Education (EDU)

EDU 6030: Educational Methods in Theatre (3)

Offerings

Explores contemporary methods and trends in the teaching of high school theatre, emphasizing the following: management of a production program; critical response to artistic experiences; contexts of theatrical works; connections within the arts; and pedagogy. Attention is given to AATE standards and Washington State Essential Academic Learning Requirements in the Arts.

Restrictions: Master of Arts in Teaching Majors only. Graduate only.

EDU 6085: Moral and Theological Issues in Education (3)

Offerings

Educators face multiple ethical issues influenced by religious and philosophical values and perspectives. Students will explore if and how the Christian gospel might shape their motivation and practice as educators, particularly the implications of social justice ideals reflected in the ministry of Jesus Christ. The course also examines the multifaceted relationship between education and democracy, addresses shared decision-making in school settings, and advances a constitutionally appropriate role for religion in public school curriculum.

Restrictions: Doctoral, Graduate only.

EDU 6120: American Education: Past and Present (3)

Offerings

Examines historical aims and practical challenges related to popular education from the colonial period to the present. Democratic citizenship, equality of educational opportunity, and other major ideals of the common school will be discussed, with specific attention to how these ideals relate to present-day issues in education.

Restrictions: Doctoral, Graduate only.

EDU 6130: Classroom Management (3)

Offerings

Explores classroom management concepts and skills, such as showing empathy, communicating expectations, establishing routines and procedures, and handling non-instructional activities. Focuses on prevention of issues through planning and instruction. Includes study of intervention strategies when prevention is insufficient.

Restrictions: Graduate only.

EDU 6132: Learners in Context (3)

Offerings

Explores concepts of adolescent development such as physiology, cognition, and language. Examines the impact of attention, interest, memory, and motivation, along with stress, sleep, and substance abuse. Covers learning theory according to Piaget and Vygotsky and practical application of developmental concepts on planning, instruction, and assessment.

Restrictions: Graduate only.

EDU 6133: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Education (3)

Offerings

Considers diversity, equity, and inclusion by exploring essential questions such as how these terms may be defined, how these concepts have been viewed across time, how families and children experience them in schools, and what the implications are for teaching and learning. Considers the ways educators promote inclusiveness and improve achievement through equity pedagogy and culturally relevant teaching.

Restrictions: Graduate only.

EDU 6134: Professional Issues/Abuse (2)

Offerings

Considers an array of professional issues, from trouble areas for new teachers, to professional conduct. Emphasis on identifying signs of abuse, youth violence, and emotional distress. Covers procedures for mandatory reporting and teaching students about prevention.

Restrictions: Graduate only.

EDU 6136: Content Methods (3)

Offerings

Analyzes instructional methods such as assessing prior knowledge, integrating student assets, teaching academic language, scaffolding activities, deepening content learning, and reflecting on progress, among others. Enables application of subject-specific methods for designing lessons, practicing instruction, and assessing results.

Restrictions: Graduate only.

EDU 6139: Internship Seminar (2)

Offerings

A capstone experience that provides students with an opportunity to analyze their growth as emerging professionals in comparison to internship experiences, coursework, and program assessments. Students also interpret their roles as teacher leaders as they participate in state and national education initiatives. Employment related activities such as resume writing, interviewing, and applying are also covered.

Restrictions: Graduate only.

EDU 6150: Planning, Instruction, and Assessment I (3)

Offerings

Focuses on principles of effective lesson planning, such as ordering lesson segments, aligning activities with objectives, gathering feedback for future planning, supporting exceptional learners, and attending to classroom environment. Considers a variety of instructional and assessment practices for daily planning, along with strategies for addressing language acquisition.

Restrictions: Graduate only.

EDU 6160: Planning, Instruction, and Assessment II (3)

Offerings

Focuses on principles of effective assessment. Considers implications of assessment on planning and instruction. Covers alignment of assessments to objectives, formative and summative assessment, use of assessment results to draw inferences, provision of feedback, and evaluation criteria, among others. Also considers implications of assessment in the context of language acquisition.

