The Master of Education in Instruction degree at Augusta University is designed for educators who are interested in enhancing their professional practice through the study of advanced professional knowledge related to teaching, managing, and learning in P-12 schools.
The program is grounded on the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards five core propositions:
Teachers are committed to students and their learning.
Teachers know the subjects they teach and how to teach those subjects to students.
Teachers are responsible for managing and monitoring student learning.
Teachers think systematically about their practice and learn from experience.
Teachers are members of learning communities.
The program is aligned with and addresses the Georgia Department of Education’s TAPS performance standards and the teacher evaluation system. The M.Ed. in Instruction is dedicated to:
Empowering teachers to take control of their own professional development.
Improving teaching practices leading to improved K-12 student learning.
Integrating theory, research, and classroom data with advanced practical teaching strategies for classroom implementation.
Improving teaching practices in the areas of: teaching and learning strategies, classroom management, instructional technology, teaching diverse learners in the local context, designing and implementing relevant classroom assessments and using data to inform and improve practice.