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Adult Education (ADED)

ADED 510    Introduction to Adult Education    3 Hours

Survey of principles, models and techniques of adult education. Topics will include history, philosophies, and theories of educational adults.

Recent Term(s) Offered: winter 2016; spring 2016; summer 2016; fall 2016; winter 2017; spring 2017; summer 2017; fall 2017; winter 2018; spring 2018; summer 2018; fall 2018

ADED 520    Methods for Teaching Adults    3 Hours

Adult educational theories, models, and approaches and their use in practice.

Prerequisite(s): ADED 611

Recent Term(s) Offered: spring 2016; spring 2017; spring 2018

ADED 530    Program Development for Adults    3 Hours

Program planning and development for adults in technical schools, colleges, workplace, and lifelong learning endeavors. Includes methods for designing, implementing, and evaluating programs and their objectives.

Prerequisite(s): ADED 510 (may be taken concurrently)

Recent Term(s) Offered: spring 2016; spring 2017; fall 2018

ADED 540    Philosophy and History of Adult Education    3 Hours

Philosophy and history of adult education in the United States. Covers history of adult education from the colonial period to today. Includes major philosophies that guide adult education.

Prerequisite(s): ADED 510 (may be taken concurrently)

Recent Term(s) Offered: fall 2016; fall 2018

ADED 590    Practicum in Adult Education    1-3 Hours

Supervised practical experience related to adult education studies. Note: Completion of 18 hrs in MAE Adult Education including all core courses except capstone required.

Prerequisite(s): permission of instructor

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to students in Adult Education (047)

Recent Term(s) Offered: spring 2016; fall 2016; spring 2017; spring 2018

ADED 597    Directed Study in Adult Education    3 Hours

Directed study related to best practices in adult education. Requires completion of research or applied project on approved topic. Note: Completion of least 21 hrs in program including all core requirements required.

Prerequisite(s): permission of instructor

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to students in Adult Education (047)

Recent Term(s) Offered: spring 2016; fall 2016; spring 2017; fall 2017; fall 2018

ADED 598    Adult Education Seminar    3 Hours

Issues in the field of adult education. Topics will vary with faculty and student interest.

Prerequisite(s): ADED 510

Recent Term(s) Offered: None

ADED 599    Thesis Research and Writing    1-6 Hours (repeatable max of 6 hrs)

Independent research on a topic related to Adult Education.

Prerequisite(s): permission of instructor

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to students in Adult Education (047)

Recent Term(s) Offered: fall 2017; spring 2018; fall 2018

ADED 600    Maintaining Matriculation    1-6 Hours (repeatable max of 6 hrs)

One to six hours for ADED students needing to maintain matriculation.

Prerequisite(s): permission of instructor

Recent Term(s) Offered: fall 2016; summer 2018; fall 2018

ADED 611    Adult Development and Learning    3 Hours

Psychological factors affecting adult development, learning, and motivation. Emphasis on how diverse academic career/experiential backgrounds and objectives affect classroom environments, teaching strategies, and testing and evaluation.

Recent Term(s) Offered: spring 2016; summer 2016; fall 2016; spring 2017; summer 2017; fall 2017; spring 2018; summer 2018; fall 2018