2016-2017 Graduate Academic Catalog

M.Ed. in High School History (8-12) 33-37 credits

This program of study is approved by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education for Initial Teacher License in High School History (8-12) in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

As early in the program as possible, and before the practicum, students must complete a 75-hour early field experience in a classroom appropriate to the license sought. In some cases, recent appropriate classroom experience may be used to document this requirement. (This is not a credit-bearing course, and there are no fees required.)

Program Prerequisite:  Completion of a college or university's requirements for a major in history or have passed the Massachusetts Tests for Educator Licensure (MTEL) in History

Program of Study

Courses may have prerequisites for registration; please check course descriptions before registering.

Required Courses (27-31 credits):

All of the following required courses must be completed prior to EEDUC 7771, and many courses include field-based assignments. EEDUC 5061 may be taken concurrently with EEDUC 7771.

EEDUC 6203Principles of Teaching, Learning, and Assessment in the Inclusive Secondary Classroom

3

EEDUC 6100Adolescent Development in the Context of Families, Communities, and Schools

3

EEDUC 6170Middle and High School Content Literacy

3

EEDUC 6166Classroom Assessment for Middle School and High School Teachers

3

EEDUC 6162Equity and Achievement: A Socio-Political Approach

3

EEDUC 6210Differentiated Instruction in Secondary Inclusive Classrooms

3

EEDUC 6215Effective Management of Secondary Inclusive Classrooms

3

EEDUC 5061Teaching History and Political Science/Political Philosophy in Grades 8-12

3

EEDUC 6207Making Learning Meaningful: Inquiry, Project-Based and Service Learning

3

EECLD 6116Sheltered English Instruction (5-12)

4

EECLD 6116 may be waived with documented state approved Sheltered English Immersion (SEI) endorsement. Total program credit variability only applies when EECLD 6116 is waived.

Practicum (6 credits):

Prerequisites: Successful completion of a 75-hour early field experience and required pre-practicum courses; satisfactory completion of appropriate Massachusetts Tests for Educator Licensure (MTEL) requirements. This full-time, full-semester experience is accompanied by a weekly seminar and requires a field experience fee.

EEDUC 7771Practicum and Seminar in History (8-12)

6