Educational Administration (EDAD)

EDAD 5301  Behav and Org Found of Educ  
Credits: 3 (3-0-0)
  

Foundations of sociological, psychological, historical, and philosophical views of education. Students will explore school culture, climate, teacher leadership, coaching, and growth through previous research and analysis. (Domain 1. School Culture: School Community Leadership)

Restrictions: Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

EDAD 5302  Elem and Secondary Curricula  
Credits: 3 (3-0-0)
  

Elementary and secondary school curriculum materials and methods problems. Lecture, discussion, library, research and seminar techniques will be employed in curriculum design. Students will review conduct vertical alignment exercise to examine school curricula. Students will review conduct vertical alignment exercises to examine school curricula. (Domain 2. Leading Learning: Instructional Leadership/Teaching and Learning).

Restrictions: Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

EDAD 5305  Graduate Research Project  
Credits: 3 (0-0-3)
  

A graduate research project must be completed and submitted to the Graduate Office for a grade to be assigned, otherwise IP notations are recorded. This course is specifically designed for Plan II and Plan III students.

Prerequisites: EDAD 5329.

Restrictions: Prerequisite: EDAD 5329.Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Repeat Status: Course may be repeated 3 time(s).

EDAD 5306  Thesis  
Credits: 3 (3-0-0)
  

This course is for Plan I students. The course requires 6 hours of grades, the first 3 hours consisting of completion of a thesis proposal and the last 3 hours consisting of completion of the thesis. Completion of the thesis proposal is a prerequisite for enrollment in the last 3 hours of thesis.

Restrictions: Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Repeat Status: Course may be repeated 1 time(s).

EDAD 5307  Sch Admin Advance Problems  
Credits: 3 (3-0-0)
  

Major problems of the school administrator. Elective.

Restrictions: Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

EDAD 5311  Secondary School Curr:Probs  
Credits: 3 (3-0-0)
  

Secondary school curriculum materials and methods problems. Lecture, discussion, library, research and seminar techniques are employed. Methods credit.

Restrictions: Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

EDAD 5312  Supervision Advanced Problems  
Credits: 3 (3-0-0)
  

Major problems of supervision. Students explore problems related to professional development and assessment. Administration credit.

Restrictions: Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

EDAD 5313  Sch Admin Public Sch Fin  
Credits: 3 (3-0-0)
  

Theory and practices including federal, state and local levels. Theory and practices in taxing and budgeting with emphasis on Texas system. Students examine current design of Texas school finance and the impact on school practices. (Domain 5. Strategic Operations: Alignment and Resource Allocation).

Restrictions: Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

EDAD 5315  Admin of Various Specl Progrm  
Credits: 3 (3-0-0)
  

Administration of the various special staff and pupil personnel services offered in the public schools, including guidance, health, attendance, reading, career education, vocational technical administration and special education. (Domain 5. Strategic Operations: Alignment and Resource Allocation).

Restrictions: Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

EDAD 5317  Workshop: Adv School Prob  
Credits: 3 (3-0-0)
  

Contemporary school administration problems. Administration credit.

Restrictions: Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

EDAD 5320  Education Special Problems  
Credits: 3 (3-0-0)
  

Study of school problems in designated areas as approved by the University. May be repeated for credit when topic changes. Elective.

Restrictions: Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Repeat Status: Course may be repeated 1 time(s).

EDAD 5329  Educational Research  
Credits: 3 (3-0-0)
  

Course addresses basic concepts associated with research as well as historical development of research methodologies. Students will be expected to critically evaluate existing research and understand how research impacts foundational and contemporary issues in educational leadership. Students are expected to synthesize information in an educational area of choice related to educational leadership. (Domain 2. Leading Learning: Instructional Leadership/Teaching and Learning).

Restrictions: Undergraduate level students may not enroll.

EDAD 5330  Multicultural Ed for Educators  
Credits: 3 (3-0-0)
  

The course examines multicultural relations in American society and explores solutions to critical problems confronting schools. In order for students to have positive educational experiences, effective educational leaders should be sensitive to critical issues concerning diversity as it related to schools and classrooms. A comprehensive approach will be used to understand the problems and complexities inherent in bridging perspectives in multicultural educational settings. (Domain 6. Ethics, Equity, and Diversity).

