Teacher Education (TEd)

Teacher Education Graduate Program

Course Descriptions (39-42 Credit Hours)

The Master of Arts in Teacher Education program is tailored for the working professional. It is a two-year evening and summer-intensive program, that is theory and practice based. Course work is completed on the Brigham Young University (BYU) campus.

Curriculum Core (21 Credits)

Teacher Education Courses
  • T Ed 601 Becoming a Student of Teaching (3)
  • T Ed 602 Contemporary Theories of Learning & Teaching (3)
  • T Ed 604 Education for Democracy (3)
Research Courses
  • T Ed 691 Introduction to Research Design (3)
  • T Ed 692 Data Analysis (3)
  • T Ed 699R Thesis (6)

Specialty Areas: Literacy Education, Teacher Education, Integrative STEM Education, or PETE

Integrative Science, Technology, Engineering, & Mathematics Education (STEM) (18 credits)
  • T Ed 680 Historical Foundations of STEM Education (3)
  • T Ed 681 The Nature of STEM Discourse and Participation (3)
  • T Ed 682 Advanced STEM Education Pedagogy (3)
  • T Ed 683 Advanced STEM Education Curriculm and Development (3)
  • T ED 684 Issues and Trends in STEM Education (3)
  • T Ed 685 Research and Assessment in STEM Education (3)
Literacy Education (21 credits)
  • T Ed 603 Content-Area Literacy Instruction (3)
  • T Ed 620 Foundations of Literacy (3)
  • T Ed 621 Literature for Young People (3)
  • T Ed 622 Literacy Development (3)
  • T Ed 623 Reading Comprehension Instruction (3)
  • T Ed 624 Writing Instruction (3)
  • T Ed 625 Literacy Assessment and Intervention (3)
Teacher Education (18 credits)
  • T Ed 660 History of Teaching and Teacher Education (3)
  • T Ed 661 Classroom as Culture and Knowledge System (3)
  • T Ed 662 Teacher Learning and Development (3)
  • T Ed 663R Teacher Education Seminar (3)
  • T Ed 664 Mentoring and Supervision (3)
  • T Ed 665 Best Practices in Teacher Education (3)
PETE (Physical Education Teacher Education) (18 credits)
  • T Ed 640 Foundations in PETE (3) 
  • T Ed 641 Issues and Trends in PETE (3)
  • T Ed 642 Curriculum & Instruction, Theory & Design in PETE (3)
  • T Ed 643 PE for Special Populations (3)
  • T Ed 644 Advocacy in PETE (3)
  • T Ed 645 Seminar in PETE Education (3)