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T EDLD 570 Leadership I: Theory and Research (5) Rea
Focuses on applying theories and associated research support of leadership behaviors. Examines effectiveness of leaders as change agents related to organization communication, motivation, and empowerment. Discusses strategies for establishing vision as wells as addressing ethical challenges. Offered: S.
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T EDLD 571 Leadership II: Systems Leadership (5)
Focuses on ways educational leaders apply systems thinking to organizations, policy advocacy, and team building. Offered: A.
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T EDLD 572 Leadership III: Diversity in Education (5)
Focuses on the effects of social, historical, and cultural factors on educational leadership and student achievement. Critically analyzes plans and practices to foster culturally-responsive organizations that ensure optimal learning outcomes for all students. Offered: W.
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T EDLD 573 Leadership IV: Instructional Leadership (5) C. KNAUS
Focuses on conceptual foundation for understanding current research and theoretical directions in learning, motivation, and instruction related to diverse educational settings. Evaluates leadership research, theory, and practice related to effective, high quality instruction. Offered: jointly with TEDNUR 573.
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T EDLD 574 Evaluation in Educational Systems (3) Adamson
Emphasizes the role of evaluation for the purpose of improving programs, instruction, and student learning. Focuses on the establishment of ongoing evaluation for internal and external stakeholders. Offered: jointly with TEDNUR 574; W.
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T EDLD 575 Human Resources in Educational Institutions (3)
Focuses on effective human resource operations that reflect the organization's core values. Analyzes human resource problems related to educational organizations. Topics include complex legal, procedural, and risk-management issues; collective bargaining; human motivation; implementation of rigorous systems for recruitment; hiring; and retention of staff at all levels and related strategic alignment.
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T EDLD 576 Education Law and Governance (3)
Focuses on educational governance models and on laws and regulations that define these models. Examines persistent legal issues in education, including an analysis of how these issues are manifest in public policy debates.
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T EDLD 577 Educational Finance and Economics (3) C. KNAUS
Focuses on current issues in public and private education finance, including costs, ability to support P-12 schools, various types of college structures, and financial implications of educational principles. Examines problems of federal, state, and local school support, including financing models, capital outlay, and comparisons between types of institutions.
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T EDLD 580 Research and Systematic Inquiry in Education I (3) Perdue
Focuses on knowledge and strategies of research and systematic inquiry needed to develop evidence-based practice for educational leaders. Emphasizes understanding the research process, including problem formulation and literature review, overviews of quantitative and qualitative research designs and analyses, and interpreting reported results of studies in addressing educational issues. Offered: S.
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T EDLD 581 Research and Systematic Inquiry in Education II (3) Perdue
Focuses on knowledge and strategies of research and systematic inquiry needed to develop evidence-based practice for educational leaders. Emphasizes current quantitative methods, designs, and techniques for data analysis, along with ethical issues of research studies as applied to practice as an educational leader. Offered: A.
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T EDLD 582 Research and Systematic Inquiry in Education III: Designs and Methods (3)
Focuses on research/scholarly inquiry methods employed by educational leaders in multiple settings. Students learn skills and knowledge needed to design and conduct independent research, with a particular focus on qualitative and mixed methods approaches.
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T EDLD 583 Research and Systematic Inquiry in Education IV (3) C. KNAUS
Focuses on the design of the capstone project as a structured inquiry process, on the defense of the methodology by which the project's questions/problem(s) are investigated, and the rationale and value of the proposal as a method of addressing a critical problem of practice.
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T EDLD 587 Challenges in Practice I: Curriculum (3) K. HAERLING, C. KNAUS
Focuses on current issues in curriculum leadership at the national, state, and local levels, targeting the need for coherent, articulated approaches to student learning at various academic levels and disciplines. Addresses challenges of curriculum, evaluation, and program implementation. Offered: jointly with TEDNUR 587.
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T EDLD 588 Challenges in Practice II: Supervision and Evaluation (3)
Focuses on development of systems for supervision and evaluation of instruction that directly connects to learning. Examines established and emerging models of evidence-based best practice in faculty and staff supervision and evaluation for instructional improvement. Offered: jointly with TEDNUR 588.
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T EDLD 589 Challenges in Practice III: Crisis Management in Systems (3)
Provides practical experiences where students analyze and apply knowledge related to crisis management systems essential to health and safety of employees and students. Offered: jointly with TEDNUR 589.
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T EDLD 590 Student Development in Higher Education (3)
Focuses on contemporary leadership of student development efforts within various higher education institutional settings. Examines alignment of organizational structures, leadership strategies, and academics to improve comprehensive learning experiences for an array of diverse students.
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T EDLD 591 Leading Professional Learning (3)
Focuses on the educational leader's role in fostering on-going professional learning for employees at all levels of the organization. Examines models for ongoing professional learning that are data-driven, research-based, collaborative, contextual, and focused on improvements in learning and practice.
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T EDLD 593 Critical Elements in Literacy (3)
Focuses on critical research-based practices in Pre-K-12 literacy and identifies achievement-gap closing best practices for economically, culturally, linguistically diverse students, and all historically under-served students. Students apply knowledge of this research-base in order to lead the implementation of effective literacy programs at all levels.
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T EDLD 594 Seminar in the School Superintendency (1-, max. 3)
Focuses on the specific role, leadership behaviors, and effective management practices of the public school superintendent. Supports students in analyzing and integrating experiences and learning acquired during T EDLD 602. Credit/no-credit only.
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T EDLD 595 Issues and Best Practices for Special Programs (3)
Focuses on school district leader roles in establishing effective central management and the integration of special programs. Applies approaches to improve central district systems and student learning for traditionally underserved populations. Offered: AWSp.
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T EDLD 600 Independent Study or Resarch (1-4, max. 4)
Faculty-supervised independent study or readings in areas of educational leadership of special interest or need to the student. Topics vary. Prerequisite: permission of instructor and approved program of study or readings. Offered: AWSpS.
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T EDLD 602 Practicum (1-6, max. 18)
Focuses on educational leadership development dealing with actual problems of practice in the work environment, including problem analysis and solution generation. Includes competencies required by professional organizations for certification purposes. Offered: jointly with TEDNUR 602.
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T EDLD 801 Practice Doctorate Project/Capstone (*-)
Focuses on the implementation of the EdD in Educational Leadership capstone project as a structured inquiry process investigating a critical problem of practice. Credit/no-credit only. Offered: jointly with TEDNUR 801; AWSpS.
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T EDLD 802 Capstone Seminar (1, max. 3)
Under the guidance of the faculty, students meet in groups to share and discuss the challenges and progress towards capstone project completion, providing insight, accountability, peer feedback, and support for one another. Credit/no-credit only. Offered: jointly with TEDNUR 802; AWSp.
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