Master of Arts in Education major in Curriculum and Instruction Curriculum

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The Master of Arts in Education major in Curriculum and Instruction (MAEd-CI) curriculum is designed for teachers, trainers and other professionals who wish to obtain expertise in designing, implementing, and evaluating curricula across all education levels.

The curriculum covers current issues and trends in education both in local and international settings and how these affect curriculum development.

Through scholarly outputs, students must complete 36 units or 540 hours of coursework including six (6) units of thesis writing intended to be taken in a two-year period. Ultimately, the goal is to prepare students to work towards improving our current education system through a series of lectures, round table discussions and masterclasses.

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

MA 240 – Advanced Educational Statistics
This course includes the following topics: estimation of parameters, formulation and testing of hypotheses, multiple and non-linear regression, correlation, contingency tables, analysis of variance, special distributions, and descriptive and inferential statistics (parametric and non-parametric).

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

EDUC 242 – Psycho-Philosophical Foundations of Education
This course provides the historical, sociological, and psychological perspectives towards a basic philosophical understanding of the theories of education.

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

EDUC 243 – Curriculum Planning and Development
This course discusses the foundational areas that affect the design and development of a curriculum.

It covers theories and principles governing curriculum development, designing a curriculum, developing instructional materials, and evaluating a curriculum.

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

EDUC 248 – Ethics of Leadership and Governance of Schools
This course is designed to examine the dynamics of workplace and personal ethics through the study of basic philosophical theories.

Essential components and course content will include: leadership in the context of self-governance, responsibility, adherence to principles, integrity and constancy of purpose. Current case studies will be used to apply ethical theories.

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

Total units: 12

Second Semester

MA 241 – Methods of Educational Research
This course deals with basic concepts and methods of research. It trains students in the conduct of the whole research cycle: problem conceptualization, conceptual / theoretical framework development, research paradigm, research designing, instrument development, data analysis and interpretation and writing the research report.

At the end of the course, students submit a Research Proposal.

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

EDUC 244 – Comparative Education
This course focuses on the different educational systems of the world, with emphasis on Western and Asian countries. Similarities and differences in terms of structure, aims / objectives of the curriculum and pedagogy are explored.

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

EDUC 245 – Legal Issues in Education
Administrators must know the laws that govern the operation and conduct of their organization. This course includes discussion and analysis of legal mandates affecting Philippine education.

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

EDUC 250 – Instructional Pedagogy for Specific Disciplines
This course allows for re-examination of one’s own motivation for entering the teaching profession, what values guide current practice, and what inspires that practice.

It also allows students to update themselves on content and teaching techniques / strategies for their specific area or discipline.

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

Total units: 12

Summer Term

EDUC 252 – Curriculum Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation
This course is designed to assist students in developing skills essential for curriculum restructuring, planning, and implementation at the school site. Three essential processes, curriculum implementation, assessment or monitoring, and evaluation will be considered with respect to relevant theories, researches, and practices. Emphasis is placed on the role of responsible leadership in assuring that these processes function effectively.

The final skill that is intended to be developed via this course is responsible leadership which will be magnified through its final learning outcome which is designing a school plan that reflects the core principles and practices in curriculum development and evaluation as learned from the course.

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

EDUC 254 – Instructional Supervision
This course focuses on the clinical supervision of the classroom environment, instructional procedures, and the evaluation of teaching through the processes of observation and consultation and procedures.

It includes the development of INSET which enables them to gather, display and interpret data relevant to the evaluation of the classroom environment.

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

Total units: 6

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

Prerequisite: All academic coursework (30 units)
Credits: N/A
Number of hours: N/A




First Semester

THESIS 1 – Thesis Writing 1
Students select a thesis topic, conduct a literature review, formulate research questions, identify appropriate data collection and analysis methods, establish a research and writing timeline, and write a thesis proposal.

A thesis teacher is assigned to guide each student. The completed proposal is formally defended before a Thesis Panel composed of four faculty members.

Prerequisite: Comprehensive examination
Credits: Three (3) units
Number of hours: N/A

Total units: 3

Second Semester

THESIS 2 – Thesis Writing 2
After the student passes the thesis proposal defense, he/she enrolls in Thesis II, and may proceed with data-gathering, data analysis and final write-up of the thesis under the guidance of the thesis adviser.

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

Prerequisite: THESIS 1
Credits: Three (3) units
Number of hours: N/A

Total units: 3

Total program units: 36


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