The Instructional Improvement degree is designed around the three areas teachers have identified as constituting the biggest instructional problems. Those problems are: inclusion, students with limited English proficiency, and reading. The program requires a core of courses with a minimum of six (6) hours in each of the problem areas. This is a 36 semester hour program. Students may elect a concentration in TESOL by completing ENGL 5023, ENGL 5703, ENGL 5713, and ENGL 5723.
Students are eligible to apply for unconditional admission to the Master of Education degree program in Instructional Improvement if they meet the admission requirements for Graduate College.
Candidates for the Instructional Improvement degree must complete a core of 15 hours with a minimum of two (2) courses in each of the areas of reading, inclusion and limited English proficiency.
EDFD 6003 Educational Research
EDFD 6993 Project for Educational Research
EDFD 6063 Educational Assessment
EDFD 6053 The At-Risk Child in the School Environment
EDFD 6313 Principles of Curriculum Development