Curriculum and Instruction Specialization
Specialization courses are a blend of face-to-face classroom meetings, online classes, and face to face/online hybrid classes. Summer classes meet at our Newberg campus (affordable housing is available for long distance-students); spring and fall classes are taught mostly online with a few evening/weekend classes.
MEd with Curriculum and Instruction Specialization Requirements
Foundations Core (7 hours - these courses must be taken at George Fox)
The foundations courses in the Master of Education program at George Fox University provide both breadth and depth of critical thinking skills, leading to transformation of a candidate’s professional practice. These courses are uniquely designed to build upon the School of Education conceptual framework: think critically, transform practice, and promote justice.
Research Core (8 hours - these courses must be taken at George Fox)
The research courses in the Master of Education program at George Fox University provide each candidate with the knowledge and skills to effectively use educational research and data leading to improvement in their practice. For the final capstone of the research courses, each candidate designs a research project unique to their own professional situation, examining a specific educational problem or issue in either their classroom or school.
Curriculum and Instruction Specialization (16 hours)
Complete the following 10 semester hours:
EDFL 503 Classroom Assessment (3 hrs)
EDFL 506 Research in Effective Teaching (3 hrs)
EDFL 630 Advanced Developmental Psychology (2 hrs)
EDFL 631 Implementing Inclusion in the Regular Classroom (2 hrs)
Select 8 semester hours from the following restricted electives:
EDFL 500 Instructional Supervision (3 hrs)
EDFL 501 Curriculum Development (2 hrs)
EDFL 502 Classroom Management (3 hrs)
EDFL 505 Trends and Issues in Education (3 hrs)
Electives (5 hours)
For complete course listings and information, please see the GFU Graduate Catalog.