Instructional Leadership – edd724 (3 credits)

This course analyzes the process of instruction and curriculum development. Effective teaching and learning strategies are explored as they relate to the use of technology, motivating staff and students, and creating dynamic learning environments. The importance of faculty development and their involvement in research and public service are of special focus. Competency A: Analyze curriculum structure, articulation, and alignment critically throughout the educational continuum. Competency B: Formulate solutions to improve identified issues within curriculum. Competency C: Evaluate the effectiveness of instructional programs. Competency D: Develop strategies to facilitate faculty professional development and build a professional learning community. Competency E: Examine the relationships and alignment among curriculum, instruction, and assessment. Competency F: Apply educational data to decision making within academic settings.

This graduate-level course is 8 weeks. This course is available as part of a degree or certificate program. To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Data-Based Decision Making

  • Competency D: Develop strategies to facilitate faculty professional development and build a professional learning community. [Wk 8]
  • Competency E: Examine the relationships and alignment among curriculum, instruction, and assessment. [Wk 8]
  • Competency F: Apply educational data to decision making within academic settings. [Wk 8]
  • Competency A: Analyze curriculum structure, articulation, and alignment critically throughout the educational continuum. [Wk 8]
  • Competency B: Formulate solutions to improve identified issues within curriculum. [Wk 8]
  • Competency C: Evaluate the effectiveness of instructional programs. [Wk 8]

Curriculum Development

  • Competency D: Develop strategies to facilitate faculty professional development and build a professional learning community. [Wk 3]
  • Competency A: Analyze curriculum structure, articulation, and alignment critically throughout the educational continuum. [Wk 3]
  • Competency B: Formulate solutions to improve identified issues within curriculum. [Wk 3]
  • Competency F: Apply educational data to decision making within academic settings. [Wk 3]
  • Competency C: Evaluate the effectiveness of instructional programs. [Wk 3]
  • Competency E: Examine the relationships and alignment among curriculum, instruction, and assessment. [Wk 3]

Reading Weeks

  • Competency A: Analyze curriculum structure, articulation, and alignment critically throughout the educational continuum. [Wk 2]
  • Competency B: Formulate solutions to improve identified issues within curriculum. [Wk 2]
  • Competency C: Evaluate the effectiveness of instructional programs. [Wk 2]
  • Competency D: Develop strategies to facilitate faculty professional development and build a professional learning community. [Wk 2]
  • Competency E: Examine the relationships and alignment among curriculum, instruction, and assessment. [Wk 2]
  • Competency F: Apply educational data to decision making within academic settings. [Wk 2]

Curriculum Alignment and Reform

  • Competency D: Develop strategies to facilitate faculty professional development and build a professional learning community. [Wk 4]
  • Competency E: Examine the relationships and alignment among curriculum, instruction, and assessment. [Wk 4]
  • Competency F: Apply educational data to decision making within academic settings. [Wk 4]
  • Competency C: Evaluate the effectiveness of instructional programs. [Wk 4]
  • Competency A: Analyze curriculum structure, articulation, and alignment critically throughout the educational continuum. [Wk 4]
  • Competency B: Formulate solutions to improve identified issues within curriculum. [Wk 4]

Instruction

  • Competency A: Analyze curriculum structure, articulation, and alignment critically throughout the educational continuum. [Wk 5]
  • Competency C: Evaluate the effectiveness of instructional programs. [Wk 5]
  • Competency D: Develop strategies to facilitate faculty professional development and build a professional learning community. [Wk 5]
  • Competency E: Examine the relationships and alignment among curriculum, instruction, and assessment. [Wk 5]
  • Competency F: Apply educational data to decision making within academic settings. [Wk 5]
  • Competency B: Formulate solutions to improve identified issues within curriculum. [Wk 5]

Assessment

  • Competency A: Analyze curriculum structure, articulation, and alignment critically throughout the educational continuum. [Wk 6]
  • Competency B: Formulate solutions to improve identified issues within curriculum. [Wk 6]
  • Competency C: Evaluate the effectiveness of instructional programs. [Wk 6]
  • Competency D: Develop strategies to facilitate faculty professional development and build a professional learning community. [Wk 6]
  • Competency E: Examine the relationships and alignment among curriculum, instruction, and assessment. [Wk 6]
  • Competency F: Apply educational data to decision making within academic settings. [Wk 6]

Professional Development

  • Competency A: Analyze curriculum structure, articulation, and alignment critically throughout the educational continuum. [Wk 7]
  • Competency B: Formulate solutions to improve identified issues within curriculum. [Wk 7]
  • Competency C: Evaluate the effectiveness of instructional programs. [Wk 7]
  • Competency D: Develop strategies to facilitate faculty professional development and build a professional learning community. [Wk 7]
  • Competency E: Examine the relationships and alignment among curriculum, instruction, and assessment. [Wk 7]
  • Competency F: Apply educational data to decision making within academic settings. [Wk 7]

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