Educational Administration

Courses

EDAM 700 Leading in Urban, Rural and Suburban Settings 3.0 Credits

Provide school leadership experiences from three settings: urban, rural and suburban. The study of the similarities and differences within and across these types of schools to learn effective leadership skills and strategies will be examined. They will identify significant educational issues pertaining to these locales and use problem-solving skills, visitations, recent research and scenarios.

College/Department: School of Education
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

EDAM 701 Resource Management, Allocation and Entrepreneurship 3.0 Credits

Students learn to find, use and allocate needed resources for their schools, communities, and organizations from experienced business and school leaders. Management and monitoring technology tools for optimum effective use of resources and how to gain entrepreneurship skills for expanding opportunities to gain new resources will be explored.

College/Department: School of Education
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

EDAM 702 School Leadership & Decision Making 3.0 Credits

This course will focus on decision-making in the schools. Emphasis will be placed on major challenges and opportunities in the work world of the principal and the interpersonal skills of school leadership.

College/Department: School of Education
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

EDAM 705 School Law and Politics 3.0 Credits

This course is designed to assist students with their understanding of how law, politics, and power structures interact to influence the goals and operations of the schools. Students will study the roles of school boards and community organizations, state boards of education, state government agencies, special interest groups, professional organizations, and unions.

College/Department: School of Education
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

EDAM 708 Integration of Technology with School Instruction and Management 3.0 Credits

In this course students will investigate learning theory and its implication for interactive multimedia learning formats including the relationship of instructional design principles to selection of multimedia elements.

College/Department: School of Education
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

EDAM 710 School Finance and Facilities 3.0 Credits

In this course, students will study the school budgeting process and school facilities management. Students will receive an overview of the basic financial and facility issues, unique to education that affect individual school buildings.

College/Department: School of Education
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

EDAM 712 School and Community Partnerships and Relations 3.0 Credits

In this course, students will study the skills, techniques and attitudes school leaders need to work effectively with school constituents.

College/Department: School of Education
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

EDAM 714 Instructional and Curriculum Leadership 3.0 Credits

In this course, students will examine the relationship between school culture and classroom instruction. Students will study the five fundamental tasks of instructional leadership (direct assistance, group development, professional development, curriculum development, and action research). Students will also investigate effective classroom observation methods.

College/Department: School of Education
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

EDAM 715 School Principal Internship: Technology 1.5 Credit

This yearlong intensive internship is the activity for the students in the Drexel Education Leadership Program. During this course, the students will put school leadership theory and knowledge to practical application.

College/Department: School of Education
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

EDAM 716 School Principal Internship: Finance 1.5 Credit

The yearlong intensive internship is the culminating activity for the students in the Drexel Education Leadership Program. During this course, the students will put school leadership theory and knowledge to practical application.

College/Department: School of Education
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

EDAM 717 School Principal Internship: Leadership 1.5 Credit

The yearlong intensive internship is the culminating activity for the students in the Drexel Education Leadership Program. During this course, the students will put school leadership theory and knowledge to practical application.

College/Department: School of Education
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

EDAM 718 School Principal Internship: Relations 1.5 Credit

The yearlong intensive internship is the culminating activity for the students in the Drexel Education Leadership Program. During this course, the students will put school leadership theory and knowledge to practical application.

College/Department: School of Education
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

EDAM 722 Evaluation & Assessment Competencies 3.0 Credits

Procedures and tools of research will be used to evaluate school programs. Program of evaluation in a school setting will be implemented. Essential assessment principles about the importance of implementing an assessment system, distinguish between assessments of learning versus assessment for learning, and about the types of student work samples needed for monitoring and reporting will be examined. Data on norm-referenced and other standardized tests in reporting achievement will be explored.

College/Department: School of Education
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

EDAM 724 Mentoring and Collaborative Leadership 3.0 Credits

Research and experience on mentoring as a critical need in sustaining new teachers, creating renewal for experienced teachers, and building leadership capacity across the staff will be the focus of this course. Specific skills and concepts for effective mentoring/coaching of others and collaborative leadership will be examined. The importance of establishing learning communities in schools will be emphasized with a student's plan for induction within context of supportive school practices.

College/Department: School of Education
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

EDAM 726 Interpreting & Evaluating Research & Achievement Data 3.0 Credits

Substantive opportunities for interpreting and evaluating different kinds of research with established criteria will be provided. Ways to lead school teams in analyzing, interpreting and evaluating student achievement data (from several sources, both formative and summative) to monitor student learning, to improve curriculum and instruction, to meet NCLB requirements and for reporting to the community. A balanced perspective in reviewing data from group achievement data to the collaborative analysis of an individual student's work over time will be explored.

