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.