Doctor of Education major in Curriculum and Instruction Curriculum

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The Doctor of Education major in Curriculum and Instruction (EdD-CI) curriculum is intended to develop expert curriculum designers, developers and implementers in various education levels and settings.

The EdD-CI program offers mastery of theories in curriculum and instruction, along with conducting research on trends, issues, policies and practices in education and training in curriculum development, implementation and evaluation towards improving the teaching-learning landscape in the country.

The EdD-CI curriculum requires students to complete 60 units intended to be taken in a continuous three-year period, with 48 units of academic coursework and 12 units of dissertation writing.

Click or tap on each year level for more information about the list of courses per semester. You may also click on the course code and title for more detailed information about each course, including prerequisite courses (if any) and total number of hours per semester.



First Semester

EDUC 360 – Qualitative Methods of Research
This course equips students with knowledge of the principles and methods of qualitative research and introduces data collection and analysis procedures. Students learn to critique qualitative research studies and conduct a qualitative research project for this course.

Prerequisite: None
Credits: Three (3) units
Number of hours: 54 hours per semester

EDUC 362 – Comparative Philosophy of Education
This course is designed to provide students with a historical perspective that will help them appreciate the historical value of milestones in education and the basic philosophical understanding that will enable them to arrive at a logical and systematic theory of education.

Prerequisite: None
Credits: Three (3) units
Number of hours: 54 hours per semester

EDUC 363 – Philosophy of Values and Ethics
This course is an advanced study of the philosophical basis and development of values. It includes the analysis of various strategies that promote clarification of values and resolution of moral dilemmas.

Prerequisite: None
Credits: Three (3) units
Number of hours: 54 hours per semester

Total units: 9

Second Semester

EDUC 361 – Quantitative Methods of Research with Statistical Analysis
This course deals with advanced statistical concepts focusing on methodologies used in social researches and on quantitative statistical analysis. It includes the use statistical software with hands-on experience.

Prerequisite: None
Credits: Three (3) units
Number of hours: 54 hours per semester

EDUC 365 – Management of School Systems
This course deals with principles, practices and techniques of managing school systems. It includes an in-depth analysis of selected problems and issues related to the functions and administration of the school system.

Prerequisite: None
Credits: Three (3) units
Number of hours: 54 hours per semester

CI 306 – Educational Innovations
This course focuses on the discussion of various educational improvements and advancements that can be implemented in the educational setting. It emphasizes the needs-driven approach to innovation in order to achieve the development objectives of schools.

Prerequisite: None
Credits: Three (3) units
Number of hours: 54 hours per semester

Total units: 9

Summer Term

CI 300 – Development and Production of Instructional Materials
This course deals with the study of instructional materials that educational administrators need to supervise as far as development and production are concerned.

It deals with instructional materials that may consist of textbooks, consumables, learning laboratories, slides, films, and filmstrips, recordings, manipulatives, instructional computer programs, online services, laser discs, CD-ROM, and other commonly accepted instructional tools.

Prerequisite: None
Credits: Three (3) units
Number of hours: 54 hours per semester

CI 301 – Alternative Educational and Learning Methods
This course deals with the various methods in the delivery of alternative education and learning. It provides an opportunity for students to look at how to adapt educational programs in order to meet the individual needs of students, thereby critically examining the new ways of learning in a changing society.

Prerequisite: None
Credits: Three (3) units
Number of hours: 54 hours per semester

CI 302 – Trends and Issues in Curriculum and Instruction
This course deals with the discussion of trends and issues related to classroom learning problems, current practices and innovations in educative process, and the learning development of children, adolescents, and young adults.

It focuses on how curriculum and curricular activities are developed and impacted by legislative and socio-political forces.

Prerequisite: None
Credits: Three (3) units
Number of hours: 54 hours per semester

Total units: 9




First Semester

EDUC 371 – Advanced Studies in Curriculum and Instruction
This course discusses contemporary issues in the development, design and implementation of the curriculum from the perspectives of planning, supervision and leadership. Practical issues of curriculum and instruction are introduced in the context of history and theory.

Prerequisite: None
Credits: Three (3) units
Number of hours: 54 hours per semester

EDUC 372 – Advanced Communication Skills for School Managers
This course aims to improve and enhance the communication skills of school managers.

As educational leaders, they are expected to make formal and informal presentations using appropriate language and style, prepare memos and written reports clearly and accurately, actively listen to the viewpoints and positions of others, contribute to discussions, and convey opinions and recommendations effectively.

Prerequisite: None
Credits: Three (3) units
Number of hours: 54 hours per semester

CI 303 – Theories and Processes in Designing Instructional System
This course is a comprehensive survey of the theories and processes involved in the systematic translating of learning and instruction into specifications for instructional materials and activities.

As a practical course for instructional designers, it deals with the discussion of the theories and models to design instruction, develop objectives, and create evaluation tasks.

Prerequisite: None
Credits: Three (3) units
Number of hours: 54 hours per semester

CI 304 – Curriculum and Instructional Policies and Studies
This course surveys the various policies that affect the shaping of curricula and instruction in the various levels of education.

It deals with a comprehensive evaluation of the factors that affect curriculum development in meeting the needs of 21st century learners in the academic setting.

Prerequisite: None
Credits: Three (3) units
Number of hours: 54 hours per semester

Total units: 12

Second Semester

EDUC 364 – Perspectives in Philippine Education
This course is designed to provide students with the foundations of education that will help them arrive at a logical and systematic prospective of education in the Philippine History.

Prerequisite: None
Credits: Three (3) units
Number of hours: 54 hours per semester

CI 305 – Curriculum Evaluations
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Prerequisite: None
Credits: Three (3) units
Number of hours: 54 hours per semester

CI 307 – Research Seminar in Curriculum Improvement
This seminar-based course presents various ways and means of integrating improvements in the curriculum of educational institutions.

Students identify areas where improvements are deemed necessary, making sure that they are following the principles of curriculum development.

Prerequisite: None
Credits: Three (3) units
Number of hours: 54 hours per semester

Total units: 9


Comprehensive Examination
Upon completion of all academic coursework, students are required to take the comprehensive examination, which they must pass prior proceeding to dissertation writing in the next academic year.

Prerequisite: All academic coursework (48 units)
Credits: N/A
Number of hours: N/A




First Semester

EDUC 378 – Dissertation Writing 1
Students select a dissertation topic, conduct a literature review, formulate research questions, identify appropriate data collection and analysis methods, establish a research and writing timeline, and write a dissertation proposal.

A dissertation teacher is assigned to guide each student. The completed proposal is formally defended before a Dissertation Panel composed of five faculty members.

Prerequisite: Comprehensive examination
Credits: Six (6) units
Number of hours: N/A

Total units: 6

Second Semester

EDUC 378 – Dissertation Writing 2
After the student passes the dissertation proposal defense, he/she enrolls in Dissertation Writing 3 and 4, and proceeds with data-gathering, data analysis and final write-up of the dissertation under the guidance of the dissertation adviser.

The final research report is formally defended before the Dissertation Final Defense Panel.

Prerequisite: EDUC 378 (Dissertation Writing 1)
Credits: Six (6) units
Number of hours: N/A

Total units: 6

Total program units: 60


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