Teacher Education

MTL Courses and Schedule

M.S. in Ed. in Teaching and Learning - PROGRAM CHANGE!

The MTL courses have been reduced from 12 credits (4 courses) to 6 credits (2 courses) as of the end of Fall 2014 (December). All current MTL students have received an e-mail explaining the program change and documenting what they have completed and what courses remain based on this change. This e-mail was sent to your maine.edu address.

EFFECTIVE SPRING 2015 (end of FALL 2014)

ETEP candidates who have successfully completed their certification year may complete their Master’s degree by completing an additional six (6) credit hours. Students have a full five years beyond the certification year to complete their degree.
The program of study after completing your ETEP intern year is:

  • EDU 600 Research Methods (3 crs)
  • EDU 643 Inquiry in Education (3 crs) -- must take EDU 600 prior to EDU 643

MTL students have the following SEHD options to substitute EDU 643:

EDU 643 Teacher Inquiry

  • EDU 607 Teacher Research in Literacy
  • SED 699 Directed Study in Special Education
  • EDU 667 Professional Educator Capstone 

SPRING 2015 - Registration begins November 10

EDU 600:  Research Methods (3 credits)
Class # 1684

1/12/2015 - 5/8/2015
Instructor: Jeffrey Beaudry

EDU 600:  Research Methods (3 credits)
Class # 2633
1/12/2015 - 5/8/2015
Tuesdays, 4:10-6:40pm
423 Glickman Library, USM Portland
Instructor: Jeffrey Beaudry

EDU 643: Inquiry in Education
Class # 2469
1/12/2015 - 5/8/2015
Wednesdays, 4:10 - 6:40pm
208 Bailey Hall, USM Gorham
Instructor: Andrea Stairs

EDU 643: Inquiry in Education - NEW SECTION
Class #15067
1/12/2015 - 5/8/2015
Instructor: Susan Smith

  • EDU 600
  • EDU 643


EDU 600 Research Methods (3 credits)

This course studies the concepts, principles, and techniques of educational research with an emphasis on scientific inquiry and problem solving, designed for both the producer and consumer of educational research.  Individual critiques and research reviews are completed.  Prerequisite:  open to matriculated students only. 

EDU 643 Inquiry in Education (3 credits)

This three-credit course is designed as a capstone for the Masters in Teaching and Learning program.  This course is taken in the last semester of the MTL program.  The course focuses on inquiry in the field of education, including the development, implementation and evaluation of a research project focused on classroom practice or educational policy issues.  Candidates completing special education or ESL certification will conduct research in their respective field. Prerequisite:  must have successfully completed EDU 600.