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Courses - Spring 2018
EDPS
Education Policy Studies
EDPS210
Historical and Philosophical Perspectives on Education
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
CORE: HO
GenEd: DSHU
Credit only granted for: EDPL210 or EDPS210.
Formerly: EDPL210.
An examination of illustrative historical and philosophical examples of the interplay of ideas and events in the shaping of educational aims and practices from ancient cultures to modern technological societies.
EDPS301
Foundations of Education
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
GenEd: DSHS
Credit only granted for: EDPL301 or EDPS301.
Formerly: EDPL301.
Social context of education and conflicts over philosophies, values, an goals that are reflected in educational institutions in our pluralistic society. Helps teachers become reflective, critical thinkers about the social and philosophical issues they face and the choices they make.
EDPS489
(Perm Req)
Field Experiences in Education
Credits: 1 - 4
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
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EDPS498
(Perm Req)
Special Problems in Education
Credits: 1 - 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
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EDPS614
Politics of Education
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Credit only granted for: EDHI614, EDPL614, or EDPS614.
Formerly: EDPL614.
Educational institutions as political entities. Focuses on conceptual perspectives for examining political dynamics in governmental and organizational contexts. Provides opportunities to carry out original case studies of policy making processes at various levels of the education policy system.
EDPS621
Policy and Program Evaluation for Organizational Improvement
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Credit only granted for: EDHI621, EDPL621, or EDPS621.
Formerly: EDPL621.
Alternative approaches to the evaluation of education policies programs. Provides opportunities to design and conduct an evaluation. Addresses the various uses of evaluative information including its role in organizational decision making and improvement.
Students should have prior experience in applied statistics, including multivariate regression analysis.
EDPS625
Federal Education Policy
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Credit only granted for: EDHI625, EDPL625, or EDPS625.
Formerly: EDPL625.
Federal involvement in education in the United States from 1780 to the present, emphasizing the effects of legislation, court decisions, agencies, and presidential initiatives on the distribution of education opportunities.
EDPS679
Master's Seminar
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
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EDPS730
Seminar on Case Study Methods
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Prerequisite: EDPS690; or students who have taken courses with comparable content may contact the department.
Credit only granted for: EDHI730, EDPL730, EDPL788E, or EDPS730.
Formerly: EDPL730.
Conceived as both an analysis of case study methods and a laboroatory for applying course content to research topics or projects of interest to students, it addresses a range of conceptual, methodological, ethical, political, and logistical issues embedded in efforts to conduct thoughtful, "disciplined" case study research. Since this focuses on case study research, it may be particularly helpful to students who are exploring various approaches to research or who are contemplating using case study methods in their theises and/or dissertations.
EDPS736
Phenomenological Inquiry II
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Prerequisite: EDPS735.
Credit only granted for: EDHI736, EDPL736, or EDPS736.
Formerly: EDPL736.
This advanced course in phenomenological methodology provides an expanded philosophic and methodological grounding for conducting phenomenological research. Attention is given to the development of phenomenological projects through the process of phenomenological writing. It is especially relevant for persons interested in the study of lived meanings in the domains of education, psychology, counseling, the health sciences and related academic and professional fields.
EDPS788F
Special Topics in Education Policy and Administration; Education Policy and Reform
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
EDPS788I
Special Topics in Education Policy and Administration; Statistical Literacy for Education Research
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
EDPS788K
Special Topics in Education Policy and Administration; Learning Within and Without School
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
EDPS788T
Special Topics in Education Policy and Administration; Core II
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
EDPS789
Doctoral Practicum in Administration and Supervision
Credits: 1 - 3
Grad Meth: S-F
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EDPS798
(Perm Req)
Special Problems in Education
Credits: 1 - 6
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
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EDPS799
Master's Thesis Research
Credits: 1 - 6
Grad Meth: Reg, S-F
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EDPS888
Apprenticeship in Education
Credits: 1 - 8
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
EDPS889
(Perm Req)
Internship in Education
Credits: 3 - 8
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
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EDPS898
Pre-Candidacy Research
Credits: 1 - 8
Grad Meth: Reg
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EDPS899
(Perm Req)
Doctoral Dissertation Research
Credits: 1 - 8
Grad Meth: Reg, S-F
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