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EDUCATION (EDUC)
College of Education and Human Service Professions
Education
 
EDUC 1000 - Human Development
(3.0 cr; A-F or Aud, fall, spring, every year)
Patterns and theories of development from conception through late adulthood emphasizing early childhood through adolescence; analysis of individual, family, and environmental factors which affect development over the life span.



EDUC 1100 - Human Diversity (CDIVERSITY, LE CAT8, LECD CAT08)
(3.0 cr; A-F or Aud, fall, spring, every year)
Cultural, physical, socially constructed, and psychological differences in people. Social, political, and economic implications of human diversity in modern society. Practicum in community agency.



EDUC 1101 - Education in Modern Society (HUMANITIES, LE CAT7)
(3.0 cr; A-F or Aud, fall, spring, summer, every year)
Survey of educational institutions and practices used in different sectors of society. Historical and philosophical foundations of American education.



EDUC 1103 - Introduction to Africa
(3.0 cr; =[AAAS 1103]; A-F or Aud, fall, summer, every year)
Examination of the histories, cultures, and peoples of Africa. Pre-colonization Africa societies. Colonial and postcolonial contacts with Europe. Brief survey of major social, cultural, economic, and political institutions of Africa and their roles in socioeconomic and political development. Issues facing contemporary African societies. Programs and policies to address Africa's problems. Africa and the world. Positioning Africa and its peoples in world affairs.



EDUC 1201 - Managing Planet Earth (SUSTAIN, LE CAT8)
(3.0 cr; A-F or Aud, fall, spring, summer, every year)
Environmental education; exploration of key concepts and principles that govern how nature works; potential solutions to environmental and resource problems.



EDUC 1302 - Topics in Academic Reading I
(2.0 cr [max 4.0 cr]; Prereq-This course was previously offered as LANG 1302; instructor consent; maximum of 4 credits between EDUC 1302 and LANG 1302; A-F or Aud, fall, every year)
Topics in Academic Reading I focuses on critical reading in a particular field, building an academic context for language development. Students read, take notes, study terminology, develop ideas, and organize, extend, and articulate opinions about the readings through writing and discussion. Course activities will center around reading authentic college texts in an academic area (ex. the social sciences). This is intended to be a learning-community paired course.



EDUC 1555 - Orientation to Korea
(3.0 cr; A-F or Aud, summer, every year)
This course provides an introduction to Korean culture, tradition, and the Korean educational system. Students will learn some basic speaking skills to support travel in Korea as a first time visitor.



EDUC 2000 - Technology for Teaching and Learning
(3.0 cr; Prereq-minimum 12 credits; A-F or Aud, fall, spring, every year)
Using technology tools to enhance student learning in kindergarten through grade 6, including interactive whiteboards, tablet computers, other technology tools. Creating, teaching and assessing lessons; differentiating instruction with technology.



EDUC 2001 - Teaching with Tablet Computers and Other Mobil Devices
(1.0 cr; A-F or Aud, fall, every year)
Using tablet computers and other mobile devices in K-12 schools for assessment, collaboration, individualization of learning, creativity, student engagement and research. Advantages and disadvantages. Critical evaluation of apps for various purposes.



EDUC 2222 - Pre-Field Experiences in Education
(0.0 cr; No Grade, fall, spring, summer, every year)
This 0-credit course is designed to cover the expenses of the criminal background checks required of all Education students before they can enroll in any education course that requires a placement in an educational setting.



EDUC 2301 - English for Academic Writing
(3.0 cr [max 6.0 cr]; Prereq-This course was previously offered as LANG 2301; instructor consent; maximum of 6 credits between EDUC 2301 and LANG 2301; A-F or Aud, fall, every year)
Academic writing for students who are not native speakers of English. Build fluency, comfort with summarizing, quoting, using sources to develop an organized essay; practice drafting and revising; sentence-level editing.



