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.
Prerequisite(s): Admission to EdD program.
Recent Term(s) Offered: spring 2015; fall 2015; spring 2016; fall 2016; spring 2017; fall 2017

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

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.
Prerequisite(s): Admission to EdD program.
Recent Term(s) Offered: summer 2015; fall 2015; summer 2016; fall 2016; summer 2017; fall 2017

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 both instructor and Director of Education Leadership Doctoral Program.
Recent Term(s) Offered: spring 2015; fall 2015; spring 2016; fall 2016; spring 2017; fall 2017

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 equivalent or instructor permission.
Recent Term(s) Offered: spring 2015; summer 2015; winter 2016; spring 2016; fall 2016; spring 2017; summer 2017

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 both instructor and Director of Education Leadership Doctoral Program.
Recent Term(s) Offered: summer 2015; fall 2015; summer 2016; fall 2016; summer 2017; fall 2017

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

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.
Grade Mode: Pass/Fail
Recent Term(s) Offered: spring 2015; fall 2015; winter 2016; spring 2016; fall 2016; winter 2017; spring 2017; summer 2017

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

Individualized independent study in educational leadership. Prior to course registration, students must receive program advisor/dissertation chair and EdD Educational Leadership program director approval. May be repeated for credit, but no more than six hours may be applied toward the EdD Educational Leadership program.
Prerequisite(s): Admission to EdD program and permission of Director of Educational Leadership Doctoral Program.
Grade Mode: Pass/Fail
Recent Term(s) Offered: winter 2015; spring 2015; summer 2015; spring 2016; summer 2016; spring 2017; summer 2017; fall 2017

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. International travel may be required at student's expense. May be repeated for credit, but no more than six hours may be applied toward the EdD Educational Leadership program.
Prerequisite(s): Admission to EdD program and permission of Director of Educational Leadership Doctoral Program.
Recent Term(s) Offered: winter 2015; summer 2015; winter 2016; winter 2017

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.
Prerequisite(s): Admission to EdD program and admission to candidacy or permission of instructor and EdD Director.
Grade Mode: Pass/Fail
Recent Term(s) Offered: spring 2015; fall 2015; spring 2016; fall 2017

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.
Prerequisite(s): Admission to Educational Leadership Doctoral Program.
Grade Mode: Pass/Fail
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

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

Research undertaken to complete requirements for Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership.
Prerequisite(s): Admission to candidacy in Educational Leadership Doctoral Program.
Grade Mode: Pass/Fail
Recent Term(s) Offered: spring 2015; summer 2015; fall 2015; spring 2016; summer 2016; fall 2016; spring 2017; summer 2017; fall 2017

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

Continued enrollment for dissertation completion.
Prerequisite(s): Completion of required dissertation credit hours and advisor permission.
Grade Mode: Non-graded
Recent Term(s) Offered: spring 2015; summer 2015; fall 2015; spring 2016; summer 2016; fall 2016; spring 2017; summer 2017; fall 2017

EDLD 999   Doctoral Pre-Orientation    0 Hours

No course description is available
Recent Term(s) Offered: None