
  • SpEd Law and Policy

6 credits

Electives

5 credits

Elementary and Special Education Internship

  • Students must complete 240-300-hour semester-long internships in approved, self-contained classrooms assuming all responsibilities of a teacher conducting integrated curriculum in a progressive elementary school.  Elementary internships should be in grades 1-6. Special Education internships should be in schools or special education settings.

6 credits

Total Credits

42 credits

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Master of Education in Elementary Education

(Waldorf Concentration with Elementary Teaching Certification) Year-Round Program MEd-44 credits

  To earn the MEd degree with New Hampshire Elementary Education Teaching Certification and at the same time be endorsed as a Waldorf Teacher, you must meet the general education requirements, and you must successfully complete a minimum of 44 credits distributed as follows: Required Courses are Listed under Each Competency Area

Theoretical & Philosophical Foundations of Education

  • EDT 584 Human Development
  • EDT 532 Conceptual Development & Learning Theory
  • EDT 584 Anthroposophy: Projective Geometry
  • EDT 583 Evolving Consciousness
  • EDT 607 Foundations of Human Experience

11 credits

Curriculum & Instruction

  • EDC 563 Math Methods - Elementary
  • EDC 555 Reading/Literacy Elementary
  • EDC 551A Integrated Learning: Theory into Practice
  • EDC 559 Waldorf Curriculum
  • EDC 559A Waldorf Curriculum II)
  • Creative Arts (e.g., EDC 542 Painting, EDC 540 Clay Modeling, EDC 535 Music Curriculum, EDC 543 Eurythmy 1, EDC 541 Speech 1, EDC 545 Speech 2, EDNC 009 Oberufer Play, and EDC 571A Drawing)
  • EDC 536 Science Curriculum
  • EDC 538 Waldorf Math and Language Arts

22 credits

Educational & Social Policy

  • EDP 590 Teaching Exceptional Children
  • EDP 598 School Law
  • EDP 630 Waldorf Administration

4 credits

Elementary Teaching Internships

  • One semester of supervised teaching in an approved public school Elementary setting.
  • One semester of supervised teaching in a Waldorf School under an approved Waldorf teacher.

7 credits

Total Credits

44 credits

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Master of Education in Elementary Education

Waldorf Concentration with Elementary Focus Year-Round Program MEd-40 credits

  To earn the MEd degree (without N.H. Certification) you must successfully complete a minimum of 40 credits distributed as follows: Required Courses are Listed under Each Competency Area

Theoretical & Philosophical Foundations of Education

8 credits

  • EDT 582 Human Development
  • EDT 584 Anthroposophy: Projective Geometry
  • EDT 607 Foundations of Human Experience/li>
  • EDT 583 Evolving Consciousness

Curriculum & Instruction

14 credits

  • EDC 559 Waldorf Curriculum I
  • EDC 559A Waldorf Curriculum II
  • Creative Arts (e.g., EDC 542 Painting, EDC 540 Clay Modeling, EDC 535 Music Curriculum, EDC 543 Eurythmy 1, EDC 541 Speech 1, EDC 545 Speech 2, EDNC 009 Oberufer Play, and EDC 571A Drawing)
  • EDC 536 Science Curriculum
  • EDC 538 Waldorf Math and Language Arts

Educational & Social Policy

3 credits

  • EDP 630 Waldorf Administration
  • EDP 654 Waldorf Masters Project Research Preparation
  • EDP 592 Adolescent

Electives

3 credits

  • Courses of relevance to student's professional goals selected from the above three areas or from other Antioch University New England departmental offerings. At least one of these credits must be in the Curriculum & Instruction Competency area.

Master's Project ED 699

5 credits

Internships

7 credits

  • Two semesters of supervised teaching in an approved Waldorf elementary setting.

