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Higher Education (HI ED)

HI ED 490 Exploration of Careers in Higher Education (3) Foundation of graduate study in the field of higher education.
Effective: Summer 2014
 

HI ED 497 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: Summer 1995
 

HI ED 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: Summer 1995
 

HI ED 503 (CI ED 503, EDTHP 507) Ethnicity, National Identity, and Education (3) Surveys group-oriented education policies internationally, especially comparing those of Britain, Taiwan, India.
Effective: Summer 1995
 

HI ED 504 Research and Assessment in Student Affairs (3) Course provides basic knowledge and skills necessary to plan, design, implement, and evaluate and assess programs in student affairs and higher education.
Effective: Fall 2014
 

HI ED 505 College Student Development (3) This course covers the knowledge and methods of human development theories and their applications in college settings.
Effective: Fall 2014
 

HI ED 507 Social Justice Issues and Helping Skills for Student Affairs Professionals (3) Explores diverse student populations, the value university communities place on these differences, and development of skills to assist these populations.
Effective: Spring 2015
 

HI ED 515 (ADTED 515, C I 515, EDPSY 515) Foundations of Educational Research (3) Students read the philosophical foundations of education research, study how philosophies influence methodologies, and analyze current educational problems.
Effective: Summer 2016
 

HI ED 545 Foundations in Higher Education and Student Affairs (3) Foundations in the policy context and student characteristics of postsecnodary education; anaysis of issues and future trends in the field. trends.
Effective: Fall 2014
 

HI ED 546 College Teaching (2-3) Principles involved in teaching at the college level; effective use of teaching aids; criteria used in evaluation.
Effective: Summer 1995
 

HI ED 548 Curriculums in Higher Education (2-3) Various types of curriculums and philosophies underlying them; ways in which curriculums are developed; elective versus required courses; evaluation of achievement.
Effective: Summer 1995
 

HI ED 549 (ADTED 549) Community Junior College and the Technical Institute (2-3) Distinctive contributions to meeting the need for postsecondary education; development, functions, curriculum and instruction, government, administration, and finance.
Effective: Summer 1995
 

HI ED 552 Administration in Higher Education (3) Philosophy of administration; principles of scientific management and their application in colleges and universities; case studies of administrative problems.
Effective: Summer 1995
Prerequisite: courses or experience in higher education  

HI ED 553 (CI ED 553, EDTHP 553, SOC 553) Educational Mobility in Comparative Perspective (3) Role of education in social mobility, using quantitative, qualitative, and historical methods; focuses comparatively on Britain, East Asia, and South America.
Effective: Spring 2003
 

HI ED 554 The History of American Higher Education (3) An examination of the development of American higher education against the background of influential social, political, economic, and intellectual issues.
Effective: Summer 1995
 

HI ED 556 Higher Education Students and Clientele (3) Characteristics of higher postsecondary education students and other clientele; changes during postsecondary education years and during college; educational challenges and responses.
Effective: Summer 1995
 

HI ED 557 (EDTHP 557, SOC 557) Sociology of Higher Education (3) Reviews theory and current sociology research on student access, achievement, and governance in postsecondary education, with applications to policy analysis.
Effective: Fall 2000
Prerequisite: graduate students only except with permission of instructor; EDTHP/SOC 416 is recommended.  

HI ED 560 Legal Issues in Higher Education and Student Affairs (3) Analyzing case law issues of access, student rights, employment, collective bargaining, church/state, etc., relevant to higher education and student affairs.
Effective: Fall 2014
 

HI ED 562 Organizational Theory and Higher Education (3) Application of social science theory and research to postsecondary education organizations and administration; use of research in administrative practice.
Effective: Summer 1995
Prerequisite: HI ED 552  

HI ED 571 (CI ED 571) Comparative Higher Education (3) Comparative methods of studying structural variations in systems of higher education in principal industrialized nations and other selected countries.
Effective: Spring 1995
 

HI ED 582 (EDLDR 582, EDTHP 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
 

HI ED 585 (EDLDR 585, EDTHP 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  

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

HI ED 587 (EDLDR 587, EDTHP 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
 

HI ED 588 (EDLDR 588, EDTHP 588) Qualitative Methods in Educational Research II (3) Advanced study of methods involved in executing and analyzing qualitative research in education.
Effective: Summer 2007
Prerequisite: EDTHP 586  

HI ED 590 Colloquium (1-3) Continuing seminars which consist of a series of individual lectures by faculty, students, or outside speakers.
Effective: Summer 1995
 

HI ED 594 Research Topics (1-18) Supervised student activities on research projects identified on an individual or small-group basis.
Effective: Summer 1995
 

HI ED 595 Internship in Higher Education (1-9) Supervised experience in administrative offices, in research, on instructional teams, and in college teaching.
Effective: Summer 1995
 

HI ED 596 Individual Studies (1-9) Creative projects, including nonthesis research, that are supervised on an individual basis and fall outside the scope of formal courses.
Effective: Summer 1995
 

HI ED 597 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given on a topical or special interest subject which may be offered infrequently; several different topics may be taught in one year or term.
Effective: Summer 1995
 

HI ED 598 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given on a topical or special interest subject which may be offered infrequently.
Effective: Summer 2005
 

HI ED 600 Thesis Research (1-15) No description.
Effective: Summer 1995
 

HI ED 601 Ph.D. Dissertation Full-Time (0) No description.
Effective: Summer 1995
 

HI ED 602 Supervised Experience in College Teaching (1-3 per semester/maximum of 9) Preparation and presentation of materials in undergraduate classes under the supervision of a full-time faculty member.
Effective: Fall 2012
 

HI ED 610 Thesis Research Off Campus (1-15) No description.
Effective: Summer 1995
 

HI ED 611 Ph.D. Dissertation Part-Time (0) No description.
Effective: Summer 1995
 

HI ED 801 Foundations of Institutional Research (3) Survey course explores fundamental methods and research on campus decisions, enrollment management, faculty work analysis, institutional effectiveness, accreditation, student outcomes.
Effective: Spring 2010
 

HI ED 807 Foundations of Academic Advising (3) An overview of the academic advising profession and the role of academic advising in the collegiate setting.
Effective: Summer 2014
 

HI ED 810 Planning and Resource Management in Higher Education (3) Strategic planning and resource management in higher education through institutional research.
Effective: Spring 2010
 

HI ED 820 Studying Students & Student Affairs Program (3) Studying the relationship of college activities to academic success by students.
Effective: Spring 2010
 

HI ED 830 Designing Institutional Research Studies (3) Develop skills to design and execute IR studies using quantitative and qualitative research methods.
Effective: Spring 2010
 

HI ED 840 Assessing Student Outcomes & Evaluating Academic Programs (3) Academic program assessment/student outcomes in accountability and accreditation processes.
Effective: Spring 2010
 

HI ED 850 Analyzing Faculty Workload, Performance, and Compensation (3) Develop research skills to analyze faculty workload and performance in teaching, research, outreach, and compensation.
Effective: Spring 2010
 

HI ED 860 Conducting Enrollment Management Studies (3) Studies three stages of enrollment management: Pre-admission, initial student experience, and student success and completion.
Effective: Spring 2010
 

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