Advanced Education Programs

The Department of  Advanced Education Programs is organized and staffed: (1) to provide professional  preparation programs for all advanced education programs; (2) to extend assistance to schools and related professional groups through research, surveys, and consultative services; and (3) to cooperate with local, state, regional, and national agencies in working for improvement in education.

Department of Advanced Education Programs

 

Courses

A workshop is designed for intensive study of an educational topic or problem.

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A workshop is designed for intensive study of an educational topic or problem.

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The institute is designed to provide preparation for teachers and administrators in a specialized area.

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The institute is designed to provide preparation for teachers and administrators in a specialized area.

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Directed professional reading according to the needs of the individual.

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Directed professional reading according to the needs of the individual.

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A critical study of selected problems relating to the educational area under consideration.

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A critical study of selected problems relating to the educational area under consideration.

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A critical study of selected problems relating to the educational area under consideration.

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A critical study of selected problems relating to the educational area under consideration.

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This course is designed to assist prospective educational leaders in developing fundamental knowledge and application of innovative, free webbased digital materials to be utilized in multiple settings. Through the tenets of andragogy, candidates are introduced to project-based learning which allows the candidate to develop customized projects integrating relevant research and best practices. These projects created can be replicated for immediate integrations into the classroom or worklplace.

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This course is a study of the nature and complexities of the educational research process. Indentification and completion of any approved educational project is a course requirement. Students will be provided opportunities to acquire greater awareness, familiarity and knowledge of the most basic concepts and principles of improving schools through research designs. Both the traditional content and electronic resources of research are emphasized. The student will study how to identify, delineate, operationalize, and write a research proposal.

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Emphasis is placed on the social institutions, family, and community as they affect the school system and as the school system affects them.

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The Educational Psychology course explains the cognitive, linguistic, personal, social, and moral development of individuals as well as individual and group differences. This lesson also describes behaviorist and social cognitive views of learning, intrinsic and extrinsic motivation, and informal and formal assessments.

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The Classroom Management course is to provide classroom instructors with the information needed to focus on the core principles and practices of classroom management. This course blends a humanistic, competency-based approach with an applied, research-based, behavior management approach to provide instructors with the best current thinking on effective classroom management.

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The Secondary Methods course discusses how to teach effectively in today's secondary schools. This course develops an understanding of various learning modes, learning styles, multiple intelligences, questioning techniques, and other instructional strategies to engage students and be effective in today's secondary classroom. This course demonstrates strategies for ongoing professional development for teachers.

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The Learning and the Brain course describes the roles, functions, processes, and physical makeup of the brain and how it can be leveraged for optimal learning. This course defines the structure of the brain, how it functions, and how to enhance student cognition and development of academic skills. The course will also provide the classroom instructor with tools to help the student understand short and long term memory, identify factors that influence students' ability to remember, and understand higher level thinking and effective problem solving. Finally, this course will also help explain how multiple intelligences and learning styles can affect curriculum development and learning.

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The Thinking Maps course is designed to enable teachers at all levels to use Thinking Maps as a common visual language for learning. These thinking process tools are the foundation for learners' continuous cognitive development, from school to work. Thinking Maps are used for content-specific and interdisciplinary learning, thus giving schools a common set of tools for integrating teaching, learning and assessment. Given direct training in using these maps, students have concrete tools for independently and interdependently seeking patterns in information. These unique attributes of Thinking Maps support students becoming independent, reflective, lifelong problem solvers and learners. Students are empowered to draw on a range of different and related thinking processes, and they are motivated to persevere during complex tasks.

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The purpose of this online asynchronous delivered two-part course is to develop new knowledge to help those witnessing sexual misconduct by colleagues to make appropriate interventions. As a character in an interactive movie participants will maneuver through the complex, emotional, and often morally ambiguous world of teaching. Students will make decisions at strategic points in the interactive movie answering thoughtprovoking questions about seemingly insignificant yet pivotal situations teachers, administrators, and others who interact with young people face throughout the year.

