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This course is designed to provide post-secondary educational leaders with the knowledge
and skills necessary to understand and successfully lead their organizations within
the constraints and opportunities provided by the current legal context and choice
of governance structures. This course focuses on policy creation and implementation
strategies while managing legal risks with special attention on respecting the civil
rights of all constituency groups.This course will be structured to address current
issues of importance to post-secondary educational leaders.
This course provides detailed,hands-on experiences with the challenges that are faced
by upper-level administration in the development, management, financing,and planning
of higher education institutions. Costs,revenues, staffing,and constraints that face
educational leaders in both public and private venues are examined.Extensive examples
of organizational structures, personnel and staffing needs,and financial considerations
are shown as dependent upon each other, and integral to the strategic planning needed
to meet institutional missions.
This course is designed to prepare post-secondary educational leaders with the skills
to manage the changing world of curriculum in higher education. This course studies
the development and management of curriculum within higher education; purposes,uses,and
control;program development; and distance education. Emphasis is placed on curriculum
evaluation and planning.
This course examines the advanced evaluation of instructional and educational programs,and
introduces students to many of the critical issues involved in assessment in higher
education. The course places strong emphasis on the assessment of student learning,and
demonstrates this through examples from literature provided by a variety of accrediting
agencies.Extensive examples provide mathematical and conceptual understandings of
differing measurement approaches to reliability and validity techniques for assessment
Students develop an applied research proposal that studies an institutional issue
or problem. The student will identify the question or problem to be studied and the
student will, under the guidance of the instructor, develop an applied research proposal
to be carried out in Applied Research Practicum II.
Students conduct the research or evaluation proposal developed in Applied Research
Practicum I. The student will obtain IRB approval, collect and analyze the data, and
write up the full research report.