Chapter 5: Analyzing and categorizing the Literature CriticallyChapter 6: The Structure of the Literature Review
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Assignment OverviewReflect upon the core coursework included in your program of study. Review the program learning outcomes and assess your preparation, experience, and accomplishments related to the learning outcomes.
Case AssignmentThe Master of Education Program requires the completion of five core classes. Reflect on the five courses you have taken to complete your degree and explain the value of each course for your career or learning goals.
Next, assess your preparation, experience, and/or professional practice accomplishments related to each of the program learning outcomes.
It is recommended that you structure your paper using this outline:
Introduction (1/2 page)Brief summary of your professional background when you entered the program.Brief summary of your current professional background.Career Goals (or Learning Goals if you do not currently work in education) (1/2 page)Brief summary of your career goal(s)Describe how each course has contributed to your career goal(s)Preparation, Experience and Accomplishments (2 3 pages)Understand and apply the social, economic, and political context of the community to influence professional practice as it relates to student success.Create an educational organization and community that fosters professional development relationships to support the success of all learners.Apply theories of organizational management, strategic decision making, and leadership principles to establish an effective, safe, efficient, and successful learning environment.Promote and plan for school improvement through dynamic assessment based on current and relevant research and scholarship.Analyze and apply legal and ethical issues that arise in education practices and institutions.Recognize and evaluate sources of diversity and inequity related to the needs of marginalized individuals or populations.Conclusion (1/4 page)Summary statement of your experience in the program.