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Educ Leadership Prog (EDLDR)

EDLDR 405 Strategies in Classroom Management (3) Managing and coping with disruptive student behavior in instructional settings so that they support the teaching/learning process.
Effective: Fall 2016
Prerequisite: teaching experience or supervised practicum experience  

EDLDR 409 Leadership Studies in Popular Film (3) In-depth analysis of leadership dynamics revealed in popular film. Focus on cinematic depictions of theory and practical application of leadership.
Effective: Spring 2012
Prerequisite: EDTHP 115 junior standing or permission of program  

EDLDR 476 The Teacher and the Law (3) An introduction to education law as it affects the teacher.
Effective: Fall 2004
Prerequisite: 9 credits in education or the social sciences  

EDLDR 480 Introduction to Educational Leadership (3) Development of educational leadership. Relationships among local, state, and federal agencies. Introduction to current concepts and theories.
Effective: Fall 2004
Prerequisite: 3 credits in social science sociology anthropology community development business administration or political science  

EDLDR 485 Principal as Instructional Leader (3) Knowledge and skills principals need to lead instructional design and implementation.
Effective: Fall 2004
Prerequisite: EDLDR 480  

EDLDR 496 Independent Studies (1-18) Creative projects, including research and design, which are supervised on an individual basis and which fall outside the scope of formal courses.
Effective: Spring 2012
 

EDLDR 497 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given infrequently to explore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject which may be topical or of special interest.
Effective: Spring 2012
 

EDLDR 498 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given infrequently to explore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject that may be topical or of special interest.
Effective: Fall 2004
 

EDLDR 520 Sociology of Rural Schools and Communities (3) This course examines the interrelationships between rural communities and their schools.
Effective: Summer 2016
 

EDLDR 528 Educational Politics in the United States (3) Social and institutional forces which shape the public school system and determine national, state, and local educational policy and politics.
Effective: Fall 2004
 

EDLDR 530 Leadership for Inclusive Education (3) In-depth analysis and discussion of the school leaders's role in creating and sustaining an inclusive learning enviroment for all.
Effective: Spring 2012
 

EDLDR 531 Leadership and Diversity (3) This course examines what it means to lead educational orgnaizations in an increasingly diverse society.
Effective: Spring 2012
 

EDLDR 532 Educational Leadership Doctoral Pro-seminar (3) Preparation for doctoral studies in Educational Leadership.
Effective: Spring 2016
 

EDLDR 533 The Politics of Local School Districts (3) Theory and practice of the politics and governance of local school districts; issues and methods in studying political decision making.
Effective: Fall 2004
 

EDLDR 535 Interagency Relations in Education (3) This course examines historical and contemporary relationships between schools and other service agencies interacting with the education of American youth.
Effective: Spring 2012
 

EDLDR 536 Federal Role in Education (3) This course examines the Federal role in education, emphasizing relationships between the Federal government and states, tribes and schools.
Effective: Spring 2012
 

EDLDR 538 (CI ED 538) East Asian Education, Leadership, and Reform (3) The social and organizational characteristics of East Asian schooling, including understandings of authority, power, and leadership, and systemic school reform.
Effective: Fall 2015
 

EDLDR 540 Technology Applications in Educational Leadership (3) Development and use of information technology applications to analyze common problems faced by educational administrators.
Effective: Spring 2008
 

EDLDR 542 (EDTHP 542) Civil Rights and Education (3) Examination of civil rights policies and educational equity in the U.S. from the perspectives of law, social science, and accountability policy.
Effective: Spring 2016
 

EDLDR 549 School District Improvement and Systemic Change (3) This course focuses on understanding and leading systemic district improvement efforts.
Effective: Spring 2012
Prerequisite: EDLDR 559 orEDLDR 578  

EDLDR 551 (C & S 551) Curriculum Design: Theory and Practice (3) The analysis and use of the foundations which underlie models of curriculum design.
Effective: Spring 2012
Prerequisite: C I 550  

EDLDR 553 Issues in Curriculum (3 per semester/maximum of 6) In-depth study of issues and trends in the understanding and practice of curriculum.
Effective: Fall 2016
Prerequisite: formal acceptance as a doctoral student in the Curriculum and Supervision option area  

EDLDR 557 Seminar in Curriculum Research (3) Analysis of particular curriculum studies, methods and paradigms, and the general status of current research in the general curriculum field.
Effective: Fall 2016
Prerequisite: C I 400, C I 550  

EDLDR 559 School Improvement (3) The course examines how educational leaders at all levels can determine, promote, support, and achieve successful school improvement.
Effective: Spring 2012
 

EDLDR 560 (C & S 560) Principles of Instructional Supervision (3) Social and institutional settings for instructional supervision; functions, activities, and practices of supervision; supervisory case studies.
Effective: Spring 2012
Prerequisite: teaching or school administrative experience; 18 credits in education at least 5 of which are methods of teaching  

EDLDR 562 Methods of Classroom Supervision and Coaching (3) Strategies and techniques for supervision/coaching of instruction intended to enhance teacher reflection, self-direction, and autonomy.
Effective: Fall 2016
Prerequisite: EDLDR 560 teaching administrative or other professional educational work experience  

EDLDR 563 (C & S 563) Designing Staff Development Programs (3) Designing, implementing, and evaluating effective staff development programs for personnel in educational settings.
Effective: Spring 2012
Prerequisite: EDLDR 560  

EDLDR 565 Personnel Management and Contract Administration (3) Practice and theory of personnel supervision at the central office and building level, including contract administration and grievance handling.
Effective: Fall 2004
Prerequisite: 18 credits in education and three years' teaching experience  

EDLDR 567 Organizational Supervision (3) Principles and practices of supervision in schools related to instructional and support personnel.
Effective: Fall 2004
Prerequisite: EDLDR 480  

EDLDR 568 The Principalship (3) Principles and practices of administration of elementary and secondary schools.
Effective: Fall 2004
 

EDLDR 569 Decision Making in Educational Organizations (3) Decision making in organizational and environmental contexts; case studies of administrative problems; application of decision making models.
Effective: Fall 2004
Prerequisite: EDLDR 480 or teaching supervisory or administrative experience or permission of program.  