Restrictions: Graduate only.

EDU 6170: Inquiry, Teaching, and Assessment Methods for Math and Science I (3)

Offerings

The first course in a sequence addressing general and subject-specific teaching methods, as well as standards-based assessment, for math and science teachers. Focuses on planning for instruction, inquiry-based teaching strategies, and introduction to math and science standards.

Restrictions: Graduate only.

EDU 6171: Inquiry, Teaching and Assessment Methods for Math and Science II (3)

Offerings

The second course in a sequence addressing general and subject-specific teaching methods and standards-based assessment for math and science teachers. Focuses on subject-specific instructional strategies, formative assessment, including analysis of student work, structured classroom observations, and introduction to professional organizations.

Restrictions: Graduate only.

EDU 6172: Inquiry, Teaching and Assessment Methods for Math and Science III (3)

Offerings

The third course in a sequence addressing general and subject-specific teaching methods and standards-based assessment for math and science teachers. Focuses on assessment, particularly development of skills and judgment needed to integrate assessment into instruction, and analysis of teaching practice.

Restrictions: Graduate only. Master Teaching Math/Science only.

EDU 6173: Inquiry, Teaching & Assessment Methods for Math and Science IV (3)

Offerings

The fourth course in a sequence addressing general and subject-specific teaching methods and standards-based assessment for math and science teachers. Focuses on research for improving teaching, including choice of effective instructional strategies, reflection on the relationship between theory and practice, and planning for ongoing professional development.

Restrictions: Teaching Math and Science Majors only. Graduate only.

EDU 6361: Secondary English Methods (3)

Offerings

Provides a foundation for teaching in the language arts classroom. Explores appropriate methods for secondary education and examines recent trends in the field.

Restrictions: Graduate only.

EDU 6362: Science/Math Integrated Methods - Elementary/Middle School (3)

Offerings

Presents methods for elementary and middle-level instruction in science with math integration. Includes analysis of the nature of science and its relationship to inquiry-based learning and mathematics. Prepares students to design inquiry-based lessons predicated on exploration and discovery. Considers resource materials such as those produced by the American Association for the Advancement of Science along with science standards.

Restrictions: Graduate only.

EDU 6363: Language Arts/Social Studies/ Humanities Integrated Methods - Elementary/Middle School (3)

Offerings

Presents integrated methods for elementary and middle-level instruction in language arts, social studies, and humanities. Includes knowledge and skills for learning across disciplines, such as reading, writing, research, discourse, and reflective thinking.

Restrictions: Graduate only.

EDU 6364: Teaching Secondary Social Studies (3)

Offerings

Organizes content around principles of effective social studies teaching and learning, such as construction of knowledge, connection between disciplines, development of reasoned judgement, and use of critical inquiry. Specific knowledge and skills include identifying features of effective curricula, designing units and lessons, and application of instructional practices like discourse, literacy integration, and cooperative learning.

Restrictions: Graduate only.

EDU 6365: Methodology for Foreign Language Teaching (3)

Offerings

Overviews the theoretical paradigms of second language learning and teaching; definition and evaluation of communicative competence; strategies for teaching skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing; and selection and development of instructional materials, including new technology.

Restrictions: Graduate only.

EDU 6503: General Music Methods (3)

Offerings

A survey of methods for instruction in elementary classroom music and secondary general music programs. Includes exposure to current materials available for instruction in those settings and preparation of materials appropriate to age levels.

Equivalents: MUS 3503 Restrictions: Graduate only.

EDU 6504: Choral Music Methods (3)

Offerings

A survey of the teaching methods, rehearsal techniques, and choral organization from the elementary school chorus through the adult choir. Emphasis is on development of diagnostic rehearsal skills through special class projects and survival skills for the beginning choral director.

Equivalents: MUS 3504 Restrictions: Graduate only.

