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 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 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 712 Instructional Leadership 3 cr G
Personnel functions of the building principals including teacher recruitment,induction, staff development, supervision, and evaluation. Field experience integrated into course activities. Prereq: grad st;AD LDSP 702 or cons instr.
AD LDSP 729 Qualitative Research and Field Studies in Education Settings 3 cr G
Examination of qualitative techniques as applied to educational research and evaluation in schools, classrooms, and other educational settings. Not open to students who have credits in CURRINS 729 which is identical to AD LDSP 729. Prereq: grad st; ED PSY 528 or equiv.
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 LDSP702 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 745 Seminar in Educational Administration and Supervision 3 cr G
In depth study of selected problems and aspects of educational administration and supervision. Each student will pursue a topic or project selected with instructor's approval. Prereq: grad st; AD LDSP 702, 710 & 712.
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 750 Internship in Administrative Leadership 1-6 cr G
Field experience in school and social agency settings under guidance of an experienced administrator and a faculty member. Prereq: grad st; AD LDSP 710 & cons advisor.
AD LDSP 752 School Law 3 cr G
Authority, power, liability of school personnel, legal status of school districts, officers, pupils.26Legal controls on curriculum, property, finances. Emphasis on state, federal court decisions. Prereq: grad st; AD LDSP 702 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 762 Management of Educational Resources 3 cr G
Building level school finance and fiscal management. Federal, state,and local taxation policies; equity; budgeting, purchasing, and fiscal control of public and student funds. Prereq: grad st; AD LDSP 702 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 or 702 or cons instr.
AD LDSP 779 Current Topics in Administrative Leadership: (Subtitled) 1-3 cr G
Current problems, issues and research in administrative leadership and supervision and their implications for practitioners. Specific topics and any additional prerequisites will be announced in the schedule of classes each time the course is offered. May be repeated with change in topic to max of 9 cr. Prereq: grad st.
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 790 Internship in Instructional Leadership 3 cr G
Field application of knowledge and change processes learned in director of instruction coursework.
AD LDSP 792 Principalship Field Practicum 3 cr G
Field application of knowledge, concepts and skills learned in principal accreditation course work. Seminar attendance required. Prereq: grad st; completion of common core.
AD LDSP 795 Women and Leadership in Education 3 cr G
Addresses issues and contemporary theories of women's leadership within the field of education in the United States. Prereq: grad st; or cons instr.
AD LDSP 799 Independent Reading 1-3 cr G
For graduate students unable to secure needed content in regular courses. Prereq: grad st; cons instr & advisor.
AD LDSP 800 Administration of the School Plant 2-3 cr G
Determination of school plant needs based upon educational program,population, and utilization studies. Evaluation of existing school plant. Prereq: grad st; AD LDSP 702.
AD LDSP 801 Urban Education: Doctoral Seminar in Administrative Leadership 3 cr G
Administrative leadership and policy development in urban education. Prereq: grad st; admission to Ph.D. program in Urban Education; EDUC 701.
AD LDSP 802 District Leadership for Learning 3 cr G
A study of the special problems and opportunities involved in administering school districts, focusing on the role of the district administrator. Prereq: post masters st; or cons instr.
AD LDSP 812 Educational Personnel Administration and Supervision 3 cr G
Focus on major concepts, functions and problems of personnel administration in education including recruitment, assignment, evaluation and motivation. Prereq: grad st; AD LDSP802 or cons instr.
AD LDSP 829 Advanced Qualitative Research Techniques for Education Settings 3 cr G
Advanced examination of qualitative research techniques in three areas; conceptual design; data collection methods and data analysis and reporting. Not open to students who have cr in CURRINS 829 which is identical to AD LDSP 829. Prereq: AD LDSP 729 or cons instr.
AD LDSP 832 Educational Politics and Policymaking 3 cr G
An examination of political sources of decision making in education.The role of interest groups in shaping educational policy and implementation at local, state, and national levels. Prereq: post master's status; AD LDSP 802 or cons instr.
AD LDSP 839 Practicum in Writing from Qualitative Research for Educational Settings 3 cr G
Practice in writing from qualitative research data and analysis of qualitative text. Not open to students who have cr in CURRINS 839 which is identical to AD LDSP 839. Prereq: grad st; AD LDSP or CURRINS 729(P) & 829(P).
