Dowling College Announces New Master of Science in Adolescence Education With a Middle Childhood Extension
OAKDALE, NY – Dowling College, in response to the needs expressed by school districts and teachers alike, is offering a new graduate program leading to initial certification in Adolescence Education (grades 7-12) with a Middle Childhood Education extension (grades 5-6).Â Students can be certified in the areas of: Biology, Business Education, Chemistry, Earth Science, English, French, Mathematics, Physics, Social Studies and Spanish. This program will prepare teacher candidates for the challenges of teaching diverse populations in grades 5-12.Â This program will begin in Spring 2008, with a total of 36 credits.
Candidates will learn how to assess students while in the field and will receive an integrated approach to differentiated instruction. Participants will have the opportunity to learn instructional strategies and classroom management skills from experienced master practitioners. They will learn advanced teaching methods in their own content area while they engage in a part-time field experience. Candidates will receive a full-time student teaching experience in inclusive classrooms supervised by experts in the field and have the opportunity to tutor students with special needs.
â€œThis program has been designed to provide graduate students with experience that fully meets the ever-changing needs of the educational system. Learning from master practitioners, they will gain the understanding to help students learn in a supportive and nurturing learning environment,â€ said Dr. Clyde Payne, Dean of Dowling Collegeâ€™s School of Education.Â â€œHaving the opportunity to tutor students with diverse needs, they will learn to form productive connections with students with varying abilities and truly make a
For additional information, please contact Enrollment Services at 631-244-3303 or visit www.dowling.edu
About Dowling College
Dowling College is an independent, coeducational college that serves more than 6,500 students at its historic Rudolph Campus on the banks of the Connetquot River in Oakdale, NY, and the 105-acre Brookhaven Campus in eastern Long Island and a business center located near the Nassau-Suffolk border in Melville. Dowling offers Bachelorâ€™s, Masterâ€™s, and Doctoral degrees in several disciplines through its four schools: Arts and Sciences, Aviation, Business, and Education.
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