College/Department: School of Education
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: EDAM 722 [Min Grade: B] or EDAM 522 [Min Grade: B]

EDAM 728 Research Methodology for Action Research 3.0 Credits

Provides rationale, theoretical constructs and methodology for conducting Action Research within a school and/or classroom setting. Significant practical applications for other school practitioners.

College/Department: School of Education
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

EDAM 740 Action Research Project 3.0 Credits

Students will complete the written research project according to established criteria building from the four stages of Action Research completed in previous course work. The research will be shared in an article or summary form on the School of Education website.

College/Department: School of Education
Repeat Status: Can be repeated 1 times for 6 credits
Prerequisites: EDAM 728 [Min Grade: B] or EDAM 528 [Min Grade: B]

EDAM 750 Leadership in K-12 Virtual Schools I 3.0 Credits

Students will examine K-12 virtual school leadership issues including policy, accountability, finance, and infrastructure in virtual schools. Case study and critical analysis of existing virtual school policy and procedure are addressed.

College/Department: School of Education
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

EDAM 752 Leadership in K-12 Virtual Schools II 3.0 Credits

Students examine K-12 virtual leadership issues including professional development, teacher evaluation student, counseling and communication. Differentiation strategies among early childhood, adolescent and secondary students is explored.

College/Department: School of Education
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

EDAM 817 Curriculum Models 3.0 Credits

Allows candidates to develop models of curricula aligned with local, state, and national standards. Presents strategies for interdisciplinary teaching, creating constructivist learning environments, and developing integrative curriculum modules. Considers learning styles in effective methods that will be modeled and implemented in the course.

College/Department: School of Education
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

EDAM 820 School Superintendency 3.0 Credits

This course is designed to provide both theoretical and practical insights into the evolving responsibilities associated with being the chief executive office of a school system.

College/Department: School of Education
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: EDUC 801 [Min Grade: C] and EDUC 802 [Min Grade: C]

EDAM 824 Parents and Schools 3.0 Credits

This course provides the candidate with the skills required by system-level administrators to work with a broad spectrum of constituencies. Students will focus on the major issues facing families, especially those that mitigate against strong home-school relations, such as poverty, domestic violence, and drug abuse.

College/Department: School of Education
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

EDAM 827 School Superintendent's Internship: Curriculum Models 1.0 Credit

This is a yearlong internship in various central office positions depending on the candidate's career preferences. The experience will focus on school issues of a system-wide impact, such as policy development, long-range planning, school board function and personnel management.

College/Department: School of Education
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

EDAM 828 School Superintendent's Internship: Parents and Schools 1.0 Credit

This is a yearlong internship in various central office positions depending on the candidate's career preferences. The experience will focus on school issues of a system-wide impact, such as policy development, long-range planning, school board function and personnel management.

College/Department: School of Education
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

EDAM 829 School Superintendent's Internship: Budget and Finance 1.0 Credit

This is a yearlong internship in various central office positions depending on the candidate's career preferences. The experience will focus on school issues of a system-wide impact, such as policy development, long-range planning, school board function and personnel management.

College/Department: School of Education
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

EDAM 830 School Superintendent's Internship: Human Resource Development 1.0 Credit

This is a yearlong internship in various central office positions depending on the candidate's career preferences. The experience will focus on school issues of a system-wide impact, such as policy development, long-range planning, school board function and personnel management.

College/Department: School of Education
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

EDAM I599 Independent Study in EDAM 12.0 Credits

Self-directed within the area of study requiring intermittent consultation with a designated instructor.

College/Department: School of Education
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

EDAM I699 Independent Study in EDAM 12.0 Credits

Self-directed within the area of study requiring intermittent consultation with a designated instructor.

College/Department: School of Education
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

EDAM I799 Independent Study in EDAM 12.0 Credits

Self-directed within the area of study requiring intermittent consultation with a designated instructor.

College/Department: School of Education
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

EDAM I899 Independent Study in EDAM 12.0 Credits

Self-directed within the area of study requiring intermittent consultation with a designated instructor.

College/Department: School of Education
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

EDAM I999 Independent Study in EDAM 12.0 Credits

Self-directed within the area of study requiring intermittent consultation with a designated instructor.

College/Department: School of Education
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

EDAM T580 Special topics in EDAM 12.0 Credits

Topics decided upon by faculty will vary within the area of study.

College/Department: School of Education
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

EDAM T680 Special topics in EDAM 12.0 Credits

Topics decided upon by faculty will vary within the area of study.

College/Department: School of Education
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

EDAM T780 Special topics in EDAM 12.0 Credits

Topics decided upon by faculty will vary within the area of study.

College/Department: School of Education
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

EDAM T880 Special topics in EDAM 12.0 Credits

Topics decided upon by faculty will vary within the area of study.

College/Department: School of Education
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

EDAM T980 Special topics in EDAM 12.0 Credits

Topics decided upon by faculty will vary within the area of study.

College/Department: School of Education
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

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