Capstone - Master of Arts in Teaching

The Capstone Project is the culmination of the program as the student melds the MAT course of study specialization with classroom experience.

The work in this two-semester course is showcased in a portfolio to be defended before an academic committee. Repeatable for Credit.

Details

Section Instructor Format Schedule start date
EDUC595 Linda McNeil On-campus TBA Monday, August 21, 2017

SECTION:

EDUC595

INSTRUCTOR: Linda McNeil
FORMAT: On-campus
SCHEDULE: TBA
START DATE: Aug. 21, 2017

Instructor: Linda McNeil

Dr. McNeil is a leading figure in national school reform and the author of "Contradictions of Control: School Structure and School Knowledge" (1986), and "Contradictions of School Reform: The Educational Cost of Standardized Testing" (2000). Her writings analyze the tension between educational excellence and the increasing standardization of education in the U.S. Her research and work in urban school reform center on the policies and organizational factors shaping teaching and learning. She has taught at the Harvard University Graduate School of Education and was a visiting scholar at the Stanford University School of Education. She has been vice president of the Curriculum Studies Division of the American Education Research Association and editor of the Social and Institutional Analysis section of the "American Educational Research Journal." She is founding director of the Rice University Center for Education. Her research encompasses curriculum theory, urban schools, school organization and assessment, and educational policy, with a special focus on equity and the education of historically underserved youth.

Term: Fall 2017

Start Date: Aug. 21, 2017

End Date: Dec. 01, 2017

Schedule: TBA

Length: TBA

Location: Rice campus

Fee: Rice Tuition

Note: This course is part of the Education Department. To learn more and apply for one of the programs offered, visit http://education.rice.edu/.

Credit Hours: 3