EDU 6505: Instrumental Music Methods (3)

Offerings

A survey of the instrumental music program, grades 5-12. Emphasis is on examination of appropriate teaching materials, teaching methods for various program levels, program planning and development, and evaluation of learner progress. Experience in planning and presenting model learning experiences in instrumental music is provided.

Equivalents: MUS 3505 Restrictions: Graduate only.

EDU 6514: Aspects of Career and Technology Education for Family and Consumer Sciences (3)

Offerings

Explores methods and strategies for teaching family and consumer science concepts. Provides opportunity for skill development in teaching presentation techniques that utilize the lecture/demonstration method. Emphasizes a critical understanding, development, and organization of the subject content that promotes student learning and meets national and state standards.

Equivalents: FCS 4512 Restrictions: Graduate only.

EDU 6524: Curriculum Design (3)

Offerings

Addresses theoretical and practical issues including philosophies of curriculum, curricular goals and objectives, alternate conceptions and designs of curriculum, process and content possibilities, planning with respect to scope and sequence, and the role of educators in the selection and development of curriculum materials. Students who successfully complete the course will be able to articulate the relationships between theoretical and practical models and will be able to critically assess, implement, and design developmentally appropriate curricular experiences for school and school-related environments.

Restrictions: Doctoral, Graduate only.

EDU 6525: Culturally Responsive Teaching (3)

Offerings

Provides an overview of the theoretical bases and practical implications of multicultural education. Examines cultural pluralism in our society and emphasizes strategies to reduce prejudice and bias in our schools. Assist students in understanding and becoming aware of working with and teaching diverse groups within the educational setting. Examines the complex issues facing educational environments which include issues of race, class, gender, religion, ethnicity, and exceptionality.

Restrictions: Doctoral, Graduate only.

EDU 6526: Survey of Instructional Strategies (3)

Offerings

Examines instructional strategies for promoting student achievement. Covers selection, implementation, and evaluation of strategies, along with determining the impact strategies have on language acquisition and integration of student culture and linguistic background.

Restrictions: Doctoral, Graduate only.

EDU 6528: Accomplished Teaching (3)

Offerings

This course will contrast views of teaching and provide experience in reflective practices of lesson analysis through the review of written documents and video-taped lesson segments. Aiming to build professional capacity and skill in collaboration with other teachers in school settings, this lab course will be available to practicing teachers in school settings.

Restrictions: Teacher Leadership Majors only. Graduate only.

EDU 6546: Art Education Methods (3)

Offerings

Discusses the principles and elements of art as related to a variety of media with direct application for the classroom. Special emphasis is placed on the role of art in the curriculum and understanding the perceptual development of children. Studio periods will be augmented with lectures and discussion. Fee(s): Art Course Fee

Equivalents: ART 3546 Restrictions: Graduate only.

EDU 6600: Communication and Collaboration: Colleagues, Administration, and Community (3)

Offerings

This course addresses the responsibilities of professional educators beyond the classroom, including communication with colleagues and external agencies within the community and collaboration with peers, administration, district and state personnel. Teacher leadership and school improvement processes provide the framework for these explorations of effective collaboration.

Restrictions: Doctoral, Graduate only.

EDU 6613: Standards-based Assessment (3)

Offerings

Develops attitudes and skills necessary to provide sound classroom assessment experiences that yield accurate, usable information for students, teachers and parents. Assists teachers as they develop the skills and judgment needed to integrate assessment into instruction. Focuses on integrating instruction and assessment and includes analysis of teacher-made tests, informal assessment activities, the use and interpretation of standardized instruments, reporting procedures and other sources related to student growth in academic, social and psychomotor areas.

Restrictions: Doctoral, Graduate only.

EDU 6655: Human Development and Principles of Learning (3)

Offerings

Examines research in the social, psychological and biological dimensions of learning, cognition and motivation that are relevant to the educational process.

Restrictions: Doctoral, Graduate only.