EDUC 2302 - Topics in Academic Reading II
(3.0 cr [max 6.0 cr]; Prereq-This course was previously listed as LANG 2302; maximum of 6 credits between EDUC 2302 and LANG 2302; A-F or Aud, spring, every year)
Topics in Academic Reading II focuses on critical reading in a particular field, building an academic context for language development. Students read, take notes, study terminology, develop ideas, and organize, extend, and articulate opinions about the readings through writing and discussion. Course activities will center around reading authentic college texts in an academic area (ex. the social sciences). For students whom English is not the first language.



EDUC 2303 - Academic Interactions: Listening and Speaking in the College Classroom
(3.0 cr; Prereq-This course was previously listed as LANG 2303; instructor consent; maximum of 5 credits between EDUC 2303 and LANG 2303; A-F or Aud, fall, summer, every year)
English for advanced listening/speaking in the college classroom, for international, non-native speakers of English: lecture comprehension; language and strategies for negotiating group work, leading discussions, giving presentations, and other forms of class participation. Course includes orientation to U.S. classroom, campus life and student services.



EDUC 2304 - Editing for Writers
(2.0 cr [max 4.0 cr]; Prereq-This course was previously listed as LANG 2304; maximum of 4 credits between EDUC 2304 and LANG 2304; A-F or Aud, fall, spring, every year)
This language course focuses on editing for grammatical accuracy and academic style. Students will examine features of formal academic writing, study grammar, take useful grammar notes, practice with a variety of sentence structures, and develop strategies for editing and proofreading. Can be taken concurrently with Writ. 1120. For students for whom English is not the first language.



EDUC 3202 - African Story-Telling and Folklore
(3.0 cr; =[AAAS 3202]; A-F or Aud, fall, summer, every year)
This course is about the importance of story-telling and folklore in diverse African societies. It will examine the social context of the types, forms, and genres of story-telling in African societies and the folklores associated with story-telling. It traces the history of story-telling in African societies before and after colonization, the cultural expressions and meanings of folklore, uses and applications of story-telling and folklore, and the role of community in defining the boundaries of story-telling and folkloric culture.



EDUC 3340 - Interacting with Diverse Families
(3.0 cr; =[EDUC 5340]; Prereq-Credit will not be granted if credit has been received for EDUC 5340.; A-F or Aud, fall, every year)
Issues relating to working with and advocating for families from diverse backgrounds and/or with diverse needs. Emphasis on linguistically diverse families, immigrant families, families headed by single parents, members with a disability and families headed by lesbian/gay parents.



EDUC 3381 - Teaching American Indian Students in the Elementary Classroom
(3.0 cr; Prereq-Elementary education major; credit will not be granted if already received for ELED 3381; A-F or Aud, fall, spring, every year)
Survey of contemporary Indian education; evaluation of one's attitudes toward Indian students; direct interaction with Indian parents and students; development of culturally sensitive teaching plans regarding Indians.



EDUC 3412 - The Computer in Education
(4.0 cr; Prereq-Pre education or education majors or candidates; A-F or Aud, fall, spring, summer, every year)
Introduction to computer use in instructional settings. PC and Mac platforms. Develops basic skills using software commonly used by educators. Teaching strategies using computer-based instruction.



EDUC 4040 - World Language Teaching Methods
(4.0 cr; =[LANG 4044]; Prereq-FR 2301 or GER 2301 or SPAN 2301 or equivalent, admission to EdSe program or instructor consent; grad credit; credit will not be granted if already received for LANG 4044; A-F or Aud, fall, every year)
This course prepares teacher candidates with the necessary information, resources, and skill to become teachers of world languages in K-12. Content focus will include various teaching methods and approaches, fundamentals of language learning, and program components such as assessment, proficiency, and language standards. Students will develop their skills in planning and implementing language programs through lesson and unit planning, and micro-teaching experience.



EDUC 4081 - American Indian Education Policy Development in the 20th Century (CDIVERSITY)
(3.0 cr; Prereq-Minimum 60 credits, no grad credit; credit will not be granted if already received for EDUC 5081; A-F or Aud, fall, spring, every year)
This course focuses on the development of educational policies for American Indian people through the 20th Century. The course will examine shifts in educational policy the impact of such policy and how American Indians reacted to the nature of education programs and sought to reform schools to better meet tribal and community needs.Features of American Indian education policy development such as the relationship and role of research and science, public perceptions of American Indians, Indian activism, and tribal and community involvement in educational policy will be discussed and analyzed.A number of policy themes will be explored such as language and culture, self- determination and control, expansion of education opportunities and the well being of American Indian children and youth through the statutory and programmatic iterations of these themes. The focus will be on cultural pluralism and the importance of education today that support American Indian/Alaska Native self- determination, identity and cultural integrity.



