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DEd in Curriculum and Instruction: Monroeville Courses

Take your required coursework with your classmates as a group, progressing through the required sequence of classes together.

Two courses each fall and spring will convene at the Monroeville site from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on 10 Saturdays. During the summer, students will attend all-day, consecutive Friday/Saturday classes from mid-June through the end of July.

Year One:

Fall: Six Credits

  • Curriculum Evaluation
  • Critical Analysis of Issues in Education

Spring: Six Credits

  • Advanced Topics in Human Development and Learning
  • Writing for Professional Publication

Summer: Six Credits

  • Doctoral Seminar in Research Methods
  • Analysis of Effective Instruction

Year Two:

Fall: Six Credits

  • Qualitative Research Design in Education
  • Education for Cultural Pluralism

Spring: Six Credits

  • Technology in the Curriculum
  • Literacy: Theory, Research, and Practice

Summer: Six Credits

  • Issues and Processes in Curricular Change
  • Doctoral Seminar in Curriculum and Instruction

Year Three:

Fall: Six Credits

  • Comprehensive Evaluation of Educational Programs
  • Research Instrument Design

Spring: Six Credits

  • Analysis of Qualitative Data
  • Elective

Summer: Six Credits

  • Elective
  • Dissertation

Year Four:

Fall: Six Credits

  • Dissertation
  • Professional Studies in Education Department
  • Davis Hall, Room 303
    570 South Eleventh Street
    Indiana, PA 15705-1080
  • Phone: 724-357-2400
  • Fax: 724-357-2961
  • Office Hours
  • Monday through Friday
  • 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
  • 1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.