EDU 6858: Interdisciplinary Curriculum Studies (3)

Offerings

The problems of today are interrelated and complex. They require increased capacity for synthesizing knowledge from multiple perspectives and disciplines. These problems transcend social, political, economic, and scientific fields of study. Effective solutions are multi-faceted, and often address numerous domains such as justice, human rights, sustainability, and technology. Interdisciplinary inquiry provides an approach for examining complex problems, and devising possible solutions, while promoting a deeper sense of meaning and connection to others and the world. Interdisciplinary curriculum studies is a model of curriculum design predicated on integration, discovery, problem- and place-based learning, and the combination of disciplines to inspire curiosity, intellectual depth, and personal fulfillment.

Restrictions: Graduate only.

EDU 6882: Positive Psychology and Spirituality in the Schools (3)

Offerings

Explores the linkages between human spirituality and positive psychology. The usefulness and appropriateness of utilizing the students' expressions of spirituality in the educational setting to further their personal-social and educational development are also discussed. The course examines the major theories, research, ethical concerns, and best practices relating to spirituality-positive psychology connections. Through course activities and readings, participants will gain a richer understanding of their own spirituality and learn to dialogue effectively about others' spiritual formulation. Participants are asked to articulate their own spiritual lens and how it might influence their work with school-age children. Various approaches and materials that can assist counselors/educators in matters of student spirituality are explored.

Equivalents: EDCO 6882 Restrictions: Doctoral, Graduate only.

EDU 6900: Independent Study (1-6)

Offerings

Independent study of approved topics with periodic conferences. May be repeated for credit up to 24 credits.

Restrictions: Doctoral, Graduate only.

EDU 6918: Introduction to Teaching (2)

Offerings

Serves as induction to the program and general orientation to teaching. Surveys organization and funding of schools, education policy and reform, requirements for certification, and program assessments, among other topics. Emphasis given to exploring cultural competence and analyzing characteristics of effective teachers. Fee(s):

Restrictions: Graduate only.

EDU 6942: Autumn Field Experience and Professional Issues (2)

Offerings

A field experience that requires a minimum of 20 hours of observation and assistance at the beginning of the school year. Activities include attending in-service meetings and making preparations for the first days of school. Also considers an array of professional issues, from trouble areas for new teachers to professional conduct. Emphasis given to identifying signs of abuse, youth violence, and emotional distress. Covers procedures for mandatory reporting and teaching students about prevention.

Restrictions: Graduate only.

EDU 6945: Residency Student Teaching Internship (1-20)

Offerings

A full-time, 180 day, clinical practice experience in a supervised classroom setting where teacher candidates practice the knowledge and skills of a professional educator including observation, planning, instruction, assessment and reflection. May be repeated for credit up to 15 credits. Fee(s): ARC Internship Fee

Restrictions: Graduate only.

EDU 6949: Student Teaching Internship (1-15)

Offerings

A fulltime, 70 day, clinical practice experience in a supervised classroom setting where teacher candidates practice the knowledge and skills of a professional educator including observation, planning, instruction, assessment and reflection. May be repeated for credit up to 12 credits. Fee(s): Grad Education Intern Fee

Restrictions: Graduate only.

EDU 6950: Topics in Education (1-6)

Offerings

Examination of a current topic or issue. May be repeated for credit up to 24 credits.

Restrictions: Doctoral, Graduate only.

EDU 6960: Master's Project (3)

Offerings

Prerequisites: EDU 6975, 6976; approval of application and proposal by supporting professor and director of graduate studies. Involves the practical application of knowledge and skills which results in a product useable in the individual's professional or potential role. This is approved and supervised by a faculty member with expertise in the selected area of study. May be repeated for credit 2 times.

Restrictions: Graduate only. Prerequisites: EDU 6976: D or better OR EDU 6975: D or better

EDU 6975: Interpreting and Applying Educational Research I (3)

Offerings

The first of a two-course sequence on research methods in education, emphasizing the concepts, procedures, and vocabulary of quantitative research. Covers descriptive statistics, probability and the normal distribution, educational measurement, and research designs. Prepares students to critically evaluate research articles and to develop an original research proposal.

Restrictions: Doctoral, Graduate only.

