M.Ed. Teaching and Learning

In today’s educational reform climate we need educational professionals knowledgeable of best practices in the classroom and prepared to engage in reflective practices that maximize student success and positively affect student and teacher performance.

What You'll Study

Teaching and Learning Core Coursework

Teaching and Learning Core Coursework:

  • Introduction: Inquiry and Educational Change
  • Teaching and Learning in an Information Age
  • Advanced Instructional Design and Development
  • Designing Assessments Using Performance Standards
  • Analysis of Teaching
  • Classroom Management & Control

In addition to the core sequence, you will complete a two course sequence in Action Research & Reflective Practice and an Advanced Field Experience requirement. Each student will also complete electives. You may also choose to use your 9 credit hours of advisor-approved elective credits in a concentration in either instructional technology or early childhood education.

Instructional Technology Concentration

This concentration will provide you with the management skills required to deliver a stable, functional-technology assisted teaching and learning environment. Topics covered include:

  • Copyright and Management of Digital Assets
  • Management Instructional Technology
  • Special Topics Courses Focused on Technology
Early Childhood Education Concentration

This concentration will supplement the core coursework with critical skills and knowledge that pertain directly to young children. Topics covered include:

  • Assessment, Evaluation, and Observation
  • Childhood Play: Theory & Practice
  • Leadership in Early Childhood Programs
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Program Highlights

  • Professional Preparation: The Master of Education in Teaching and Learning is designed for teachers and other education professionals:
    • In public and private schools, early childhood centers, intermediate units, higher education, and private corporations
    • Who provide professional development or training and want to increase their skills and knowledge of the instructional process
  • Online Coursework with On-Site Supervision: The 36-credit program will prepare you to develop your skills and become an agent of educational change by enhancing your effectiveness as a teacher-leader and increasing your skills of assessment, classroom management, instructional design, reflective practice, and the learning process.
  • Strong Curriculum: Courses include a combination of theory and practice, with a focus upon building knowledge and skills relevant to today’s classroom environment.

Meet Our Faculty



Dr. Marianne Lovik-Powers
Dr. Christine Remley
Dr. Elizabeth Manlove
Dr. Jessica Hosley

Want to Know More?

Department of PreK-Grade 8 and Professional Studies

Dr. Nathaniel Hosely
706 Robinson Learning Center, Lock Haven University
(570) 484-2973

Contact our Admissions Office

8:00am to 4:00pm Monday-Friday
(570) 484-2027

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