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The School of Education’s Learning Outcomes guide programmatic courses and practical experiences, inform assessments, and provide a framework for students on their path to become leaders in the education field.

Learning Outcomes for Education Policy Leadership MEd

Learning Outcomes for EPL MEd
Learning Outcome SOE EPL graduates will be able to

Effective and Equitable Policies and Programs

describe the education polices and leadership strategies necessary to implement equitable and effective education policies and programs

Data-Informed

find, evaluate, and synthesize qualitative and quantitative data to inform decisions

Frameworks for Analysis and Problem-Solving

frame problems and critically analyze education policies and leadership strategies using data, policy/legal/economic/equity frameworks, real-world experience, and other evidence

Effective Leadership

provide effective leadership through collaboration, professionalism, management, and equitable practices

Learning Outcomes for Education Policy Leadership EdD

Learning Outcomes for EPL EdD
Learning Outcome SOE EPL graduates will be able to

Personal Awareness and Mastery

the commitment and skill to continually grow as an individual, colleague, and team member.

Commitment to, Practice of, & Fostering in others Anti-Racist and Social Justice Beliefs and Action

the ability to engage in action around personal, organizational, and systemic social justice and anti-racism

Systems Thinking, Organizational Change & Organizational Learning

the ability to diagnose, observe, and act with knowledge of systemic variables and thinking; to lead systemic change efforts and learning.

Research Methods, Practice & Knowledge

the curiosity, inquiry skills, and scholarly competencies needed to investigate an idea and transform it into meaningful action

Policy Writing, Implementation, & Navigation

the knowledge of policy history, policy implementation, and political navigation and the skill to craft, advance, and implement policy. 

Learning Outcomes for International Training and Education MA

Learning Outcomes for ITEP
Learning Outcome SOE ITEP graduates will be able to

Theoretical Approach Mastery

articulate major theoretical approaches underlying comparative and international education (CIE) including antiracist and decolonizing approaches

Historical and Comparative Perspective Development

articulate the historical context of the field of comparative and international education (CIE) and utilize comparative perspectives to analyze the role of education across communities

Planning, Implementing and Evaluating a Training

increase their knowledge and skills in equity-focused and inclusive training design and implementation and increase their confidence and self-reflection in the training cycle process

Methodological Mastery

demonstrate the ability to interpret quantitative and qualitative data and to analyze contemporary research, issues, and policies in comparative and international education (CIE) through quantitative and qualitative lenses

Plan and Conduct Research and Interventions of Change

plan and conduct research and educational interventions, employing an equity and social justice lens

Learning Outcomes for Teacher Education Undergraduate/MAT/MA

Learning Outcomes for Teacher Education
Learning Outcome SOE Teacher Education graduates will to
Deepening Student Learning

apply cognitive science principles of learning to their teaching practice

Cycle of Teaching and Learning

create unit and lesson plans aligned with content standards, implement instructional strategies rooted in research-based best practices that advance classroom equity, and implement assessments to inform and impact instructional decisions for learner success

Inclusive Environment

create and sustain learning communities that support all students to meet their full academic, social, and emotional potentials by teaching related skills and recognizing students’ assets/contributions

Antiracist Education

demonstrate a recognition of the beliefs, attitudes, values, and practices along with the structures, policies, and institutional systems that create barriers and perpetuate inequities in classrooms and identify concrete strategies to dismantle those barriers

Collaboration

identify effective strategies to build relationships with students, families, colleagues, other school professionals, and community members to positively impact student success

Professional Practice

demonstrate ongoing professional development, analysis of teaching practice, and reflection on the evidence of teaching and learning to equitably meets the needs of all students and families

Learning Outcomes for Anti-Racist Administration Supervision Leadership Cert.

Learning Outcomes for ARASL
Learning Outcome SOE Administration Supervision Leadershipgraduates will to

Instructional Coaching

demonstrate understanding adult learning and coaching strategies to provide differentiated, in the moment, coaching to staff

School Administration

demonstrate competency in school operations, law, resource management, and budgeting

Organizational Change

employ change management strategies to lead organizational change

Stakeholder Engagement

effectively identify and engage key stakeholders

Student Achievement

utilize learning science and equity as levers for realizing the components of the instructional core in every classroom

Leadership Transformation

demonstrate proficiency in best practices in the areas of central office and school turnaround

Antiracist Education

demonstrate a recognition of the beliefs, attitudes, values, and practices along with the structures, policies, and institutional systems that create barriers and perpetuate inequities in classrooms and identify concrete strategies to dismantle those barriers

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