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The Bachelor of Education Studies degree focuses on instruction across a broad range of learning contexts. The influence of philosophy, sociology and psychology are examined to understand their impact on instructional design, learning theory, culture and inclusivity on the learner. This program highlights the importance of global engagement, science and technology, as well as the local community in the design and implementation of curriculum, learning and instructional interventions. The degree is designed for the student who is interested in learning, and instruction in formal and informal settings. 

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The Bachelor of Education Studies (BEd) at Webster University provides students with a wide array of tools vital for teaching in contemporary, globalized settings. BEd majors become exceptional teachers capable of serving the needs of different learners. With three emphases to choose from, the BEd degree at Webster Tashkent offers a strong level of specialization, while also providing all students with the same strong learner-centered foundation.

Webster's Bachelor of Education Studies Program

Upon completion of the program, students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of major philosophical and sociological perspectives concerning schooling and education.
  • Understand and apply principles of developmental psychology to support learners in formal and informal educational settings.
  • Demonstrate familiarity with the role of culture and diversity in designing and implementing learning solutions in global and local education.
  • Understand and apply communication skills, message design application and information and communications technology tools in order to sustain relationships and effective stakeholder communication.
  • Apply professional learning and collaboration to achieve personal and professional development in the areas of instruction, curriculum design, and learning facilitation.
  • Design authentic, learner-driven activities and environments that recognize and accommodate learner variability.
  • Collaborate with both colleagues and students to improve practice, discover and share resources and ideas, and solve instructional problems.

Webster's BEd degree requires at least 45 credit hours of core courses, plus the completion of required credit hours in one of three BEd emphases.

BEd Core (45 credit hours):

  • EDUC 2050 Introduction to Global Education (3 hours)
  • EDUC 2900 Education of Students with Exceptionalities (3 hours)
  • EDUC 3100 Learning, Teaching and Assessment (3 hours)
  • EDUC 2800 Foundations of Education (3 hours)
  • EDUC 3650 Instructional Design (3 hours)
  • PSYC 1100 Introduction to Psychology (3 hours)
  • EDUC 2000 Beginning Practicum in Education (1 hour)
  • EDUC 2110 Communication in Education (3 hours)
  • EDUC 2140 Writing for Teachers (3 hours)
  • EDUC 3099 Practicum Seminar (1 hour)
  • EDUC 3125 Technology in the Classroom (3 hours)
  • EDUC 3375 Behavior Management (3 hours)
  • EDUC 4435 Inclusive Practices and Methods for Teaching English Learners (3 hours)
  • EDUC 4880 Family and Community Resources (3 hours)
  • ESLG 4250 Academic Research and Writing (3 hours)
  • HIST 2030 Topics in Asian History: Uzbekistan (3 hours)
  • EDEX 1500 Webster 101 (1 hour)

and

Emphasis in Preschool Education (39 credit hours)

or

Emphasis in Primary Education (37 credit hours)

or

Emphasis in English Education (40 credit hours)

BEd students also take applicable University Global Citizenship Program classes, with accommodations for their major, as well as elective classes.

The emphasis in preschool education provides students with the technology enabled pedagogical skill and content knowledge required to teach early learners in the early childhood setting.

Emphasis-Specific Learning Outcomes

The student will:

  1. Demonstrate knowledge, skills, and dispositions of a professional educator based on internationally recognized core professional teaching standard frameworks.
  2. Demonstrate an ability to develop early learners for college and career success based on international early education teaching standards.
  3. Apply professional teaching standards for professional development, self-reflection and lifelong learning.
  4. Apply skills and attitudes as required of the professional educator for classroom instruction, learner assessment, and relationship building for supporting students' learning needs.

