Teaching & Learning

Program Information

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Master of Education in Teaching & Learning

Program Learning Outcomes

Students graduating with an M.Ed. in Teaching and Learning will be able to: 

  • Demonstrate advanced content and pedagogical knowledge for teaching.
  • Use research to inform professional practice.
  • Explain the role of social justice in education and present knowledge, skills, and dispositions one needs to make change that supports social justice in education.
  • Demonstrate leadership and facilitation skills for the professional context.
  • Translate educational theories into culturally responsive practice.

Research Project and Portfolio Information



For undergraduate advising, contact the College of Education Student Services at 907-786-4401 or uaa.college.of.education@alaska.edu.

For graduate advising, contact the College of Education Graduate Studies Department at 907-786-4450 or bshenderson@alaska.edu.

Enrolled students can go to DegreeWorks to view degree progress 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Teaching and Learning Faculty

Name Title Program/Department UA Email Address Phone Office
Tim Jester, Ed.D Associate Professor Elementary Education & MEd  tejester@alaska.edu 907-786-1666 PSB 224D
Ed McLain, Ed.D Associate Professor Graduate Studies & MEd emclain@alaska.edu 907-952-8940 PSB 206M


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