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 2015; spring 2015; summer 2015; fall 2015; winter 2016; spring 2016; summer 2016; fall 2016; winter 2017; spring 2017; summer 2017; fall 2017

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 2015; spring 2016; spring 2017

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.
Recent Term(s) Offered: spring 2015; spring 2016; spring 2017

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.
Recent Term(s) Offered: fall 2016; fall 2017

ADED 590   Practicum in Adult Education    1-3 Hours

Supervised practical experience related to adult education studies.
Prerequisite(s): Instructor permission and completion of at least 18 hours in the Master of Arts in Education in Adult Education program, including all core requirements except Capstone.
Grade Mode: Pass/Fail
Recent Term(s) Offered: spring 2015; fall 2015; spring 2016; fall 2016; spring 2017

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.
Prerequisite(s): Restricted to students admitted to MAE-Adult Education; completion of at least 21 hours in the program, including all core requirements and advisor approval.
Recent Term(s) Offered: spring 2015; fall 2015; spring 2016; fall 2016; spring 2017; fall 2017

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): Admission into the program and permission of program director.
Grade Mode: Pass/Fail
Recent Term(s) Offered: None

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.
Grade Mode: Non-graded
Recent Term(s) Offered: fall 2015; fall 2016; fall 2017

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 2015; summer 2015; fall 2015; spring 2016; summer 2016; fall 2016; spring 2017; summer 2017; fall 2017