Master of Education: STEMS² Master’s Track

The MEd CS STEMS² program is designed for educators who want to be transformative, connect with community, engage students in place and experiential learning, transcend disciplinary boundaries, and gain leadership skills that emphasize respect and collaboration.

The program is offered as a 13 month masters program housed in the department of Curriculum Studies at the University of Hawai’i – Manoa, College of Education. MEd CS STEMS² is a 30-credit track that focuses on real-world problem solving via project-based and place-based learning within a social context that integrate science, technology, engineering, mathematics and the social sciences while focusing on youths’ development in relation to their sense of self as local and global citizens. Teaching from a STEMS² perspective entails place-based, project-based learning where students emulate the processes of professionals in are variety of fields (i.e., historians, engineers, etc.) to design solutions to real world problems in their local and global communities.

Course Listing

Required (12 credits)

EDCS 622G Curr Lead: K - 14 (3 credits)

EDCS 606 Research Curriculum & Teaching (3 credits)

EDCS 632 Qualitative Research Methods (3 credits)

EDCS 667 Seminar in Curriculum (3 credits)

Specialization (18 credits)

ITE 440 Curr Implicatn of Multicult Ed (3 credits)

EDCS 640J Seminar: Science (3 credits)

EDCS 640M Seminar: Interdisciplinary Ed (3 credits)

EDCS 653F Math/Schools-Integrated Math (3 credits)

EDCS 654 Ethnomathematics (3 credits)