Total Credits

40 credits

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Certificate in Waldorf Elementary Education

Year Round Program-28 credits

This option is available to those who wish training in the Waldorf approach to education without acquiring the MEd degree. In order to earn the certificate, students must earn a minimum of 28 credits, distributed as follows: Required Courses are Listed under Each Competency Area

Theoretical & Philosophical Foundations of Education

8 credits

  • EDT 582 Human Development
  • EDT 583 Evolving Consciousness
  • EDT 607 Foundations of Human Experience
  • EDT 584 Anthroposophy: Projective Geometry

Curriculum & Instruction

14 credits

  • EDC 559 Waldorf Curriculum
  • EDC 559A Waldorf Curriculum II
  • Creative Arts (e.g., EDC 542 Painting, EDC 540 Clay Modeling, EDC 535 Music Curriculum, EDC 543 Eurythmy 1, EDC 541 Speech 1, EDC 545 Speech 2, EDNC 009 Oberufer Play, and EDC 571A Drawing)
  • EDC 536 Science Curriculum
  • EDC 538 Waldorf Math and Language Arts

Educational and Social Policy

2 credits

  • EDP 592 Adolescent
  • EDP 630 Waldorf Administration

Electives

1 credit

  • Student selected courses

Teaching Internship

3 credits

  • One semester of supervised teaching in an approved Waldorf Elementary setting under an approved Waldorf elementary teacher.

Total Credits

28 credits

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Certificate in Waldorf Education

Summer Sequence Regular Program-28 credits

This option is available to experienced teachers who wish training in the Waldorf approach to education without acquiring the MEd degree. In order to earn the certificate, students must earn a minimum of 28 credits, distributed as follows: Required Courses are Listed under Each Competency Area

Theoretical & Philosophical Foundations of Education

  • EDT 584 Human Development
  • EEDT 614 ducation for Social Renewal
  • EDT 586 Evolving Consciousness
  • EDT 607 Foundations of Human Experience
  • EDT 582 Anthroposophy - Projective Geometry

10 credits

Curriculum & Instruction

  • EDC 559C Elementary Waldorf Elementary Curriculum Seminar
  • EDC 536 Waldorf Science Curriculum
  • EDC 570 Waldorf Math and Language Arts
  • Creative Arts (e.g., EDC 544 Painting 1, EDC 544B Painting 2, EDC Music Curriculum, EDC 571 Drawing, EDC 543 Eurythmy 1, EDC 543A Eurythmy 2, EDC 541 Speech 1, EDC 545 Speech 2)

11 credits

Education & Social Policy

  •  EDP 604A Research for Social & Personal Change
  • EDP 592 Adolescent

3 credits

Teaching Internship

  • One semester of supervised teaching in an approved Waldorf Elementary School.

4 credits

Total Credits

28 credits

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Master of Education in Foundations of Education

Waldorf Concentration, Summer Sequence Regular Program, Elementary Focus -MEd-32 credits

To earn the MEd degree in Foundations of Education, you must successfully complete a minimum of 32 credits distributed as follows:

Theoretical & Philosophical Foundations of Education

  • EDT 584 Human Development
  • EDT 586 Evolving Consciousness
  • EDT 582 Anthroposophy - Projective Geometry
  • EDT 607 Foundations of Human Experience
  • EDT 534 Today's Child

7 credits

Curriculum & Instruction

  • Creative Arts (e.g., EDC 544 Painting 1, EDC 544B Painting 2, EDC Music Curriculum, EDC 571 Drawing, EDC 543 Eurythmy 1, EDC 543A Eurythmy 2, EDC 541 Speech 1, EDC 545 Speech 2)
  • EDC 536 Science Curriculum
  • EDC 559C Waldorf Elementary Curriculum Seminar
  • EDC 570 Waldorf Math and Language Arts

12 credits

Educational & Social Policy

  • EDP 604A Research for Social & Personal Change
  • EDP 580 Action Research
  • EDP 592 Adolescent

5 credits

Teaching Internship

  • One semester of supervised teaching in approved Waldorf Elementary School setting.

4 credits

Master's Project

4 credits

Total Credits

32 credits

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Masters of Education in Foundations of Education with Teacher Leadership Concentration

MEd-33 Credits

Theoretical & Philosophical Foundations of Education

  • Facilitative Teacher Leadership
  • EDT 545 Philosophy of Education and Change
  • EDT 626 Developing Mind

9 credits

Educational Research

  • Using feedback and data to improve authentic student learning
  • EDR 692 Child Study Practicum
  • EDR 694 Curriculum Practicum

9 credits

Educational & Social Policy

  • EDP 633 School Change: Theory and Practice
  • Connecting Schools, Families and Communities
  • EDR 620 Equity and Change Practicum

9 credits

Curriculum and Instruction

  • The Cycle of Inquiry: ways to improve teacher practice and student learning
  • EDC 521 Professional Learning Communities

