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Educational Foundations, Leadership and Technology

The Department of Educational Foundations, Leadership and Technology prepares exemplary educational practitioners and develops cooperative partnerships with university departments, schools, community agencies and business and industry to provide outstanding educators, trainers and leaders. This department ensures that students will participate in theoretical, applied and practitioner-based research enhancing the fields of adult education, higher education, educational leadership, educational media and educational psychology.

The department offers one undergraduate minor in adult education.  All other programs are at the graduate level; however, the department provides service courses for undergraduate teacher education majors in the areas of educational foundations and educational media.

More information about the Graduate program options is available on the department’s Graduate bulletin pageThe University schedule of courses is available on the Auburn University Website.

Adult Education Courses

ADED 4010 LEARNING RESOURCES IN AREA OF SPECIALIZATION (3) LEC. 3. Departmental approval. Selecting, developing, utilizing, and evaluating instructional resources and technology for teaching.

ADED 4050 METHODS OF TEACHING IN ADULT EDUCATION (3) LEC. 2. LAB. 2. Methods and techniques of instruction using appropriate instructional materials; planning and evaluation of instruction for programs within adult education.

ADED 4600 NATURE OF ADULT EDUCATION (3) LEC. 3. History and principles of adult education applied to the development and implementation of programs in remedial, occupational, continuing, and life-long learning.

ADED 4610 DIRECTED WORK EXPERIENCE (3) LEC. 3. SU. Departmental approval. In-service, supervised work experience individually designated for part-time or summer work experience.

ADED 4620 COMMUNITY CONCEPTS, PROGRAMS, AND RESOURCES IN ADULT EDUCATION (3) LEC. 3. Departmental approval. Processes by which adult education is merged with community organizations to maximize the effective use of physical and human resources.

ADED 4650 TEACHING THE DISADVANTAGED ADULT (3) LEC. 3. Departmental approval. Problems of the disadvantaged adult with emphasis on the unique sociological, psychological, and physiological factors that influence learning and participation in remedial learning activities.

ADED 4660 TEACHING IN THE NON-SCHOOL SETTING (3) LEC. 3. Departmental approval. Planning, conducting, and supervising instruction for adults in varied non-school settings.

ADED 4900 INDEPENDENT STUDY (1-6) IND. Departmental approval. Independent study directed toward desired objectives. Includes evaluation at regular intervals by professor and student. Course may be repeated for a maximum of 6 credit hours.

ADED 4910 PRACTICUM (1-6) PRA. SU. Departmental Approval. Experience relating theory and practice, usually carried on simultaneously. Course may be repeated for a maximum of 6 credit hours.

ADED 4920 PROFESSIONAL INTERNSHIP IN ADULT EDUCATION (9) INT. 9. SU. Departmental approval. Supervised internship experiences in a school or other appropriate setting. Evaluation and analysis of the internship experience. Or Minor.

ADED 4970 SPECIAL TOPICS (1-6) LEC. Departmental approval. Current or special topics within adult education. Course Course may be repeated for a maximum of 6 credit hours.

ADED 7010/7016 LEARNING RESOURCES (3) LEC. 3. Selecting, developing, utilizing, and evaluating instructional resources and technology for teaching. May count either ADED 7010 or ADED 7016.

ADED 7050/7056 METHODS OF TEACHING IN ADULT EDUCATION (3) LEC. 3. Methods and techniques of instruction using appropriate instructional materials; planning and evaluation of instruction for programs within adult education. May count either ADED 7050 or ADED 7056.

ADED 7060/7066 CURRICULUM AND PROGRAM PLANNING IN ADULT EDUCATION (3) LEC. 3. Introduction to principles and practices involved in designing education programs in the area of specialization. May count either ADED 7060 or ADED 7066.

ADED 7600/7606 NATURE OF ADULT EDUCATION (3) LEC. 3. History and principles of adult education applied to the development and implementation of programs in remedial, occupational, continuing and life-long learning. May count either ADED 7600 or ADED 7606.

ADED 7620/7626 CONCEPTS, PROGRAMS, AND RESOURCES IN ADULT EDUCATION (3) LEC. 3. Processes by which adult education is merged with community organizations to maximize the effective use of physical and human resources. May count either ADED 7620 or ADED 7626.

ADED 7640/7646 WORKFORCE EDUCATION (3) LEC. 3. Identification and evaluation of basic skills problems in the workplace. Strategies for addressing workplace education issues. May count either ADED 7640 or ADED 7646.

ADED 7650/7656 TEACHING THE DISADVANTAGED ADULT (3) LEC. 3. Problems of the disadvantaged adult with emphasis on the unique sociological, psychological, and physiological factors that influence learning and participation in remedial learning activities. May count either ADED 7650 or ADED 7656.

ADED 7670/7676 ADULT EDUCATION IN COOPERATIVE EXTENSION (3) LEC. 3. Exploration of the unique relationship between adult education and the Cooperative Extension System. May count either ADED 7670 or ADED 7676.

ADED 7680/7686 LEARNING STYLES IN ADULT EDUCATION (3) LEC. 3. This course is designed to provide students with an understanding of the various learning styles perspectives in Adult Education. May count either ADED 7680 or ADED 7686.

ADED 7900 DIRECTED STUDIES (1-3) IND. SU. Departmental approval. Independent study directed toward desired objectives. Includes evaluation at regular intervals by professor and student. Course may be repeated for a maximum of 3 credit hours.

ADED 7910/7916 PRACTICUM (1-3) PRA. SU. Departmental approval. Experiences closely relating theory and practice, usually carried on simultaneously. Course may be repeated for a maximum of 3 credit hours.

