The field of educational research sets as objectives to explore notions, theories and trends within the filed, to define and transfer types, characteristics and shared terminology, to describe and utilise methods and techniques of quantitative and qualitative research in a critical manner towards the concrete educational phenomenon. The educational research student, passionate about conducting research, has to immerse him/herself in research projects and research teams and throughout the studies gains reflexive, critical and analytical competencies and the ability to innovate the existing educational practices.
Making use of other disciplines like psychology, anthropology, sociology and philosophy, educational research sets out to conduct its activity in a rigorous and systematic way. Due to the broad base for the methodology of educational research, the results are not always generalizable and have to be interpreted in the context of the used methodology.
This masters degree is for teachers and professionals working in related fields and people interested in applications of psychology to education.
Walden University’s Online Master in Early Childhood Studies offers students a chance to better understand child developmental stages, explore the latest theories related to early childhood, and gain the practical skills to create welcoming learning environments. The Teaching Adults in the Early Childhood Field specialization explores major theories of adult learning and motivation to prepare you for a role as a faculty member, community trainer, facilitator and more.
The research degree is for experienced, well-qualified practitioners to improve their academic and personal development. It is also for suitably qualified graduates who wish to extend their research skills and conduct a piece of educational research at doctoral level.
TQAE has been developed for tutors, trainers, development or support workers who deliver formal or informal learning or training courses across the Adult Education sector. TQAE is open to colleagues in community learning and development; community based adult education; adult literacy and numeracy; work place and work based learning; further education; health care, police and emergency services; trades union education, third sector or voluntary sector; independent schools; museums and libraries; private training providers and prison education, and staff from other relevant organisations or areas.
ASU's Master of Education in curriculum and instruction: gifted education prepares teachers, school administrators, school psychologists, behavior analysts, and family members to work effectively with gifted children.
The Master of Science in Special Education is designed for educators and other professionals who want to gain knowledge and skills in working with students who have disabilities and other special needs
This program provides all of the academic coursework required to qualify for the Board Certificed Behavior Analyst (BCBA) exam. The curriculum includes 5 courses that have been approved by the Behavior Analysis Certification Board. The curriculum can be completed in 3 semesters.
The M.Ed. degree in Educational Administration is designed to meet the needs of individuals who work (or plan to work) in an administrative capacity. The department of Teaching, Learning, and Leaderships provides professional preparation for those who expect to become qualified administrators in schools where certification is required, and for other institutions, businesses, industries and service-orientated agencies where an administrative program is of value.
As people around the world face persistent and increasing disparities in income, education, and occupational opportunity, there have been many calls for colleges and universities to better prepare students to understand and address issues pertaining to diversity and social justice. This concentration has been created to meet the needs of students looking to increase their knowledge and skills regarding diversity and social justice in higher education, as well as to prepare them for work in areas of higher education where they will address these issues.
The Teaching Qualification in Further Education (TQFE) is the recognised teaching qualification for individuals who either currently work as lecturers in Further Education or who wish to pursue a career in the sector. It gives you the recognised teaching qualification for the FE sector, allows you to take the course at your own pace, and provides opportunities to progress onto further qualifications.
This concentration focuses on teaching and learning in colleges and universities as they are implemented in many institutional contexts, both inside and outside of traditional classroom settings. Students in this concentration will learn about academic programs and curriculum; student learning and development; student access, adjustment, and achievement in higher education; teaching and research processes; college and university faculty; and leadership in administrative units with teaching and learning responsibilities.
The Warner School’s programs in human development contribute to theory, research, and practice concerning human development and the forces that shape growth over the life course. Our master’s and doctoral programs prepare professionals who will work, teach, and conduct research and contribute to healthy development and humane, growth-producing systems.