School/College: School of Technology
Degree(s) Offered: Master of Art in Teaching
Graduate Coordinator: Vincent Childress Email: email@example.com Phone: 336-334-7550
Department Chair: Vincent Childress Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: 336-334-7550
The Master of Art in Teaching for teachers of technology and trade and industrial education provides teachers with an initial license in Phase I of the degree and an advanced license upon completion of the degree. This online program complies with INTASC, NCATE/CAEP, and the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction, and the standards of achievement for 21st Century learners. This program will prepare graduate students to provide instructional leadership and to capably deliver technology education to the public schools.
Additional Admission Requirements
- GRE scores (general test)
- 12 semester hours of coursework in a technical area
- Teachers know the content they teach; both breadth and depth of knowlege.
- Teachers are leaders.
- Teachers facilitate learning for their students and enhance learning with instructional technology.
- Teachers create a respectful environment for students from diverse backgrounds.
- Technology and trade & industrial education teachers manage their laboratories and instructional programs to create safe learning environments.
- Teachers improve their programs by reflecting on student assessment data and program assessment data.
- Technology and trade & industrial education teachers are technologically literate in general.
- Teachers create and lead learning communities.
- Teachers are reflective researchers.
The MAT in Technology Education is online and requires 39 semester hours and is divided into Phase I and Phase II. Phase I is 27 semester hours and culminates with a recommendation for an initial license. The candidate must: complete the Phase I coursework, have been admitted to Teacher Education, submitted to a Teacher Education interview, submitted a notification of criminal background check, completion of the dispositions pre-survey, and completion of the internship with a met" certification of teaching capacity form. A passing score on Praxis II is also required for Technology Education teachers but not for Trade and Industrial Education teachers. Transition Points 1, 2, 3, and 4 of the TaskStream portfolio must be passed.
Phase II is 12 semester hours and culminates with the degree and a recommendation for an advanced license. Transition Point 5 of the TaskStream portfolio must be passed.
- TECH 666, Technology Education Teaching Methods (TaskStream Portfolio Evidence 5 and 6) (3 Credit Hours)
- TECH 719, Design in Construction for Technological Education (TaskStream Portfolio Evidence 2 and 7) (3 Credit Hours) or TECH 720, Design in Manufacturing for Technological Education (TaskStream Portfolio Evidence 2 and 7) (3 Credit Hours) or TECH 721, Design in Communication for Technological Education (TaskStream Portfolio Evidence 2 and 7) (3 Credit Hours) or
- TECH 722, Design in Transportation for Technological Education (TaskStream Portfolio Evidence 2 and 7) (3 Credit Hours)
- TECH 762, Assessment of Technological Programs & Students (establish TaskStream Portfolio) (contributes to TaskStream Portfolio Evidence 5) (3 Credit Hours)
- CUIN 627, Literacy in the Content Areas (TaskStream Portfolio Evidence 3 and 5) (3 Credit Hours)
- CUIN 618, Learning Theory: Worldviews, Paradigms, and Practices for the 21st Century Classroom (TaskStream Portfolio Evidence 3 & 5) (3 Credit Hours)
- TECH 669, Safety in the Instructional Environment of Technological Education (TaskStream Portfolio Evidence 8) (currently a summer course) (3 Credit Hours)
- CUIN 729, Diversity Issues in Public Schools (3 Credit Hours)
- CUIN 660, Clinical Practice in Teacher Education; prerequisites: TaskStream Portfolio Evidence 4) (6 Credit Hours)
- TECH 764, Administration & Supervision of Technological Education (Task Stream Portfolio Evidence 1 Advanced) (3 Credit Hours)
- TECH 772, Curriculum Development in Technological Education (Task Stream Portfolio Evidence 1 Advanced) (3 Credit Hours)
- TECH 767, Research & Literature in Technological Education (Task Stream Portfolio Evidence 2 Advanced) (3 Credit Hours)
- TECH 768, Master’s Project in Technological Education (Task Stream Portfolio Evidence 2 Advanced) (3 Credit Hours)
- TECH 788, Comprehensive Final Exam (0 Credit Hours)
- You must have an earned, initial license to progress from Phase I to Phase II of the degree.
- You must complete Transition Point 1 of the TaskStream portfolio by the end of the first semester.
- You must complete Transition Points 1 and 2 prior to taking CUIN 660 and proceeding to Transition Point 3.
- You must complete Transition Points 3 and 4 before proceeding to Transition Point 5 and Phase II of the degree.
Comprehensive Exam: Required
Licensure requirements: Required
Clinical Field Experiences
Required but you will conduct the internships in your own school.
Vincent Childress, email@example.com, 336-334-7550
This program is part of a NCATE/CAEP accredited unit.
Directory of Faculty
- Vincent W. Childress, Professor, B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
- Sonja Draper, Assistant Professor, B.S., East Carolina, M.S. North Carolina A&T State University, Ph.D,. Virginia Polytechnic and State University
- Jerry W. Nave, Assistant Professor, B.S., M.S., Ed.D., East Tennessee State University