Bachelor of Science in Educational Studies

Offered By: College of Education

Domains

  1. Instructional Design - Graduates will be able to create developmentally-appropriate instruction for diverse learners in alignment with state and national standards using a variety of methods, materials, and resources. (InTASC 1, 2, 4, 5, 7, 8)
    • Create developmentally appropriate instruction that takes into account individual learners’ strengths, interests, differences, and needs, using instructional strategies that promote students’ learning and individual development, acquisition of knowledge, and motivation. [ACEI 1.0; ILA-S 2.3; InTASC 1(b), 1(d), 1(h), 1(i), 2(a), 2(b), 2(f), 2(g), 2(h), 2(l), 2(m), 2(n); MC2, MC3]
    • Design and modify instruction applying the major concepts, principles, theories, and research related to the cognitive, linguistic, social emotional, and physical development of children and young adolescents that supports the role of language and culture in learning, and readiness for learning across performance areas. [ACEI 1.0; ILA-S 5.1; InTASC 1(a), 1(e), 1(f), 1(g), 2(c), 2(d), 2(e), 2(g), 2(i), 2(j), 2(k), 2(o); MC2, MC3, MC5]
    • Create instructional opportunities that are adapted to diverse students, based on an understanding of how elementary students differ in their development and approaches to learning. [ACEI 3.2; ILA-S 2.3; InTASC 7(b), 7(d), 7(j),7(q), 8(a), 8(j), 8(k), 8(p); ISTE-T 2c; 4d; MC2, MC3, MC5]
    • Plan and implement instruction based on knowledge of students, learning theory, connections across the curriculum, curricular goals, and community. [ACEI 3.1; ILA-S 2.1, 4.1; InTASC 7(a), 7(c), 7(g), 7(h), 7(i); MC2, MC4]
    • Incorporate English language arts concepts on reading, language and child development to design, deliver and evaluate instruction on reading, writing, speaking, viewing, listening, and thinking skills, and to help students successfully apply their developing skills to many different situations, materials, and ideas. [ACEI 2.1; ILA-S 5.2; InTASC 4(b), 4(d); ISTE-T 1a; MC1, MC2]
    • Design and implement instruction on the major concepts and procedures that define number and operations, algebra, geometry, measurement, and data analysis and probability, incorporating problem solving, reasoning and proof, communication, connections, and representation. [ACEI 2.3; InTASC 4(c), 5(d), 5(f), 5(g), 5(i); MC1]
  2. Instructional Strategies and Assessment - Graduates will be able to implement, assess, and modify effective instructional practices in order to develop students’ abilities to their fullest potential. (InTASC 6, 7, 8, 9)
    • Use formal and informal assessment strategies to plan, evaluate and strengthen instruction that will promote continuous intellectual, social, emotional, and physical development for students’ individual needs and employ technological resources to engage students and support assessment practices. [ACEI 4.0; InTASC 6(a), 6(b), 6(e), 6(g), 6(i), 6(j), 6(k), 6(p), 6(u); ISTE-T 2d, 3d; MC1, MC2, MC5]
    • Identify techniques to establish a learning environment that maintains learners’ attention by actively engaging students in managing resources of time and space, and fostering respectful ways of communication and safe interactions through the inclusion of expectations, values, and routines. [InTASC 3(k), 3(d), 3(e), 3(f), 3(h), 3(i), 3(j), 3(k), 3(l), 3(q), 7(n); ISTE-T 1c, 2b; MC1, MC2, MC4]
    • Use a variety of teaching strategies and technologies that encourage elementary students’ development of critical thinking and problem solving. [ACEI 3.3; InTASC 7(k), 8(e), 8(f), 8(l), 8(r); ISTE-T 1b, 2a, 3a; MC2]
    • Create opportunities for active inquiry, collaboration, and supportive interaction in the elementary classroom, based on knowledge of effective verbal, nonverbal, and media communication techniques. [ACEI 3.5; InTASC 8(g), 8(i), 8(h), 8(m); ISTE-T 1b,1d; MC1, MC2]
    • Use understanding of development and individual differences to respond to the needs of individuals with exceptionalities. [CEC 1.2, ICSI.1.K3, ICSI.1.K4, ICSI.1.K7, ICSI.1.K12, ICSI.1.K13, IGC.1.K4, IGC.1.S1; InTASC 1(a), 1(b), 1(d), 1(e), 1(f), 1(h), 1(j), 2(a), 2(b), 2(g), 2(h), 2(l); MC1, MC2, MC3, MC5]
  3. Personal Development and Ethics - Graduates will be able to comply with standard practices and ethical conduct from a Christian worldview while maintaining the dignity of the profession when interacting with students, parents, community members, professional colleagues, and school personnel. (InTASC 9, 10)
    • Continually evaluate the effects of professional decisions and actions on students, families and other professionals in the learning community and actively seek out opportunities to grow professionally and align practices with laws related to educational equity. [ACEI 5.1; InTASC 9(a), 9(b), 9(c), 9(d), 9(e), 9(j), 9(k); ISTE-T 4b, 4d, 5a, 5c; MC2, MC3, MC5]
    • Reflect on practice in light of research on teaching, professional ethics, and resources available for professional learning in order to improve student learning. [ACEI 5.0; InTASC 9(l), 9(o); MC2, MC4]
    • Analyze how one's personal values and perspective of servant leadership can influence individual and group behavior.
    • Apply sound financial principles and practices to the management of one’s personal finances.

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Bachelor of Science in Educational Studies

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Alabama

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Alaska

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American Samoa

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Arizona

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Arkansas

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California

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Colorado

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Connecticut

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Delaware

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District of Columbia

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Florida

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Georgia

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Guam, US Territory

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Hawaii

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Idaho

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Illinois

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Indiana

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Iowa

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Kansas

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Kentucky

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Louisiana

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Maine

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Maryland

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Massachusetts

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Michigan

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Minnesota

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Mississippi

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Missouri

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Montana

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Nebraska

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Nevada

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New Hampshire

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New Jersey

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New Mexico

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New York

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North Carolina

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North Dakota

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Northern Mariana Islands

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Ohio

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Oklahoma

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Oregon

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Pennsylvania

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Puerto Rico

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Rhode Island

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South Carolina

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South Dakota

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Tennessee

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Texas

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Utah

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Vermont

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Virgin Islands

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Virginia

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Washington

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West Virginia

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Wisconsin

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Wyoming

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