EDUC 4110 - Advanced Earth Science for Teachers
(2.0 cr; Prereq-AST 1040, EDSE 3204, GEOL 1110, 2110 or 2120 or 3210; teaching science majors or grad student or instructor consent; no grad credit, credit will not be granted if already received for GEOL 4110; A-F or Aud, spring, every year)
Investigative approach to secondary school teaching of modern earth science curricula, including aspects of astronomy, meteorology, oceanography, and geology, the latter with an emphasis on plate tectonics. (2 hrs lect)



EDUC 4226 - Geometry for Teachers in Grades 5-8
(3.0 cr; Prereq-Math 1141 or 1296; A-F or Aud, spring, summer, every year)
The development of geometry concepts through investigations of geometric relationships and informal properties provides the basis for examining the teaching and learning of geometry in grades 5-8.



EDUC 4227 - Number Theory for Teachers in Grades 5-8
(3.0 cr; Prereq-Math 1141 or 1296; A-F or Aud, fall, every year)
The development of number concepts and theories through investigations and applications of discrete mathematics strategies provides the basis for examining the teaching and learning of number theory in grades 5-8.



EDUC 4228 - Teaching Mathematics with Technology
(3.0 cr; Prereq-Math 1141 or 1296; A-F only, fall, summer, every year)
Using mathematics-based technology such as computer software, calculators, and Internet applets to examine the teaching and learning of mathematics.



EDUC 4229 - Teaching Middle School Mathematics
(2.0 cr; Prereq-Instructor consent; no grad credit; A-F or Aud, summer, every year)
The development of middle school concepts through problem-based investigations and applications of standards provides the basis for examining the teaching and learning of mathematics in grades 5 - 8



EDUC 4234 - Science, Technology, and Society (SUSTAIN)
(3.0 cr; Prereq-Minimum 30 credits, no grad credits; A-F or Aud, fall, spring, summer, every year)
Nontechnical study of historical and cultural impact of natural science and technology on the earth and its inhabitants.



EDUC 4300 - American Education System
(2.0 - 3.0 cr [max 6.0 cr]; Prereq-instructor consent; no grad credit; A-F or Aud, spring, every year)
This course provided an opportunity for international exchange students and UMD students to compare teaching methods and philosophies. The international students will develop an understanding of American education and increase their knowledge of appropriate instructional skills, strategies, and attitudes for being a teaching in a globalized classroom. The course includes a clinical experience in a P-12 setting.



EDUC 4347 - Second Language Acquisition & ELL: How Second Languages are Learned & Methods for Teaching
(2.0 cr; Prereq-IESE candidate, 3326; no grad credit; credit will not be granted if already received for ELED 4347; A-F or Aud, fall, spring, every year)
English language learns are increasing as a significant demographic in US P-16 classrooms. This course provides a theoretical and research-based introduction to Second Language Acquisition, including description of theoretical, pedagogical and policy issues. Candidate will learn classroom methodology for instruction ELL, and best practices for developing literacy skills in diverse classrooms, with attention to oral, written, academic literacy, and reading comprehension.



EDUC 4381 - Teaching Indigenous Students
(3.0 cr; Prereq-EDSE 4100; no grad credit; credit will not be granted if already received for EDUC 5381.; A-F or Aud, fall, spring, every year)
Survey of contemporary and historical Indian education; evaluation of attitudes toward Indian students: direct interaction with Indian parents and students; development of culturally sensitive teaching plans; specific cultural characteristics of indigenous groups; examination of American Indian outcomes.



