.Ed. program to offer spring, summer courses

FOR RELEASE
2008-12-12
Huntington, Ind.—The Huntington University Master of Education program will offer a variety of courses in the spring and summer.

Spring courses will include Differentiated Instruction with Dr. Terrell Peace on Tuesdays and Classroom Management with Dr. Paul Worfel on Thursdays. The spring semester begins Jan. 27 and ends May 14.

Summer courses will include four courses in addition to the two courses offered annually to Huntington County Community School Cooperation teachers who participate in a week-long seminar. The four courses include online and classroom courses.

“The Huntington University Master of Education program is expanding its summer course offerings in the summer of 2009, based on the level of participation in the 2007 and 2008 summer sessions and also based on information gathered in a recent survey of program participants,” said Dr. Terrell Peace, director of graduate and undergraduate teacher education.

Integration of Technology in the Classroom with Dr. Steve Holtrop is an online course beginning June 8 with all work to be submitted by July 17. This class will teach how technology is both an instructional and managerial tool in an educational setting.

Teaching and Leading Adults also will be offered by Holtrop and will run from July 6-17.

Worfel will teach Action Research Methods with both classroom and online components. The classroom section will be held from June 22-July 3 with the online project submitted by July 24. Students will gain skills in the analysis, preparation, application and reporting of educational research.

In addition, Worfel will teach Classroom Management, a course focusing on creating and maintaining an effective learning atmosphere, beginning June 8 and concluding June 19.

For more information, contact Dr. Terrell Peace, director of graduate and undergraduate teacher education, at 260-359-4224.

The Master of Education program is an affordable way to renew a teaching license or earn a respected master’s degree in the field of education. The Master of Education program offers graduate classes in elementary, early adolescent and young adult education. Master of Education degrees are available in Elementary Curriculum and Instruction, Elementary Reading, Early Adolescent Education, and Adolescent and Young Adult Education. Classes typically meet one night a week, with two-week sessions available during the summer, allowing students to graduate in less than two years.

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Huntington University is a comprehensive Christian college of the liberal arts offering graduate and undergraduate programs in more than 70 academic concentrations. U.S.News & World Report ranks Huntington among the best colleges in the Midwest. Founded in 1897 by the Church of the United Brethren in Christ, Huntington University is located on a contemporary, lakeside campus in northeast Indiana. The University is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU).  
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