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Fall 2017 Online Schedule

EDACE 865 Principles of Workplace Learning
Instructor: Dr. W. Frank Spikes
Dates: 8/21/17 to 10/13/17
KSIS# 17633
This course provides an overview of various aspects of workplace learning initiatives as found in the related professional literature and from various practice-related venues. Major topics include evolution of the process of workplace learning and the profession of training; assessing and analyzing workplace learning needs; designing and delivering workplace learning programs; and measuring and evaluating the impact of workplace learning initiatives.

EDACE 765 Integrating Technology into the Curriculum
Instructor: Dr. Haijun Kang
Dates: 8/21/17 to 10/13/17
KSIS# 17634
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 Education
Instructor: Dr. Jeffrey Zacharakis
Dates 8/21/17 to 10/13/17
KSIS# 17653
This is a foundation course that acquaints the student with the diverse and evolving field of adult education. It provides a systematic base for further studies in adult education. 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 education emerged, how it is presently changing, and how it interrelates with other fields and disciplines.

EDACE 837 Quality Programs and Staff Management
Instructor: Dr. Jeffrey Zacharakis
Dates: 10/16/17 to 12/08/17
KSIS# 17655
This course will explore some leadership and management skills critical to building a quality program. Students will identify their leadership and management skills and strengths, how to solve problems and delegate responsibility, how to deal with conflict and problem employees, how to deal with dysfunctional staff and teams, and what are some basic legal issues that need to be considered.

EDACE 886 Human Resource Development Policy
Instructor: Dr. W. Frank Spikes
Dates: 10/16/17 to 12/08/17
KSIS# 17635
This course is designed to provide an opportunity for students to examine various topics and issues related to managing human resource development initiatives in public and private sectors organizations. These include policy development, planning, instructional design and training.

EDACE 820 Principles of Teaching Adults
Instructor: Dr.Susan Yelich Biniecki
Dates: 10/16/18 to 12/08/17
KSIS# 17632
This course will explore the theory and practice of teaching adults. Collaborative and active learning techniques will be emphasized in face-to-face and online environments. Students will examine the strengths, weaknesses, and appropriate application of a variety of methods to different adult education environments

*Required courses for the master’s degree

Dr. Royce Ann Collins Receives Graduate Teaching Award


Congratulations to Dr. Royce Ann Collins recipient of the Michael C. Holen Excellence in Graduate Teaching Award!

This award recognizes and rewards outstanding achievement by College of Education faculty in graduate instruction. Dr. Collins consistently demonstrates superior commitment to the professional development of graduate students. Her students routinely comment on her natural compassion and intense dedication to student learning and achievement. She does not just teach the curriculum of adult education, but also effectively demonstrates various methods throughout the instruction.

Educational Leadership and the Adult Education program are proud to have Dr. Collins as part of our faculty.