6 credits

Total Credits

33 credits

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Masters of Education in Foundations of Education with Problem-Based Learning Concentration

MEd-33 Credits

Theoretical and Philosophical Foundations of Education

  • EDT 546 Teacher Facilitation in a PBL Classroom
  • EDT 545 Philosophy of Education and Change
  • EDT 626 Developing Mind

9 credits

Educational Research

  • Assessment in a PBL Classroom – A Focus on Learning (3)
  • EDR 692 Child Study Practicum
  • EDR 694 Curriculum Practicum

9 credits

Educational & Social Policy

  • EDP 629 Critical Skills for Critical Times
  • EDR 620 Equity and Change Practicum

6 credits

Curriculum and Instruction

  • Instructional Design - Crafting Problem–Based Challenges
  • EDT 550A Critical Skills Level I Institute
  • EDC 682 Building Strong Classroom Learning Communities

9 credits

Total Credits

33 credits

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Masters of Education in Foundations of Education with Educational Technology Concentration

MEd-33 Credits

Theoretical and Philosophical Foundations of Education

  • EDT 547 Is there an ap for that? Introduction to Next Generation Learning
  • EDT 545 Philosophy of Education and Change
  • EDT 626 Developing Mind

9 credits

Educational Research

  • Teaching and Learning in the 21st Century Classroom (3)
  • EDR 692 Child Study Practicum
  • EDR 694 Curriculum Practicum

9 credits

Educational & Social Policy

  • EDP 663 A Community is More Than a Place
  • EDR 620 Equity and Change Practicum

6 credits

Curriculum and Instruction

  • Powerful Learning Designs for the 21st Century Learner
  • The Dangerous Door: Social Media

6 credits

Elective

  • One additional elective in any competency category for the degree

3 credits

Total Credits

33 credits

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Masters of Education in Foundations of Education with Applied Behavioral Analysis Concentration

MEd-33 Credits

Students who are admitted to the Applied Behavioral Analysis program in the Applied Psychology Department who wish to add a Masters of Education in Foundations of Education with a Concentration in Applied Behavioral Analysis can do so by completing the Application process to transfer into the M.Ed program with a concentration in Applied Behavioral Analysis. This includes filling out the front page of the application form from the admissions office and meeting with an Education Department Representative to review transcripts and practicum needs. Students will apply and interview with Education Department Faculty before being enrolled in the program. ABA students who completed the 25 credit ABA program will be required to earn the following 8 credits:

ABA Certificate

25 credits

Theoretical and Philosophical Foundations of Education

  • EDT 545 Philosophy of Education and Change

3 credits

Education And Social Policy

  • EDR 620 Equity and Change Practicum (3)

3 credits

Elective

  • Elective (This can be an education department course or an ASD course) (1)

2 credits

Total Credits

33 credits

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ABA students who completed the 19 credit ABA program be required to earn the following 14 credits:

ABA Certificate

19 credits

Theoretical and Philosophical Foundations of Education

  • EDT 545 Philosophy of Education and Change
  • EDT 626 Developing Mind (3)

6 credits

Education And Social Policy

  • EDR 620 Equity and Change Practicum (3)

3 credits

Educational Research

  • EDR 692 Child Study Practicum (3)

2 credits

Elective

  • Elective (This can be an education department course or an ASD course)

2 credits

Total Credits

33 credits

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ABA students who have also completed the ASD certificate program will be able to add the M.Ed in one additional semester. Students in this program will be required to take the following 6 credits:

Fall 2012

  • EDT 545 Philosophy of Education and Change (on-line class)

3 credits

  • EDR 620 Equity and Change Practicum

3 credits

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ABA students in the 27 credit program will be able to add the M.Ed in one additional semester. Students in this program will be required to take the following 6 credits:

Summer 2013 (This is the first summer of their ABA program when they have no scheduled ABA course work)

  • EDT 545 Philosophy of Education and Change

3  credits

  • Elective

3 credits

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ABA students in the 21 credit program be able to add the M.Ed in two semesters. This is a 33 credit degree program. Students in this program will be required to take the following 12 credits:

Summer 2013 (During the first summer of their ABA program when they have no scheduled ABA course work)

  • EDT 626 Developing Mind

3 credits

  • Elective

3 credits

Fall 2014 (After completing ABA Course Work)

