NVU launches master’s in collaboration with Discovery Education

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NVU launches master’s in collaboration with Discovery Education

Tue, 01/14/2020 - 10:11am -- tim

New Online Master of Arts in Education with Concentration in Digital Media Instruction Supports the Creation of Dynamic Digital Learning Environments

Vermont Business Magazine Northern Vermont University (NVU) has announced the launch of their new online Master of Arts in Education with a Concentration in Digital Media Instruction program. Featuring Discovery Education’s high-quality professional development content, NVU’s innovative program is designed for classroom teachers, educational technology specialists, and other instructional professionals seeking an affordable, flexible way to enhance their professional credentials and improve their classroom practice.  Discovery Education is the leader in standards-aligned digital curriculum resources, engaging content, and professional learning for K-12 classrooms.

NVU is the latest institution of higher education to launch an online master’s degree program powered by Discovery Education professional development content. This program is the second online master’s degree NVU has launched this academic year. Last fall, NVU launched an online Master of Arts in leadership studies.

NVU’s Master of Arts in Education with a Concentration in Digital Media Instruction is a 35-credit-hour program. Combining the study of educational principles with an exploration of digital media instruction methods, this unique degree program prepares educators for the classrooms and students of tomorrow. Among the required courses are Teaching with Digital Content, Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, STEM, Mobile Device Integration, Critical and Cultural Perspectives in Education, Education Research, and the Global Context of Technology and Education. For more information about NVU’s Master of Arts in Education with a Concentration in Digital Media Instruction or to register for the spring semester, visit this website.

“Northern Vermont University is proud to work with Discovery Education to design and launch this new Master of Arts in Education program,” said Nolan Atkins, NVU’s Provost of Academic Affairs. “The combination of Northern Vermont University’s nearly two centuries of educating teaching professionals and expertise in online graduate programs for working adults with Discovery Education’s skill and talents in creating high-impact professional learning programs creates a powerful learning opportunity for anyone interested in driving K-12 education into the future.”

To help K-12 educators implement high-yield instructional strategies, improve student achievement, and propel their careers forward, Discovery Education has collaborated with graduate-level educators for over a decade. These collaborations have designed immersive online, graduate-level coursework delivered through advanced degree programs that help K-12 educators develop their instructional practice and further their careers.

“Discovery Education is excited to welcome Northern Vermont University to its robust network of institutions of higher education,” said Kelli Campbell, Discovery Education’s President, International & University. “The students participating in Northern Vermont University’s Master of Arts in Education with a Concentration in Digital Media Instruction join a powerful cadre of educators creating the future of K-12 education across the country and around the world.”

For more information about Northern Vermont University’s master’s programs in education, mental health counseling, counseling, leadership studies, liberal studies, and studio arts, visit NorthernVermont.edu/Graduate.

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About Northern Vermont University

Northern Vermont University is a two-campus institution of higher education that combines the best of our campuses' nationally recognized liberal arts and professional programs. At Northern Vermont University, our goal is to guide curious, motivated, and engaged students on their paths to success and their places in the world. NVU Online offers flexible, affordable, high-quality options for learners pursuing their bachelor's or master’s degree. Learn more at NorthernVermont.edu.

About Discovery Education

Discovery Education is the global leader in standards-aligned digital curriculum resources, engaging content, and professional learning for K-12 classrooms. Through its award-winning digital textbooks, multimedia resources, and the largest professional learning network of its kind, Discovery Education is transforming teaching and learning and improving academic achievement around the globe. Discovery Education’s services are available in approximately half of U.S. classrooms and primary schools in the U.K. and reach over 5 million educators and 51 million students in more than 90 countries. Inspired by the global media company Discovery, Inc., Discovery Education partners with districts, states, and like-minded organizations to empower teachers with customized solutions that support the success of all learners. Explore the future of education at www.DiscoveryEducation.com.

Source: JOHNSON, VERMONT (January 10, 2020) — Northern Vermont University