Graduate Certificate - K12 Computer Science Education - Graduate Certificate

Program:
K12 Computer Science Education - Graduate Certificate
Program Code:
6787 K12 Computer Science Educ
Program Level:
Graduate Certification
Award Type:
Graduate Certificate Program
Start Term:
FS18
College:
College of Education
Relevant Excerpt(s) from Academic Programs:
Department:
Department of Counseling, Educational Psychology, and Special Education


Excerpt from the official Academic Programs Catalog:

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College of Education

Department of Counseling, Educational Psychology and Special Education

Graduate Study
K12 Computer Science Education - Graduate Certificate

The Graduate Certificate in K12 Computer Science Education prepares K12 teachers to teach computational thinking to learners at the elementary and secondary levels. Domains include computational thinking, algorithmic thinking, breaking down complex problems, abstracting and generalizing principles to solve problems, and development of creative thinking. Teachers learn to teach these concepts and skills through culturally relevant pedagogy, attending to how culture and context impact student learning.

Admission

To be considered for admission into the Graduate Certificate in K12 Computer Science Education, applicants must have completed a bachelor’s degree with a minimum grade-point average of 3.0.

Requirements for the Graduate Certificate in K12 Computer Science Education

Students must complete 9 credits from the following courses:
CEP 814 Computational Thinking for K12 Educators 3
CEP 824 Programming Concepts for K12 Educators 3
CEP 833 Creativity in K12 Computing Education 3