FALL 2012 Graduate Course Offerings
EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP PROGRAM Educational Policy Studies & Practice FALL 2012 Graduate Course Offerings EDL 504 901 Discipline Inquiry Dr. Jeffrey Bennett Mondays 4:30-6:30P Mansfeld Middle School; TUSD Introduction to research methods in education: analysis of research; writing of research reviews; applying research results in educational settings. EDL 560 901 Foundations of EDL Theory, Research & Practice TBA Mondays 4:30-6:30P TBA This class is an introduction to the foundations of educational administration and leadership. An open social-systems model of schools provides the theoretical framework that organizes and relates this theory and research to educational administration practice. EDL 567 910 School, Family & Community Relations Dr. Jeffrey Bennett Mondays 6:30-9:00P TBA This course is an introduction to the foundations of educational administration and leadership. An open social-systems model of schools provides the theoretical framework that organizes and relates this theory and research to educational administration practice. There will be a strong emphasis on problem-based learning through case studies and simulations. EDL 593A 901 The Principal Internship Dr. Lynnette Brunderman On-Site This course entails practical experiences in a leadership role at the school and/or district site. Interns will experience what it is like to assume the role of principal/ superintendent, and will become immersed in the role. Experiences in all phases of school and/or district life will be included. Interns will collaboratively plan those experiences with their on-site mentor. Substantial and significant amounts of time devoted to the internship experiences will provide a more realistic experience for interns. This course will constitute the first 200 hours of the total 270 hours minimally required for the internship, with the remaining 70 hours coming from the Capstone Experience. EDL 593B 901 The Superintendent Internship Dr. Lynnette Brunderman ` On-Site Specialized work on an individual basis, consisting of training and practice in actual service in a technical, business, or governmental establishment, designed specifically to prepare prospective superintendents. EDL 598 901 Capstone: Problems in Educational Leadership Dr. Jeffrey Bennett TBA TBA This course enables analysis of a practical problem with respect to educational leadership for school improvement or a related area. Students will apply educational theory, research, and evaluation methodologies to problems faced by educators in the design of an action research project. The development of the project builds and extends upon prior learning in EDL 504- Disciplined Inquiry. EDL 601 001 Evaluation of Educational Programs & Personnel Dr. John Taylor Tuesdays 5:00 – 7:30P Education 530 Models, purposes served, contextual influences and procedures employed in evaluating educational programs and personnel. EDL 604 001 Leadership for Educational Change Dr. Kris Bosworth Mondays 6:30-9:00P Mansfeld Middle School; TUSD Investigations of the characteristics of leadership as they apply to changing basic educational organizational structures and processes. EDL 605 001 Qualitative Methods Dr. Rose Ylimaki Thursdays 4:45 – 7:15P Education 530 Introduction to theory and methods of conducting educational research in school or community settings. Methods include ethnography, case studies, action research, content analysis, and historical research.