Arts: Curriculum and Instruction
The MA:C&I program has experienced rapid growth
since its approval by the HLC and enrollment has steady climbed in each of the
past fours years. The program was needed by teachers in our service
region, for whom the nearest other university in Michigan would have been 3-5
hours distant. The program has been financially positive, it has
strengthened the School of Education both in enrollment and in reputation with
our community, and it has provided the university its only graduate
program. The student response to the program has been exceptionally
favorable and supportive. Local school administrators and others have
turned to the university as the provider for teacher professional development,
and LSSU has become significantly more active in teacher development grants in
part because of the availability of recognized graduate credits for
The report provides an assessment
from two perspectives, that of the student, and that of the university.
For the student, the report examines student learning outcomes, and the student
assessment of the program. For the University, the report focuses on
enrollment and the financial viability. This web site provides extended supporting
documentation for each area, including charts, graphs, and other background
information useful in evaluating the program and its effectiveness.
Graduate Program Coordinator and Associate Professor of Education
M. Myton, Ph.D.
Chair, School of Education and Professor of Chemistry
update: June 10, 2008)
2008 Commencement Exercises.
From left to right: Shelley Wooley, Marc Small, Carolyn Carr,
Jody Burtt, Mary Carter, Christina Bradley.
Questions: contact Dr.
David Myton, Chair School of Education