Doctorate in Education - Curriculum, Teaching and Learning Environments

General

Program Description

The Doctoral Program in Education with a specialization in Curriculum, Teaching and Learning Environments is intended to prepare a professional with the theoretical and practical knowledge that will allow you to apply the principles and foundations of the curriculum in the design, implementation and evaluation of educational programs. The learning environments in this doctoral program provide an approach to the curricular aspects that affect the training of the curriculum specialist in the selected study environment.

Curriculum

Social Context Courses (9 credits)

  • EDUC 714 Historical and Philosophical Perspectives of Education
  • EDUC 715 Social, Cultural and Political Dimensions of Educational Organizations
  • EDUC 716 Contemporary Problems and Trends in Education
  • EDUC 717 Legal Aspects in Education
  • EDUC 718 Ethics and Education
Specialty Courses (27 credits)

Teaching Component Courses (9 credits)

  • EDUC 812 Teaching, Learning and Cognition
  • EDUC 813 Models and Styles of Teaching and Learning
  • EDUC 809 Instructional Systems Design

Curriculum Component Courses (9 credits)

  • EDUC 814 Curriculum Theories and Designs
  • EDUC 815 Curriculum Planning and Development
  • EDUC 803 Evaluation of Instructional Programs: Theory and Application
Courses of the Learning Environments Component (9 credits)

Learning Environment: Special Education

  • EDUC 816 Creation of Learning Environments for Diverse Populations
  • EDUC 817 Behavior Management in the Classroom
  • EDUC 818 Early Identification of High Risk Students

Learning Environment: Acquisition of a Second Language

  • EDUC 819 Language Development Issues in Public and Private Schools of Puerto Rico
  • EDUC 820 Problems in Teaching Reading in English Learning Environments Second Language and Bilingualism
  • EDUC 821 Problems in Teaching Writing in English as a Second Language

Learning Environment: Technology in Education

  • EDUC 808 Applications and Use of Technology in Education
  • EDUC 810 Media Technology in Education
  • EDUC 811 Theory and Practice of Distance Education

Learning Environment: Library and Information Systems

  • EDUC 822 Electronic Databases and Information Services
  • EDUC 823 Advanced Organization of Bibliographic Resources
  • EDUC 824 Seminar: Special Topics in Library and Information Services

Learning Environment: Art, Culture and Education

  • EDUC 825 Anthropological and Cultural Concepts in the Puerto Rico Curriculum
  • EDUC 826 Educational Research on the Teaching of Popular Arts and Fine Arts
  • EDUC 827 Cultural Artistic Expressions in Latin American and Caribbean Education

Learning Environment: Child, Family and Society

  • EDUC 720 Contemporary Theories of Childhood Development
  • EDUC 721 Teaching at the Preschool / Primary School in the 21st Century: Trends and Innovations
  • EDUC 722 Qualitative Research in Childhood Education

Learning Environment: Higher Education

  • EDUC 723 Organization and Government in Higher Education
  • EDUC 724 Student Services in Higher Education Institutions
  • EDUC 800 Leadership and Higher Educational Administration

Optional Course in Learning Environments

  • EDUC 828 Seminar and Practicum in Curriculum and University Teaching The student can substitute one of the Learning Environment courses that he has selected for the semiannual EDUC 828 course.

Research Courses (15 credits)

  • EDUC 901 Research Methods
  • EDUC 902 Statistics
  • EDUC 903 Qualitative Research or EDUC 904 Quantitative Research
  • EDUC 905 Dissertation I
  • EDUC 906 Dissertation II

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Sequential

First Year - First Semester

Foreground

  • EDUC 716 Contemporary Problems and Trends in Education

Second term

  • EDUC 714 Historical and Philosophical Perspectives of Education
  • EDUC 812 Teaching, Learning and Cognition
First Year - Second Semester

Foreground

  • Social Context Course
  • EDUC 814 Curriculum Theories and Designs

Second term

  • EDUC 813 Models and Styles of Teaching and Learning
  • EDUC 815 Curriculum Planning and Development
Second Year - First Semester

Foreground

  • EDUC 809 Instructional Systems Design
  • EDUC 901 Research Methods

Second term

  • EDUC 803 Evaluation of Instructional Programs: Theory and Application
  • Learning Environment Course
Second Year - Second Semester

Foreground

  • Learning Environment Course
  • Learning Environment Course

Second term

  • EDUC 902 Statistics
  • EDUC 903 Qualitative Research or EDUC 904 Quantitative Research
Third Year - First Semester
  • EDUC 905 Dissertation I
Third Year - Second Semester
  • EDUC 906 Dissertation II
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About the School

Con una trayectoria de más de 40 años, la Universidad Ana G. Méndez, Recinto de Gurabo (antes Universidad del Turabo) es la institución privada de educación superior de más rápido crecimiento en el pa ... Read More

Con una trayectoria de más de 40 años, la Universidad Ana G. Méndez, Recinto de Gurabo (antes Universidad del Turabo) es la institución privada de educación superior de más rápido crecimiento en el país. Acreditada por la prestigiosa agencia Middle States Commission on Higher Education, la Universidad Ana G. Méndez, Recinto de Gurabo tiene además, diversas acreditaciones profesionales las cuales le añaden un sello de calidad a la educación de sus estudiantes. Read less