EDU 6976: Interpreting and Applying Educational Research II (3)

Offerings

Prerequisite: EDU 6975. Teaches students to apply statistical concepts in a research setting and experience the excitement associated with research. Emphasizes understanding the use and interpretation of inferential statistics techniques. Prepares students to become aware of the relationship between statistics and research methodology and develop skills to critically analyze research in the behaviorial sciences.

Restrictions: Doctoral, Graduate only. Prerequisites: EDU 6975: D or better

EDU 6978: Introduction to Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Education Research (3)

Offerings

Investigates research methods and findings in math and science education, including research into student thinking and how people learn, curriculum design, instructional strategies, and assessment methods.

Restrictions: Graduate only.

EDU 6979: Action Research in School Settings (3)

Offerings

This course provides foundations in educational research aimed at school settings as well as the needed support during the design and implementation of an action research project.

Restrictions: Teacher Leadership Majors only. Graduate only.

EDU 6980: Applying Research in School Settings (3)

Offerings

This course seeks to enable students to be more informed about, and better equipped to deal with educational research, including data literacy, data-driven decision making, and research-based practice. Students will be able to analyze, interpret, and explain data, understand research articles, and critically evaluate claims based on research.

Restrictions: Teacher Leadership Majors only. Graduate only.

EDU 6989: Spring Field Experience (3)

Offerings

A field experience that requires a minimum of 40 hours of observation and assistance near the end of the school year. Topics include use of multiple instructional strategies, planning and adapting curricula, standards-based assessment, collaborating with families and communities, and professional activities and communication, among others. Emphasis given to application of cultural competence and culturally relevant teaching.

Restrictions: Graduate only.

EDU 6990: Teacher Leadership Capstone (3)

Offerings

A capstone experience that provides students the opportunity to collect work related to the Teacher Leadership program standards created in various development efolio(s), reflect on the implications of this work, and prepare and share a presentation portfolio.

Restrictions: Teacher Leadership Majors only. Graduate only.

EDU 6995: Master's Thesis (3,6)

Offerings

Prerequisites: EDU 6975, 6976. Makes formal investigation, under the direction of a committee assigned by the director of graduate studies, into a research question that involves original data and primary sources and results in a scholarly manuscript suitable for binding and possible publication. Requires demonstrated, acceptable progress on thesis study; and periodic conferences with major advisor. May be repeated for credit up to 9 credits.

Restrictions: Graduate only. Prerequisites: EDU 6975: D or better AND EDU 6976: D or better

EDU 7101: Instructional Theory (3)

Offerings

Studies teaching/learning theories with applications to instructional settings. Examines constructivism, developmentalism, behaviorism, cognitive science and information processing. Students will be expected to articulate strengths and weaknesses of various theories and to make specific applications to their area of emphasis.

Restrictions: Doctoral only.

EDU 7102: Curriculum Theory (3)

Offerings

Examines curriculum design based on an advanced study of theoretical constructs of the curriculum. Discusses the academic centered, society centered and learner centered models. Students will be expected to develop a curriculum design appropriate to their areas of emphasis that includes significant research findings as well as specific curricular applications.

Restrictions: Doctoral only.

EDU 7105: Issues in Education (3)

Offerings

Prerequisites: EDU 6120, 6085. Studies emerging and controversial issues in education. Issues will be chosen on the basis of their present significance and their potential for fundamental change in the educational system. Students will be expected to study the issues in depth and to develop written and oral positions.

Restrictions: Doctoral only. Prerequisites: EDU 6120: D or better AND EDU 6085: D or better

EDU 7106: Trends and Research in Global Education (3-6)

Offerings

The course provides students with an overview of past developments, emerging trends, relevant research findings, teaching and learning methods, and prominent ideas in global education. The nature and quality of research in global, comparative, and international education represent a particular focus of the course. Students will be expected to participate interactively and to show evidence of reflection on the purposes and design of education as it is organized in societies around the world. A key question organizing the seminar is, how do different approaches to educational theory, practice, and research inform our perspectives on teaching and learning, educational policies and requirements, and expectations of teachers and students in an increasingly interconnected, global society? May be repeated for credit up to 6 credits.