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Designed for HESA students, this course is a study of the nature and complexities of the educational research processes. Identification and completion of any approved educational research project is a course requirement. Students will be provided opportunities to acquire greater awareness, familiarity and knowledge of the most basic concepts and principles of improving schools through research designs. Both the traditional context and electronic resources of research are emphasized. The student will study how to identify, delineate, operationalize, and write a research proposal.

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Includes major theories of learning, related research and issues.

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A study of the responsibilities of the elementary and the secondary school principal with an emphasis on modern administrative and supervisory techniques.

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This course is designed to examine those practical issues and practices associated with this management side of principalship. A study of the management skills necessary for building-level certification.

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This course is designed to assist prospective educational leaders in developing fundamental knowledge and application of educational organization leadership by examining leadership in a variety of settings and methodologies. Candidates are exposed to a wide range of activities that include theory and practical application.

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Principles and practices in the administration and evaluation of teachers, pupils, and non-certified employees of a school organization.

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This course is designed to assist prospective educational leaders in developing fundamental knowledge and application of data-driven decision making for effective building leadership. Candidates will be exposed to various forms of assessments and ways to interpret, evaluate, and how to use the results for school-wide improvement.

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This course is designed to assist prospective educational leaders in developing fundamental knowledge and application of curriculum and evaluation. Key topics addressed in this course are: basic steps to revise or develop system-wide curricula; involving key stakeholders such as personnel; forming committees, reviewing facilities; and utilizing or allocating resources.

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A graduate-level workshop designed for intensive study of an educational topic or problem.

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The institute is designed to provide preparation for teachers and administrators in a specialized area.

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Directed professional reading according to the needs of the individual.

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Independent study of an educational problem.

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Opportunities for students who have graduated to obtain additional competencies.

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A critical study of selected problems relating to the educational area under consideration.

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Opportunity for graduate-level students to obtain experience in instruction under the supervision of the graduate faculty.

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Provides the student an opportunity to obtain practical experience in an area of interest. The student will be under the supervision of a selected practitioner.

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This course is designed to relate theory to practice in a realistic fashion. The student is placed in a situation where experiences may be obtained relating directly or indirectly to the area being studied.

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This course is intended to assist the classroom teacher to develop appropriate teaching strategies by alerting the teacher to needs of major cultures represented in school classrooms. The course will address: conflicts between traditional American culture and major diverse cultures, specific teaching approaches/strategies, and techniques for fostering growth of healthy self-concepts of culturally diverse students.

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A study of the status, nature, historical development, and present content areas of secondary education including foundations, development, and trends and issues for the future secondary school curriculum.

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Research of a problem or situation.

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This foundational course is designed to develop a broad knowledge base as well as scholarly thinking, researching and writing skills needed for doctoral study and research. The course will examine the framework of the scholar practitioner, including philosophical and ethical issues in education, and integrating theoretical and scholarly knowledge in the context of research and practice.

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This foundational course is designed to develop an integrated and comprehensive approach to strategic planning in an educational context. The course will evaluate the political, social, economic, legal and cultural trends and structures that must inform strategic leadership. Emphasis is placed on evidence-based decision-making that is focused on advocating for all learners in innovation, solution finding, and educational reform. This course will explore the role of leaders, theory, and strategies to develop a framework for effective leadership in an educational organization.

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Includes intermediate concepts, principles, and procedures as they apply to research. A laboratory experience is included with this course.

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The student designs a research proposal which culminates in a field study or written report.

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The research proposal is implemented and culminates in a research report.

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Directed professional reading according to the needs of the individual.

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Independent study of an educational problem.

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A critical study of selected problems relating to the educational area under consideration.

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Opportunity for post-graduate students to relate theory to practice in a school setting.

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This course is designed to relate theory to practice in a realistic fashion. The student is placed in a situation where experiences may be obtained relating directly or indirectly to the area being studied.

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Proposal development for continuation of EdD programming. Students will initiate their research proposals and work under the guidance of the course instructor to prepare for doctoral level study.

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Research of a situation or problem.

