Doctor of Education in Curriculum and Instruction – Elementary Education
Liberty University’s online Doctor of Education in Curriculum & Instruction – Elementary Education program equips you for a variety of teaching roles within special education, general education, and community classroom settings. You will learn to use various theories, models, and strategies as a practical guide to solve problems as well as explore research and instructional approaches for managing student behaviors effectively with an emphasis on individualized, classroom, and school-wide behavior support.
You will learn best practices for using technology to enhance student learning, effectiveness of administrative processes, and service to students and parents. This program focuses on translating classroom theory into real-world application. Additionally, you will study strategies for securing funding for gifted-student programs.
Your classes will address curriculum function, development, and evaluation. Teaching candidates will be required to prepare instructional elements focused on the Virginia Standards of Learning. Dissertation research, proposal, and defense are required as part of this program.