The Master of Education in Advanced Studies in Teaching and Learning is aligned with National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS) core propositions. In addition, it includes coursework focused on pedagogical content proficiencies related to teaching Reading-Language Arts. This design will allow teachers to receive advanced professional preparation consistent with NBPTS principles and is supportive of achieving NBPTS Certification in Early and Middle Childhood/Literacy: Reading-Language Arts. The course sequence varies depending upon the semester when you enter the program. Students are required to maintain a portfolio throughout the program and must successfully complete an oral comprehensive examination based on their action research project.
The program is intended for licensed, practicing teachers. Much of the course work will allow students in the program to carry out assignments within their own classrooms. The degree provides advanced practice in the area of reading and language arts for currently practicing teachers.
Course sequence varies depending upon the semester when you enter the program.
This Master's degree program can be obtained online through Tennessee Tech. Upon completion, your degree will be awarded and conferred by Tennessee Tech. There is no differentiation between earning your degree on-ground or online.