ADED 7920/7926 INTERNSHIP (1-10) INT. SU. Supervised internship experiences in a school, college or other appropriate setting. Evaluation and analysis of the internship experience. May count either ADED 7920 or ADED 7926. Course may be repeated for a maximum of 10 credit hours.

ADED 7950 SEMINAR (1-3) SEM. SU. Presentation of research projects, analysis of procedures, and findings. Course may be repeated for a maximum of 3 credit hours.

ADED 7960 READINGS (1-3) IND. Departmental approval. Critical analysis of current and classical research and writings. Course may be repeated for a maximum of 6 credit hours.

ADED 7970 SPECIAL TOPICS (1-6) LEC. Departmental approval. Current or advanced topics within area of specialization. Course may be repeated for a maximum of 6 credit hours.

ADED 7990/7996 RESEARCH AND THESIS (1-10) MST. Departmental approval. Individualized support and direction for students writing their thesis. Course may be repeated with change in topics.

ADED 8900 DIRECTED STUDIES (1-6) IND. SU. Departmental approval. Independent study directed toward desired objectives. Includes evaluation at regular intervals by professor and student. Course may be repeated for a maximum of 6 credit hours.

ADED 8910 PRACTICUM (1-6) PRA. SU. Departmental approval. Experiences closely relating theory and practice, usually carried on simultaneously. Course may be repeated for a maximum of 6 credit hours.

ADED 8920 INTERNSHIP (1-10) INT. SU. Departmental approval. Supervised internship experiences in a school, college, or other appropriate setting. Evaluation and analysis of the internship experience. Course may be repeated for a maximum of 10 credit hours.

ADED 8950 SEMINAR (1-6) SEM. SU. Presentation by graduate students of research projects and/or analysis of procedures and findings. Course may be repeated for a maximum of 6 credit hours.

ADED 8960 SPECIAL PROBLEMS (1-6) IND. Departmental approval. Critical analysis of current and classical research writings. Course may be repeated for a maximum of 6 credit hours.

ADED 8970 SPECIAL TOPICS (1-6) LEC. Departmental approval. Current or advanced topics within adult education. Course may be repeated for a maximum of 6 credit hours.

ADED 8980/8986 FIELD PROJECT (1-10) FLD. SU. Field project formulated, planned, conducted, evaluated, and reported in appropriate written form and oral formats under the direction of the student's major professor. Course may be repeated for a maximum of 10 credit hours.

ADED 8990/8996 RESEARCH AND DISSERTATION (1-10) DSR. Departmental approval. Individualized support and direction for students writing their dissertation. Course may be repeated for a maximum of 10 hours

Ed Resrch, Methods, & Analysis Courses

ERMA 7100 ADVANCED STUDY OF EDUCATIONAL MEASUREMENT AND EVALUATION (3) LEC. 3. Educational measurement and evaluation with special emphasis on uses of measurement data such as standardized testing and emerging evaluation models such as alternative and authentic assessment.

ERMA 7110 EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY AND ASSESSMENT (3) LEC. 3. Study of educational psychology as it applies to understanding the teaching-learning process. Measurement and evaluation skills will also be covered.

ERMA 7200/7206 BASIC METHODS IN EDUCATION RESEARCH (3) LEC. 3. Major modes of inquiry in contemporary educational research including experimental, casual comparative, descriptive, qualitative inquiry, and action research models. May count either ERMA 7200 or ERMA 7206.

ERMA 7210 THEORY AND METHODOLOGY OF QUALITATIVE RESEARCH (3) LEC. 3. Major modes of qualitative research, their underlying philosophical assumptions about knowledge, and the major strategies for collecting and analyzing relevant data.

ERMA 7220 APPLIED QUALITATIVE RESEARCH (3) LEC. 3. Pr. (ERMA 7210 or FOUN 7210 or FOUN 7216). Study of detailed strategies of data collection, principles of observation, interviewing, focus groups, recording and coding data, triangulation, strategies for analyzing coded data, and writing up of one's findings.

ERMA 7300/7306 DESIGN AND ANALYSIS IN EDUCATION I (3) LEC. 3. Basic methods of inferential analysis including t-tests, between and within subjects ANOVA, mixed ANOVAs and hierarchical designs as they are utilized in educational research. Departmental approval. May count either ERMA 7300 or ERMA 7306.

ERMA 7310/7316 DESIGN AND ANALYSIS IN EDUCATION II (3) LEC. 3. Pr. (FOUN 7300 or ERMA 7300) or (FOUN 7306 or ERMA 7306). Bivariate and multiple correlation and regression analysis, trend analysis, analysis of covariance, and logistic regression, as they are utilized in educational research. Departmental approval. May count either ERMA 7310 or ERMA 7316.

ERMA 7320/7326 APPLIED QUANTITATIVE RESEARCH (3) LEC. 3. Pr. (ERMA 7200 or ERMA 7206 or FOUN 7200 or FOUN 7206) and (ERMA 7300 or ERMA 7306) or (FOUN 7300 or FOUN 7306). The study and application of detailed strategies of research study designs, data collection, analysis, and reporting of quantitative data. May count either ERMA 7320 or ERMA 7326. Course may be repeated for a maximum of 6 credit hours.

ERMA 7400 MIXED METHODS RESEARCH (3) LEC. 3. Pr. ERMA 7200. Overview and introduction to the use of mixed methods research in the social and behavioral sciences.

ERMA 7900 DIRECTED STUDIES (1-6) IND. SU. Special study in which the student's learning efforts are guided toward desired objectives. Course may be repeated for a maximum of 6 credit hours.

