Programs for International Educators
INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION ADMINISTRATION & LEADERSHIP teaches you to lead, develop, implement, and evaluate international programming and internationalization in the private and public sectors. This program develops skills necessary to lead comprehensive internationalization in organizations and institutions. Courses are drawn from education policy, study abroad, curriculum development, pedagogical methods and theories, education management, human resource development, and intercultural communication and education.
BILINGUAL & ESL EDUCATION provides you with a better understanding of key teaching strategies to support multilingual students in the classroom. You'll have the opportunity to learn how to create more engaging learning environments by integrating new media technologies for all students, regardless of language. You'll learn research-based curricular and instructional strategies, including the use of new digital media to effectively teach students for whom English is a second language.
DIVERSITY & EQUITY IN EDUCATION is a social-justice oriented program that provides you with a transformative approach to issues related to diversity and equity in P-16 learning environments. Courses will help teachers, administrators, school staff, and other educators to understand how diversity and equity relate to learning theories, leadership, and pedagogy. Our interdisciplinary approach to diversity and equity will cover the intersections of disability, race, gender, sexual orientation, social class, and poverty.
GLOBAL STUDIES IN EDUCATION is designed to help you understand more about global change and education from social justice and critical democracy perspectives. The program focuses on the globalization of policy, pedagogy in different contexts including online environments, and children and youth studies. The program attracts diverse students from all corners of the globe who dialogue and work with each other on a range of cutting-edge issues in the field of education.
LEARNING DESIGN & LEADERSHIP provides you with the opportunity to learn how to create more engaging learning environments by integrating new media technologies. LDL encourages students to be active designers of their own knowledge, in contrast to old teaching, in which knowledge was handed down to them. Students use new digital media to enhance the ways in which they can learn and understand, thus improving the learning process. It also addresses the challenges of differentiating instruction to meet the needs of diverse learners. Instructional technologies such as computer-based instruction, computer-based testing, distance learning, interactive video, and intelligent instructional technologies are covered.
NEW LEARNING is designed to help you create more engaging learning environments for your students and to integrate new media technologies into the classroom. This program focuses on how students use new digital media to enhance the ways they learn and understand, thus improving the learning process.
TECHNOLOGY SPECIALIST prepares you to better understand technology and how to use it in your classroom. You will learn about emerging technologies and their implications on teaching and learning.