EDLDR 573 Public School Finance (3) Financing of public education, including values underlying system, revenue sources and taxation, school funding formulas, equity, and school finance reform.
Effective: Fall 2004
Prerequisite: EDLDR 480 or teaching administrative or supervisory experience  

EDLDR 575 Ethics in Educational Leadership (3) Course explores the moral and ethical dimensions of the work of educational leaders.
Effective: Spring 2012
 

EDLDR 576 The Law and Education (3) Legal bases for education; rights and responsibilities of school board members, administrators, teachers, students, and parents; due process.
Effective: Fall 2004
Prerequisite: EDLDR 480 or teaching or administrative or supervisory experience  

EDLDR 577 Law and Ethics in Education (3) Course focuses on legal and ethical dimensions issues for educational leaders and their impact on best interests of the students.
Effective: Spring 2012
 

EDLDR 578 Schools as Organizations (3) Intraorganizational relationships; administration and the school in its organizational and environmental contexts.
Effective: Fall 2004
Prerequisite: EDLDR 480 or teaching or administrative or supervisory experience  

EDLDR 579 Financial Management for Schools (3) Financial management concepts and techniques for educators: district and school level budgeting process, hands-on budget preparation workshop, and budget management.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: EDLDR 480 or teaching administrative or supervisory experience  

EDLDR 580 The Use of Theory in Educational Administration (3) Critical analysis of current theories; problem finding and hypothesis formulation.
Effective: Fall 2004
Prerequisite: EDLDR 480 6 credits in educational leadership  

EDLDR 581 Field Research in Educational Leadership (3) Field study and qualitative methods in research on educational organizations.
Effective: Fall 2004
Prerequisite: EDLDR 480 6 credits in educational leadership  

EDLDR 582 (EDTHP 582, HI ED 582) Reviewing and Editing Education and Policy Journals (3) Introduction to education policy journals and the review and editing process; discussion of emerging issues within the academic publishing industry.
Effective: Fall 2015
 

EDLDR 584 Evaluation in Educational Organizations (3) Naturalistic and empirical evaluation methods and procedures for educational organizations.
Effective: Fall 2004
Prerequisite: a course in educational administration; a course in basic statistics.  

EDLDR 585 (EDTHP 585, HI ED 585) Research Design: Implications for Decisions in Higher Education (3) A capstone course on research design and analytical approaches to support decision-making in administration and policy-making.
Effective: Fall 2004
Prerequisite: EDPSY 400, EDPSY 406 ; orAG 400, R SOC 573  

EDLDR 586 (EDTHP 586, HI ED 586) Qualitative Methods in Educational Research (3) Exploration of the theoretical framework undergirding qualitative research and its attendant practices and techniques.
Effective: Fall 2004
 

EDLDR 587 (EDTHP 587, HI ED 587) Education Policy and Politics (3) The political economy and bureaucratic politics of educational organizations, with special attention to the policy making, implementation, and evaluation processes.
Effective: Fall 2004
 

EDLDR 588 (EDTHP 588, HI ED 588) Qualitative Methods in Educational Research II (3) Advanced study of methods involved in executing and analyzing qualitative research in education.
Effective: Spring 2012
Prerequisite: EDLDR 586  

EDLDR 589 Mixed Methods in Educational and Social Scientific Research (3) This course considers the epistemological and paradigmatic implications of mixed methods research within educational and other social scientific research contexts.
Effective: Spring 2012
 

EDLDR 590 Colloquium (1-3) Continuing seminars that consist of a series of individual lectures by faculty, students, or outside speakers.
Effective: Spring 2012
 

EDLDR 594 Seminar in School Law (3) Research in substantive issues in school law.
Effective: Fall 2004
Prerequisite: EDLDR 576  

EDLDR 595 Internship (1-15) Guided experience in a school or other educational organization in which the student is not regularly employed, under supervision of a graduate faculty member.
Effective: Fall 2004
Prerequisite: EDLDR 480 teaching experience and a professional certificate  

EDLDR 596 Individual Studies (1-9) Creative projects including nonthesis research, which are supervised on an individual basis and which fall outside the scope of formal courses.
Effective: Spring 2012
 

EDLDR 597 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given on a topical or special interest subject which may be offered infrequently.
Effective: Spring 2012
 

EDLDR 600 Thesis Research (1-15) No description.
Effective: Fall 2004
 

EDLDR 601 Ph.D. Dissertation Full-Time (0) No description.
Effective: Fall 2004
 

EDLDR 610 Thesis Research Off Campus (1-15) No description.
Effective: Fall 2004
 

EDLDR 611 Ph.D. Dissertation Part-Time (0) No description.
Effective: Fall 2004
 

EDLDR 801 Introduction to Teacher Leadership (3) This course focuses on understanding teacher leadership and its function with the school system.
Effective: Spring 2012
 

EDLDR 802 How Schools Work (3) Course focuses on understanding schools as learning organizations and how teacher leadership works in such organizations.
Effective: Spring 2012
 

EDLDR 894A Capstone Inquiry Project (3) Completion and public presentation of an inquiry project reflecting an understanding of the five leadership strands.
Effective: Spring 2012
Prerequisite: completion of all Teacher Leadership option courses  

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