ERMA 7970 SPECIAL TOPICS IN FOUNDATION OF EDUCATION (3-6) LEC. Consideration of historical, philosophical, social, psychological, measurement, statistics or research issues, and their impact on education. Course may be repeated for a maximum of 6 credit hours.

ERMA 8100/8106 PROGRAM EVALUATION (3) LEC. 3. Study of various theories and models of curriculum evaluation, methodological issues regarding planning and conducting evaluation studies, reporting and using information from evaluation. May count either ERMA 8100 or ERMA 8106.

ERMA 8120 TEACHER EVALUATION (3) LEC. 3. Analysis of research on teaching, classroom observation methods, teaching portfolios, supervision of teachers, license and certification assessment, ethical and legal consideration, and using information to improve teaching.

ERMA 8200/8206 SURVEY RESEARCH METHODS (3) LEC. 3. Overview of survey research, sampling issues, selection and construction of survey instruments, response effects, issues influencing response rate, reliability and validity of survey data, and analysis of survey data. May count either ERMA 8200 or ERMA 8206.

ERMA 8210/8216 PREP RESEARCH FOR PUBLICATION (3) LEC. 3. Pr. (ERMA 7300 or ERMA 7306) and (ERMA 7310 or ERMA 7316) and ERMA 7210 or (FOUN 7210 or FOUN 7216) or (FOUN 7300 or FOUN 7306) or (FOUN 7310 or FOUN 7316). Preparation of graduate student research for publication or presentation at professional conference through practice, group discussions, peer review and feedback from experienced editorial board members. May count either ERMA 8210 or ERMA 8216.

ERMA 8320/8326 DESIGN AND ANALYSIS IN EDUCATION III (3) LEC. 3. Pr. (FOUN 7310 or ERMA 7310) or (ERMA 7316 or FOUN 7316). Discriminate analysis, MANOVA, canonical correlation, path analysis, exploratory and confirmatory factor analysis, and hierarchical linear modeling as they are utilized in educational research. Departmental approval. May count either ERMA 8320 or ERMA 8326.

ERMA 8330 NON-PARAMETRIC DATA ANALYSIS IN EDUCATION RESEARCH (3) LEC. 3. Pr. FOUN 7300 or FOUN 7306 or ERMA 7300 or ERMA 7306. Departmental approval. Common non-parametric statistical tests appropriate for use with nominal and ordinal data in educational applications. These include rank-order correlation, sign tests, median tests, analysis of variance of ranks and log-linear analysis.

ERMA 8340 A PRACTICAL INTRODUCTION TO STRUCTURAL EQUATION MODELING (3) LEC. 3. Pr. (FOUN 8320 or FOUN 8326 or ERMA 8320 or ERMA 8326). Departmental approval. Theory and practice of structural equation modeling techniques as they are utilized in educational research will be developed by expanding concepts of multiple linear regression and exploratory factor analysis to allow for correlation and causally related latent constructs.

ERMA 8350 ADVANCED MEASUREMENT THEORY (3) LEC. 3. Pr. (FOUN 7300 or ERMA 7300 or ERMA 7306 or FOUN 7306) and (FOUN 7310 or ERMA 7310 or FOUN 7316 or ERMA 7316). Introduction to classical and modern (IRT) test theory, measurement properties, differential item functioning, standard and adaptive testing.

ERMA 8990/8996 RESEARCH AND DISSERTATION (1-10) DSR. Individualized support and direction for students writing their dissertations. Course may be repeated with change in topics.

Educational Leadership Courses

EDLD 7200 SUPERVISION AND PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT (3) LEC. 3. Supervision theory and practice with responsibility for leadership in the recruitment, evaluation and staff development of employees.

EDLD 7210/7216 MULTIPROFESSIONAL LEADERSHIP (3) LEC. 3. Theories, concepts and principles of leadership from a multi-disciplinary, multi-professional perspective. Students will apply knowledge to practice in diverse settings and situations. May count either EDLD 7210 or EDLD 7216.

EDLD 7220 ORGANIZATIONAL AND SCHOOL MANAGEMENT (3) LEC. 3. Procedures and practices in school educational management. Covers business management, facilities, student activities, library services, transportation, and student records.

EDLD 7230 STUDENT SERVICES ADMINISTRATION IN POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION (3) LEC. 3. Organization, administration and evaluation of student personnel services in post-secondary education.

EDLD 7270 OVERVIEW OF POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION (3) LEC. 3. Overview of the history and evolution of post-secondary education in North America.

EDLD 7330 INTRODUCTION TO CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTIONAL LEADERSHIP (3) LEC. 3. Principles of curriculum development and the leadership skills required to enact it with emphasis on school settings.

EDLD 7340 OVERVIEW OF CURRICULUM PROCESSES (3) LEC. 3. Curriculum as a field of study; the first course required for the ASC concentration in curriculum; an overview of curriculum history, processes, models, and designs.

EDLD 7500 PRINCIPAL LEADERSHIP (3) LEC. 3. Designed to serve instructional leaders in K-12 settings concerning leadership dispositions and leadership theory important to promoting student success and achievement.

EDLD 7510/7516 ACTION RESEARCH AND DATA ANALYSIS (3) LEC. 3. Research methodologies to improve instructional and school-based decision-making action, qualitative, and case study techniques applied to school, classroom, or school-community observation. May count either EDLD 7510 or EDLD 7516.

EDLD 7520/7526 LEADERSHIP AND THE LEARNING ORGANIZATION (3) LEC. 3. Management of schools as learning organizations; issues related to student learning and achievement through attention to organizational components. May count either EDLD 7520 or EDLD 7526.