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This on-campus induction course provides an orientation into the field of education. This course prepares the candidates for those first days of school and builds a foundation of resources and understanding that is necesssary for success in the classroom.

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This course is an online professional education course designed for on-the-job training and includes topics such as a workplace, classroon management, effective practices and trends, student motivation, teaching strategies, lesson and unit plans, assessment and grading, and portfolios.

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This course is an online professional education course. Topics include curriculum planning, differentiated instruction, incorporation of standards, instructional models, structuring the learning environment, assessment, reflective practice, and integrating technology.

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Assisting the student in understanding how our educational system was shaped by historical events, people and how schools function and are governed. It will provide the information necessary for the student to understand the interactions of school and society in creating our system of education. While knowledge gained will also reflect other standards, the general areas of study for this course include History and Philosophy of Education, Social Foundations of Education and the Administrations and Governance of our schools.

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This course is to emphasize the critical elements of teaching that students encounter during their initial experiences in schools. Topics include human development, psychology of learning, classroom management, student motivation, adolescence, emotional influences on learning and memory, characteristic patterns and differentiated instruction, reflection practice and technology resources for teaching.

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This course is an online professional education course designed to address the following: (a) foundations (law, standards, values and beliefs); (b) collaboration (families, professionals, and community members); (c) identifying students with exceptionalities and linguistic diversity (from pre-assessment to service delivery); (d) chararacteristics of exceptionality and linguistic diversity and impact on learning; (e) teaching students with exceptionalities and linguistic diversity through use of adaptations/modifications and assistive technology; and (f) assessing for and reporting progress.

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This course covers the principles and strategies used in effective instruction, including comprehension, reading, and writing skills needed to become more literate in content areas. In addition, students will receive training on how to use the 6-Trait Analytical Reading Guide for assessing writing, which is the method used to score Kansas State writing assessments.

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This course addresses the nature of being a reflection practitioner. Primary topics included are curriculum planning, best practice, teaching approaches, methods and strategies, structuring the learning environment, assessment, reflective practice, and integrating technology.

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This course is an online professional education practicum designed to link course content with professional practice through mentoring and professional supervision and evaluation. One hour of practicum is require with each of the following courses: ALTC 802, ALTC 804, ALTC 805 and ALTC 807.

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Development of skills needed in counseling and consulting.

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A clinical experience that focuses on counseling student skill development in working with children, youth, and adults. Provides student with supervised actual experience.

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Overview of counseling issues relating to human growth and development through the lifespan.

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This lab must be taken in conjunction with EAC 830, Statistics for Research.

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Includes elementary concepts, principles and procedures.

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Historical background, the helping relationship, ethical issues, and counseling as a profession are emphasized.

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Includes the meaning of work in our society through the life-span and the relevance of career development to counseling in a variety of settings. Career theory, assessment, information and community resources are emphasized.

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Conceptual mode for appraising individuals, including methods, instruments, and interpretation.

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A study of the major theories of counseling and related issues.

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This course covers the principles and practices of managing a counseling program. Candidates will draw from theories of and techniques of group and individual counseling to promote academic, career, and personal/social development of learners. Candidates will demonstrate their use of technology to implement individual and group counseling theories in the classroom. The course is created to help the candidate understand the foundations and rationale for comprehensive developmental school counseling programs. Further, candidates will develop the understanding and skills to use teaming and consultation, collaboration, and coordination in an effort to develop programs that facilitate interaction between learners and their environment. Content addresses career and personal social issues, with the end goal of removing barriers to, and improving educational performance.

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Includes theories, types of groups, group leadership, group dynamics, and a group experience.

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An examination of the major categories of socioeconomic change likely to affect the purposes, techniques, and settings for counseling. An ongoing inquiry into the interactions between the social, political and economic systems. It provides a forum for developing a personal orientation to individual behavior, and the form and substance of counseling.

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Development of a personal family counseling style to facilitate change within families.

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Family systems program philosophy, networking, collaboration, and partnerships are excluded in the development of a solution-focused model of program planning.