Restrictions: Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

EDAD 5341  School Administration  
Credits: 3 (3-0-0)
  

School systems with emphasis upon cooperation of school boards with superintendents, principals, and teachers; the relation of the school to the community as a whole. Introduction to the roles, tasks, and challenges faced by school leaders and opportunities for school improvement. (Domain 4. Executive Leadership: Communication and Organizational Leadership).

Restrictions: Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

EDAD 5342  Princplshp in Elem and Sec Scl  
Credits: 3 (3-0-0)
  

Administration and supervision of the elementary and secondary school; function, organization, physical equipment; classroom, homeroom and extra-room activities. The teacher's functions, qualifications and selection receive major attention.

Restrictions: Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

EDAD 5343  Administration: Secondary Educ  
Credits: 3 (3-0-0)
  

Administration of the secondary school. Function, organization, physical equipment curriculum, methods of teaching, pupil personnel, guidance, school activities, faculty qualifications and selection receive major attention. Administration credit.

Restrictions: Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

EDAD 5344  Supervision  
Credits: 3 (3-0-0)
  

The purpose and methods of effective school supervision. Focus on instructional leadership development and teacher evaluation. Students explore problems related to professional development, program assessment, goal setting, and school leadership. (Domain 2. Leading Learning: Instructional Leadership/Teaching and Learning).

Restrictions: Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

EDAD 5345  Internship in Sch Admin  
Credits: 3 (0-0-3)
  

On-the-job projects for the purpose of practical application of administrative tasks. Students work with current school leaders to apply course work and research to the day-to-day functions of a school or district. (Domain 4. Executive Leadership: Communication and Organizational Leadership).

Restrictions: Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Repeat Status: Course may be repeated 1 time(s).

EDAD 5351  Staff and Pupil Personnel Adm  
Credits: 3 (3-0-0)
  

Principles and practices of administration as it concerns selecting and retaining school personnel and administering the pupil personnel program. Placement, job analysis, and evaluation, salaries, fringe benefits, maintenance of morale, collective bargaining, and student performance are addressed. Superintendency Certification Program.

Restrictions: Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

EDAD 5352  Facilities Planning  
Credits: 3 (3-0-0)
  

Creative and systematic planning of school facilities focusing on translation of psychological and educational needs into physical form and design. Development of educational specification, survey techniques, space allocation organization and conditioning with relationship to curriculum processes. Superintendency Certification Program.

Restrictions: Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

EDAD 5381  Admin and Mgmt of Spec Problms  
Credits: 3 (3-0-0)
  

Problems in administering and managing special programs in public schools such as vocational and technical education, special education, career education, and other special areas. Superintendency Certification Program.

Restrictions: Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

EDAD 5382  School Public Relations  
Credits: 3 (3-0-0)
  

Processes and effects of communications between the public schools and their communities. Students will explore strategies and methods to improve community participation and support of a collaborative educational system. (Domain 1. School Culture: School Community Leadership)

Restrictions: Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

EDAD 5383  Public School Law  
Credits: 3 (3-0-0)
  

Federal and state legal regulations as they relate to public school administration. Students explore the application of significant court decisions as they relate to school leadership. Particular emphasis is placed on the rights and responsibilities of students, teachers, and school leaders. (Domain 4. Executive Leadership: Communication and Organizational Leadership).

Restrictions: Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

EDAD 5384  Adv Prob in Superintendency  
Credits: 3 (3-0-0)
  

Current problems in the school superintendency are studied in depth. Students will explore central office leadership positions and the role of the superintendent in a dynamic educational environment and the challenges schools currently face. Superintendency Certification Program.

Restrictions: Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

EDAD 5385  Superintendency Internship  
Credits: 3 (3-0-0)
  

Practical application of tasks in the area of the superintendent. Students will apply principles of effective leadership and management in relation to district budgeting, personnel, resource utilization, and financial management. Superintendency Certification Program.

Restrictions: Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.