EDLD 7530/7536 PLANNING AND CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT (3) LEC. 3. Development of frameworks for collection, analysis, and use of school data for the improvement of instruction, the learning environment, and student achievement. May count either EDLD 7530 or EDLD 7536.

EDLD 7540/7546 INSTRUCTIONAL AND CURRICULAR LEADERSHIP (3) LEC. 3. Curriculum design and development; areas of study include student needs, organizational mission and goals, data driven improvement, change process, diverse faculty, curriculum alignment tools. May count either EDLD 7540 or EDLD 7546.

EDLD 7550/7556 EDUCATIONAL FINANCE AND RESOURCE MANAGEMENT (3) LEC. 3. Preparation of pro-active leaders in school business affairs; use of action research and components of a comprehensive, ongoing, planning and budgeting program; facilities management. May count either EDLD 7550 or EDLD 7556.

EDLD 7560 EDUCATIONAL SYSTEMS AND COMMUNITIES (3) LEC. 3. Change theory, forecasting, trend analysis and application of these concepts to student achievement and school improvement efforts.

EDLD 7570 LEGAL AND ETHICAL ISSUES (3) LEC. 3. Ethical and legal provisions for education communities: emphasis on the support of and belief in the cultural value of a diverse and educated democratic society.

EDLD 7580/7586 SUPERVISION AND PERSONNEL ISSUES IN EDUCATION (3) LEC. 3. Policies and practices related to teacher recruitment, selection, evaluation, and professional development; faculty/staff developmental processes that impact student achievement and school improvement efforts. May count either EDLD 7580 or EDLD 7586.

EDLD 7900 DIRECTED STUDIES (1-9) IND. SU. Independent study directed toward desired objectives. Includes evaluation by professor and student at regular intervals. Course may be repeated for a maximum of 9 credit hours.

EDLD 7910/7916 PRACTICUM (1-6) PRA. Experience closely relating theory and practice, usually conducted in realistic settings. May count either EDLD 7910 or EDLD 7916. Course may be repeated for a maximum of 6 credit hours.

EDLD 7920 ADMINISTRATIVE INTERNSHIP (1-6) AAB/INT. Departmental approval. Opportunities for interns to internalize and employ administrative skills learned during graduate coursework. Course may be repeated for a maximum of 6 credit hours.

EDLD 7930 ADMINISTRATIVE INTERNSHIP/RESIDENCY (1-6) INT. Ongoing field-based experiences in educational administration; observation, participation, and leading with practicing administrators in school systems. Course may be repeated for a maximum of 6 credit hours.

EDLD 7970 SPECIAL TOPICS (1-9) LEC. Variable content for advanced studies in the area of educational leadership. Course may be repeated for a maximum of 9 credit hours.

EDLD 8200/8206 ASSESSMENT AND EVALUATION IN LEARNING ORGANIZATIONS (3) LEC. 3. Study of assessment and evaluation practices that enable learning organizations to use data for decision-making purposes. May count either EDLD 8200 or EDLD 8206.

EDLD 8210 EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP: THEORY AND PRACTICE (3) LEC. 3. Leadership theory and applications for K-12 settings.

EDLD 8220/8226 PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT (3) LEC. 3. Includes theoretical frameworks and applications for successful and systematic mentoring of professionals in organizations. May count either EDLD 8220 or EDLD 8226.

EDLD 8230 SYSTEMIC PLANNING AND BUDGETING (3) LEC. 3. Covers the components and implementation of a comprehensive ongoing planning and budgeting program for learning organizations.

EDLD 8240/8246 TRENDS AND ISSUES IN EDUCATIONAL ADMINISTRATION (3) LEC. 3. Trends and issues affecting educational institutions with particular attention to development of administrative procedures to cope with educational changes. May count either EDLD 8240 or EDLD 8246.

EDLD 8250 ORGANIZATIONAL POWER, POLITICS AND POLICY FORMATION (3) LEC. 3. Analysis of social forces, antecedent movements, and political actions affecting organizations. The study of policy development and practice.

EDLD 8260/8266 THEORY AND DEVELOPMENT OF ORGANIZATIONS (3) LEC. 3. Theoretical frameworks of educational organizations. May count either EDLD 8260 or EDLD 8266.

EDLD 8270/8276 LEADERSHIP IN FINANCE AND MANAGEMENT (3) LEC. 3. Theory and practice of instructional leadership related to personnel and fiscal management of a school or school district. May count either EDLD 8270 or EDLD 8276.

EDLD 8280 THE SUPERINTENDENCY IN EDUCATION (3) LEC. 3. Theoretical frameworks of educational organizations.

EDLD 8300 CURRICULUM THEORY AND PRACTICE (3) LEC. 3. Pr. EDLD 7340. Advanced course dealing with application of curriculum theories with an emphasis on the impact of philosophical and theoretical beliefs on practice. Departmental approval; or other General Curriculum course.

EDLD 8310/8316 LEADERSHIP IN THE DEVELOPMENT AND APPLICATION OF CURRICULUM AND THEORY DESIGN (3) LEC. 3. Application of transformative leadership in the design, delivery, and evaluation of curriculum in a wide variety of organizational settings. May count either EDLD 8310 or EDLD 8316.

EDLD 8320/8326 CURRICULUM LEADERSHIP FOR ORGANIZATIONS (3) LEC. 3. Pr. EDLD 7340 and EDLD 8300 and EDLD 8310 or EDLD 8316. For those considering a career in upper level management. focuses on context, societal, and political influences related to curriculum processes and organizational change. Departmental approval. May count either EDLD 8320 or EDLD 8326.

EDLD 8340 TRANSFORMATIONAL PROCESSES AND ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE (3) LEC. 3. Organizational and transformational change at personal, interpersonal, and institutional levels.

