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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.
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.
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.
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: W.
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.
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.