Education FAQ's

What will I learn?

Students majoring in education will:

  1. Demonstrate knowledge of developmental and learning theories.
  2. Foster positive, educational interactions with and between colleagues, administrators, students and parents in educational settings.
  3. Use assessment as a learning tool.
  4. Communicate effectively within and beyond the classroom.
  5. Demonstrate the central concepts, tools of inquiry and structures of the discipline(s) within the context of a global society.
  6. Demonstrate a commitment to professional ethics and behavior.
  7. Demonstrate ability and willingness to assume leadership roles within a community of practice.
  8. Integrate appropriate technology to enhance instruction.
  9. Utilize multiple technology applications to differentiate instruction.
  10. Utilize technology to promote higher level thinking skills needed for the twenty-first century.
  11. Promote ethical and legal use of technology.

 

What opportunities are there for internships or other hands-on learning experiences?

CMU's education program offers hands-on experience at every level of the program: first-year observations, field experiences at the mid-level, culminating in student teaching for twelve weeks in the final year.

All hands-on experiences are connected with coursework, so students have the opportunity to talk about what they observe or do in the pre K-12 classroom.

 

What are some CMU graduates with this degree doing?

CMU education graduates are teaching in schools all over the state of Missouri.

Want more information? Check out the Major Resources provided by the Career Development Center. 

 
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