Educational Administration

Courses

EDAM 500 Leading in Urban, Rural and Suburban Settings 3.0 Credits

Provide school leadership experiences from three settings: urban, rural and suburban. The study of the similarities and differences within and across these types of schools to learn effective leadership skills and strategies will be examined. They will identify significant educational issues pertaining to these locales and use problem-solving skills, visitations, recent research and scenarios.

College/Department: School of Education
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

EDAM 502 Resource Management, Allocation and Entrepreneurship 3.0 Credits

Students learn to find, use and allocate needed resources for their schools, communities, and organizations from experienced business and school leaders. Management and monitoring technology tools for optimum effective use of resources and how to gain entrepreneurship skills for expanding opportunities to gain new resources will be explored.

College/Department: School of Education
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

EDAM 522 Evaluation & Assessment Competencies 3.0 Credits

Procedures and tools of research will be used to evaluate school programs. Program of evaluation in a school setting will be implemented. Essential assessment principles about the importance of implementing an assessment system, distinguish between assessments of learning versus assessment for learning, and about the types of student work samples needed for monitoring and reporting will be examined. Data on norm-referenced and other standardized tests in reporting achievement.

College/Department: School of Education
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

EDAM 524 Mentoring and Collaborative Leadership 3.0 Credits

Research and experience on mentoring as a critical need in sustaining new teachers, creating renewal for experienced teachers, and building leadership capacity across the staff will be the focus of this course. Specific skills and concepts for effective mentoring/coaching of others and collaborative leadership will be examined. The importance of establishing learning communities in schools will be emphasized with a student's plan for induction within context of supportive school practices.

College/Department: School of Education
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

EDAM 526 Interpreting & Evaluating Research & Achievement Data 3.0 Credits

Substantive opportunities for interpreting and evaluating different kinds of research with established criteria will be provided. Ways to lead school teams in analyzing, interpreting and evaluating student achievement data (from several sources, both formative and summative) to monitor student learning, to improve curriculum and instruction, to meet NCLB requirements and for reporting to the community. A balanced perspective in reviewing data from group achievement data to the collaborative analysis of an individual student's work over time will be explored.

College/Department: School of Education
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: EDAM 522 [Min Grade: C]

EDAM 528 Research Methodology for Action Research 3.0 Credits

Provides rationale, theoretical constructs and methodology for conducting Action Research within a school and/or classroom setting. Significant practical applications for other school practitioners.

College/Department: School of Education
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

EDAM 540 Action Research Project 3.0 Credits

Culminating course in MSEA program. Students will complete the written research project according to established criteria building from the four stages of Action Research completed in previous course work. The research will be shared in an article or summary form on the School of Education website.

College/Department: School of Education
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: EDAM 528 [Min Grade: C]

EDAM I599 Independent Study in EDAM 12.0 Credits

Self-directed within the area of study requiring intermittent consultation with a designated instructor.

College/Department: School of Education
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

EDAM I699 Independent Study in EDAM 12.0 Credits

Self-directed within the area of study requiring intermittent consultation with a designated instructor.

College/Department: School of Education
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

EDAM I799 Independent Study in EDAM 12.0 Credits

Self-directed within the area of study requiring intermittent consultation with a designated instructor.

College/Department: School of Education
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

EDAM I899 Independent Study in EDAM 12.0 Credits

Self-directed within the area of study requiring intermittent consultation with a designated instructor.

College/Department: School of Education
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

EDAM I999 Independent Study in EDAM 12.0 Credits

Self-directed within the area of study requiring intermittent consultation with a designated instructor.

College/Department: School of Education
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

EDAM T580 Special topics in EDAM 12.0 Credits

Topics decided upon by faculty will vary within the area of study.

College/Department: School of Education
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

EDAM T680 Special topics in EDAM 12.0 Credits

Topics decided upon by faculty will vary within the area of study.

College/Department: School of Education
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

EDAM T780 Special topics in EDAM 12.0 Credits

Topics decided upon by faculty will vary within the area of study.

College/Department: School of Education
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

EDAM T880 Special topics in EDAM 12.0 Credits

Topics decided upon by faculty will vary within the area of study.

College/Department: School of Education
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

EDAM T980 Special topics in EDAM 12.0 Credits

Topics decided upon by faculty will vary within the area of study.

College/Department: School of Education
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

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