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Study of the counseling approaches, skills, techniques, and intervention strategies relevant to the educational, social and developmental needs of children. Also appropriate for elementary school teachers seeking certification renewal and/ or enhancement of interpersonal relationship skills.

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Prepares counselors with an educated sensitivity to selection of appropriate strategies in working with diverse population.

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Major ethical issues facing counselors in marital and family counseling, group work, community, and private practice counseling.

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This course is designed to provide an opportunity for understanding the concept of recognition and categorizing dysfunctional behaviors and mental processes. Standards for categorizing purposes, uses, and ethics of categorization will be explored in a seminar/discussion format emphasizing the DSM-IV.

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This course is designed to provide a comprehensive introduction to critical issues in the management of mental health counseling practice. It is intended to introduce the student to important treatment issues which include psychopharmacology, consultation, referral, crisis intervention, client case management and assessment.

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An examination of dysfunctional family processes and current theories of counseling. An inquiry into healthy family functioning and the role of marital instability and divorce. Opportunities are provided to develop a basic orientation and apply techniques in counseling couples and families.

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This course serves as a foundational introduction to the medical foundations of addictions in the context of clinical mental health counseling. This course will explore the nature of addiction theory and skills in counseling. The etiology of addictive behaviors will be examined in the context of human development, counseling skills, and the clinical mental health counseling profession.

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The purpose of this course is to provide students with an overview of the theories and practices of Childhood and Adolescent counseling. Students will understand the practice of childhood and adolescent counseling in the context of mental health counseling. The etiology of childhood specific disorders will be examined in the context of diverse populations, counseling skills and diagnosis.

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Students will examine the nature of advanced counseling skills in the context of the mental health counseling profession. This course is designed to provide experiences in the exploration and application of individual counseling techniques. The course will present frameworks for applying and examining the counseling process. Role playing, self exploration and structuring of the counseling relationship will be emphasized to measure student learning.

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This course serves as an advanced clinical for the application of group counseling theory and techniques in the mental health counseling profession. Through direct experiences, students will explore group counseling in regard to dynamics and advanced theories. The course will focus on the characteristics and functions of exceptional group leaders.

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This class provides the counselor with experience in a work setting appropriate to the individual's major area of emphasis. A minimum of 300 clock hours is required for each three hours of credit.

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The capstone assessment activity for the program utilizing the portfolio process.

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Utilize empirical procedures to expand on course knowledge through exposure to the professional literature. A written project provides documentation of this learning process.

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A study of the influential people, social movement, and intellectual ideas associated with the development of American history and education from Colonial times to the present. Emphasis is place on historical themes which recur as either contemporary educational problems or solutions.

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This course is designed to assist prospective educational leaders in developing a fundamental knowledge and application of school law. Topics discussed include a broad range of current and historical legal issues including: federal and state laws and regulations; school board policies; teacher and student rights; supreme court cases affecting varied aspects of public school operations, social media, cyberbullying, and other liability exposures.

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This course is designed to assist prospective building administrators in developing fundamental knowledge and application of supervision and evaluation responsibilities of a building administrator. Current innovative techniques, improvement of instruction, and selection of building personnel are discussed.

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This course is designed to assist prospective building administrators in developing fundamental knowledge and application of administrative roles and responsibilities. Six key ares of administration are introduced: vision and goals; teaching and learning; managing organizational systems and safety; collaboration with key stakeholders; ethics and behavior; and educational systems.

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This course is designed to assist prospective building administrators in developing fundamental knowledge and application of exceptionalities and their unique learning and behavioral challenges. Key issues related to the building administrator's role and influence on special education services that will be addressed are: laws that protect the educational righst of students with exceptionalities; communication and collaboration with school community stakeholders about special edcuation services; promoting awareness of exceptionalities and various assessment instruments, procedures and technologies used in special education; and monitoring and evaluating special education decisions and services.

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This course is designed to assist prospective building administrators in developing fundamental knowledge and application of school financial procedures. Key issues presented include: how to keep school records timely, accurate, and in compliance with state and district regulations; financial matters affecting school activity funds; sound budgetary and accounting procedures; internal controls to safeguard school funds; protecting staff, parents and students from fiscal irresponsibility due to loss, misuse, or theft; and other school money issues and complexities.

