Programs in Educational Foundations are praised for providing perspectives and answers to the “why” questions about the way things work in the educational arena – from the broader international and national systems level to classroom. On a personal level, our graduates come to understand their own values and come to appreciate the reasons why they … read more of How will this program benefit me personally and professionally?
Students need to check with their Reclassification Department Officer to find out if any course that they take advances them in their schedule. For teachers already in the DOE system in Hawai‘i, it depends on their field of expertise and their school assignment responsibilities. From the UH side, the course needs to be within a … read more of Do the courses that I take in EDEF count in advancing in the DOE salary schedule?
There are many resources available to help graduate students pay for college, including College of Education scholarships. There are also several scholarships listed generally through the STAR website (please note that this is only accessible to students with a valid UH ID number – must be admitted as a student prior to looking for scholarships … read more of Where can I find more information about financial assistance?
Students in this program will complete a cumulative project known as “Plan B” project. These projects are a form of practitioner inquiry. The student will work together with their advisor to design and carry out this project. There are multiple forms that this project can take. See the document linked on this website in the … read more of What is the “Capstone Project”.
Yes, students have the flexibility to move at their own pace. Typically, students complete 1-3 courses each semester.
Yes, this is a traditional, face-to-face program, though it is possible to take some courses online.