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Educational Leadership (EDLD)

EDLD 702    Educational Leadership Doctoral Program Orientation    3 Hours

An introduction to key concepts of educational leadership and research with emphasis on foundational knowledge and skill development, as well as program, research, and professional development planning.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to students in Educational Leadership (0010)

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

EDLD 710    Leadership Theories and Ethics    3 Hours

Theory and research on leadership, ethics and managerial effectiveness. Topics include: leadership and management, power and influence, trait theories, current and seminal leadership theories, delegation and shared decision making, as well as morality and ethics for leaders, and current trends in leadership research.

Prerequisite(s): EDLD 702 or permission of instructor

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to students in Educational Leadership (0010)

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

EDLD 712    Research Methods and Design for Educational Leaders    3 Hours

Quantitative and qualitative research methods and design; survey design and administration; and analysis of research reports.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to students in Educational Leadership (0010)

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

EDLD 720    Individual and Group Issues in Leadership    3 Hours

Theory and application of leadership issues in organizational behavior, including motivation, attitudes, group process, problem solving, decision making, conflict management, and interpersonal communication.

Prerequisite(s): EDLD 710 or permission of instructor

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to students in Educational Leadership (0010)

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

EDLD 722    Measurement and Survey Methods for Educational Leaders    3 Hours

Examination of psychometric properties of measurement instruments used in leadership research; data collection and analysis methods used in survey research; issues related to validity, reliability, and fairness; approaches to evaluate the desired properties of research tools; and quantitative data analysis.

Prerequisite(s): EDFN 501 or permission of instructor

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to students in Educational Leadership (0010)

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

EDLD 730    Leading the Organization    3 Hours

Leadership for organizational improvement. Theory and application of systems, communication, culture, change and organizational design, and organizational development.

Prerequisite(s): EDLD 720 or permission of instructor

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to students in Educational Leadership (0010)

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

EDLD 732    Program Evaluation for Educational Leaders    3 Hours

Program evaluation theory, methods, and practices with a focus on the practical craft of evaluation research; discussion of theoretical and strategic issues of program evaluation; application of quantitative and qualitative research methods to program evaluation contexts.

Prerequisite(s): EDLD 722

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to students in Educational Leadership (0010)

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

EDLD 794    Educational Leadership Seminar    3 Hours (repeatable max of 12 hrs)

Seminar in topics and current trends related to educational leadership. Seminars that represent different topics may be repeated for credit with advisor permission.

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

EDLD 795    Advanced Topics in Educational Leadership    1-6 Hours (repeatable max of 6 hrs)

Individualized independent study in educational leadership. Note: Permission of Director of Education Leadership Doctoral Program required. May be repeated for credit, but no more than six hours may be applied toward the EdD Educational Leadership program.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to students in Educational Leadership (0010)

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

EDLD 796    International Aspects of Educational Leadership    1-6 Hours (repeatable max of 6 hrs)

Experiential study of international issues in educational leadership by working with international communities and agencies within or outside the U.S. Note: Permission of Director of Educational Leadership Doctoral Program required. May be repeated for credit, but no more than six hours may be applied toward the EdD Educational Leadership program. International travel may be required at student's expense.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to students in Educational Leadership (0010)

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

EDLD 797    Dissertation Seminar    3 Hours

A seminar designed to assist students in conceptualizing and developing the research for their dissertation. Emphasizes writing and research skills needed to complete the prospectus and begin writing the dissertation. Note: Admission to candidacy or permission of Director of Educational Leadership Doctoral Program required.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to students in Educational Leadership (0010)

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

EDLD 798    Educational Leadership Doctoral Program Internship    1-6 Hours (repeatable max of 6 hrs)

Internship or experiences designed in coordination with program advisor to enhance knowledge and skills related to educational leadership.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to students in Educational Leadership (0010)

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

EDLD 799    Dissertation Research    1-8 Hours (repeatable max of 12 hrs)

Research undertaken to complete requirements for Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership. Note: Admission to candidacy required.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to students in Educational Leadership (0010)

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

EDLD 800    Maintain Matriculation    1-6 Hours (repeatable max of 6 hrs)

Continued enrollment for dissertation completion. Note: Completion of dissertation credit hours required.

Prerequisite(s): permission of instructor

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to students in Educational Leadership (0010)

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

EDLD 999    Doctoral Pre-Orientation    0 Hours

No course description is available

Recent Term(s) Offered: None