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This course is designed to assist prospective building administrators in developing fundamental knowledge and application of innovative communication tools that provide timely, two-way communication between administrators, faculty, students, parents and community. Social media and the use of free, web-based communication tools will be a primary focus of this course.

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A consideration of contemporary issues and problems of social concern to educational leaders. Extensive reading in non-educational areas is required.

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A critical examination of the history and philosophy of education for leaders in specialized or advanced positions in American schools.

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This course is designed to instruct students in the techniques of legal research and writing. The course provides an opportunity to develop research on topics of interest in the field of school law.

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This course is designed to assist prospective district building administrators in developing a fundamental knowledge and application of administrative roles and responsibilites for the efficient operation of the school district as mandated byt state statutes and the local school board. Key topics addressed are: supervision and evaluation of school personnel.; scope of authority over operations; fiscal, curriculum, instruction; collective barganing process; and long range planning.

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This course is designed to assist prospective district administrators in developing fundamental knowledge and application of current trends and practices that impact distric administration. Key topics addressed are: understanding district vision for learning, networking and collaboration, district culture of learning, attitudes toward social media, district management and policy, technology integration and 21st century learning, data driven decision making, and the implication of Open Educational Resources.

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The school superintendent is in charge of more than just instructional aspects or the supervision of the employees and educators of a school district. A large part of the superintendent's duties includes the financial responsibilities of the district. This course is designed to develop the skills needed for working with the fiscal activities in public education, including knowledge of state and local responsibilites, sources of revenue, and other functions related to financing public shool education at the district level.

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This course is designed to assist prospective district administrators in developing fundamental knowledge and application of the responsibilities asociated with the planning, remodiling, maintaining, and operating an educational facility. Key facility topics addressed are: bond elections, transportation, technology infrastructure, maintenance planning; audits; providing a safe learning environment; school and ground maintenance; staff and contractor management; and evaluation of maintenance efforts.

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A study of the processes and approaches to curriculum planning and development which includes evaluation of the curriculum.

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This course is intended to prepare teachers desiring ESOL endorsement with a background in linguistics that will allow them to understand the structure and function of language. It will provide the theoretical underpinnings that will allow teachers to better plan curriculum for their students. Using the information, they will be able to determine which elements of English may be most problemtic for their students. They will learn ways in which languages may differ and what the universal characteristics of language are.

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This course is intended to prepare teachers desiring ESOL endorsement with a background in assessment that will allow them to assess and evaluate their ESOL students accurately. It will provide information regarding second language development and the theoretical underpinning necessary for nonbiased assessment, as well as considering methods of both traditional, formal assessment and nontraditional, informal assessment. Interpretation of results and their application will be considered.

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The purpose of this course is to introduce students to comtemporary methods and materials used in English for speakers of other languages PreK-12 classrooms. It will introduce methods and materials used in teaching non-native speakers with limited or non-existent english proficiency. Emphasis will be placed on the contextualized aspects of second language learning and the preparation of activities, materials, and evaluation techniques for classroom use.

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This course is designed to relate theory to practice in a realistic fashion. The student is placed in a situation to obtain experiences relating directly or indirectly to the area being studied.

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The primary purpose of the course is to teach theory and application of assessment principles and techniques necessary for the student affairs practitioner. Because assessment is a key component in the educational process, the importance of initial and ongoing assessment related to institution/department mission, vision and values will be central to the course.

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This course is primarily designed for current and future higher education professionals and will explore many of the technology issues facing the modern institution of higher education. The course will focus on the use of digital tools, resources and technologies for the advancement of student learning, development and success, as well as the improved performance of student affairs professionals. Included in this course are knowledge, skills, and dispositions that lead to the generation of digital literacy and digital citizenship within communities of students, student affairs professionals, faculty members, and colleges and universities.

