Fall 2019 Online Classes

++EDACE 765 Integrating Technology into Curriculum
KSIS# 17846
Instructor Dr. Haijun Kang
8/26/2019 – 10/18/2019
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 780 Introduction to Adult Learning and Leadership
KSIS# 17988
Instructor: Dr. Jeffrey Zacharakis
8/26/2019 – 10/18/2019
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 816 Foundations of Social Justice Education
KSIS# 17852
Instructor: Dr. Susan Yelich Biniecki
8/26/2019 – 10/18/2019
This course focuses on the principles of social justice education that promote equitable, sustainable, and transformative change in various formal and non-formal educational settings across the lifespan. The course integrates theoretical and practical aspects of social justice in local, national and international settings such as K-12 formal education, higher education, adult education, community development, and family education, and agricultural education.

*EDACE 830 Program Planning
KSIS# 17855
Instructor: Dr. Haijun Kang
10/21/2019 – 12/14/2019
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 837 Quality Programs and Staff Management
KSIS# 17854
Instructor: Dr. Susan Yelich Biniecki
10/21/2019 – 12/14/2019
Utilizes the use of adult learning theories of program administration to enhance student understanding of staff and team dynamics. Focuses on developing interpersonal skills so that students can be more effective leaders, problem solvers, motivators, coaches, and change managers.

Doctoral Courses

EDACE 940 Adult Development Theory
KSIS# 17853
Instructor: Dr. Jane Fishback
This course will meet synchronously via Zoom from 5:30 to 9:30 pm Thursdays: August 29; September 12 & 26; October 3, 17, 31; November 14 & 21; December 5, 2019

This course introduces students to major concepts and issues in adult development and aging that are relevant to adult learners. Developmental psychology presumes that human beings are changing creatures. Emphasis is on how change occurs over the life span and how education and the educational environment influence this change. Students examine the practical implications of research-based findings in the field of adult development, look at classic and current contributors to adult development, and become aware of major issues and disagreements in adult development, especially as it pertains to adult learning.

EDACE 986 Orientation to Doctoral Studies
KSIS# 14443
Instructor: Dr. Royce Ann Collins
This course will meet synchronously via Zoom from 5:30 to 9:30 pm Mondays: October 21, 28; November 4, 11, 18, 25 & December 2, 19, 2019

This course is designed to be taken early in a doctoral student’s coursework. It provides an overview of the course sequence and dissertation process. The objective is to start students preparing for their dissertation early so they can finish in a timely manner. This course also addresses work-life balance between being a leader, a student, and having a family and personal life outside of work.

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

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