Teachers in Industry focuses on guiding teachers to effectively bring their real world experiences into classrooms while building in-depth and practical knowledge of the workplace, and is open to all Arizona STEM teachers.Teachers in Industry integrates paid summer industry work experiences in local businesses across Arizona together with either a Master's of Arts in Teaching and Teacher Education degree or professional development credits.
The department of Teaching, Learning & Sociocultural Studies (TLS) prepares students to investigate and address a broad range of issues in teaching and learning. Emphasizing a sociocultural perspective, the programs nurture innovative ways of knowing, methods of inquiry, and approaches to problem-solving. Several degree programs are available in these three areas:
Teaching and Teacher Education
Language, Reading, and Culture
Teaching, Learning, and Sociocultural Studies
College of Education
University of Arizona - Main - Tucson
One year teaching experience
Three letters of recommendation
Required test(s): None.
International applicants will not be considered for conditional admission by this program.
ETS Major Field Code(s) for this program:
TLS 542 Problems of Practice in STEM Classrooms (3 units)
Other relevant coursework either in the department or in another department. Below is a list of example possible relevant courses:
TLS 531 Environmental Learning (3 units)
TLS 560 Education & Sustainability (3 units)
MATH 506A Research on the Learning of Mathematics (3 units)
MATH 506C Research on the Teaching of Mathematics (3 units)
TLS 562 Groupwork for Diverse Classrooms (3 units)
TLS 515 New Media and Learning (3 units)
No more than 6 units may be transfered in from another university.
Please refer to the Graduate Student Handbook for students who are pursuing this program of study.