EDACE 765 Integrating Technology into Curriculum
KSIS Class #: TBA (3 credit hours)
Instructor:  Dr. Haijun Kang
Dates: 8/17/2020-10/09/2020

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 Class #: TBA (3 credit hours)
Instructor: Dr. Jeff Zacharakis
Dates: 8/17/2020-10/09/2020

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 818 Critical and Social Issues in Adult Learning
KSIS #:  TBA (3 credit hours)
Instructor:  Dr. Susan Yelich-Biniecki
Dates: 8/17/2020-10/09/2020

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 822 International Adult Education and Literacy
KSIS #:  TBA (3 credit hours)
IInstructor:  Dr. Jeff Zacharakis
Dates: 10/12/2020-12/04/2020
This course will provide an introduction to the foundations of global, political, social-economic and educational issues facing international adult education and literacy students. Participants will examine the values, customs, mores, and communication styles of students from diverse cultures who speak English as a second language. The goal of this course is to broaden student perspectives on adult education and literacy instructional practices, and lifelong learning.

EDACE 830 Program Planning
KSIS #:  TBA (3 credit hours)
Instructor:  Dr. Haijun Kang
Dates: 10/12/2020-12/04/2020
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 839 Experiential Learning and Leadership
KSIS #: TBA   (3 credit hours)
Instructor: Dr. Bill McCollum
Online: 10/12/2020-12/04/2020
This course will be experientially based. Students will apply the theories and principles learned throughout the leadership dynamics program to a professional problem/setting. Students will present their experiences to a panel of academic and professional practitioners. (Pre-requisites EDACE 832, 835) Required for Leadership Dynamics Graduate Certificate.

Doctoral Courses

EDACE 880 Significant Literature
KSIS #:  TBA (3 credit hours)
Instructor:  Dr. S. Jane Fisback
Dates: 10/12/2020-12/04/2020
In this course, participants will interpret and critique significant literature of adult education from current and historical perspectives.  Particular attention will be given to analyzing major philosophical frameworks within adult education.  Based on individual or research interests, each participant will construct an adult education proposal or paper for a conference or journal. 

* 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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