Career & Technical Education (Technical Teacher Education)
Online Master's Emphasis

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Within the State of Kansas, Career and Technical Education instructors are often hired from business and industry. The strongest asset they possess is the work experience in their occupational area. What they are lacking are the specific teaching skills to share their knowledge and skills with students. The Master of Science in CTE (Technical Teacher Education Emphasis) has been redesigned to provide specialized teacher education 100% online. Past students are teaching in the following programs: automotive, diesel, machining, culinary arts, health occupation, construction, welding, auto-collision, cosmetology, electrical, electronics, heavy equipment operator, environmental water/waste water, graphic design, certified nursing assistant, and business and marketing.

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This emphasis is directed at any secondary or postsecondary CTE instructor or administrator who wants to further develop their knowledge about Career and Technical Education.

1. Apply specialized technical knowledge and skills within their technical field of expertise by successful completion the appropriate NOCTI test or certification test for given technical field.
2. Demonstrate comprehensive knowledge of the organization and management of safety and laboratory practices associated with teaching technical education.
3. Instruct students with special needs based on appropriate assessment.
4. Use proper instructional strategies and delivery systems.
5. Analysis a task for curriculum development purposes.
6. Develop, use, and evaluate instructional materials.
7. Select and develop students' assessments that are valid and reliable.
8. Apply proper classroom and laboratory management techniques when teaching.
9. Analyze the history of career and technical education and how societal issues influence Career and Technical education.
10. Develop and manage a work-based education program.
11. Evaluate a CTE program to determine its cost-effectiveness, value and areas of improvement.
12. Use different technology in an instructional setting.
13. Conduct quality research.
14. Use appropriate descriptive and inferential statistics for the data given them.
15. Demonstrate comprehensive knowledge—instructional material development and instructional delivery in teaching lessons in a college-level course.
16. Integrate technology-related content into an academic class in the K-12 classroom.
  • Training and Developmental Managers
  • Teaching (Secondary & Post Secondary)
  • Curriculum Developers

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About Technology and Workforce Learning Department

The Department of Technology and Workforce Learning includes several undergraduate and graduate degree programs. Programs of study include two-year associate and certificate programs as well as several undergraduate degree programs in Workforce Development, Vocational Teacher Education, Technology and Engineering Education, and Wood Product Manufacturing.  Graduate programs in Career and Technical Education, Technology, and Human Resource Development are also available.  In addition, one post-graduate program in Workforce Development and Education (Ed.S) is also available.

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