Adult Education
Online Courses – Fall 2015

*EDACE 780: Introduction to Adult Education
Instructor: Dr. Jeffery Zacharakis
Dates: 08/24/2015 – 10/16/2015
iSIS: 17638

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 865: Principles of Workplace Learning
Instructor: Dr. W. Frank Spikes
Dates: 08/24/2015 – 10/16/2015
iSIS: 17657

This course provides an overview of various aspects of workplace learning initiatives as found in the related professional literature and from various practice-related venues. Major topics include evolution of the process of workplace learning and the profession of training; assessing and analyzing workplace learning needs; designing and delivering workplace learning programs; and measuring and evaluating the impact of workplace learning initiatives.

EDACE 765: Integrating Technology into the Curriculum
Instructor: Dr. Haijun Kang
Dates: 08/24/2015 – 10/16/2015
iSIS: 17625

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 886: Leading Adults in a Globalized and Diverse World
Instructor: Dr. Susan Yelich Biniecki
Dates: 10/19/2015- 12/11/2015
iSIS: 17626

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.

*EDACE 830: Program Planning
Instructor: Dr. W. Frank Spikes
Dates: 10/19/2015- 12/11/2015
iSIS: 17654

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 937: Organization and Administration of Adult Education
Instructor: Dr. Jeffrey Zacharakis
Dates: 10/19/2015- 12/11/2015
iSIS: 17639

Included in this course will be a critical study of organizational procedures and administrative practices as related to the implementation and maintenance of an effective program in adult education.

*required courses for the Master’s degree

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