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Nova South Eastern University Online
Nova South Eastern University, founded in Fort Lauderdale, Florida in 1964, is the 10th largest independent university in the country and a pioneer of non-traditional approaches to high-quality education. Nova South Eastern University has also been included on Princeton Review's list of The Best Distance Learning Graduate Schools.
Master of Arts in Teaching and Learning (M.A.T.L.) specializing in:
- Elementary Reading
- Elementary Mathematics
- Curriculum & Instruction
- K-12 Technology Integration
The Master of Arts degree in Teaching and Learning (M.A.T.L.) degree program has been designed by Nova South Eastern University in cooperation with SkyLight to meet the needs of busy classroom practitioners by linking theory to best practices in the classroom. As you learn from today's leading educational theorists, master teachers will model and reflect on best practice strategies that you can begin to implement and develop as part of your daily classroom repertoire.
The M.A.T.L. degree program is composed of integrated curricular blocks, each consisting of six graduate credit hours. Each block contains multi-dimensional modules that cover specific academic subject areas. Course concepts are reinforced by combining peer interaction, best practice videos and active applications in a problem-based learning framework. Video and online distance education technologies are used to create a productive and enriching educational experience for each participant.
This degree program is a 30-credit-hour sequential curriculum, which can be completed in only 14 months. There are four 10-week terms and one 8-week summer term; courses are configured in blocks of six credit hours each. Enrollees have the opportunity to earn a specialization in one of the following areas:
- Curriculum and Instruction - Investigates instructional models.
- Elementary Math - Concentrates on essential primary mathematics skills.
- Elementary Reading - Focuses on primary reading strategies and language.
- K-12 Technology Integration - explores how technology can enhance instructional learning.
Nova South Eastern University's M.A.T.L. degree program addresses the five core propositions of the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS).
Nova South Eastern University is regionally accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award bachelor's, master's, educational specialist, and doctoral degrees.
Enrollment in Nova South Eastern University's M.A.T.L. degree program is open, with a new program sequence beginning four times each year, January, April, July, and October, with September off to accommodate back-to-school schedules.
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