Educational Leadership

EAD 259. Conflict Resolution in Organizations

Highlights issues related to conflict resolution in organizations. Topics include defining and diagnosing conflict, communication, power as a variable of conflict, steps in resolving conflict, defining positions, interests and needs, negotiation, mediation and arbitration. ( Formerly EAD 278T)

Units: 1

EAD 261. Introduction to Education Administration

Initial course in Education Administration sequence. Development of knowledge and skills central to managing educational organizations.

Units: 3

EAD 262. Education Leadership

Prerequisites: EAD 261. Initial course in education leadership. Development of knowledge and skills essential to organizational leadership.

Units: 3

EAD 263. Seminar in Instructional Supervision

Prerequisites: EAD 261, EAD 262. Seminar for clarification and application of modern concepts and techniques of supervision; practice in leadership roles, promoting productive human relationships, developing communication skills, and evaluation of teaching; ways of helping teachers in their credential fields.

Units: 4

EAD 264. Seminar in the Legal Aspects of Education

Prerequisites: teaching experience; EAD 261. A case study approach in reviewing important court decisions, both state and federal, that have directly affected the public schools. Legal relationships in public education applied to federal, state, and local levels.

Units: 2

EAD 265. Seminar in School-Community Relations

Prerequisite: EAD 261. Seminar on interaction with community forces, news media, political agencies, and minority groups in policy analysis and development; databased decision-making and analysis.

Units: 2

EAD 266. Seminar in School Finance and Business Administration

Prerequisite: EAD 261. Economic perspectives and practices of school finance and business admin istration; local, state, and federal responsibility for financial support of education. (2 seminar hours)

Units: 2

EAD 269. Site-based Leadership

Prerequisites: EAD 261, EAD 262, EAD 263, EAD 272. Includes essentials of site leadership: school law, finance, community relations, personnel, and support services. In-depth research into restructuring, teacher empowerment, and student achievement in culturally diverse schools.

Units: 4

EAD 271. Seminar in School Facilities

Prerequisite: preliminary credential or permission of instructor. Emphasis on planning, design, and function of educational facilities so they are consistent with the educational goals of the school and school district. (2 seminar, 2 lab hours)

Units: 3

EAD 272. Advanced Curriculum Design and Development

Prerequisites: EAD 261 or permission of instructor. Nature and scope of curriculum development; administrative determiners of curriculum; influence of governmental agencies and organizations, foundations, business and industry, and power structures as curriculum determiners; international influence on curriculum development and curriculum evaluation at various levels of govenmental operation.

Units: 4

EAD 273. Ethical and Professional Issues in Education Administration

Prerequisite: Preliminary Administrative Services Credential or permission of instructor. Seminar on the ethical and professional issues of administrative professionalism, examined in the context of the various roles the administrator is expected to perform as a practitioner.

Units: 3

EAD 274. Instructional Systems and Leadership for Equity

Equip students with the knowledge and skill to create systemic and systematic responses to adress the diverse levels of student need and use evidence of student learning to create and deeply embed a culture of equity and continuous improvement.

Units: 3

EAD 275. Seminar in Advanced Techniques of Personnel Administration in Education

Prerequisite: EAD 261. Advanced techniques of staff improvement in-service, staff participation in policy making, improvement of communication channels and methods of communication, economic and contractual relationships,and improvement of working condition; work and responsibility of nonteaching staff members.

Units: 2

EAD 276. Instructional Assessment and Analysis

Prerequisites: Admittance to the Educational Leadership and Administration Program. This course focuses on building knowledge and skills to develop, deploy and sustain a quality school performance measurement system. Candidates will analyze and use performance data and information to drive next best step decisions and continuous system improvement. (Formerly EAD 280T)

Units: 3
Course Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

EAD 277. Computer Applications in Education Administration

Prerequisite: preliminary credential or permission of instructor. Factors relating to assessment and implementation of computer applications to support educational programs and administrative operations in school districts, including computer assisted instruction, student personnel, fiscal and property controls, personnel, and related educational and business functions characteristic of school districts. (2 seminar, 2 lab hours)

Units: 3

EAD 278T. Topics in Advanced Education Administration

Prerequisite: preliminary credential or permission of instructor. Seminar covering special topics relating to education administration: new developments in education administration, special populations, and current research.

Units: 1-3, Repeatable up to 8 units

EAD 278T. School Accounting

Units: 3

EAD 279. Advanced Administration Fieldwork

Prerequisites: employment in a position requiring an Administrative Services Credential and permission of instructor. Supervision of Professional Administrative Services Credential candidates in their place of employment. The type of assignment will depend on requirements of the university and will be individually developed in corporation with candidate's employer. Includes seminar discussion of field experience and required research. CR/NC only. (40 hours required for 1 unit)

Units: 1-8

EAD 280T. Topics in Professional Development

Prerequisite: preliminary credential or adviser permission. Advanced-level studies in theory, procedures, and application of education administration principles. Includes such topics as: community advisory committees, marshalling resources, interventions for school improvements, technology utilization, and restructuring. CR/NC only.

Units: 1-3, Repeatable up to 4 units

EAD 281. Transformational Leadership

Prerequisite: EAD 283 and permission of instructor. A course for experienced practitioners in organizational development. Interventions for restructuring, including site-based management, staff development, strategic planning, and team building, as well as individual and community iterventions aimed at transforming schools and other organizations into world class operations.

Units: 2

EAD 283. Professional Development Induction

Prerequisites: preliminary administrative services credential, full-time employment in an administrative position, and permission of instructor. A professional development course is required for the professional administrative services credential. First course among advanced credential requirements. RP or CR/NC grading only.