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This course is primarily designed for current and future higher education professionals and will explore many of the legal issues facing the modern institution of higher education. The course will begin with an overview of the history of the relationship and evolution of higher education and the law. As the course progresses, current critical legal issues including student speech and associational rights, due process concepts, equal protection and discrimination, compliance with federal laws relating to higher education, and governance. Supplemental materials will be provided in addition to required readings in the text. The course is intended to be an overview, not an in-depth analysis of any given topic. Likewise, the course is not designed to provide an introduction to or overview of every facet of the law regarding higher education.

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Analysis of the governance, administration and finance of institutions of higher education in the United States. This course includes lectures, discussions, visiting presentations, and interactive case narratives.

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The primary focus of this course is to provide a foundation for graduate students to develop an understanding of major and emerging college student development theories. Students will identify and understand the relationship between theory, practice and research.

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Designed to develop an understanding of the philosophy, role, problems, trends and administration of student personnel programs in higher education.

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Learners will explore the models of and skills for advising, with special focuses upon mentoring, crisis intervention/referral, interpersonal communication, and serving special populations. Techniques in giving direction, feedback, critique, referral, and guidance will be considered. Student support will then be applied to retention efforts by institutions.

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This course introduces the principles governing building, maintaining, and using materials (both printed and non-print) adequate for the basic needs of elementary and secondary school library media centers.

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Acquaints students with the process of listing information resources-books, sound recordings, moving images, etc.-for inclusion in a database. Principles and practices of resource description, subject cataloging, and classification in a school library setting.

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This course provides an instroduction to the theory, practice and application of the principles of cataloging and classification. Subject classification and simple entries are emphasized, along with catalog and filing rules.

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Provides an introduction to the organization and principles of library administration. Study is made of basic procedures and requirements for administration of a library media program and center. A procedures manual is established by the individual student for personal use.

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Library media observation and practice, with instruction in the use of materials and services in school libraries that are curated in an electronic portfolio. Supervised work experience in a school library is arranged.

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This course covers current topics such as instructional change, student and teacher roles, student engagement, and providing examples that balance theory with practice.

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This course presents an overall picture of distance education, an understanding of technologies used in online learning, and skills to develop web-based instruction.

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This course presents an introduction to multimedia technologies and applications. The course is designed to allow students with no previous experience as well as those with experience to extend their competiencies in the use of visual and audio-visual computer materials.

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Instructional Message Design presents an overview of educational and corporate instructional message design methodologies and skills. The course is designed to allow students with no previous experience as well as those with experience to learn basic message design skills and create innovative instructional materials.

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This course is designed for students in the Master of Instructional Technology program. It provides an overview of hypermedia and hyptertext applications for instructional technology.

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Comprehensive toools, student-lead training, presentations, and materials are developed within a professional electronic portfolio to illustrate the student's knowledge, skills, and ability.

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Designed for teachers, supervisors, administrators, and librarians who have previous background with literature appropriate for children and/or young adults. Emphasis is placed on current titles.

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Study of learning and reading as related to content area subjects. Focuses on techniques and understandings for teaching students how to use print as a tool for learning.

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This course analyzes trends and practices in teaching the language arts as well as surveying current materials used for instruction of the language arts. Special emphasis will be placed on reading and writing processes. An advanced course that is designed to review literature related to trends and developments in language arts instruction.

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This course is a practicum in conducting intensive evaluations of children with reading disabilities. Students will learn to administer, score and interpret informal and standardized test instruments, including the administration and interpretation of parent and child interviews for background information.

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Explores underlying language and literacy development from a psycholinguistic perspective. Classroom techniques to foster emergent literacy development are stressed.

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A practicum experience in the school setting. Focus will be upon organization of the reading program in the school and its interrelationships with pupils, parents, other teachers, and administrators.

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Field experience will provide the student an opportunity to obtain practical experience in an area of interest.

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This course is designed to help students develop cultural awareness and an understanding of how different cultures influence children in school. Directed laboratory experiences with ethnic students is required.

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This course is designed to help students develop cultural awareness and an understanding of how different cultures influence children in school. Directed laboratory experiences with ethnic students is required.

