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FSEHS-NSU Presentation April 23, 2010

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  • 1.  
  • 2. NSU – A Brief History
    • 1964 – Chartered by the State of Florida as Nova University of Advanced Technology
    • First class was 17 students
    • 1971 – first off-campus course of study introduced (The National Ed.D. Program for Educational Leaders)
    • 1994 – merger between Nova University and Southeastern University of the Health Sciences
  • 3. NSU – A Brief History
    • The largest independent institution of higher learning in the State of Florida and the entire Southeast
    • The 6 th largest independent institution of higher learning in the nation
    • Named one of the “Top 20 Cyber Universities in the United States” by Forbes Magazine
    • Fully accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) regional accrediting body
  • 4. Life at NSU
    • A small, private college atmosphere
    • Average class size of 22 students
    • Courses taught by accessible faculty, not graduate assistants
    • Yet a major university
    • Diverse student population
    • Largest library in the State of Florida; first in the nation to be a joint partnership of public and private institutions
    • Cutting-edge technology
  • 5. Fischler School of Education & Human Services 1-(800)-986-3223 www.SchoolofEd.nova.edu
  • 6. Fischler School of Education & Human Services
    • Headquartered in North Miami Beach
    • Pioneer in distance learning since 1972
    • One of the largest schools of education in the United States
    • Programs in 55 U.S. cities, 29 states, 12 other countries, and 4 continents
    • 36,000 educators graduated
    • Enrollment of over 14,000+ students worldwide
    • High-quality education delivered through a variety of methods that meet students’ work schedules, locations, needs, and objectives
  • 7. Doctor of Education Program
    • Program Description
    • A curriculum with a solid foundation in leadership, research, and the study of current trends and issues.
    • Menu-driven approach that allows the choice to create a customized program of study
    • Students gain expertise in their chosen concentrations and supplement that area of study with an additional concentration, a minor in another area, or with electives from multiple disciplines.
  • 8. Program Format
    • The program (coursework and dissertation) is designed to be completed in 3 years. However, students have a maximum of seven years to complete the program.
    • 66 credit hours.
    • The required core seminars are offered in a blended, on-site, cluster-based format.
    • All concentration and elective (non-research) courses are offered in an online format, only.
    • New students admitted three times per year.
  • 9. Concentrations
    • Educational Leadership
    • Health Care Education
    • Higher Education Leadership
    • Human Services Administration
    • Instructional Leadership
    • Instructional Technology and Distance Education
    • Organizational Leadership
    • Special Education
    • Speech-Language Pathology
    • For more information about the concentrations please visit: http://www.schoolofed.nova.edu/doctoral/concentrations.htm
  • 10. Minors & Electives
    • Adult Education
    • Autism
    • Brain-Based Leadership
    • Charter School Education Leadership
    • Conflict Resolution
    • Curriculum Development
    • Early Childhood Education
    • Gerontology
    • Human Resource Development
    • School Business Leadership
    • Urban Education
    • Additional Electives
    • For more information about the minors and electives please visit: http://www.schoolofed.nova.edu/doctoral/current/minors/adult_ed.htm
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  • 13. Curriculum Structure Doctoral Studies Orientation 0 credits Minor or Electives 9-15 credits Summer Conference 0 credits Minor 15 credits Core Seminars 18 credits Electives 9-15 credits Research Elective 3 credits Dissertation 12 credits Concentration 18-24 credits Total Program Credits 66 credits
  • 14. Admission Requirements
    • NSU Application Form
    • $50.00 non-refundable admissions application fee
    • Official transcripts from ALL previously attended institutions
      • All foreign transcripts should be submitted with their official evaluation
    • Applicants must hold a master’s degree from an accredited institution with a minimum 3.0 GPA
    • Two letters of recommendation
    • Personal Statement of Goals
    • Non-native English speakers: 550/213/80 in TOEFL or 6.0 in IELTS
  • 15. Cluster Concept
    • 15-20 participants
    • Supported by a local Field Associate
    • Students from a broad range of academic and professional areas
  • 16.