Units: 2

EAD 284. Professional Development Assessment

Prerequisites: completion of professional administrative services credential coursework and permission of instructor. A professional development course is required for the professional administrative services credential to verify satisfactory completion of the induction plan and individualized course of study to meet the advanced credential requirements. Final course among the advanced credential requirements. CR/NC only.

Units: 2

EAD 287. Internship I

Prerequisites: employment in a position requiring an administrative services credential, concurrent enrollment in EAD 261, and permission of adviser. Supervised administrative practice with emphasis on leadership, school management, classroom supervision, and community relations, while employed in a full time position requiring an administrative services credential. Includes seminar discussion of internship experiences, professional development plan, and required research. CR/NC only. (CSU liability insurance fee, $8)

Units: 3

EAD 288. Internship II

Prerequisites: employment in a position requiring an administrative services credential, completion of EAD 261, EAD 262, EAD 272, and CI 285, taken concurrently with EAD 263 and EAD 269, and permission of adviser. Supervised administrative practice with emphasis on continuation of professional development plan, leadership, school management, classrooms supervision, and community relations. Student must be employed in a full time position requiring an administrative credential. Includes seminar discussions of internship experiences and required research. CR/NC only. (CSU liability insurance fee, $8)

Units: 3

EAD 290. Independent Study

See Academic Placement -- [-LINK-]. Approved for SP grading.

Units: 1-3, Repeatable up to 6 units

EAD 298. Project

Prerequisites: advancement to candidacy for the master's degree; B average on 24 units of the master's program including ERE 220. A project consists of a significant undertaking appropriate to graduate study in education. An approved proposal is required for enrollment. Approved for RP grading.

Units: 4

EAD 298C. Project Continuation

Pre-requisite: Project EAD 298. For continuous enrollment while completing the project. May enroll twice with department approval. Additional enrollments must be approved by the Dean of Graduate Studies.

Units: 0

EAD 299. Thesis

Prerequisites: advancement to candidacy for the master's degree; B average on 24 units of the master's program including, ERE 220 and completion of an acceptable thesis proposal. Preparation, completion, and submission of an acceptable thesis for the master's degree. See Kremen School of Education and Human Development's graduate programs coordinator for school thesis guidelines. Approved for Rp grading.

Units: 4

EAD 299C. Thesis Continuation

Prerequisite: EAD 299. For continuous enrollment while completing the thesis. May enroll twice with department approval. Additional enrollments must be approved by the Dean of Graduate Studies.

Units: 0

HEAL 220. Introduction to Higher Education

Initial course in the Higher Education Administration & Leadership Program. Development of knowledge and skills central to managing educational organizations.

Units: 3

HEAL 221. Student Affairs in Higher Education

This course examines the history, frameworks, and competencies in the field of Student Affairs Administration in Higher Education. Students will develop knowledge concerning the organization and function of student affairs. (Formerly EAD 278T)

Units: 3

HEAL 222. Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity in Higher Education

Prerequisites: HEAL 220 and HEAL 221. This course examines topics related to diversity, equity, and inclusion in the field of Higher Education. Development and knowledge of theories related to diversity, equity, and social justice will be explored. (Formerly EAD 278T)

Units: 3

HEAL 223. Students in US Higher Education

Prerequisites: HEAL 220 and HEAL 221. This course examines foundational theories and approaches to the study of students in higher education. Development and knowledge of theories and skills supporting college students will be explored.

Units: 3

HEAL 224. Foundations of Inquiry and Applied Research in Higher Education

Prerequisites: HEAL 220 and HEAL 221. The purpose of this course is for students to understand, interpret, and apply knowledge in a higher education context. The course will examine the foundations of theory, discuss epistemological and ontological foundations, explore theoretical frameworks, research designs, and the use of institutional data with an emphasis in higher education contexts. (Formerly EAD 280T)

Units: 3

HEAL 225. Higher Education Leadership and Supervision

Prerequisites: HEAL 220 and HEAL 221. This course examines foundational theories and approaches of higher education leadership and student affairs. Development and knowledge of theories and skills in supervision will also be explored.

Units: 3

HEAL 226. Assessment in Higher Education

Prerequisite: HEAL 224. This course reviews foundational knowledge and skills related to assessment in higher education and leadership in creating more learner-centered environments. Reading material encompasses the study of a wide variety of outcomes-based assessment methods and instruments used in higher education, including classroom and program assessment techniques. (Formerly EAD 280T)

Units: 3

HEAL 227. Law, Policy, and Ethics in Higher Education

This course introduces students to the frameworks that may inform decision making processes for administration and leadership in higher education.

Units: 3

HEAL 228. Current Issues in Higher Education

This course examines current issues in higher education and prepares educational leaders on how to critically approach the topics addressed in the course. Development and knowledge of current issues and trends in higher education will be explored.

Units: 3

HEAL 298. Project

Prerequisite: Advancement to candidacy for the master's degree. Culminating experience for the Higher Education Administration & Leadership program. Students will work with a faculty member on developing an eportfolio.

Units: 3

HEAL 298C. Project Continuation

Prerequisite: HEAL 298. For continuous enrollment while completing the project. May enroll twice with department approval. Additional enrollments must be approved by the Dean of Graduate Studies.

Units: 0

HEAL 299. Thesis

Culminating experience for the Higher Education Administration and Leadership program. Preparation, completion, and submission of an acceptable thesis for the master's degree. See Kremen School of Education and Human Development's graduate programs coordinator for school thesis guidelines. Approved for RP grading.

Units: 3

HEAL 299C. Thesis Continuation

Prerequisite: HEAL 299. For continuous enrollment while completing the thesis. May enroll twice with department approval. Additional enrollments must be approved by the Dean of Graduate Studies.

Units: 0