Program Learning Outcomes
Graduates of the Graduate Education Programs (GEP) (Instructional Technology or Reading Specialist) will demonstrate the ability to:
- Establish mutually respectful relationships with administrators, colleagues, students, and parents based on a solid values system that emphasizes mercy, justice, service, and hospitality.
- Effectively communicate with various school communities regarding current educational issues and trends and the principles of teaching and learning, which make schools effective and efficient.
- Design, organize, and manage system-wide curriculum that prepares students within areas relating to the goals of quality education.
- Coordinate district-wide subject area activities and subject area curriculum development.
- Conduct evaluations of curriculum and instruction and apply the results to encourage and facilitate curricular and instructional improvements.
- Use an understanding of how learning occurs as the basis for making curricular and instructional decisions that support the intellectual, social, and personal growth of all students.
- Use an understanding of individual and group motivation, instructional practices, and assessment to create school environments that foster effective and efficient curricular and instructional practices and procedures, and that enable all students to master curriculum and meet high standards.
- Use the tools of research and inquiry to gather and apply information needed to make educational decisions.
- Identify how educational technology can be used to facilitate and improve teaching and learning processes.