AD LDSP 607 Coordination of Staff Development and Training Program 3 cr U/G
Provides knowledge and skills required for the design, coordination and administration of staff development and training programs. Prereq: jr st.
AD LDSP 630 Field Work in Schools, Agencies and Institutions 2-6 cr U/G
Field inquiry and experience in applied problems of administrative leadership in school administration, supervision or adult education in conjunction with seminar sessions to relate theory to practice. Retakable to max of 6 cr. Prereq: AD LDSP 517 or 702 or 757(657) or cons instr.
AD LDSP 647 Evaluation of Adult and Continuing Education Programs 3 cr U/G
Provides an awareness, analysis, and synthesis of the purposes, methods, and procedures for evaluating diverse types of adult education programs, e.g., HRD, extension/outreach, etc. Counts as repeat of AD LDSP 579 with similar title. Prereq: jr st.
AD LDSP 702 Leadership in Educational Organizations 3 cr G
Governance; social, political, and economic influences; theories of organizations and organizational behavior related to the administration of elementary and secondary schools. Prereq: grad st.
AD LDSP 709 Introduction to Higher Education Administration 3 cr G
Contemporary issues of higher education focusing on historical, philosophical and sociological forces that affect higher education from an administrative perspective. Prereq: grad st.
AD LDSP 710 Organizational Change and Team Leadership 3 cr G
Organizational change and team leadership is designed to introduce theories and concepts in organizational change and the interpersonal dynamics of working with and leading teams. Prereq: grad st; AD LDSP 702 or 757(657) or cons instr.
AD LDSP 711 Organization and Governance in Higher Education Administration 3 cr G
Overview of higher education institutions focusing on models of institutional governance, academic organization and higher education constituencies and their respective roles. Prereq: grad st.
AD LDSP 732 The Politics of Education 3 cr G
School-level politics of education and school-community relations. Focus on effective communication. Community assessment, partnerships, parent education, and related issues. Prereq: grad st; AD LDSP 702 or cons instr.
AD LDSP 737 Distance Education for Adults 3 cr G
Analysis of concepts, theories, and research in distance teaching and learning focusing on adult learners, program development and assessment of distance teaching and learning. Prereq: AD LDSP 757 or cons instr.
AD LDSP 747 Strategic Planning and Budgeting in Adult Education 3 cr G
Examines theoretical models and research literature on both strategic and operational planning, and the budgeting process for adult and continuing education organizations. Prereq: AD LDSP 667 or cons instr.
AD LDSP 757 (657) Principles and Foundations of Adult Education 3 cr G
A study of concepts, theories and principles of adult education, the nature of adult processes, and factors that influence and facilitate adult learning. Prereq: grad st or cons instr.
AD LDSP 777 Leadership in Multicultural Organizations 3 cr G
Analyzes concepts and theories of leadership, issues of diversity in organizations, and explores techniques for managing differences that comprise today's multicultural workforce. Prereq: grad st; AD LDSP 757(657) or702(705) or cons instr.
AD LDSP 778 Introduction to Student Personnel Services 3 cr G
Foci include theories, applications and practices of college student personnel administration in functional areas such as academic advising, student activities, adult re-entry programs and support services programs.
AD LDSP 787 Administration of Adult Education Programs 3 cr G
Current behavioral concepts, theories, and processes of administration, supervision, and coordination as applied in adult education organizations and agencies. Prereq: grad st; AD LDSP 757 or writ cons instr.
AD LDSP 795 Women and Leadership in Education 3 cr G
Issues of women's leadership within the field of education in the United States. Prereq: grad st.
AD LDSP 857 Seminar in Leadership for Change 3 cr G
A critical examination of problems and issues in change theory and practice and their implications for administrative leadership. Prereq: grad st; AD LDSP 657 or 705 or writ cons instr.
AD LDSP 900 Doctoral Seminar in Education: The Role of the Professoriate - Scholarship of Teaching and Learning 3 cr G
Preparation for the role of college professor by analyzing the roles of teaching, research and service using the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SOTL) principles as a framework.
BUS MGMT 721 Fundraising and Development for Nonprofit Organizations 3 cr G
Philosophical thoughts on development; basics of fundraising; strategic planning and implementation. Prereq: grad st.
CURRINS 774 College Teaching 3 cr G
Analyzes curricular issues and instructional practices in college and adult programs. Research on youth, college influences and adult change will be reviewed. Prereq: grad st.
ED POL 625 Race Relations in Education 3 cr U/G
Study and analysis of historical and theoretical bases of racism/race relations in America and their influences on contemporary educational policies and practices. Prereq: jr st.
ED POL 705 Sociology of Education 3 cr G
Focus on educational institutions as social systems within community and societal contexts; dimensions of race/ethnicity, socioeconomic class and gender. Prereq: grad st.
ED POL 740 Modern Philosophies of Education 3 cr G
Analysis of competing assumptions about the aims and means of contemporary education; exploration of beliefs about values and knowledge within cultural contexts. Prereq: grad st.
ED POL 822 Global Educational Studies 3 cr G
Study of worldwide growth in learning needs and how to meet them; inequalities between and within countries;and proposed reforms, innovations and technologies. Prereq: grad st.
ED PSY 624 Educational Statistical Methods I 3 cr U/G
Overview of common statistical techniques used in educational research, including univariate and bivariate descriptive statistics, chi square and linear regression. Prereq: jr st.
ED PSY 728 Techniques of Educational Research 3 cr G
Study of major design and analysis strategies used in educational research with emphasis upon the critique of existing studies and the planning of future studies. Prereq: grad st & ED PSY 624.