Restrictions: Doctoral only.

EDU 7107: Program Evaluation (3)

Offerings

Examines the method and role of evaluation research in conducting formative and summative evaluations of educational programs. Emphasizes the use of evaluation results in the decision making process.

Restrictions: Doctoral only.

EDU 7108: Access and Equity in Education (3)

Offerings

The focus of this course is to prepare scholars and educational leaders who can promote social diversity and social justice in education settings through the development of theoretical and practical knowledge, empirical research, and the use of effective social justice education practices. The course emphasizes the interpersonal, theoretical, and philosophical understanding needed for the success of both the teacher and learner. It engages students in the interrogation and further theorizing of social justice issues and social justice education practices for the purpose of developing knowledge capable of fostering educational environments that are socially just, diverse, inclusive, and equitable.

Restrictions: Doctoral only.

EDU 7110: Advances in Educational Assessment (3)

Offerings

Prerequisite: EDU 7973 is recommended. This course is designed to extend students' knowledge of psychoeducational techniques, with strong focus on processes underlying the development of interventions to support student learning. Planning and implementing curriculum that corresponds with the findings of student assessment as well as current accountability assessment systems are examined. Advanced methods of scale development are presented, including, e.g. confirmatory factor analysis and item response theory.

Restrictions: Doctoral only.

EDU 7115: Advances in Educational Psychology (3)

Offerings

This graduate level course examines research and applications of current learning and development theories. Building upon prior coursework, students will more intensely focus on selected theories. Topics may include, but are not limited to, cognitive development, information processing, moral and spiritual development, social psychology, and motivation.

Restrictions: Doctoral only.

EDU 7120: Educational Organizations and Systems (3)

Offerings

The course content provides students an understanding of complex organizations in their historical context, the development of major frames, metaphors, images, and theories of complex organization, and the implications these present for organizational design, change, management, and leadership.

Restrictions: Doctoral only.

EDU 7300: Introduction to Educational Research and Statistics (3)

Offerings

This optional seminar (may be used as elective credits) serves as a "bridge" course for those new education doctoral students and is designed to review as well as introduce basic and advanced quantitative research methods and statistical analyses skills and concepts. Discussion of SPSS is also included. This course takes a conceptual rather than mathematical approach to learning the topics under discussion.

Restrictions: Doctoral only.

EDU 7900: Independent Study (1-6)

Offerings

Student works with a faculty member on a mutually agreed upon topic. May be repeated for credit up to 24 credits.

Restrictions: Doctoral only.

EDU 7910: Seminar in Educational Values (3)

Offerings

Prerequisite: EDU 6085. Studies ethics and values as they affect educational decision making and policy.

Restrictions: Doctoral only. Prerequisites: EDU 6085: D or better

EDU 7930: University Teaching Practicum Seminar (1-3)

Offerings

Students will instruct a graduate level course in their area of doctoral specialization with close supervision from a School of Education professor. Students will plan the course, write the syllabus, and serve as the primary instructor and evaluator. May be repeated for credit up to 6 credits.

Restrictions: Doctoral only.

EDU 7971: Advanced Qualitative Research (3)

Offerings

Prerequisite: EDU 7974 or an equivalent doctoral-level introductory qualitative research course or experience. This course addresses theory and practice of qualitative research fieldwork and data gathering. Complementing the foundation of qualitative research design provided in EDU 7974, this course will focus is on the practical, hands-on considerations associated with writing research proposals, entering the field, coordinating fieldwork, techniques of data collection, and data management. A review of the primary methods including Grounded Theory, Narrative, Case Study, Ethnography, and Phenomenology will be presented and additional approaches will be introduced. Students will participate in the IRB approval process and engage in a qualitative research project throughout the term resulting in a manuscript for publication consideration.

