EDACE 817 Reflective Practices in Social Justice Education

KSIS #: 17447, (3 Credit Hours)

Online, January 21st thru May 1st

Instructor: Dr. Susan Yelich-Biniecki

This course focuses on the application of principles of social justice education in informal and formal educational settings.  Student-conceptualized and implemented theory-to-practice social justice education projects serve as the capstone or culmination of the graduate certificate, with projects presenting powerful opportunities for students to foster social change and positively impact the communities in which they work.

EDACE 835 Developing Teams and Leaders

KSIS Class #: 17121, (3 credit hours)

Instructor: Dr. Jeff Zacharakis

Online,  January 13th thru March 6th

Adult education theory and adult learning principles are emerging 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.  

EDACE 847  Adult Learning and Motivation

KSIS Class #: 17120     (3 credit hours)

Instructor: Dr. Judy Favor

Online,  March 9th thru May 1st

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 714 International Education

KSIS Class #: 17123     (3 credit hours)

Instructor: Dr. Haijun Kang

Online,  March 9th thru May 1st

This course provides a contemporary overview of the field of comparative and international education. Different theoretical approaches will be introduced and students will utilize these approaches to understand current topics and issues related to international educational development. This course will also introduce students to institutions actively involved with educational development in diverse global settings.

EDACE 886 Women as Leaders

K-State Olathe course – distance students may attend via Zoom

KSIS Class #16167 (3 credits)

Instructor: Dr. Sarah Fishback 

Tuesdays, 5:30-9:30 p.m., 3/17/2020-5/5/2020.  

Students will identify the unique leadership challenges and opportunities facing women in organizational settings. In addition, students will explore when and how gender plays a role in organizational and personal advancement focusing on ways that women have networked, and strategized to build and negotiate what they need to be effective leaders. Students will examine characteristics of successful leaders and what unique perspectives women leaders bring to the organization. Students will examine and discuss how women and men leaders’ behavior are perceived differently in organizations by seniors, peers and subordinates.

EDACE 937 Organization and Administration

Doctoral Students Only

KSIS Class # 17259, (3 credits)

Instructor: Dr. Jeffrey Zacharakis

Dates: 3/11/2020-5/06/2020 (online)

Wednesdays, 5:30-9:30 p.m., Hybrid (Class sessions at K-State Olathe) – meets 3/11, 3/25, 4/15, 5/6 (Zoom for distance students available)

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.