An Exceptional Learning Experience - ONLINE
Houston Baptist University (HBU) offers an exceptional learning experience for educators who are serious about their trade and are looking for meaningful ways to improve the lives of others.
HBU’s Master of Education with a specialization in Educational Administration is a valuable credential for educators seeking leadership roles within the education system.
HBU now offers MEd students the chance to stay on track or get ahead of their degree through select online courses.
Houston Baptist University is pleased to announce plans to offer the Master of Education in Educational Administration Program fully online beginning spring 2014. HBU is also currently applying for state authorization in several states. As states are authorized, they will be posted on the website.
Currently available online programs: MEd – Educational Administration
and MEd - Curriculum and Instruction
View the MED degree requirements (pdf)
Available via Online Courses:
EDSP 5302 SURVEY OF EXCEPTIONAL CHILDREN:
The learning styles and aptitude levels of children vary across a broad spectrum. Learn to identify and address the needs of students with learning and behavior difficulties in order to individualize instruction for optimal achievement levels.
EDUC 5306 EDUCATIONAL APPLICATIONS IN TECHNOLOGY:
Technology is changing classroom dynamics. Gain a broad understanding of new technological applications and how they can be used in the classroom to engage students, enhance pedagogy and improve academic achievement.
EDUC 6308 DISTANCE LEARNING:
Information acquisition focuses on case studies and research efforts documenting effective and ineffective applications of distance learning technologies Application of research findings will lead to the development of a distance learning prospectus. By participating in distance learning demonstrations and simulations, students will apply and test instructional strategies appropriate for learners in a remote learning scenario. Problem-solving activities will include delivery system design and program design.
EDUC 6315 AMERICAN EDUCATIONAL REFORM:
Review a history of American education, including historical, philosophical, sociological and political influence that have shaped and reformed our education system. The course will examine current challenges to education in both the public and private setting.
EDBI 5304 METHODS OF TEACHING ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE
This course will help to prepare learners to function as knowledgeable and effective teachers/scholars of students in a bilingual/ESL classroom. Students will conduct an in-depth study of theories, pedagogical considerations and current methodology in the teaching of listening, speaking, reading and writing skills for second languages and target cultures. Emphasis is on developing interpersonal communication skills of beginning and intermediate ESL students.
EDUC 6301 CLASSROOM MANAGEMENT
A study of a broad spectrum of approaches to classroom management, including authoritative, behavior-modification, group-process, instructional, and socio-emotional-climate orientations. Examination of research regarding effective classroom management. Exploration of multiple strategies for handling common classroom management problems.