EDUC 4500 - Professional Issues and Ethics
(1.0 cr; Prereq-Admission to the elementary education program, successful completion of courses in block one and block two, no grad credit; A-F or Aud, fall, spring, every year)
Provides an overview of several topics affecting practicing teachers including: employment preparation (resume, cover letter, interviewing skills), licensure application, professional organizations, professional codes of ethics, and district procedures. Offered concurrent with student teaching in order to provide options for discussion during practica.



EDUC 4650 - Student Teaching in Parent Education
(1.0 - 3.0 cr [max 3.0 cr]; Prereq-Admission to parent education program; no grad credit; S-N or Aud, spring, offered periodically)
Application of knowledge, understandings, and skills related to working with adult learners in parent education or early childhood/family education programs.



EDUC 4991 - Independent Study
(0.5 - 3.0 cr [max 6.0 cr]; Prereq-instructor consent; no grad credit; A-F or Aud, fall, spring, every year)
Directed independent study, readings, and/or projects of interest to education students.



EDUC 4995 - Education Special Topics
(1.0 - 4.0 cr [max 4.0 cr]; A-F or Aud, summer, offered periodically)
Special topics as assigned



EDUC 5081 - American Indian Education Policy Development in the 20th Century
(3.0 cr; Prereq-Graduate student; credit will not be granted if already received for EDUC 4081; A-F or Aud, fall, spring, every year)
This course focuses on the development of educational policies for American Indian people through the 20th Century. The course will examine shifts in educational policy the impact of such policy and how American Indians reacted to the nature of education programs and sought to reform schools to better meet tribal and community needs.Features of American Indian education policy development such as the relationship and role of research and science, public perceptions of American Indians, Indian activism, and tribal and community involvement in educational policy will be discussed and analyzed.A number of policy themes will be explored such as language and culture, self- determination and control, expansion of education opportunities and the well being of American Indian children and youth through the statutory and programmatic iterations of these themes. The focus will be on cultural pluralism and the importance of education today that support American Indian/Alaska Native self- determination, identity and cultural integrity.



EDUC 5128 - Urban Education
(3.0 cr; fall, spring, summer, offered periodically)
Combines on-site experience in an urban educational setting with reading and reflection. Develops knowledge, skills, attitudes, motivation, and commitment to work individually and collectively with poor children in urban schools.



EDUC 5226 - Geometry for Teachers in Grades 5 - 8
(3.0 cr; Prereq-Math 1141 or 1296 or 1596; A-F or Aud, spring, summer, every year)
The development of geometry concepts through investigations of geometric relationship and informal properties provides the basis for examining the teaching and learning of geometry in grades 5 - 8.



EDUC 5227 - Number Theory for Teachers in Grade 5 - 8
(3.0 cr; Prereq-Math 1141 or 1296 or 1596; A-F or Aud, fall, summer, every year)
The development of number concepts and theories through investigations and applications of discrete mathematics strategies provides the basis for examining the teaching and learning of number theory in grades 5 - 8.



EDUC 5228 - Teaching Math and Technology
(3.0 cr; Prereq-Math 1141 or 1296 or 1596; A-F or Aud, fall, summer, every year)
Using mathematics-based technology such as computer software, calculators, and applets to examine the teaching and learning of mathematics.



EDUC 5229 - Teaching Middle School Mathematics
(2.0 cr; A-F or Aud, summer, every year)
The development of middle school concepts through problem-based investigations and applications of standards provides the basis for examining the teaching and learning of mathematics in grades 5 - 8.



EDUC 5295 - Special Topics: (Various Titles to be Assigned)
(0.5 - 4.0 cr [max 8.0 cr]; A-F or Aud, summer, every year)
Current issues in Education to meet needs and interests of various groups, particularly practicing professionals.



EDUC 5320 - History of U.S. Education: Practice, Policy, and Reform and the Shaping of American Education
(3.0 cr; Prereq-grad student or minimum 90 credits; A-F or Aud, summer, odd academic years)
History of Education is a survey course in which students examines significant paradigmatic shifts in U.S. education from the Federalist period to the present. Topics examined include the aims of education for society, the definition and role of teacher in education as an institution, and the influences of such things as technologies in shaping education.



