What will I learn?

University faculty, mentor teachers, and principals join in a unique partnership to deliver an innovative curriculum that has been designed to develop professional educators who are reflective practitioners dedicated to the scholarship of teaching and learning and school renewal.

PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES

Students who complete the Bachelor of Education in Elementary Education will:

  1. Understand how learners grow and develop, recognizing that patterns of learning and development vary individually within and across the cognitive, linguistic, social, emotional, and physical areas, and design and implement developmentally appropriate and challenging learning experiences.
  2. Use an understanding of individual differences and diverse cultures and communities to ensure inclusive learning environments, which enable each learner to meet high standards.
  3. Work with others to create environments that support individual and collaborative learning and encourage positive social interaction, active engagement in learning, and self-motivation.
  4. Understand the central concepts, tools of inquiry, and structures of the discipline(s) he or she teaches and create learning experiences that make the discipline accessible and meaningful for learners to assure mastery of the content.
  5. Understand how to connect concepts and use differing perspectives to engage learners in critical thinking, creativity, and collaborative problem solving related to authentic local and global issues.
  6. Understand and use multiple methods of assessment to engage learners in their own growth, to monitor learner progress, and to guide the teacher’s and learner’s decision making.
  7. Plan instruction that supports every student in meeting rigorous learning goals by drawing upon knowledge of content areas, curriculum, cross-disciplinary skills, and pedagogy, as well as knowledge of learners and the community context.
  8. Understand and use a variety of instructional strategies to encourage learners to develop a deep understanding of content areas and their connections and to build skills to apply knowledge in meaningful ways.
  9. Engage in ongoing professional learning and use evidence to continually evaluate his or her practice, particularly the effects of their choices and actions on others (learners, families, other professionals, and the community), and adapt practice to meet the needs of each learner.
  10. Seek appropriate leadership roles and opportunities to take responsibility for student learning and collaborate with learners, families, colleagues, other school professionals, and community members to ensure learner growth, and to advance the profession.

Which department am I in?

College of Professional Studies

Study options

Full Time (4 years)

Tuition fees
US$27,000.00 per year
USD $1,125 per credit hour (1-11 Credits); USD $13,500 per semester (12-17 Credits); plus USD $1,125 per additional credit hour over 17 credit hours; for summer /winter USD $22,500 for 20 credits
Start date

24 August 2020, 7 December 2020, 19 January 2021

Venue

College of Professional Studies

900 Fort Street Mall, Suite 200,

HONOLULU,

Hawaii,

96813, United States

Entry requirements

For international students

Students are preferred to have a 3.0 GPA or above in high school college preparatory courses. Students who have taken Advanced Placement Examinations (AP) of the College Board or the International Baccalaureate (IB) Program will be accepted with above average scores (AP grades higher than 3 and IB scores higher than 4) and should have the results forwarded to the Office of International Admissions.

English Language Score:

TOEFL (IBT): Score- 70; TOEFL (PBT): Score- 550; TOEFL (ITP): Score- 500; IELTS: Score- 6.0; Cambridge: Score- 169; PTE (Pearson Test of English Academic) – 48; ELS Centers: Level- 110.

Find your nearest IELTS test centre and test dates

There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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