Rhode Island College

2020-2021 Catalog


Elementary Education M.A.T.

Admission Requirements

  1. A completed application form accompanied by a $50 nonrefundable application fee.
  2. Official transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate course work.
  3. A minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.00 on a 4.00 scale in undergraduate course work.
  4. An official report of passing scores on the Praxis II - Elementary Education Multiple Subjects test.
  5. Two Disposition Reference Forms: one from a faculty or supervisor of a child/youth-related activity, and one from a work supervisor.
  6. Two letters of recommendation: one from a faculty or supervisor of a child/youth-related activity, and one from a work supervisor.
  7. A Statement of Education Philosophy.
  8. A current résumé.
  9. An interview with an advisor in the M.A.T. program in elementary education, after initial application approval.
  10. A plan of study approved by the advisor and appropriate dean, after initial application approval.

Course Requirements

Foundations Component

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
CEP 552Psychological Perspectives on Learning and Teaching

3

Fall, Summer.
ELED 500Learning and Teaching: Seminar I

3

Spring, Summer.
FNED 546Contexts of Schooling

4

Fall, Spring.

Professional Courses

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
ELED 522M.A.T. Teaching Reading Practicum

3

Fall.
ELED 527M.A.T. Teaching Writing Practicum

3

Fall.
ELED 528M.A.T. Teaching Social Studies Practicum

3

Summer.
ELED 537M.A.T. Teaching Science Practicum

3

Fall.
ELED 538M.A.T. Teaching Mathematics Practicum

3

Fall.
ELED 554Learning and Teaching Seminar II

2

Early Spring.
ELED 559Student Teaching in the Elementary School

7

Spring.
ELED 569Learning and Teaching Seminar III

2

Spring.
SPED 531Overview of Special Education: Policies/Practices

3

Fall, Spring, Summer.
TESL 539Second Language Acquisition Theory and Practice

3

Fall, Spring, Summer.

ONE COURSE from the following

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
SPED 533Special Education: Practical Applications

3

Fall, Spring, Summer.
TESL 546TESOL Pedagogies for Grades PK-6

3

Fall.

Total Credit Hours: 45