Educational Policy

Courses

EDPO 620 Education Policy: Concepts, Issues, and Applications 3.0 Credits

Examines concept of "policy" as it relates to education and educational institutions and their governance and practices. Related issues and applications that drive current national and global forces are explored with applications to education. Applied learning component of the course requires student to identify, research and apply understandings of both "policy" and current issues.

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

EDPO 624 The Shaping of American Education Policy: Global Forces, Interest Groups, and Politics 3.0 Credits

This course develops and deepens understanding of impact of education policies and how in combination they hold the potential for transforming American education. Learning activities encourage investigation, analysis, and speculation about educational policies and the three forces that shape them: global forces, public interests, and politics.

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

EDPO 628 American Educational Policy and U.S. Competitiveness 3.0 Credits

Through the lens of educational policy, this course will explore the ties between K-12 education, higher education and lifelong learning on the one hand and economic and workforce development on the other hand. Linkages and policies will be examined in the contexts of what "global competitiveness" means at the national, state, and local levels.

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

EDPO 632 Ethics in Educational Policy Making 3.0 Credits

The critical nature of ethics in educational policy-making is closely examined through a series of intersecting elements. A foundation of understanding is created by study of the concept of ethics and by practicing ethical decision-making strategies. Critical literature from the fields of ethics and of policy-making frame an investigation of how educational policy-making is impacted by global, technological, and demographic forces.

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

EDPO 636 Access & Equity in Educational Policy Making 3.0 Credits

Researched and studied is the myriad of phenomenon that can deny individuals full access to education. Critical analysis of past and present educational policies and the attempts to implement them reveal how legislators and educators have attempted to insure access and equity. A chosen issue in access and equity is researched and projections are made about how policy-makers might address it.

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

EDPO 640 Educational Policy-Making Tactics & Influence 3.0 Credits

Methods for analyzing phenomenon that impact policy-making are practiced. From this foundation of critical analysis, an understanding is developed of the tactics needed for creating educational policies. Specific means of exerting influence on policy-makers are practiced in this applied learning course.

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

EDPO I599 Independent Study in EDPO 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

EDPO I699 Independent Study in EDPO 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

EDPO I799 Independent Study in EDPO 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

EDPO I899 Independent Study in EDPO 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

EDPO I999 Independent Study in EDPO 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

EDPO T580 Special topics in EDPO 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

EDPO T680 Special topics in EDPO 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

EDPO T780 Special topics in EDPO 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

EDPO T880 Special topics in EDPO 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

EDPO T980 Special topics in EDPO 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

  • Schedule of Classes
  • All Course Descriptions
  • Co-op
  • Academic Advising
  • Admissions
  • Tuition & Fees
LEARN MORE