AD LDSP 842 Program Planning and Evaluation in Education 3 cr G
Theory, research, and practice regarding role of the superintendent in planning and evaluating education programs. Case studies, simulations, and field applications. Prereq: grad st; AD LDSP 802 or cons instr.
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 757 or 702 or writ cons instr.
AD LDSP 860 Administrative Behavior 3 cr G
Theoretical concepts, empirical research, simulated experiences related to administrative behavior in schools and service organizations. Relationships among organizational, role contexts and personal style of administrators. Prereq: grad st; AD LDSP 702 & 712, or cons instr.
AD LDSP 862 School Finance 3 cr G
Theoretical/contemporary bases for raising/distributing local, state, federal funds for public education. Problems, issues of public school financial support. Analysis of Wisconsin school support. Prereq: post master's status, AD LDSP 802 or cons instr.
AD LDSP 880 Proseminar in Urban Education: Administrative Leadership 3 cr G
An examination of selected problems and issues in urban education. Prereq: grad st; admission to the urban education doctoral program.
AD LDSP 882 Practicum in the School Superintendency 1-3 cr G
Field application of the knowledge, concepts, and skills learned in concurrent course work. Seminar attendance required. Repeatable to 3 cr. Prereq: post master's status; admission to District Administrator Cert Program; cons instr.
AD LDSP 888 Candidate for Degree 0 cr G
Available for graduate students who must meet minimum credit load requirement. Fee for 1 cr will be assessed. Repeatable to 3 cr. Prereq: grad st.
AD LDSP 892 Specialist Applied Research Project 2-6 cr G
Specialist project and inquiry in applied problems of administration and supervision. Prereq: post master's status; completion of 15 cr in specialist sequence; cons advisor.
AD LDSP 905 Workshop for Administrators: (Subtitled) 1-6 cr G
A workshop for superintendents, building administrators and supervisors. Opportunities to examine school problems of major concern in the light of current studies and experience. Prereq: grad st; cert as school admin or supervisor or cons instr. Admin or supervision experience recommended.
AD LDSP 955 Seminar in Instructional Supervision 3 cr G
Problems of teacher-learner and supervisory relationships in improvement of instructional programs and development of personnel. Analysis of selected problems. Prereq: post master's status;eligibility for building administrator or supervisor cert.
AD LDSP 960 Seminar in Economics of Education 3 cr G
Financing public education. Efficient allocation and use of facilities and material. Theoretical bases and premises of public education financial support. Federal, state, and local relationships. Prereq:grad st; AD LDSP 862.
AD LDSP 970 Policy Issues in Urban Education 1-3 cr G
Examines recent policy developments in education, socio-political forces that have defined policy direction, and major points of controversy surrounding educational policies. Prereq: post master's status or cons instr.
AD LDSP 990 Research or Thesis 1-3 cr G
Prereq: grad st; cons instr.
AD LDSP 999 Independent Reading 1-3 cr G
For the benefit of post master's status. Students unable to secure needed content in regular courses. Prereq: grad st; cons instr.
EXCEDUC 780 Internship in Special Education Administration 3 cr G
Students will work with selected administrators in the field of special education administration. Prereq: grad st; cons instr
EXCEDUC 805 Legislative and Legal Aspects of Exceptional Education 3 cr G
Legislative and legal factors involved in educating individuals with handicapping conditions. Prereq: grad st; EXCEDUC 600.
EXCEDUC 861 Foundations in Student Services and Special Education Administration 3 cr G
Sets the foundation for leadership in special education and student services in the context of integrated comprehensive services and student diversity. Prereq: grad st..
EXCEDUC 961 Advanced Analysis and Design of Student Service and Special Education Administration 3 cr G
Advanced analysis and design of organization and leadership of integrated comprehensive services for all learners. Prereq: grad st; EXCEDUC 861(P).Curriculum & Instruction (CURRINS)
CURRINS 701 Curriculum Planning and Ideologies 3 cr G
The concept of elementary and secondary curriculum in modern American education. Foundation principles and major objectives. Prereq: grad st.
CURRINS 715 Guiding Instructional Improvement 3 cr G
Methods of applying the knowledge of instruction to solve instructional problems; ways of working with teachers to improve the quality of instructional behavior, styles and strategies. Prereq: grad st; CURRINS 714 or cons dept.