Graduate School of Education - George Mason University

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School of Recreation, Health, and Tourism - George Mason University

The School of Recreation, Health, and Tourism (SRHT) offers exciting, career-ready majors in dynamic fields such as athletic training, tourism and events management, health and physical education, kinesiology, sport management, and recreation management. SRHT features renowned faculty, cutting-edge research, six laboratories and centers, and a diverse student body of more than 1,000 undergraduate and graduate students each year. Each major requires one or more internship or clinical experiences, ensuring that students graduate not just with a transcript but with a resume that demonstrates their professional aptitude and skills.

This masters degree program is for education professionals interested in internet-based teaching, improving traditional classroom learning, managing distance education programs, designing instructional modules, corporate training and more.

This concentration focuses on digital learning - instructional practice that effectively uses technology to strengthen a PreK-12 learners’ 21st century learning experience. It is designed for the practicing teacher interested in the ways in which technology can support teaching and learning. This concentration is framed by four learning outcomes: investigation of the theory and practice of digital learning, connection of digital learning and knowledge outcomes, use of design principles and processes to inform practice, and knowledge of a range of technologies appropriate for PreK-12 learners. Expertise is further developed by choosing one of four specializations: Digital Learning and Teacher Leadership, Integration of Online Learning in Schools, Assistive Technology, or Advanced Studies in Teaching and Learning.

Required Courses (18 credits)

Choose ONE of the following areas of emphasis:

Digital Learning and Teacher Leadership Emphasis More Less

Total Credits: 12

Integration of Online Learning in Schools Emphasis More Less

Advanced Studies in Teaching and Learning (ASTL) Core Emphasis More Less