EDUC 5340 - Interacting With Diverse Families
(3.0 cr; =[EDUC 3340]; Prereq-90 cr or instructor consent; A-F or Aud, fall, every year)
Issues relating to working with and advocating for families from diverse backgrounds and/or with diverse needs. Emphasis on linguistically diverse families, immigrant families, families headed by single parents, families with members with a disability, families headed by lesbian/gay parents.



EDUC 5381 - Teaching Indigenous Students
(2.0 cr; Prereq-credit will not be granted if already received for EDUC 4381.; A-F or Aud, fall, spring, summer, every year)
Survey of contemporary Indian education; evaluation of one's attitudes toward Indian students; direct interaction with Indian parents and students; development of culturally sensitive teaching plans regarding Indians.



EDUC 5401 - Creative and Intellectually Gifted Children
(2.0 cr; A-F or Aud, fall, spring, summer, every year)
Identification, characteristics, and service needs of creative and intellectually gifted children; various programs to meet needs.



EDUC 5412 - The Computer in Education
(4.0 cr; A-F or Aud, fall, spring, summer, every year)
Introduction to computer use in instructional settings. PC and Mac platforms. Develops basic skills using software commonly used by educators. Teaching strategies using computer-assisted instruction.



EDUC 5413 - Teaching With Technology
(4.0 cr; Prereq-3412 or 5412, min 60 cr or coll grad or instructor consent; A-F or Aud, fall, spring, summer, every year)
Develops basic computer and educational technology skills focusing on using microcomputers for communications.



EDUC 5414 - Using Technology for the Administrative Tasks of Teaching
(4.0 cr; Prereq-Min 60 cr or coll grad; 3412 or 5412, 5413 or instructor consent; A-F or Aud, fall, spring, summer, every year)
Develops basic computer and educational technology skills focusing on using microcomputers for administrative tasks of teaching.



EDUC 5415 - Teaching Online and Hybrid Courses
(4.0 cr; Prereq-Min 60 cr or coll grad, 3412 or 5412, 5413, 5414 or instructor consent; A-F or Aud, spring, summer, offered periodically)
Designing completely online courses and hybrid (partially face-to-face and partially online) courses. Instructional design, methods of teaching, creating learning activities, technology tools, social dimensions, assessment of student learning.



EDUC 5417 - Teaching Elementary Keyboarding and Computer Applications Practicum
(1.0 cr; =[EDUC 3417]; Prereq-3416 or 5416, pre ElEd, ElEd, pre UECh, UECh or non-degree candidate; S-N or Aud, fall, spring, offered periodically)
Supervised practicum in elementary schools with a specific focus on elementary keyboard and computer applications. Supervision conducted by University faculty in conjunction with licensed elementary teacher or the school's designated elementary computer instructor.



EDUC 5560 - Current Research and Issues in Science Education
(2.0 - 3.0 cr [max 6.0 cr]; Prereq-MEd student; offered summer only, instructor consent; A-F or Aud, fall, spring, offered periodically)
Examines science education research literature. Trends in research and teaching.



EDUC 5570 - Exemplary Models for Science Education
(2.0 - 3.0 cr [max 6.0 cr]; Prereq-MEd student, instructor consent; A-F or Aud, summer, offered periodically)
Emphasis on hands-on and/or integrated curriculum models.



EDUC 5600 - Practicum in Education
(1.0 - 12.0 cr [max 12.0 cr]; S-N or Aud, fall, spring, every year)
Arranged opportunity for persons interested in gaining practical experience in a nontraditional educational program under direction and supervision of faculty. Location, type of experience, duration of experience, and assessment are determined in consultation with faculty supervisor.



EDUC 5850 - Classroom Learning Applications
(2.0 cr; Prereq-Admission to MEd or instructor consent; A-F or Aud, fall, summer, offered periodically)
Cognitive processes in education in preparation for developing curriculum and teaching. Emphasis on application of brain-based learning theory to development of knowledge systems in education.