EDLD 8400/8406 ETHICS FOR LEADERS (3) LEC. 3. Theory and practice of ethics and the role of ethical and personal integrity for leaders in the context of educational organizations and the communities they serve. May count either EDLD 8400 or EDLD 8406.

EDLD 8480 INSTITUTIONAL RESEARCH AND DECISION SUPPORT (3) LEC. 3. Components of institutional research and assessment programs that can support the comprehensive planning, decision support, and management needs of the institution.

EDLD 8500 THE PROFESSORIATE (3) LEC. 3. Study of differences and similarities in faculty roles, work, and career paths using various disciplinary and institutional lenses.

EDLD 8510 SEMINAR IN COLLEGE TEACHING (3) LEC. 3. Overview of major issues in Higher Education and methods of instruction in college teaching. Involves use of experiential learning, group and collaborative activities such as microteaching, case studies, e-mail dialogue and reflective writing.

EDLD 8600/8606 MENTORING FOR CAREER DEVELOPMENT (3) LEC. 3. Assist graduate students in discovering how mentioning can enhance their career/professional development and benefit their organizations. May count either EDLD 8600 or EDLD 8606.

EDLD 8940/8946 DIRECTED FIELD EXPERIENCE IN EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP (1-6) FLD. Field-based experience in diverse settings to develop knowledge, skills, and abilities in an area of special interest. Course may be repeated for a maximum of 6 credit hours.

EDLD 8950 SEMINAR (3) SEM. 3. Professional and social integration into doctoral program; enhancement of professional knowledge through structured inquiry, professional dialogue, and reflective thinking. Course may be repeated for a maximum of 6 credit hours.

EDLD 8980/8986 PROJECT ANALYSIS (3) LEC. 3. Problem solving, reflective practice and action research and used for continuous school improvement. Provides opportunities to engage in diverse field based research projects. May count either EDLD 8980 or EDLD 8986.

EDLD 8990/8996 RESEARCH AND DISSERTATION (1-10) DSR. Individualized support and direction for students writing their dissertation. Course may be repeated for a maximum of 10 hours. Course may be repeated with change in topics.

Educational Media Courses

EDMD 3300 UTILIZATION OF INSTRUCTIONAL TECHNOLOGY FOR EDUCATORS (2) LEC. 1. LAB. 2. Basics of current and emerging instructional & communication technologies with primary emphasis on curricular integration. Location, selection, and application of technology resources (WWW, commercially authored software, etc.) for curricular needs with emphasis on developmental stages, learning styles and learning technologies. Limited to majors requiring teaching certification.

EDMD 5000 INSTRUCTIONAL TECHNOLOGY FOR TEACHING AND LEARNING (3) LEC. 3. Introduction to the systematic application of instructional technologies in teaching and learning environments.

EDMD 5100 MEDIA FOR CHILDREN (3) LEC. 3. Examination and evaluation of current literature in print and other formats, including oral literature. Focuses on literary and instructional criteria for selecting and utilizing media.

EDMD 6000/6006 INSTRUCTIONAL TECHNOLOGY FOR TEACHING AND LEARNING (3) LEC. 3. Introduction to the systematic application of instructional technologies in teaching and learning environments. May count either EDMD 6000 or EDMD 6006.

EDMD 6100 MEDIA FOR CHILDREN (3) LEC. 3. Examination and evaluation of current literature in print and other formats, including oral literature. Focuses on literary and instructional criteria for selecting and utilizing media.

EDMD 7000/7006 INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT (3) LEC. 3. Theory, problems, procedures, and standards in the utilization of technology in instructional design and development. May count either EDMD 7000 or EDMD 7006.

EDMD 7010/7016 INSTRUCTIONAL AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGIES (3) LEC. 3. Evaluation, selection, and use of traditional and current technologies for instruction, information, and administration in learning environments. May count either EDMD 7010 and EDMD 7016.

EDMD 7020/7026 PRINCIPLES OF GRAPHIC DESIGN FOR INSTRUCTION (3) LEC. 3. Principles of graphic design and visual literacy to facilitate the presentation of information. Criteria for graphics utilization examined. May count either EDMD 7020 or EDMD 7026.

EDMD 7100/7106 SELECTION AND USE OF MEDIA FOR YOUTH (3) LEC. 3. Evaluation, selection, and use of print and non-print media for youth, including materials for multi-cultural, special and gifted education. May count either EDMD 7100 or EDMD 7106.

EDMD 7110/7116 BIBLIOGRAPHIC DESCRIPTION, ORGANIZATION AND CONTROL (3) LEC. 3. Principles and procedures of describing, classifying and organizing resources with applications using new technologies. May count either EDMD 7110 or EDMD 7116.

EDMD 7120/7126 INFORMATION SOURCES, SERVICES AND INSTRUCTION (3) LEC. 3. An overview of information needs, services, and print and electronic resources; ways to teach information literacy skills. May count either EDMD 7120 or EDMD 7126.

EDMD 7130/7136 ADMINISTRATION OF MEDIA AND TECHNOLOGY SERVICES (3) LEC. 3. Functions of and planning for media and technology services. Budget, evaluation, facilities, guidelines, legal issues, personnel and policies. May count either EDMD 7130 or EDMD 7136.

EDMD 7200/7206 APPLIED INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGN (3) LEC. 3. Pr. EDMD 7000 or EDMD 7006. Applying instructional design skills, students will plan, develop, implement and assess instructional products using appropriate technologies. May count either EDMD 7200 or EDMD 7206.

