Fall 2014 Course Schedule

Enrollment for Summer and Fall 2014 courses begins Monday, March 24, 2014.

To accommodate the learners needing EDACE 830: Program Planning, note there are two sections.

EDACE 765: Adult Learning and Integrating Technology into the Curriculum (3 credits)

Instructor: Dr. Haijun Kang

Dates: August 25 – October 17, 2014

iSIS Class #: 16689

This course includes an in-depth study of methods for integrating innovative technologies into the curriculum for adult learners. With an in depth understanding of adult learners, students will analyze learning theories and appropriate technologies for relevance, effectiveness, and alignment with course curriculum.

++EDACE 875: Program Evaluation (3 credits)

Instructor: Dr. W. Frank Spikes

Dates: August 25 – October 17, 2014

iSIS Class #: 16686

This course examines the foundational elements and key ideas associated with the process and practice of program evaluation. Various approaches to program evaluation, program evaluation models, data collection and analysis practices are discussed. Participants are given opportunities to review and critique current literature concerning program evaluation and to develop a basic individualized framework for program evaluation. Multiple opportunities for discussion and analysis of class concepts and the implications for the improvement of instruction and educational practice are included in this course.

++Graduate Certificate in Adult Learning required course.

*EDACE 780: Introduction to Adult Education (3 credits)

Instructor: Dr. Jeffrey Zacharakis

Dates: August 25 – October 17, 2014

iSIS Class #: 16685

This is a foundation course that acquaints the student with the diverse and evolving field of adult education. It provides a systematic base for further studies in adult education.   The broad purpose of this course is to have students explore the scope and significance of the field and its contributions to present-day learning in society. The student should leave this course with the beginning perspective of how adult education emerged, how it is presently changing, and how it interrelates with other fields and disciplines.

*EDACE 830: Program Planning (3 credits) – (limited # of enrollments)

Instructor: Dr. Susan Yelich Biniecki

Dates: October 20 – December 12, 2014

iSIS Class #:

This course includes an analysis of major approaches of program planning and development and discussion of assumptions related to successful program planning in several types of organizations. It outlines the importance of program planning and elements of a systematic planning process.

*EDACE 830: Program Planning (3 credits)

Instructor: Dr. Haijun Kang

Dates: October 20 – December 12, 2014

iSIS Class #: 16739

This course includes an analysis of major approaches of program planning and development and discussion of assumptions related to successful program planning in several types of organizations. It outlines the importance of program planning and elements of a systematic planning process.

EDACE 886: Human Resource Development Policy (3 credits)

Instructor: Dr. W. Frank Spikes

Dates: October 20 – December 12, 2014

iSIS Class #: 16700
This course is designed to provide an opportunity for students to examine various topics and issues related to managing human resource development initiatives in public and private sectors organizations. These include policy development, planning, instructional design and training.

EDACE 837: Quality Programs and Staff Management (3 credits)

Instructor: Dr. Jeffrey Zacharakis

Dates: October 20 – December 12, 2014

iSIS Class #: 17241
This course will explore some leadership and management skills critical to building a quality program. Students will identify their leadership and management skills and strengths, how to solve problems and delegate responsibility, how to deal with conflict and problem employees, how to deal with dysfunctional staff and teams, and what are some basic legal issues that need to be considered.

*required courses



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