EDUC 5990 - Research Project
(1.0 - 6.0 cr [max 36.0 cr]; Prereq-Instructor consent; S-N only, fall, spring, summer, every year)
Faculty-supervised research project required for MEd



EDUC 5991 - Independent Study
(0.5 - 4.0 cr [max 8.0 cr]; A-F or Aud, fall, spring, summer, every year)
Directed independent study, readings, and/or projects of interest to students in education.



EDUC 5993 - Special Area Project
(0.5 - 4.0 cr [max 14.0 cr]; A-F or Aud, fall, spring, summer, every year)
Independent project for advanced students to substantially further their theoretical knowledge base or professional competencies.



EDUC 5995 - Special Topics: (Various Titles to be assigned)
(0.5 - 4.0 cr [max 16.0 cr]; A-F or Aud, fall, spring, summer, every year)
Topics selected from education to meet needs and interests of different groups of students.



EDUC 7001 - Introduction to Graduate Study
(2.0 cr; Prereq-MEd candidate or instructor consent; credit will not be granted if already received for EHS 7001; A-F or Aud, fall, spring, summer, offered periodically)
Expectations of graduate study, scholarly writing and online learning. Develop skills in using the Internet for scholarly research and writing, culminating in writing of a literature review.



EDUC 7002 - Human Diversity and Exceptionality
(2.0 cr; Prereq-MEd candidate or instructor consent; credit will not be granted if already received for EHS 7002; A-F or Aud, fall, spring, offered periodically)
Stresses the importance of diversity and exceptionality in educational settings, and its relevance to teaching and learning strategies, assessment, and professional community building. The concepts of privilege and power will be explored from the standpoint of the educator and his/her role in the educational setting.



EDUC 7004 - Foundations of Educational Research
(4.0 cr; Prereq-M.SpEd student or MEd student or instructor consent; credit will not be granted if already received for EHS 7004; A-F or Aud, fall, spring, offered periodically)
Provides foundational knowledge in being a consumer of and conducting scholarly educational research. Designed to provide an orientation to existing educational research and research methods, with a focus on defining a topic, writing a problem statement, and investigating current literature and research on that topic. Includes emphasis on ethical and responsible research protocol with underlying foundations in social justice and reform.



EDUC 7005 - Teaching and Learning in a Systems Context
(3.0 cr; Prereq-Ed.D. student or instructor consent; credit will not be granted if already received for EHS 7005; A-F or Aud, spring, summer, offered periodically)
Provides an in depth investigation of systems theory in an educational context: teaching and learning systems in curriculum, in teaching methods, educational administration and leadership, and educational change. History, current theory, application and tools of systems thinking will be studied.



EDUC 7006 - Ethics and Professionalism in Education
(2.0 cr; Prereq-MEd cand or instructor consent; credit will not be granted if already received for EHS 7006; A-F or Aud, fall, spring, offered periodically)
Offers a synthesis of previous courses, reviewed from the context of ethics and ethical dilemmas that touch on diversity, systems change, educators' roles, professional competencies, and leadership roles.



EDUC 7008 - Foundations of Teaching and Learning: Curriculum Theory and Design
(4.0 cr; Prereq-MEd student or instructor consent; credit will not be granted if already received for EHS 7008; A-F or Aud, fall, spring, summer, offered periodically)
Broad-based foundational course designed to study advanced learning theory and curriculum design, and develop skills in critical analysis of teaching application and student outcomes. Focuses on the importance of working in the context of a professional community.



EDUC 7009 - Assessment of Learning
(3.0 cr [max 12.0 cr]; Prereq-MEd candidate; credit will not be granted if already received for EHS 7009; A-F or Aud, fall, spring, summer, offered periodically)
Focuses on the design and application of appropriate learning assessment strategies that consider the pedagogical intent, state, federal, and subject standards, and the diversity for all learners. Teaching theory and practice will be viewed in the context of learning assessment.



EDUC 7011 - Integrated Research in Practice
(3.0 cr; Prereq-7004 or instructor consent; A-F or Aud, fall, spring, every year)
Provides in depth knowledge and skills in quantitative, qualitative and mixed methods research methodology, and is designed to guide students through the process of designing and conducting a scholarly research project.