EDMD 7210/7216 INTEGRATION OF TECHNOLOGY INTO CURRICULUM (3) LEC. 3. Learner competence in integration of technology into curriculum, including designing and writing software and plans for using computers in instruction. May count either EDMD 7210 or EDMD 7216.

EDMD 7230/7236 THEORY AND PRACTICE OF DISTANCE EDUCATION (3) LEC. 3. Theories, concepts, and tools that support distance education, with emphasis on application in design, development, and implementation of distance education instruction. May count either EDMD 7230 or EDMD 7236.

EDMD 7300/7306 RESEARCH IN INSTRUCTIONAL TECHNOLOGY (3) LEC. 3. Pr. ERMA 7200 or FOUN 7200 or ERMA 7206 or FOUN 7206. A forum for sharing research perspectives, exploring processes involved in defining research problems and analyzing research theories, problems, and methods in instructional technology. May count either EDMD 7300 or EDMD 7306.

EDMD 7310/7316 EVALUATION OF MEDIA AND TECHNOLOGY PROGRAMS (3) LEC. 3. Factors contributing to effective media and technology programs. Understanding of research process and experience with media and technology services assumed. May count either EDMD 7310 or EDMD 7316.

EDMD 7320/7326 ADVANCED INFORMATION SOURCES AND SERVICES (3) LEC. 3. Electronic databases, advanced searching techniques, information representation, and the role of the media specialist in networking and creating electronic information sources. May count either EDMD 7320 or EDMD 7326.

EDMD 7900/7906 DIRECTED STUDIES (1-6) IND. SU. Independent study directed toward desired objectives. Includes evaluation by professor of student's work accomplished at regular intervals.

EDMD 7910/7916 PRACTICUM (1-6) PRA. SU. Experiences closely relating theory and practice, usually conducted in realistic settings. Course may be repeated for a maximum of 6 credit hours.

EDMD 7920/7926 CLINICAL RESIDENCY (1-6) INT. SU. Pr. (P/C EDMD 7120 or P/C EDMD 7126) and (P/C EDMD 7130 or P/C EDMD 7136). Supervised experience in a school media center or other appropriate setting. These experiences, accompanied by regularly scheduled meetings with the university supervisor, provide evaluation and analysis of the intern experience. May count either EDMD 7920 or EDMD 7926. Course may be repeated for a maximum of 6 credit hours.

EDMD 7930 TEACHING APPRENTICESHIP (3) SEM. 3. Departmental approval. A structured opportunity for students to apply educational media concepts and theories in the college classroom. Course may be repeated for a maximum of 6 credit hours.

EDMD 7940/7946 DIRECTED FIELD EXPERIENCE (3-6) FLD. SU. Pr. FOUN 7200 or ERMA 7200 or ERMA 7206 or FOUN 7206. Field-based study in the area of media and technology. Addresses a scholarly concern of the student and is conducted using valid research techniques. Course may be repeated for a maximum of 6 credit hours.

EDMD 7970/7976 SPECIAL TOPICS IN INSTRUCTIONAL TECHNOLOGY (3-9) LEC. Opportunity for study of current topics related to the field of instructional technology. Course may be repeated for a maximum of 9 credit hours.

EDMD 7980/7986 FIELD PROJECT (3-6) INT. SU. Pr. ERMA 7200 or ERMA 7206 or FOUN 7200 or FOUN 7206. Field-based study in the area of media and technology. Addresses a scholarly concern of the student and is conducted using valid research techniques. Course may be repeated for a maximum of 6 credit hours.

Educational Psychology Courses

EPSY 7400/7406 ED PSYCH & EDUCATIONAL IMPLICA (3) LEC. 3. Educational psychology theory and research addressing critical problems, challenges, and opportunities in education or other growth-oriented settings. Content ranges from the study of learning to educational evaluation and authentic assessment. May count either EPSY 7400 or EPSY 7406

EPSY 7410 THE INDIVIDUAL IN THE TEACHING-LEARNING PROCESS (3) LEC. 3. The study of human growth, development, and motivation theory and research, including culture, socio-economic status, language, gender and race as a base for understanding individual differences and their sources.

EPSY 7420/7426 LEARNING THEORY AND EDUCATIONAL PRACTICE (3) LEC. 3. Advanced study of learning theory and research with an emphasis on application to effective design, implementation, and evaluation of instruction. May count either EPSY 7420 or EPSY 7426.

EPSY 7430 MOTIVATION AND ACHIEVEMENT (3) LEC. 3. Social, cultural, and psychological antecedents of achievement motivation are examined. This process requires reviewing theories and research, and emphasis is placed on discerning implications for practice and policy.

EPSY 7440 CLASSROOM MANAGEMENT: SKILLS AND REFLECTION (3) LEC. 3. Advanced study and analysis of existing classroom management discipline models including observation research activity.

EPSY 7450 PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND PERSONALITY DYNAMICS (3) LEC. 3. Survey of different theories and models of personality leading to in-depth study of theories and models most applicable for use in conceiving of and building personal and professional development plans.

EPSY 7900 DIRECTED STUDIES (1-6) IND. SU. Special study in which the student's learning efforts are guided toward desired objectives. Course may be repeated for a maximum of 6 credit hours.

EPSY 7970 SPECIAL TOPICS IN FOUNDATION OF EDUCATION (3-6) LEC. Consideration of historical, philosophical, social, psychological, measurement, statistics or research issues, and their impact on education.

EPSY 8410/8416 LEARNING IN THE SOCIAL CONTEXT (3) LEC. 3. Examination of the complex nature of learning as a socially- shared and individualized process. Topics may include the social construction of knowledge, scaffolded instruction, cognitive apprenticeships, and problem based learning. May count either EPSY 8410 or EPSY 8416.