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A workshop is designed for intensive study of an educational topic or problem.

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A workshop is designed for intensive study of an educational topic or problem.

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The institute is designed to provide preparation for teachers and administrators in a specialized area.

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The institute is designed to provide preparation for teachers and administrators in a specialized area.

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Directed professional reading according to the needs of the individual.

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Directed professional reading according to the needs of the individual.

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A critical study of selected problems relating to the educational area under consideration.

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A critical study of selected problems relating to the educational area under consideration.

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A critical study of selected problems relating to the educational area under consideration.

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A critical study of selected problems relating to the educational area under consideration.

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Opportunity for students to obtain experience in instruction under supervision of the graduate faculty.

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Opportunity for students to obtain experience in instruction under supervision of the graduate faculty.

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Designed to provide education majors with an observation and participation experience in an area of special interest on an advanced level. Students will be placed in an educational setting relevant to their program.

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Designed to provide education majors with an observation and participation experience in an area of special interest on an advanced level. Students will be placed in an educational setting relevant to their program.

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Provides the student an opportunity to obtain practical experience in an area of interest. The student will be under the supervision of a selected practitioner.

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Provides the student an opportunity to obtain practical experience in an area of interest. The student will be under the supervision of a selected practitioner.

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This course will present technical and research literature, statistical concepts and computations, and examine use of computer software for statistical analysis. The course also will include skills in accessing reference material. Students will define and prepare a research study.

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This course will focus on legal and professional issues in special education. Emphasis is on exceptional children and youth and the provision of educational and related services for this population.

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This is a foundational special education course. It entails the theoretical perspectives of individual variance. This course describes procedurs for identifying students with exceptionalities, relevant to cognitive, social, motor, communication, and affective behavior. It also examines the biological and cultural factors as well as family dynamics that impact children with exceptionalities.

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Study of the basic principles, tools, and techniques of counseling, conferencing, and consulting related to the parents and professionals working with exceptional children.

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A study of behavior of children and youth with emphasis on the diagnosis and modification of behaviors.

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This course prepares students to plan, use and report on formal and informal assessments with individuals with exceptionalities. Students will gain knowledge and skills in analyzing data from standardized tests and curriculum based measurements. Students will also acquire skills in using assessments to make decisions that will improve instructional and learning outcomes.

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Individual labs for selected areas of assessment: (A) apptitude/Intelligence, (B) achievement, (C) affective/Personality, (D) early childhood tests, (E) multicultural assessment, (F) vocational assessment, (G) counseling assessment. Content in labs will include both formal and informal assessment.

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The purpose of this course is to help special educators make appropriate decisions regarding the use of evidence-based instructional practices in literacy, math and content-area learning for students with excpetionalities. The decision making process ensures that all students receive the needed instructional practices and supports to be successful and achieve their potential.

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This course provides an introduction to relevant issues related to special education students from culturally diverse backgrounds. The course is designed for educators and other professionals who work with special education students from culturally diverse backgrounds.

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A critical study of issues relating to special education and exceptional individuals. The course will center around the collection, dissemination, and discussion of material in the areas of law and ethics, medical aspects of exceptionality, and service delivery.

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The purpose of this course is to increase knowledge and skills in the application of assistive and educational technology with exceptional children.

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This course provides an overview and introduction to the field of early childhood special education. The course covers topics such as rationale, history, handicapping conditions, assessment, and service delivery considerations.

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The purpose of this course is to help prepare students to teach and serve young handicapped children and their families. An emphasis is placed on assessment, programming, instruction, and data collection.

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The purpose of this course is to give an overview of the field of early childhood education. Information on the history and theories of child development, as well as information on characteristics of children at different ages, will be discussed. In addition, discussions on play and electronic media, including computer assisted instruction, will be provided. How information in each of these areas relates to young handicapped children will also be included in the discussions.

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This course is designed to relate theory to practice in a realistic setting. The student is placed in a situation where he may obtain experience relating directly or indirectly to the area being studied.