EDUC 7018 - Basic Statistics for Educational Research
(3.0 cr; Prereq-Graduate student or instructor consent; A-F or Aud, summer, odd academic years)
Focuses on the essential concepts in educational statistics including when to use basic statistical tests and how to interpret the results. The topics include measurement scale, reliability and validity, sampling, descriptive statistics, the normal curve and standard scores, measuring relations, and inferential statistics.



EDUC 7030 - World Indigenous Language Revitalization
(4.0 cr; Prereq-7008; A-F only, spring, offered periodically)
Survey course on world language revitalization, special emphasis on indigenous languages. Includes basic introduction to language acquisition, readings from Hawaii, New Zealand, and indigenous nations within the US; principles of endangered language revitalization, context specific circumstances of several indigenous languages.



EDUC 7032 - Instructional Materials Design for Indigenous Language Revitalization
(3.0 cr; Prereq-7030; A-F only, spring, offered periodically)
Curriculum development and materials design for indigenous language revitalization. Builds on students' prior knowledge of planning and on proficiency in a language other than English. Includes design of curriculum and materials, such as creation of books, audio and video production with Elders and native communities, strategic design of materials as related to language and content objectives.



EDUC 7040 - Principles of Adult Education
(3.0 cr; A-F or Aud, summer, offered periodically)
Philosophy and application of adult education principles.



EDUC 7120 - Models of Indigenous Leadership
(3.0 cr; Prereq-grad student; A-F or Aud, summer, offered periodically)
The course will examine Indigenous leadership models throughout history: traditional leadership, leadership during the period of colonialism, contemporary leadership, and the future of Indigenous leadership. Leadership in Indigenous contexts, colonized leadership, power, Indigenous sovereignty, hereditary leadership, military leadership and spiritual leadership will be examined. Emphasis will be placed on the place of Indigenous leadership models within a contemporary context.



EDUC 7130 - Indigenous Knowledge and Worldview
(3.0 cr; Prereq-grad student; A-F or Aud, summer, offered periodically)
This course focuses on how different Indigenous peoples know and learn about the world. The diverse metaphysical experiences of various tribal peoples are explored as a means of demonstrating the range of beliefs and ways of knowing within Indigenous life. Perspectives on language, experience, and philosophical views of language, culture, and land are considered with respect to both contemporary and traditional environments. Indigenous research paradigms and methodologies are explored as a means of helping students contextualize research interest.



EDUC 7140 - Transformational Leadership
(3.0 cr; Prereq-grad student; A-F or Aud, summer, offered periodically)
The course will examine transformational leadership theory and its application in Indigenous organizations and communities, with particular application in educational settings. Topics include the theory and nature of transformational leadership, predictors, correlates and measuring transformational leadership, developing transformational leadership, transformational leadership and performance, stress, and gender; transformational leadership in organizational cultures and policies; transformational leadership and decision making; the future of transformational leadership.



EDUC 7160 - Culture, Language and Society
(3.0 cr; Prereq-grad student; A-F or Aud, summer, offered periodically)
This course will explore the relationship between language, culture, and society as it pertains to the experiences of Indigenous peoples from around the world. Critical topics of exploration include semiotics, socio-cultural dimensions of language use, identify, and the connection between society and schooling in language and culture revitalization. General definitions and associated interrelationships of language, culture, and society will be explored from Western and Indigenous perspectives.



EDUC 7444 - Principles of Program Evaluation in Educational Settings
(3.0 cr; Prereq-Acceptance to Master's of Special Education program; A-F or Aud, fall, spring, offered periodically)
Models, theories, and philosophies of program evaluation in education settings; evaluation of general and special education curriculum; specific strategies for family and professional involvement in educational planning, implementation, and evaluation.



EDUC 8001 - Historical, Social, and Philosophical Foundations of Education
(3.0 cr; Prereq-Ed.D. majors or instructor consent; A-F only, summer, odd academic years)
Survey of the historical, social, and philosophical issues in education, in order to prepare and build a foundation for doctoral level students in education.