EPSY 8430 TOPICAL SEMINAR IN LEARNING, COGNITION, AND INSTRUCTION (3) LEC. 3. An intensive and advanced study of research and theory on selected topics. Examples include folk theories of mind and alternative methods of studying thinking.

EPSY 8440 ED PSYCH APPRENT SEMINAR (3) LEC. 3. Focuses on the historical foundations of educational psychology as well as possibilities for future disciplinary development.

EPSY 8540 EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY RESEARCH APPRENTICESHIP SEMINAR (3) LEC. 3. A structured context for students to begin applying what they have learned from their research methods and statistic courses. Students will design and conduct research that contributes to the educational psychological knowledge base.

EPSY 8640 EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY LEARNING AND INSTRUCTION APPRENTICESHIP SEMINAR (3) LEC. 3. A structured opportunity for students to begin applying educational psychological concepts and theories in the classroom. Students will study theories of learning and instruction and begin to translate and implement these theories into practice.

EPSY 8990/8996 RESEARCH AND DISSERTATION (1-10) DSR. Individualized support and direction for students writing their dissertations. Course may be repeated with changes in topic.

Foundations of Education Courses

FOUN 3000 DIVERSITY OF LEARNERS AND SETTINGS (3) LEC. 2. LAB. 3. Exploration of socio-cultural factors and individual differences; understanding diversity and communication with students with different cultural backgrounds, abilities, and values; combines class-based as well as community-based discovery learning, known as service learning, that links theory and practice and involves students.

FOUN 3100/3103 CHILD DEVELOPMENT, LEARNING, MOTIVATION AND ASSESSMENT (6) LEC. 5. LAB. 3. Pr. EDUC 3000 or (FOUN 3000 and RSED 3000 or RSED 3003). Admission to Teacher Education. With grades of "C" or better. Cognitive, psychosocial, and moral aspects of child development; integration of development, learning, motivation, assessment, and evaluation in context of instructional planning. May count either FOUN 3100 or FOUN 3103.

FOUN 3110/3113 ADOLESCENT DEVELOPMENT, LEARNING, MOTIVATION AND ASSESSMENT I (3) LEC. 2. LAB. 3. Pr. EDUC 3000 or (FOUN 3000 and RSED 3000 or RSED 3003). Admission to Teacher Education. An integrated approach to the effective instruction of the adolescent learner in context.

FOUN 3120 ADOLESCENT DEVELOPMENT, LEARNING, MOTIVATION AND ASSESSMENT II (3) LEC. 3. Pr. (FOUN 3110 or FOUN 3113) or CTSE 4090 or (CTSE 4070 or CTSE 4073) and EDUC 3000 or (FOUN 3000 and RSED 3000 or RSED 3003). Admission to Teacher Education. Study of the adolescent development, learning, motivation, evaluation, and assessment concepts central to effective instruction. May count either FOUN 3120 or FOUN 3123.

FOUN 7000/7006 CULTURAL FOUNDATIONS OF EDUCATION (3) LEC. 3. Advanced study of culture and its impact on the development and structure of education and schooling. Utilizing historical, philosophical, anthropological, and sociological perspectives, contemporary issues regarding the nature and practice of schooling will be examined. May count either FOUN 7000 or FOUN 7006.

FOUN 7010/7016 HISTORY OF AMERICAN EDUCATION (3) LEC. 3. Examination of ideas, actors, and events which influenced the emergence of the formal school system, beginning with early American forms of education. May count either FOUN 7010 or FOUN 7016.

FOUN 7020/7026 SOCIAL AND CULTURAL DIVERSITY IN AMERICAN EDUCATION (3) LEC. 3. Advanced study of education's response to cultural pluralism. The impact of religious, ethnic, social, and racial diversity on the structure of the American public school will be examined. May count either FOUN 7020 or FOUN 7026.

FOUN 7030/7036 MODERNITY, PHILOSOPHY AND THE CURRICULUM (3) LEC. 3. Advanced study of the philosophical assumptions of curriculum development within the context of modernity. May count either FOUN 7030 or FOUN 7036.

FOUN 7040 PHILOSOPHY AND EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH (3) LEC. 3. Advanced philosophical study of educational research within the context of education's professional culture.

FOUN 7900 DIRECTED STUDIES (1-6) IND. SU. Special study in which the student's learning efforts are guided toward desired objectives. Course may be repeated for a maximum of 6 credit hours.

FOUN 7930 TEACHING APPRENTICESHIP (3) IND. 3. Departmental approval. A structured opportunity for students to explore social foundations of education concepts and pedagogies in the college classroom. Course may be repeated for a maximum of 6 credit hours.

FOUN 7970 SPECIAL TOPICS IN FOUNDATIONS OF EDUCATION (3-6) LEC. Consideration of historical, philosophical, social, psychological, measurement, statistics or research issues, and their impact on education. Course may be repeated for a maximum of 6 credit hours.

FOUN 8010/8016 MODERN EDUCATION AND COMPARATIVE PERSPECTIVES (3) LEC. 3. Advanced comparative study of selected contemporary educational issues within the American and international urban context.

FOUN 8990 RESEARCH AND DISSERTATION (1-10) DSR. Individualized support and direction for students writing their dissertations. Courses may be repeated for a maximum for 10 hours. Course may be repeated with change in topics.

Higher Ed Administration Courses

HIED 7200 ORGANIZATIONAL ISSUES IN HIGHER EDUCATION (3) LEC. 3. Theory and practice of higher education organizations with emphasis on supervision and management of personnel.

