*EDACE 818: Critical and Social Issues in Adult Learning
Date: 5/6/2019 – 6/21/2019
Instructor: Dr. Susan Yelich Biniecki
KSIS# 11920
Designed for adult learning and students and college or university personnel in sociology and related fields dealing with adults, this course focuses on the economic historical and sociocultural context in which learning takes place. Included is an in-depth examination of the relationship between adult learning and culture.

EDACE 824 Teaching Online in Adult Learning
Date: 5/6/2019 – 6/21/2019
Instructor: Dr. Haijun Kang
KSIS# 11969
This course examines online adult learning theories, online pedagogies, current research, and trends in e-education for the workplace and higher education.

++EDACE 785: Designing Curriculum and Classroom Instruction for Adult Learners
Date: 5/6/2019 – 6/21/2019
Instructor: Dr. Royce Ann Collins
KSIS# 11863
This course focuses on the systematic approach to instructional design for adult learners. A comprehensive discussion of all major components of curriculum design from instructional objectives, course sequencing, instructional strategies, formative assessments and summative evaluations will be included. A major focus will also be on transfer of learning.

+EDACE 836 Group Dynamics in Adult Learning and Leadership
Dates 6/24/2019 – 8/9/2019
Instructor: Dr. Judy Favor
KSIS# 11957
This course focuses on group and team behavior and processes in the adult education environment. Various factors that impact group behavior, processes, and effectiveness will be examined and participants will learn skills needed to more effectively manage and facilitate groups and teams of adults to achieve organizational objectives, accomplish tasks, and fulfill individual members’ needs.

*EDACE 780: Introduction to Adult Education
Date: 6/24/2019 – 8/9/2019
Instructor: Dr. Jeff Zacharakis
KSIS# 11939
This is a foundation course that acquaints the student with the diverse and evolving field of adult learning and leadership. It provides a systematic base for further studies in adult learning.   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 learning emerged, how it is presently changing, and how it interrelates with other fields and disciplines.

*EDACE 830: Program Planning
Dates 6/24/2019 – 8/9/2019
Instructor: Dr. Haijun Kang
KSIS# 11967
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.

Doctoral Courses

Summer Residency course
EDACE 986 Conceptual Framework and Academic Writing
Online: 6/10/2019 – 8/02/2019
Face-to-Face: 6/24/2019-6/28/2019 – 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. at K-State Olathe facility.
Instructor: Dr. Susan Yelich Biniecki
KSIS# 11256
This doctoral seminar will focus on the analysis and creation of conceptual frameworks, essential for academic writing. Participants will actively construct, present, and critique conceptual frameworks in the literature as well as those they develop. By the end of the course, doctoral students should have a product that informs the conceptual framework for their dissertation and/or a product which can inform an academic presentation or publication.

This will satisfy one of the residency requirements.  Doctoral students must complete two summer residency courses during their program of study.

Doctoral students just beginning the program (Fall 2018 and Spring 2019) should consult with their major professor as the appropriateness of taking this course early in the program of study.

* required courses for the Master’s degree
+ required courses for Leadership Dynamics Graduate Certificate
++ required course for Adult Learning Graduate Certificate

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