EDUC 8003 - Educational Policy
(3.0 cr; Prereq-Ed.D. majors or instructor consent; A-F only, spring, even academic years)
Modes of educational policy analysis; assessment of educational policy in its political, cultural, and economic contexts; and techniques for effective communication about education policy.



EDUC 8005 - Curriculum: Theory into Practice
(3.0 cr; Prereq-Ed.D. majors or instructor consent; A-F only, fall, odd academic years)
Overview of curriculum mapping, methods for analysis of scope and sequence and articulation, current curriculum theory, standards, and curriculum audit strategies, purposes and responsibilities.



EDUC 8007 - Research on Knowledge and Learning in Education
(3.0 cr; Prereq-Ed.D. majors or instructor consent; A-F only, summer, odd academic years)
An exploration of theoretical definitions of knowledge and a review of research on the processes of learning.



EDUC 8009 - Distance Education: From Theory to Practice
(3.0 cr; Prereq-Ed.D. majors or instructor consent; A-F only, fall, odd academic years)
Theoretical framework, historical development and practical applications of different models of distance education. Topics: theory and perspectives, adult education principles, course design, teaching strategies, assessment, and current and emerging technologies applied to distance education.



EDUC 8015 - Research Design
(3.0 cr; Prereq-Psy 5052 or equiv, Ed.D. majors or instructor consent; A-F only, summer, even academic years)
An overview of research designs that span qualitative, quantitative, and mixed methods. The learners will critically examine and select the appropriate research methodology based on a specific question, hypothesis, or problem statement; and interpret and evaluate various research studies.



EDUC 8016 - Theory and Practice of Qualitative Research Methods
(3.0 cr; Prereq-8015 or equivalent, Ed.D. majors or instructor consent; A-F only, fall, even academic years)
Qualitative research traditions and methods, and practice with the skills and attitudes necessary to successfully conduct qualitative research.



EDUC 8017 - Theory and Practice of Quantitative Research Methods
(3.0 cr; Prereq-8015 or equivalent, Ed.D. majors or instructor consent; A-F only, spring, odd academic years)
In-depth focus on quantitative research methods. Issues related to data collection methods and analysis using computer software packages.



EDUC 8018 - Statistical Analysis in Educational Research
(3.0 cr; Prereq-Ed.D. major or permission of instructor (Student enrolled in collegiate graduate programs); A-F only, fall, even academic years)
Intermediate statistics course for doctoral level students in education and other human service professions; basic concepts of descriptive statistics, graphic representation, probability, statistical inference, significance testing using correlation coefficients, linear regression, t-tests, one-way analysis of variance, factorial analysis of variance, split-plot analysis of variance, and analysis of covariance.



EDUC 8020 - Doctoral Seminar
(1.0 cr [max 6.0 cr]; Prereq-Ed.D. majors; S-N only, fall, spring, summer, every year)
Review of current research around best practices, or focused strategies for progression with the program or the dissertation.



EDUC 8021 - Theories, Principles, and Methodology of Assessment in Organizational Systems
(3.0 cr; Prereq-Ed.D. majors; A-F only, fall, even academic years)
Designed to provide an understanding of assessment methods in organizational systems. Examines current practice and theory regarding the use of assessment as feedback to improve system processes.



EDUC 8444 - FTE: Doctoral
(1.0 cr; Prereq-Doctoral student, adviser and DGS consent; No Grade, fall, spring, summer, every year)
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EDUC 8666 - Doctoral Pre-Thesis Credits
(1.0 - 6.0 cr [max 12.0 cr]; Prereq-Max 6 cr per semester or summer; doctoral student who has not passed prelim oral; no required consent for the first two registrations up to 12 cr; departmental consent for the third and fourth registrations up to an additional 12 cr, or 24 cr total (for doctoral students admitted summer 2007 and beyond; doctoral students admitted prior to summer 2007 may register up to 4 times totaling 60 cr); No Grade, fall, spring, summer, every year)
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EDUC 8888 - Thesis Credit: Doctoral
(1.0 - 24.0 cr [max 100.0 cr]; Prereq-Max 18 cr per semester or summer; 24 cr required; No Grade, fall, spring, summer, every year)
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