Restrictions: Doctoral only. Prerequisites: EDU 7974: D or better

EDU 7972: Doctoral Research Design and Analysis I (3)

Offerings

Prerequisite: EDU 7300. Focuses on social science research methodology including quantitative and qualitative research designs, descriptive statistics, and univariate and multivariate statistical analyses. The first in a sequence of three courses; the course must be taken in sequence and is designed to prepare the student for the production of a dissertation.

Restrictions: Doctoral only. Prerequisites: EDU 7300: D or better

EDU 7973: Doctoral Research Design and Analysis II (3)

Offerings

Prerequisite: EDU 7972 or equivalent within the last two years. Focuses on social science research methodology including quantitative and qualitative research designs, descriptive statistics, and univariate and multivariate statistical analyses. The second in a sequence of three courses; the course must be taken in sequence and is designed to prepare the student for the production of a dissertation.

Restrictions: Doctoral only. Prerequisites: EDU 7972: D or better

EDU 7974: Doctoral Research Design and Analysis III (3)

Offerings

Prerequisite: EDU 7973. Focuses on qualitative research designs. The third in a sequence of three courses; the course must be taken in sequence and is designed to prepare the student for the production of a dissertation.

Restrictions: Doctoral only. Prerequisites: EDU 7973: D or better

EDU 7976: Advanced Quantitative Research (3)

Offerings

Prerequisites: EDU 7972 and 7973. The intent of this doctoral research seminar is to provide students with a conceptual and practical understanding of advanced quantitative statistical procedures, focusing on certain approaches not covered in EDU 7972 and 7973. The course includes a discussion of the advanced research processes involved in these areas, such as, design, data collection and multivariate analyses, and the interpretation of research findings. The primary focus in the course is to explore and apply advanced research and statistical methodologies that may be used in the development and implementation of an empirically based dissertation and research studies.

Restrictions: Doctoral only. Prerequisites: EDU 7972: D or better AND EDU 7973: D or better

EDU 7977: Seminar: Research Methods and Statistics Review (3)

Offerings

Prerequisites: EDU 7972, 7973, and 7974. This seminar is designed to review basic and advanced statistical analyses skills and concepts. The course should assist students with preparation for their research comprehensive examinations.

Restrictions: Doctoral only. Prerequisites: EDU 7972: D or better AND EDU 7973: D or better AND EDU 7974: D or better

EDU 7978: Seminar: Review of Theory and Research in Curriculum and Instruction/Foundations (3)

Offerings

Prerequisites: EDU 7101, 7102. This seminar is designed to review current theories and research in Curriculum and Instruction and in the foundations of education. The course should assist doctoral students with preparation for their research comprehensive examinations.

Restrictions: Doctoral only. Prerequisites: EDU 7101: D or better AND EDU 7102: D or better

EDU 7990: Leadership Colloquium (3)

Offerings

Prerequisites: EDU 7101. 7102, 7972, and 7973, can be taken concurrently. Students write a scholarly paper and present it to the educational community. Evaluation of the scholarship and colloquium is conducted by the graduate faculty in the School of Education.

Restrictions: Doctoral only. Prerequisites: EDU 7101 can be taken concurrently: D or better AND EDU 7102 can be taken concurrently: D or better AND EDU 7972 can be taken concurrently: D or better AND EDU 7973 can be taken concurrently: D or better

EDU 7991: Dissertation Orientation (1)

Offerings

Prerequisites: (EDU 7972 and 7973), or EDU 7107. Focuses on the dissertation process and includes topics such as writing the proposal and the dissertation.

Restrictions: Doctoral only. Prerequisites: (EDU 7972: D or better AND EDU 7973: D or better) OR EDU 7107: D or better

EDU 7995: Doctoral Dissertation (1-20)

Offerings

Prerequisites: EDU 7972 and 7973. Requires original research conducted under the guidance of a faculty advisor. Includes a dissertation orientation class. May be repeated for credit up to 20 credits.

Restrictions: Doctoral only. Prerequisites: EDU 7972: D or better AND EDU 7973: D or better