*EDACE 847 Adult Learning and Motivation

Instructor: Dr. Judy Favor
Dates: 5/8/17 – 6/23/17
KSIS: 11941
This course is an overview of significant learning and motivational theories and the educational implications for adult educators. Students will develop an awareness of what learning is and how it occurs, examine current and developing concepts on learning and motivation, and explore how adult learning is influenced by factors such as gender, race, and socioeconomic class.

EDACE 835 Developing Teams and Leaders
Instructor: Dr. Jeffrey Zacharakis
Dates: 6/26/17 – 8/11/17
KSIS: 11946
Adult education theory and adult learning principles are emerging as effective organizational tools to use when developing teams and leaders. This course will examine how teams and leaders can be developed using adult education theory and adult learning principles. Through this course, students will be able to analyze when it is appropriate to use these tools, their strengths, weaknesses and limitations. To compliment the course readings, students will be asked to share their professional experiences with team and leader development.

*EDACE 818 Social Foundations
Instructor: Dr. Susan Yelich Biniecki
Dates: 6/26/17 – 8/11/17
KSIS: 11931
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 785 Designing Classroom Instruction and Curriculum
Instructor: Dr. Royce Ann Collins
Dates: 6/26/17 – 8/11/17
KSIS: 11930
In this 8-week course, you will learn how to design and deliver curriculum for adult learners to enhance transfer of learning. This systematic approach will help you improve your skills in overall instructional design, including writing instructional goals and objectives, determining an appropriate context for instruction, creating formative and summative assessments, and assessing learning outcomes. You will also have an opportunity to develop or redesign a course.

EDACE 986 Adult Education Profession (Doctoral Students Only)
Instructor: Dr. Jeffrey Zacharakis This is a hybrid course which will meet online as well as face-to-face sessions.
Online May 30–July 14, 2017
Face to face at the Olathe Campus the week of June 19-23, 2017, 8:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
KSIS: 11539
(All doctoral students are required to complete two summer intensive courses as they progress through the course work.)

This course is designed to assist doctoral students understand the importance in participating in professional organizations, attending professional conferences, and developing and submitting successful conference research proposals. Each student will write and submit a paper proposal for a national conference, and write the first draft of their paper for conference proceedings or archives.

*Required courses for the master’s degree

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