Summer 2013 Course Schedule

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We have some new electives that we are offering this summer.  Check these out  Electives will begin rotating about every other year.  Required courses will be offered every year. To see the semester schedule for Required Courses, click on that page above.

EDACE 886: Social Media and Adults in 21st Century

Instructor: Dr. Haijun Kang

Dates: May 6, 2013 – June 28, 2013

iSIS: 11409

This course exposes students to the most popular social media and helps them understand the promise and challenge that social media has brought to 21st century working adults. Example topics include but not limited to Social Media and adult learning, Social Media in the workforce, new technology literacy in 21st century, etc. Students will have opportunity to experience the use of some of the social media covered in the class and will also be given guidance on how to conduct research on current social media.

EDACE 785 Designing Classroom Instruction and Curriculum for Adult Learners (3 credit hours)

Instructor: Dr. Royce Ann Collins

Dates: May 6, 2013 – June 28, 2013

iSIS: 11411

This course focuses on the systematic approach to instructional design for adult learners. Students will examine the components of curriculum design, including instructional goals and objectives, context of instruction, formative and summative assessments, and assessment of learning outcomes. Transfer of learning and assessment concepts are the major focus of this course.

*EDACE 818: Social Foundations of Adult Education

Instructor: Dr. Susan Yelich Biniecki

Dates: May 6, 2013 – June 28, 2013

iSIS: 11403

This course is designed for adult and continuing education students and college or university personnel in sociology and related fields dealing with adults. It is based on the premise that learning is affected by society, government, and economics. Included is an in-depth examination of the relationship between adult education and culture.

*EDACE 790: Characteristics of the Adult Learner

Instructor: Dr. Haijun Kang

Dates: June 10, 2013 – August 2, 2013

iSIS: 11408

The purpose of this course is to help the student gain increased knowledge about the characteristics of adults and how these impact learning. Students will be asked to develop a critical understanding of relevant theories, concepts, and research. Lastly, they will develop a better understanding of themselves as an adult learner.

EDACE 886: Quality Programs and Staff Management

Instructor: Dr. Jeffrey Zacharakis

Dates: June 10, 2013 – August 2, 2013

iSIS: 11456

The course is designed to enhance skills in understanding staff and team dynamics, and developing interpersonal skills so students can be more effective leaders, problem solvers, motivators, coaches, and change managers.

EDACE 886: Leading Adults in a Globalized and Diverse World

Instructor: Dr. Susan Yelich Biniecki

Dates: June 10, 2013 – August 2, 2013

iSIS: 11399

This course provides an introduction to the foundations of adult education leadership in the context of managing a culturally diverse workforce.  Concepts of globalization as well as cross-cultural and international contexts as they relate to adult education leadership are emphasized through theory to practice projects and research.

*required courses for the Master’s degree



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