College of Humanities and Education - Graduate School of Education

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Introduction

In 2001, the Graduate School of Education began offering two tracks of study for university graduates: Educational Administration and Scientific Education. In 2003, the Graduate School of Education began offering an MA Program for working individuals and made it accessible to teachers and school administrative staff or anyone who is interested in educational issues and seeking professional growth in the field. In 2008, the Graduate School of Education was honored by the Taiwan Ministry of Education.

The Graduate School of Education offers both master program and in-service master program. The master program admits 14 graduate students (including 6 in-service students). The in-service master program admits 40 graduate students (22 for Educational Administration track and 18 for Scientific Education track). The program sets up three educational objects which was based on the educational aims and idea from the school and college.

  1. Cultivate excellent teachers with holistic thought.
  2. Sustained operation and promote teachers/ professional development.
  3. Pursuit excellence and establish academic foundation.

Mission

  1. Supporting the professional developing of elementary or secondary school teachers and administrators.
  2. Cultivating interdisciplinary educational professionals who have the macro-educational view and competence in addition to engaging them into teaching, studying, and becoming effective administrators.
  3. Actively studying educational research from a theory grounded on the basis of our own society, culture, tradition, and value with respect to international trends.
  4. Enhancing social service, dedication, and academic interchange in accordance with the social responsibility of university education.

Objectives

  1. Holistic Approach and Solution: The concept of holistic education is an abiding principle guiding the nurturing of students to become experts in Educational Administration and Science Education.
  2. Flexibility in Course Selection and Multi-approach in Teaching: This enhances the ability to integrate knowledge for application, laying the foundation for further academic pursuits or career development.
  3. Top Educational Resources Put into Best Use: Teaching facilities supported by excellent educational resources will provide an ideal teaching and research environment.
  4. Center for the Professional Growth of Teachers: Through the combination of teaching and research, teachers can learn to become more professional, efficient, and learn to adopt research-based teaching.
  5. Upgrading the quality and quantity of academic research and publications: Teachers are encouraged to publicize the results of their research in prestigious journals. A reward program will provide the incentive for excellent achievement and effort in raising the academic standard.
  6. Enhance international exposure: Academic cooperation with sister universities will increase the opportunities for education and expand the horizon for academic research.

Admission

  1. Master’s degree for Full-time graduate students:Completed B.A degree (including new graduates).
  2. Master’s degree for in-service teachers:Teachers and staff in both public and private schools, as well as an in-service continued study and professional growth program to qualified administrators of educational institutions.
Application
The application process starts in November each year and registration is in the following February.

Future Prospects

Cultivating excellent educators across fields: The mission of the School is to cultivate educators with broad vision and ability.

They are expected to be efficient educational administrators in addition to teachers and researchers.

Establishing "Holistic Education and Professional Development Program": The purpose is to expand the academic research on holistic education and to integrate educational administration, science education, or general education so that the graduate school can be characterized by the academic research in holistic education and teachers’ professional development.

Organizing and undergoing cross field and internationally academic cooperation; encouraging the faculty to apply for interdisciplinary research projects and also enhancing the international exchange in academic studies.

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Graduate

The Master of Education Program requires the completion of a minimum of 32 credits of study and to complete a master’s thesis. Graduate students must choose one of the following fields of study: educational administration, or science education. The curriculum encompasses 2 components: core courses and electives in all fields.

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