Multicultural Analysis: Concepts for Educational Leaders is the study of multicultural relations in American society and an exploration of critical problems confronting educational systems in general and educational leaders in particular.
Professionals in Educational Organizations examines the nature of professionalism in education; points of conflict between bureaucratic and professional norms; accommodations to conflict; integrating professional norms with organizational requirements; organizational leadership of professionals; the character of professional associations in education.
Community Leadership Development develops collaborative leadership skills related to initiating and implementing school and community partnerships. A special focus is the enhancement of critical literacy skills–the capacity to read and interpret events within the socio-political context of community-embedded educational leadership. Click above image for chapter jigsaw project. Chapter jigsaws provide opportunities for students to presentContinue reading “EDLD 6342”
Applied Statistics I is a course in univariate statistics, which includes the use of Statistical Package for the Social Sciences (SPSS) with exercises related to various descriptive and inferential statistical techniques.
Computer Applications in Education introduces the uses of technology in classroom environments. Examines and practices technology integration within classroom environments, using various applications, instructional and productivity software, as well as evaluation tools and resources. Addresses development of integrated instructional activities and a collaborative final project related to selected instructional goals. As part of the courseContinue reading “IDET 5302”
Instructional Materials Development for Learning Management Systems addresses research and best practices related to the development of instructional activities and materials for online instruction within a learning management system environment. Incorporates research-based knowledge consistent with International Association for K-12 Online Learning (iNACOL) and Texas Virtual School Network (TxVSN) standards. Online Teaching & Learning (OTL) ProjectContinue reading “IDET 5365”
Instructional Design and Educational Technology Foundations considers historical factors that contributed to the development of the field. Considers underlying systems concepts. Introduces major publications and professional organizations in the field. Includes a research project. Jigsaw is a cooperative learning strategy that enables each student of a “home” group to specialize in one aspect of a topic.Continue reading “IDET 5300”
Instructional Design and Educational Technology Practicum is a course where students will design and assemble their IDET Masters journey professional portfolio and complete a service-based, on-the-job guided practice in the planning and use of educational technologies and instructional design skills within a program-approved learning environment. Prerequisite: Participants must have completed at least 12 semester hoursContinue reading “IDET 5397”
IDET 5320 – Strategies for Technology Integration A course designed to enable participants to thoughtfully plan for integration of computers and other media in instruction. Examines the Project-Based Learning Model to engage learners in projects requiring investigation, analysis, synthesis, and presentation in real-world situations. Considers a rationale for technology integration, learning theory, evaluation of interactiveContinue reading “IDET 5320”
Instructional Design IDET 5304 introduces participants to the systems approach to instructional design. This course provides introductory information and application of skills and techniques necessary in the analysis, design, development, implementation, and evaluation of instruction (referred to as the ADDIE model).