    • A new model with international perspective
    International Cohort Model
  • 17. International Cohort Model
    • 15-20 participants from Caribbean and Central America
    • Supported by a local Field Associate
    • Blended Core courses (online and f2f)
    • 3 year program
    • 4-time travel option
    • For students OUTSIDE
    • the USA
    NEW
  • 18. DSO 8000 – Doctoral Studies Orientation
    • The doctoral studies orientation provides students with an overview of six distinct areas related to doctoral studies:
    • Academic Affairs Enrollment Services
    • Applied Research Distance Library
    • Technology Debt Management
    • This non-credit online orientation is required for all students entering the doctoral program at the Fischler School of Education and Human Services.  Students must register for DSO 8000 and complete the course prior to beginning course work. Students will have a maximum of two weeks to complete the orientation.  For additional information, please go to: http://www.schoolofed.nova.edu/dso    
  • 19.
    • Ed.D Program Structure
    Summer Conference (Orlando, Florida) “ The Conference for Global Leadership, Learning, and Research” First Year DSO Doctoral Studies Orientation On-site/Online Program Start Admission Process Estimated Time: 6 to 8 weeks prior to the beginning of classes Getting Started Dissertation
  • 20. Applied Dissertation
      • Concept Paper
      • Proposal
      • Dissertation
  • 21. M.S. in Education with a specialization in TEFL Teaching English as a Foreign Language Innovative Model, Dynamic Delivery Method
  • 22. FSEHS M.S. in TEFL: the program
    • A dynamic study program that includes the latest developments in educational linguistics and second language teaching.
    • A well-designed combination of theory and practice to maximize the benefits of each one of the courses.
    • Courses that include the relevant information for the present-day language educator.
    • A program that introduces candidates to the latest technology in language education and instructional design.
  • 23. M.S. in TEFL: the program OPTION 1 Applied Linguistics 12 credits OPTION 2 Technology 12 credits OPTION 3 University Partnership 12 credits Core Courses 21 credits Applied Field Experience (USA) International Applied Field Experience International TEFL Certificate 3 credits
  • 24. M.S. in TEFL: Option 1 M.S. in TEFL Courses delivered by N.S.U. (21 credits) Interactive Technology for Graduate Ed. Structure of English or Foreign Language TEFL Curriculum and Materials Development Methods of Teaching English to EFL speakers Educational Research for Practitioners Use of Technology in TEFL Testing and Evaluation in TEFL Practical exposure to contents combining theory, technology and applied projects throughout the program Applied Professional Experience International Applied Professional Experience International TEFL Certificate Applied Linguistics Option Teaching English to Children Teaching English to Adolescents and Adults International English Sociolinguistics for TEFL Practitioners Applied Linguistics Structure of English Program Options (12 credits)
  • 25. M.S. in TEFL: Option 2 M.S. in TEFL Courses delivered by N.S.U. (21 credits) Interactive Technology for Graduate Ed. Structure of English or Foreign Language TEFL Curriculum and Materials Development Methods of Teaching English to EFL speakers Educational Research for Practitioners Use of Technology in TEFL Testing and Evaluation in TEFL Practical exposure to contents combining theory, technology and applied projects throughout the program Technology Option Using Computers in Language Teaching Using the Internet for Language Teaching Computer Assisted Assessment Online and Distance Education Web Design for Language Teaching Applied Professional Experience International Applied Professional Experience International TEFL Certificate Program Options (12 credits)
  • 26. M.S. in TEFL: Option 3 M.S. in TEFL Courses delivered by N.S.U. (21 credits) Interactive Technology for Graduate Ed. Structure of English or Foreign Language TEFL Curriculum and Materials Development Methods of Teaching English to EFL speakers Educational Research for Practitioners Use of Technology in TEFL Testing and Evaluation in TEFL Courses delivered by partner university A sample English for Academic Purposes Applied Linguistics Teaching English for Specific Purposes Sociolinguistics for TEFL Practitioners Teaching English to Adolescents and Adults Practical exposure to contents combining theory, technology and applied projects throughout the program Applied Professional Experience International Applied Professional Experience International TEFL Certificate Program Options (12 credits)
  • 27. ECUADOR-USA
    • M.S. in the Teaching of English as a Foreign Language(TEFL)
    • UTPL
    • Universidad Técnica
    • Particular de Loja
  • 28. M.S. in TEFL: the program UTPL-CREAD Courses 15 credits FSEHS Core Courses 21 credits M.S. in Education with a Specialization in TEFL
  • 29. Program Delivery
    • NSU Distance Education model
    • Online asynchronous and synchronous
    • communication
    • Let’s take a look....
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    • Thank you!
    • Anthony J. DeNapoli
    • Dean, International Affairs
    • [email_address]
    • Alejandra Parra
    • Associate Dean, International Affairs
    • [email_address]
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