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Use standards, outcomes, and competencies to develop classroom and district curriculum.
Use standards-based curriculum to implement outcome-based and competency-based learning.
Incorporate authentic assessment techniques into classroom instruction.
Apply formative and summative assessments to improve instruction to meet the needs of all learners.
Use structures and systems to provide opportunities for collaborative learning and culture building.
Conduct action-based research using qualitative and quantitative data for improvement in the classroom.
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Earn clock hours for free and apply that learning to earn graduate credit that you could apply toward your master's degree.
This program’s focus on technology in a K-12 setting teaches you to guide curriculum with tools, platforms, and software.
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A more structured learning format with an active peer community and faculty guidance. We’ll set the schedule, you meet the deadlines.
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The MS in Education Innovation and Technology, Competency-Based Instruction curriculum helps you mix standards and learning objectives into curriculum, use authentic assessment techniques, and build collaborative learning environments.
Understanding Competency-Based Curriculum and Instruction
Learners in this course gain an understanding of the differences between standards, outcomes, and competencies and how they can be integrated into the curriculum. Learners build on this understanding, mapping competencies to outcomes and aligning standards to competencies and outcomes. Learners integrate competency- based curriculum and lesson planning with best-practice teaching approaches and develop competency-based classroom management techniques. This course requires access to an educational setting, students or learners, and/or classroom practitioners.
|4 quarter credits|
Authentic Assessments and the Data-Driven Classroom
In this course, learners analyze authentic assessment as an evaluation process that includes multiple forms of performance that reflect student learning, achievement, and motivation in real-world contexts. Learners develop a variety of authentic assessment techniques, including performance assessments, portfolios, and self-assessments and collect, summarize, analyze, and apply assessment data. The course also emphasizes techniques for organizing and participating in grade-level or school-wide collaborative teams.
|4 quarter credits|
Adaptive Learning and Competency-Based Assessments
In this course, learners utilize a variety of formative and authentic assessment techniques in an educational setting and interpret data from formative assessments to inform instruction. Learners implement adaptive learning approaches to meet the diverse needs of all learners and apply Universal Design for Learning (UDL) principles to competency-based assessment. This course requires access to an educational setting, students or learners, and/or classroom practitioners.
|4 quarter credits|
Leading Innovation and Implementing Change
In this course, learners demonstrate key skills required to lead change in K-12 schools and to implement innovative instructional techniques that enhance learning for all students Learners examine innovative instructional practices that incorporate technology and media, develop ways to use these practices to meet the needs of culturally and linguistically diverse learners and learners with a wide range of learning needs, and apply strategies for collaborating with colleagues to integrate state-of-the-art practices into daily classroom instruction.
|4 quarter credits|
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Technology use and integration in education is growing, with many career options in and outside the classroom.
Here are just some of the career options you could explore with our master's in education innovation and technology, competency-based instruction degree.
*These are examples intended to serve as a general guide. Some positions may prefer or even require previous experience, licensure, certifications, and/or other designations along with a degree. Because many factors determine what position an individual may attain, Capella cannot guarantee that a graduate will secure any specific job title, a promotion, salary increase, or other career outcome. We encourage you to research requirements for your job target and career goals.
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