Our online degree programs are designed for busy working adults just like you – intentionally structured to allow you to balance work, life and other commitments. As a student of ACU Online, you are part of a vibrant, virtual, Christ-centered community.
About the Program
ACU’s online Master of Education in Instruction and Learning program allows you to improve your craft and become a master teacher—capable of increasing learning for your students and your peers. It also equips you to handle the growing diversity of today’s classrooms. Combine data-driven decision making with a faith-based perspective to lead with purpose based upon the foundation of Christian vocation.
All the Details on Your Degree
The Conflict Resolution track is designed to prepare educators in the use of conflict resolution in their field, while the Learning with Emerging Technologies track is focused on professional development and the design of instruction using technology. The M.Ed. in Instruction and Learning is available only for cohort enrollment with independent school districts; it is not available for individual enrollment. This program does not lead to licensure.
Learning with Emerging Technologies
Upcoming Start Dates
June 28, 2022
August 23, 2022
COMMON JOB TITLES
Instructional Design Specialist
Professional Development Trainer
Meet the Program Director
Dr. Karen Maxwell, Master of Education in Instruction and Learning
Dr. Karen Maxwell is associate professor and program director for the Master of Education in Instruction and Learning, Doctor of Education in Organizational Leadership and Education Specialist in Organizational Leadership programs. A majority of Dr. Maxwell’s leadership experience has been in public and private K-12 settings at the campus, regional, and state levels. She served on the statewide teacher appraisal advisory committee and most recently, on the Texas Education Agency’s team to develop Advancing Educational Leadership (AEL), an instructional leadership program required for Texas teacher evaluators and school principals. Dr. Maxwell earned her Ed.D. in Educational Leadership from Nova Southeastern University, where she researched principal assessment programs and campus leadership practices. She holds master’s degrees in Curriculum and Instruction and Educational Administration from Texas A&M Corpus Christi, and a B.A. in English from Abilene Christian University.
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