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This advanced course is designed to relate theory to practice in a realistic setting. The student is placed in a situation where he may obtain experiences relating directly or indirectly to the area being studied.

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The purpose of this course is to help special educators make appropriate decisions regarding the IEP process in regards to their students with high incidence needs. The decision making process ensures that all students receive the needed instructional practices and supports to be successful. As a practicum course, candidates will be working with students with high incidence needs, designing, implementing and evaluating instructional practices.

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This course is designed to relate theory to practice in a realistic setting. The student is placed in a situation to obtain experiences relating directly or indirectly to the area being studied.

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This advanced course is designed to relate theory to practice in a realistic setting. The student is placed in a situation to obtain experiences relating directly or indirectly to the area being studied.

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This course is designed to compare and contrast theories, content, methods, and materials for delivery of instruction to learning disabled students; to utilize evaluation procedures to deliver individualized instruction to students experiencing learning disabilities; to modify educational practices to meet the needs of the learning disabled; to develop instructional materials for use with the learning disabled; and to refine competencies necessary for the delivery of inservice.

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This course is designed to relate theory to practice in a realistic setting. The student is placed in a situation to obtain experiences relating directly or indirectly to the area being studied.

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This advanced course is designed to relate theory to practice in a realistic setting. The student is placed in a situation to obtain experiences relating directly or indirectly to the area being studied.

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The purpose of this course is to provide best practices and procedures for teaching persons experiencing mental retardation. The intent is to examine the developmental and learning needs of each individual as a total person and to determine the psychological and physical structuring of the learning environment that will optimize the acquisition of appropriate, needed behavior.

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This course is designed to relate theory to practice in the education of students in mental retardation at the educable level.

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This advanced course is designed to relate theory to practice in the education of students in mental retardation.

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Specific assessment, instructional planning, and methodological techniques for gifted will be studied.

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This course is designed to relate theory to practice in a realistic setting. The student is placed in a situation to obtain experiences relating directly or indirectly to the area being studied.

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This advanced course is designed to relate theory to practice in a realistic setting. The student is placed in a situation to obtain experiences relating directly or indirectly to the area being studied. As part of this experience, the student is given opportunities to study the basic principles, tools, and techniques of counseling, conferencing, and consulting as related to students who are gifted, their parents, and other professionals.

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Introduction to the basic concepts of career and vocational programming for students with special needs. Theoretical constructs and practical considerations for programming from the preshool level through the secondary school level will be presented.

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A study of career/vocational programs for special needs students. Appropriate curricula, methodology and materials will be analyzed.

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This course focuses on ways to develop, improve and maintain effective collaboration in schools. Candidates will gain experience in using principles, tools and techniques of communication, collaboration and consultation as related to students with high incidence disabilities. This course will challenge candidates to understand and prepare for how collaborative efforts in schools can produce more inclusive settings for diverse and exceptional learners.

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This course is designed to relate theory to practice in a realistic setting. The student is placed in a situation to obtain experiences relating directly or indirectly to the area being studied.

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This advanced course is designed to relate theory to practice in a realistic setting. The student is placed in a situation where he may obtain experiences relating directly or indirectly to the area being studied.

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Independent study of an educational problem.

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Opportunities for students who have graduated to obtain additional competencies.

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The course includes the study of procedures employed in organizing and administering programs in special education.

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This advanced course is designed to relate theory to practice in a realistic setting. The student is placed in a situation where experiences are obtained in the area studied.

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This advanced course is designed to relate theory to practice in a realistic setting. The student is placed in a situation where experiences are obtained in the area studied.

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Individual study of a selected problem relating to education.

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The course is designed to provide education majors with an observation and participation experience in an area of special interest. Students are placed in an educational setting relevant to their problem.

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Field experience will provide the student an opportunity to obtain practical experience in an area of interest.

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The selection and application of appropriate procedures, methods, techniques, and devices of teaching.

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Designed to provide education majors with an observation and participation experience in an area of special interest on an advanced level. Students will be placed in an educational setting relevant to their program.

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Last updated: 10/21/2019