Educational Administration (EDAD)

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EDAD 713 Administrative Processes (Units: 3)

Prerequisite: Graduate standing or consent of instructor.

Leadership of faculty groups, problem analysis, problem solution, decision-making, communication in school settings.

Course Attributes:

  • Teacher Credential Program Crs

EDAD 714 Practicum: Site Administration (Units: 3)

Prerequisite: Graduate standing or consent of instructor.

Competencies needed by a school site administrator. Principles and techniques of planning, organizing, managing, problem-solving, community relations, program and personnel evaluation, accounting, and budgeting at a school site.

Course Attributes:

  • Teacher Credential Program Crs

EDAD 723 School Administration (Units: 3)

Prerequisite: Graduate standing or consent of instructor.

Various organizational and managerial roles of school administrators; the examination of a wide range of responsibilities. Case analysis of problems.

Course Attributes:

  • Teacher Credential Program Crs

EDAD 733 Curricular Leadership for Multicultural Education (Units: 3)

Prerequisite: Graduate standing or consent of instructor.

Dynamics by which curricular and instructional practices are implemented in diverse settings; reviews contemporary curricular and instructional issues; assesses practical dimensions a leader needs to monitor/enhance performance of students and teachers in multicultural environments.

Course Attributes:

  • Teacher Credential Program Crs

EDAD 743 Educational Planning, Technology, and Evaluation (Units: 3)

Prerequisite: Graduate standing or consent of instructor.

Nature of planning and evaluation for instructional program development in diverse educational settings. Program, staff, and administration roles in evaluation processes; applications of new technologies to instructional program planning, implementation, and evaluation.

Course Attributes:

  • Teacher Credential Program Crs

EDAD 753 Human Resource Administration in Education (Units: 3)

Prerequisite: Graduate standing or consent of instructor.

Approaches to recruiting personnel to meet the changing needs of educational systems. Strategic planning for human resource development, recruitment, induction, evaluation, professional development, and incentive systems. Compliance with state and federal employment laws.

Course Attributes:

  • Teacher Credential Program Crs

EDAD 763 Law and Education (Units: 3)

Prerequisite: Graduate standing or consent of instructor.

Judicial entanglements in education: how public educational agencies respond procedurally to legal problems; current legal issues in terms of key constitutional principles, legal requirements, and what case law requires or disallows in educational policy and practice. Rights and responsibilities: equal educational opportunity.

Course Attributes:

  • Teacher Credential Program Crs

EDAD 774 Change Processes and Education (Units: 3)

Prerequisite: Graduate standing or consent of instructor.

Alternative models of change, how and why change is necessary as an organizational process: underlying conflicts and tasks of leaders in restructuring alternative teaching and learning environments. Initiatives and models used to examine change issues in school settings.

Course Attributes:

  • Teacher Credential Program Crs

EDAD 784 Special Education Administration (Units: 3)

Prerequisite: Graduate standing or consent of instructor.

Current issues related to planning, management, supervision, and evaluation of special education programs. Role of special education personnel, key problem areas, working with disparate groups to achieve effective programs for children with disabilities. Review of regulations, procedures, and legal issues as they impact the special education administrator's role.

Course Attributes:

  • Teacher Credential Program Crs

EDAD 822 Practicum: Leadership in Supervision and Curriculum Development (Units: 3)

Prerequisite: Graduate standing or consent of instructor.

Principles and techniques for developing curriculum and improving teachers in service. Administrative organization, group processes, and communication skills in supervision work. Application and demonstration of supervisory skills and competencies.

EDAD 823 Practicum: Evaluation, Research, and Planning (Units: 3)

Prerequisite: EDAD 743.

Organization of evaluation programs, staffing, interpreting data to public and budgetary considerations. Application and testing in classroom and field assignment situations.

EDAD 824 Practicum: Personnel Management (Units: 3)

Prerequisite: Graduate standing or consent of instructor.

Planning, conflict resolution, and selected personnel procedures. Application and testing the field under the supervision of specialists.

EDAD 850 Professional Development Practicum (Units: 2)

Prerequisite: Admission to Professional Administrative Services Credential program.

Examination of educational leadership; personal values, knowledge base, skills, experiences, and attitudes. Professional development goals, objectives, and strategy for continued professional development.

EDAD 860 Educational Administrative Competence Practicum (Units: 2)

Prerequisite: Completion of planned program study.

Appraisal of students' professional development and administrative competence by assessing achievement of goals and objectives defined in the induction plan developed in EDAD 850. CR/NC grading only.

EDAD 891 Internship--Educational Administration I (Units: 3)

Prerequisite: Graduate standing or consent of instructor.

Internship for exploration and analysis of the functional aspects of school administration. The internship is the culminating experience for the Preliminary Administrative Services Credential and master's degree in educational administration and concludes with a comprehensive oral examination.

EDAD 892 Internship--Educational Administration II (Units: 3)

Prerequisites: EDAD 714 or EDAD 891; consent of instructor and approval of Advancement to Candidacy (ATC) and Culminating Experience (CE) forms by Graduate Studies.

Internship for exploration and analysis of the functional aspects of school administration. The internship is the culminating experience for the Preliminary Administrative Services Credential and master's degree in educational administration and concludes with a comprehensive oral examination.

Course Attributes:

  • Teacher Credential Program Crs

EDAD 899 Independent Study (Units: 1-3)

Prerequisite: Graduate standing or consent of instructor.

An intensive study of a particular problem under direction of a member of the department. Enrollment by petition approved by the instructor, adviser, and department chair. Open only to regularly enrolled students.