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International Education Curriculum Development and Supervision (M.Ed.)

  • Program Overview

    M.Ed. in International Education Curriculum Development and Supervision (36 Credits)

    Endicott College offers a Master of Education in International Curriculum Development and Supervision through a blended program of online and face-to-face studies, with summer courses in Madrid, Spain. 

    Educators are challenged to create excellent learning architectures and cultures of learning that encourages principles such as learner engagement, assessment “for, of, and as” learning, research and reflection on learning, inquiry, and understanding, as well as ongoing school enrichment, transformation, and innovation.

    This flexible program can be completed in a minimum of 18 months or over an extended period of time to meet your personal requirements. 

    *The program of studies comprises six online and six face-to-face courses which are delivered during the following time periods. Students may begin their studies at any time of year.

    • Spring (January-May) Two online courses
    • Summer (July) Thee face-to-face courses
    • Fall (September-December) Two online courses
    • Spring (January-May) Two online courses
    • Summer (July) Three face-to-face courses


    Note: The International Curriculum Development program is not linked to Massachusetts teacher licensure.

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  • Curriculum

    Curriculum Requirements - Total Credits Required: 36

    Required Curriculum

    *Please note: IED574 has a pre-requisite of IED582 for this program

    • IED 511 - Strategies for Change in International Schools (Cr: 3)
    • IED 580 - Innovative Practices in Education (Cr: 3)
    • IED 582 - Research Methods (Cr: 3)
    • IED 505 - Vertical and Horizontal Curriculum Architecture: School Wide Prerequisites and Process (Cr: 3)
    • MIEA 502 - Facilitating Teaching and Learning (Cr: 3)
    • IED 504 - Theories in Curriculum (Cr: 3)
    • IED 513 - Assessment for 21st Century Learning (Cr: 3)
    • IED 523 - Technology for Curriculum Development and Supervision (Cr: 3)
    • IED 525 - Designing and Teaching for Understanding (Cr: 3)
    • IED 528 - Seminar in Curricular Enrichment for School Transformation (Cr: 3)
    • IED 574 - Research Project (Cr: 3)
    • MIEA 587 - Leadership Development Seminar (Cr: 3)

    Learning Outcomes

    At the end of this program, students will:

    • Articulate a personal philosophy of curriculum, learning architecture, culture, and "ecology."
    • Identify and interpret research and theories that provide a framework for effective curricular and assessment principles in international school settings.
    • Develop a repertoire of strategies to facilitate, mentor, and share curriculum and teaching with educators, parents, students and other stakeholders who represent diverse cultural groups.
    • Implement and teach others to implement a broad variety of curriculum theories, designs, and successful practices.
    • Use and teach others to use a variety of assessment strategies to create student and teacher learning and metacognition, to inform future curricular changes, and to provide evidence of learning.
    • Identify and analyze future trends and issues related to the functions and roles of curricular leaders in international school settings.
    • Make targeted learning principles connected to the curriculum and genuinely visible at all times in preparation for (but not exclusively for) varied "visiting teams" and quality audits.

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