700: Introduction to Doctoral Research Design. 0-3-3. This course is designed to extend the student's knowledge of and expertise in areas of research design, style, and format of writing a dissertation as well as use of graduate electronic resources and statistical analysis.
701: Utilizing Technology for Statistical Analysis in Education. 0-3-3. This course surveys procedures for using the computer in text editing, data management, and statistical processing of research data.
702: Evaluation Theory and Practice. 0-3-3. This course investigates the theories and practices associated with performance evaluation, focusing on individual, instrument, and program evaluation and the decision-making processes associated with each.
703: Qualitative Research in Education. 0-3-3. This course examines theories and methods of qualitative educational research, including ethnography, case studies, interview studies, and document analysis.
704: Sociocultural Issues in Education. 0-3-3. This course examines and analyzes sociocultural issues relating to the delivery of educational services in school districts with diverse student populations.
705: Problem Solving and Decision-Making Processes. 0-3-3. Applied strategies and techniques involved in problem-solving behaviors are presented. Models of decision-making are explored with emphasis on methods and processes in decision-making.
706: Interpersonal Communication and Conflict Resolution. 0-3-3. Methods and styles of positive interpersonal communication and techniques and methods of conflict resolution utilized by administrators and faculty are presented.
707: Curriculum Theory and Design. 0-3-3. This course focuses on school curriculum theory, design, revision, reform and critical issues.
708: Models of Teaching: Theories and Application. 0-3-3. Preq., LEC 707 or concurrent enrollment. This courses builds the requisite knowledge and skills for selecting and implementing various teaching models congruent with specific teaching and learning needs.
709: Research on Effective Teaching and Learning. 0-3-3. This course examines research-based theories and practices of teaching and learning, including diagnosing student needs and selecting appropriate learning strategies.
710: Foundations and Procedures for Professional Development. 0-3-3. This course focuses on analysis of the professional environment with emphasis on procedural strategies for professional development as evidenced by teaching, service, and research.
711: Advanced Theory and Research in Educational Leadership. 0-3-3. Conceptual models used to define and explain learning organizations and the investigation of leadership roles, strategies, and methods.
712: Advanced Principles of Organization and Administration of Schools. 0-3-3. Organization and administration of schools, including fundamental concepts of organization, administration, and management are explored.
713: Foundations of Human Resource Development. 0-3-3. Theories of human resource development and exemplary models are identified and analyzed. Utilization of human resource information system technology is included.
714: Policy Analysis and Power Structure. 0-3-3. Educational policy processes in school administration and supervision, authority and responsibility, public policy, power structure, school boards, principalships, and superintendency roles are presented.
715: Advanced Content Methodology and Techniques. 0-3-3. This courses analyzes and evaluates content-specific methods, techniques, and trends for early childhood, elementary, middle and secondary education.
716: Problems and Issues in Curriculum and Instruction. 0-3-3. This course analyzes and evaluates current curriculum concepts and designs as well as major trends in curriculum and instruction for K - 12 settings.
717: Grants Planning and Management. 0-3-3. Strategies are presented to identify relevant funding sources at the local, regional, and national levels and to prepare, submit, and manage effective proposals.
718: Principles and Practices in Instructional Supervision.0-3-3. Strategies and techniques of supervising instruction are presented and reviewed. Models of supervising instructional programs are analyzed, interpreted, and evaluated.
750: LEC Cognate/Elective. 1-6 hours credit. Course number used to register and pay fees for cognates and approved electives, which are not listed in the respective course databases of LEC member institutions. Course number is replaced at the end of the enrollment period by actual cognates/electives titles.
776: Doctoral Internship Seminar. 0-3-3. This seminar is designed to enable students to demonstrate and apply knowledge bases and dispositions acquired/refined in the other program components and courses and to share their internship experiences with other students.
777: Internship. 3-6 hours credit (Pass/Fail). This course is a supervised on-site educational experience in curriculum, instruction, supervision, or administration.
788: Research Design Seminar. 0-3-3 (6). This course is a research seminar concentrating on the selection and utilization of qualitative and quantitative field-based research designs.
799: Dissertation. 3 hours credit.