HIED 7210 LEADERSHIP IN HIGHER EDUCATION (3) LEC. 3. Exploration, discussion and application of theories, concepts and principles of leadership applied to higher education organizations. May count either EDLD 7210 or HIED 7210.

HIED 7220 HIGHER EDUCATION MANAGEMENT (3) LEC. 3. Procedures and practices in school educational management.

HIED 7230/7236 STUDENT SERVICES ADMINISTRATION POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION (3) LEC. 3. Organization, administration and evaluation of student personnel services in postsecondary education.

HIED 7240 LEGAL ISSUES IN HIGHER EDUCATION (3) LEC. 3. Constitutional and statutory provisions for education and an analysis of judicial decisions affecting higher education.

HIED 7250 COLLEGE STUDENT DEVELOPMENT (3) LEC. 3. Overview of major developmental theories affecting college students.

HIED 7260 COUNSELING AND ADVISING IN HIGHER EDUCATION (3) LEC. 3. Introduces counseling and advising theory and application for student services professionals in higher education.

HIED 7270/7276 OVERVIEW OF POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION (3) LEC. 3. Overview of the history and evolution of postsecondary education in North America. May count either HIED 7270 or HIED 7276.

HIED 7400 SPORT MARKETING AND PUBLIC RELATIONS (3) LEC. 3. Marketing and public relations of sport organizations as associated with higher education institutions.

HIED 7410 SPORT ETHICS (3) LEC. 3. Covers ethical issues in sport organizations as associated with higher education institutions.

HIED 7900 DIRECTED STUDIES (1-6) IND. SU. Independent study directed toward desired objectives. Includes evaluation by professor and student at regular intervals. Course may be repeated for a maximum of 9 credit hours.

HIED 7910 PRACTICUM (3) PRA. 3. Departmental approval. Experience in the management of specific administrative offices. Course may be repeated for a maximum of 6 credit hours.

HIED 7920 INTERNSHIP (1-6) INT. SU. Departmental approval. Supervised internship experiences in a school, college or other appropriate setting. Evaluation and analysis of the internship experience. Course may be repeated for a maximum of 6 credit hours.

HIED 7970 SPECIAL TOPICS (1-6) LEC. Current or advanced topics within area of specialization. Course may be repeated for a maximum of 6 credit hours.

HIED 8200 ASSESSMENT AND EVALUATION IN HIGHER EDUCATION (3) LEC. 3. Study of assessment and evaluation practices that enable learning organizations to use data for decision-making.

HIED 8230 PLANNING AND BUDGETING IN HIGHER EDUCATION (3) LEC. 3. Components and implementation of a comprehensive, ongoing planning and budgeting program in higher education.

HIED 8270 FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT IN HIGHER EDUCATION (3) LEC. 3. Educational finance including revenues, expenditures, cost, budgeting and accounting, and the local, state and federal role in supporting education.

HIED 8480 INSTITUTIONAL RESEARCH IN HIGHER EDUCATION (3) LEC. 3. Components of institutional research and assessment that support comprehensive planning, analysis, decision support and management needs of the higher educational institution May count either EDLD 8480 or HIED 8480.

HIED 8500 THE PROFESSORIATE (3) LEC. 3. Study of differences and similarities in faculty roles, work, and career paths using various disciplinary and institutional lenses.

HIED 8510 SEMINAR IN COLLEGE TEACHING (3) LEC/SEM. 3. Overview of major issues in higher education and methods of instruction in college teaching. Involves use of experiential learning, group and collaborative activities.

HIED 8950 SEMINAR (3) LEC. 3. Presentation by graduate students of research projects and/or analysis of procedures and finding. Course may be repeated for a maximum of 6 credit hours.

HIED 8990/8996 RESEARCH AND DISSERTATION (1-10) DSR. Individualized support and direction for students writing their dissertation. Course may be repeated for a maximum of 10 credit hours.

Educ. Found., Ldrshp. & Tech.

  • ADAMS III, OLIN L., Associate Professor
  • ANDRZEJEWSKI, CAREY E., Associate Professor
  • BAGGETT, HANNAH C., Assistant Professor
  • BANNON, SUSAN, Associate Professor and Director, Learning Resources Center
  • BRYANT, JASON, Assistant Clinical Professor
  • CORDIE, LESLIE A., Assistant Professor
  • DIRAMIO, DAVID, Associate Professor
  • DOWNER, SHERIDA, Associate Professor and Head
  • FORBES, SEAN A., Associate Professor
  • GROCCIA, JAMES E., Professor
  • HENRY, DANIEL J., Assistant Professor
  • HUR, JUNG WON, Associate Professor
  • KAMINSKY, JAMES S., Mildred Cheshire Fraley Distinguished Professor
  • KENSLER, LISA A., Associate Professor
  • LAKIN, JONI, Assistant Professor
  • LARKIN, BRITTANY M., Assistant Professor
  • LLANES, JOSE R., Professor
  • PATRICK, R. LYNNE, Clinical Associate Professor and Director, Truman Pierce Institute
  • REAMES, ELLEN H., Associate Professor
  • SALISBURY-GLENNON, JILL D., Associate Professor
  • SEARBY, LINDA, Associate Professor
  • SHANNON, DAVID M., Humana-Germany-Sherman Distinguished Professor
  • STROM, PARIS S., Professor
  • STRUNK, KAMDEN K. , Assistant Professor
  • TEEL, JANE B., Assistant Clinical Professor
  • WANG, CHIH-HSUAN, Assistant Professor
  • WATTS, IVAN E., Associate Professor
  • WITTE, JAMES E., Professor
  • WITTE, MARIA M., Professor
  • WOLF, SARA E., Associate Professor