Required Emphasis Curriculum (39 credit hours)

  • ANSO 2060 Culture and Communications (3 hours)
  • EDUC 2850 Foundations of Early Childhood Education (3 hours)
  • EDUC 3000 Practicum Elementary (2 hours)
  • EDUC 4020 Health, Nutrition and Safety (3 hours)
  • EDUC 4180 Elementary Arts and Humanities Methods (3 hours)
  • EDUC 4190 Elementary STEM Methods (3 hours)
  • EDUC 4250 Economics and Geography for Global Sustainability (3 hours)
  • EDUC 4730 Language Development (3 hours)
  • EDUC 4830 Early Childhood Curriculum (3 hours)
  • EDUC 4831 Preprimary Practicum (1 hour)
  • EDUC 4832 Intermediate Practicum (1 hour)
  • EDUC 4000 Apprentice Teaching Seminar (1 hour) with one of the following:
    • EDUC 4950 Apprentice Teaching: Elementary Primary (Grades 1-3) (10 hours) or
    • EDUC 4960 Apprentice Teaching: Elementary Intermediate (Grades 4-6) (10 hours) 

The emphasis in elementary education provides students with the technology enabled pedagogical skill and content knowledge required to teach primary school children. 

Emphasis-Specific Learning Outcomes

The student will:

  1. Demonstrate knowledge, skills and dispositions of a professional educator based on internationally recognized core professional teaching standard frameworks.
  2. Demonstrate an ability to develop intermediate learners for college and career success based on international teaching standards.
  3. Apply professional teaching standards for professional development, self-reflection and lifelong learning.
  4. Apply skills and attitudes as required of the professional educator for classroom instruction, learner assessment, and relationship building for supporting students' learning needs.

Required Emphasis Curriculum (37 credit hours)

  • EDUC 3000 Practicum Elementary (2 hours)
  • EDUC 4180 Elementary Arts and Humanities Methods (3 hours)
  • EDUC 4190 Elementary STEM Methods (3 hours)
  • EDUC 4220 Differentiated Mathematics Instruction (3 hours)
  • EDUC 4250 Economics and Geography for Global Sustainability (3 hours)
  • EDUC 4270 Methods of Teaching Elementary Reading (3 hours)
  • EDUC 4280 ELEM/SPED Teaching Reading and Writing in the Content Area (3 hours)
  • EDUC 4290 ELEM/SPED Differentiated Reading Assessment and Intervention (3 hours)
  • EDUC 4730 Language Development (3 hours)
  • EDUC 4000 Apprentice Teaching Seminar (1 hour) with one of the following:
    • EDUC 4950 Apprentice Teaching: Elementary Primary (Grades 1-3) (10 hours) or
    • EDUC 4960 Apprentice Teaching: Elementary Intermediate (Grades 4-6) (10 hours) 

The emphasis in secondary education provides students with the technology enabled pedagogical skill and content knowledge required to teach English at the Secondary level.  

Emphasis-Specific Learning Outcomes

The student will:

  1. Demonstrate knowledge, skills and dispositions of a professional educator based on internationally recognized core professional teaching standard frameworks.
  2. Demonstrate an ability to develop English Language Learners for college and career success based on international teaching standards.
  3. Apply English and Language Arts professional teaching standards for professional development, self-reflection and lifelong learning.
  4. Apply skills and attitudes as required of the English Teacher for classroom instruction, learner assessment, and relationship building for supporting students' learning needs.

Required Emphasis Curriculum (40 credit hours)

  • EDUC 3005 Practicum Secondary English (2 hours)
  • EDUC 4000 Apprentice Teaching Seminar (1 hour)
  • EDUC 4130 Writing Instruction (3 hours)
  • EDUC 4250 Economics and Geography for Global Sustainability (3 hours)
  • EDUC 4350 Arts and Humanities Methods (3 hours)
  • EDUC 4380 Teaching Reading and Writing in the Content Areas (3 hours)
  • EDUC 4390 Differentiated Reading Assessment and Intervention (3 hours)
  • EDUC 4970 Apprentice Teaching Secondary English (10 hours)
  • ENGL 1100 Comparative European Literature (3 hours)
  • ENGL 2500 Global Dramatic Literature (3 hours) 
  • ENGL 2600 Introduction to Linguistics (3 hours)
  • ENGL 4190 The Story of English (3 hours)

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Founded in 1915, Webster University is committed to ensuring high-quality learning experiences that transform students for global citizenship and individual excellence. In 2019, Webster Tashkent joined our network to bring the best of American education with the first U.S. university in central Asia.

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