  • EDR 620 Equity & Change Practicum

3 credits

  • EDT 545 Philosophy of Education and Change

3 credits

Total Credits

33 credits

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Master of Education in Foundations of Education with a self-designed concentration

33 credits

Degree Requirements for the Self-Designed Concentration Students in the Self Designed Concentration would have the following degree requirements:

Theoretical and Philosophical Foundations of Education

  • EDT 545 Philosophy of Education and Change
  • EDT 626 Developing Mind

6 credits

Educational Research

  • EDR 692 Child Study Practicum
  • EDR 694 Curriculum Practicum

6 credits

Educational & Social Policy

  • EDR 620 Equity and Change Practicum

3 credits

Curriculum and Instruction

  • At least one course with an EDC prefix (curriculum focus)

3 credits

Self-Designed Concentration Credits

  • (mixed degree requirement areas)

15 credits

Total Credits

33 credits

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Masters of Education in Foundations of Education added to a certificate in Autism Spectrum Disorders

MEd - 33 Credits

Students who are admitted to Autism Spectrum Disorders program in the Applied Psychology Department who wish to add a Masters of Education in Foundations of Education with a concentration in Autism Spectrum Disorders can do so by completing the Application process to transfer into the M.Ed program. Students will apply and interview with Education Department Faculty before being enrolled in the program.

Total Credits completed for the Autism Spectrum Disorders Certificate

12 credits

Additional 21 credits to complete M.Ed.

Theoretical and Philosophical Foundations of Education

  • EDT 545 Philosophy of Education and Change (3)
  • EDT 626 Developing Mind (3)

6 credits

Educational Research

  • EDR 694 Curriculum Practicum (3)
  • EDR 692 Child Study Practicum (3)

6 credits

Education and Social Policy

3 credits

  • EDR 620 Equity and Change Practicum (3)

Elective - in any degree requirement category

3 credits

Curriculum and Instruction

  • Must take at least one elective with an EDC designation (3)

3 credits

Total Credits

33 credits

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Master of Education in Foundations of Education with Educating for Sustainability Concentration

MEd-33 credits

Theoretical and Philosophical Foundations of Education

  • EDT 616 Principles of Sustainability
  • EDT 620 History & Practice of EFS
  • EDT 536 Childhood & Nature

9 credits

Educational Research

  • EDP 662 Integrating Environment, Economics & Equity (the 3 E's)
  • EDP 616 Real World Sustainability
  • EDP 655 Sustainable Leadership
  • EDR 620 Equity and Change Practicum

12 credits

Curriculum and Instruction

  • EDT 519 Curriculum Design for EFS
  • EDC 576 Connecting Communities

6 credits

Research

  • EDR 692 Child Study Practicum
  • EDR 694 Curriculum Practicum

6 credits

Total Credits

33 credits

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Master of Education in Foundations of Education with Educational Leadership & Administration (Principal Certification Track)

MEd-33 credits

The Foundations of Education Experienced Educator Program offers principal certification in conjunction with the Post-Master's Certificate is Educational Leadership & Administration program. To earn the MEd degree with certification as a School principal students must enter the program having completed three years of teaching experience in a K-12 school.

Theoretical & Philosophical Foundations of Education

  • Elective in the EDT competency

3 credits

Curriculum & Instruction

  • EDC 521 Professional Learning Communities
  • EDL 629 The Learner Centered School

4 credits

Educational & Social Policy

  • EDP 594 Equity Challenge for Leaders
  • EDL 639 School Law and Ethics
  • EDR 620 Equity and Change Practicum

7 credits

Educational Research

  • EDR 694A Curriculum Design Practicum
  • EDR 610 Leading with Data - A School profile

5 credits

Practicum

  • EDC 567 Critical Friends Coaching (CFG) Practicum I
  • ED 696 Critical Friends Coaching (CFG) Practicum II

4 credits

Leadership

  • EDL 627 Leading Transformations
  • EDL 630 Conflict Resolution for Leaders
  • EDL 637 School Finance
  • EDL 628 Community Partnerships
  • EDL 633 Human Resource Management
  • EDL 625 Leadership Seminar I
  • EDL 635 Leadership Seminar II

7 credits

Elective

  • One additional Elective in any competency category for the degree

3 credits

Total Credits for MEd

A minimum of 33 credits required if any required courses waived.

33 credits