M.A. in Teaching
The mission of the School of Education is “to equip Christian educators to impact public, private, mission, and homeschools through biblically-centered education, scholarship, and service.” The vision of the School of Education is “to equip a generation of influential educators, who are focused on God’s calling, devoting their strengths, gifts, and scholarship, to meet the needs of diverse students and to advance the Kingdom of God.”
Program Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of the Master of Arts in Teaching, students will be able to:
Analyze, evaluate, and apply knowledge of current educational issues, settings, and legislative requirements from a biblical perspective.
Identify personal assumptions and generalizations related to diversity (e.g., gender, ethnicity, religion, socioeconomic status, sexual orientation, and [dis]abilities) while affirming that all students are valued as image bearers of God.
Demonstrate Christian attitudes and actions conducive to the development of professional excellence and witness to the community.
Exhibit growth in one’s professional practice by utilizing professional databases, conducting empirical research, and articulating findings through effective writing.
Synthesize knowledge, skills, and perspectives from concentration-specific content of the master of teaching program to determine implications for professional practice.
A Curriculum Map shows which courses in a degree program are responsible to intentionally develop each PLO at the Introductory, Developing, and Mastery levels.
An Assessment Plan is a listing of the student work that will be used to assess achievement of each learning outcome.
An Assessment Schedule is a 5-year schedule that indicates when each of the PLOs will be assessed and when the comprehensive Program Review will occur.
Annual PLO Assessment Reports
The Annual Reports from each year’s PLO assessment.
Program Review Executive Summary
The Executive Summary report from the most recent comprehensive Program Review.