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Global E-Lrng Trng & Dev Courses

EDUC 500 - The Art of Teaching
Hours: 10
The Art of Teaching - Ten semester hours This course is the entry portal for the competency-based delivery of the Masters in the Art of Teaching. Emphasis is placed on the programmatic competencies of differentiation of instruction, management of the instructional environment, cultural fluency, digital fluency, work-force preparation, metacognition, and the field of study.

EDUC 501 - Differentiation of Instr
Hours: 3
Differentiation of Instruction - Three semester hours EDUC 501 Differentiation of Instruction (3 semester hours - 48 lecture hours) examines learning styles and curriculum design to identify best practice in the differentiated delivery and assessment of instruction to meet diverse student need.

EDUC 502 - Managing Inst Envir
Hours: 3
Management of the Instructional Environment - Three semester hours Description : EDUC 502 (3 semester hours - 48 lecture hours) examines best practice in classroom oversight to include the organization and management of instruction and strategic instructional leadership.

EDUC 503 - Cultural Fluency
Hours: 3
Cultural Fluency - Three semester hours EDUC 503 Cultural Fluency (3 semester hours - 48 lecture hours) examines the intersection of race, class, gender, & sexuality in the intercultural educational environment.

EDUC 504 - Digital Fluency
Hours: 3
Digital Fluency - Three semester hours EDUC 504 Digital Fluency (3 semester hours - 48 lecture hours) examines multimedia implementation and design to guide adoption and utilization of emerging technologies into instructional delivery.

EDUC 505 - Work-Force Preparation
Hours: 3
Work-Force Preparation - Three semester hours Description : EDUC 505 (3 semester hours - 48 lecture hours) examines employment in a global society and workplace with emphasis on required skill sets for career flexibility and upward mobility

EDUC 506 - Metacognition
Hours: 3
Metacognition - Three semester hours Description : EDUC 506 (3 semester hours - 48 lecture hours) provides a review of significant research designs used in the field of education in order to seek out “best practices” in the educational environment. Emphasis is placed on the evaluation and consumption of research.

EDUC 507 - Field of Study
Hours: 12
Field of Study - Twelve semester hours Description : EDUC 507 (12 semester hours - 192 lecture hours) documents student achievement within a designed field of study appropriate to the degree.

EDUC 510 - Utilizi Eff Inst Technologies
Hours: 3
Utilizing Effective Instructional Technologies. Three semester hours. (Previously Shed 510 and TDEV 510) Provides career and technology teachers and business/industrial trainers with knowledge and skills for selecting, applying, and evaluating basic instructional techniques and learning principles. Students will demonstrate competencies in presentations utilizing various instructional technologies and techniques. Students will be required to complete specialized research projects.

EDUC 511 - Managing Instr Envirnmt
Hours: 3
Managing the Instructional Environment. Three semester hours. (Previously Shed 511 and TDEV 511) Provides career and technology teachers and business/industrial trainers with knowledge and skills for implementing classroom management strategies. Students will conduct learner assessments to develop program performance standards which will be documented through career portfolios. Budgeting procedures, safety practices, legal issues, and instructor liability will be discussed. Students will be required to complete specialized research projects.

EDUC 514 - GLB/Gen Issues in Global Edu
Hours: 3
This course provides an introduction to generational issues in the training and development profession. Topics include an overview of the history of pedagogy and its development over the last century, a comparison of the strengths and weaknesses of the generational styles of learning, parallels between the different generations, the learning style of the different generations and a pedagogy for the 21st century related to the training and development profession.

EDUC 515 - Intercultural Education
Hours: 3
Intercultural Education- Three semester hours This course provides an introduction to the training and development profession from an intercultural perspective. Topics include an overview of the roles and skills of training and development professionals in intercultural contexts, contributions of intercultural training and development to an organization's goals, trends in the training and development industry in intercultural contexts, and resources available for intercultural contexts to those employed in the training and development profession.

EDUC 516 - Fund of Act Engagement
Hours: 3
Fundamentals of Active Engagement - Three semester hours This course provides an introduction to the fundamentals of active engagement. Topics include assessing training needs and participants, developing active training objectives, creating practical opening activities, preparing brain-friendly lectures, designing active training exercises, creating e-learning applications, and the process for providing for back-on-the-job application.

EDUC 518 - Thesis
Hours: 3-6
Thesis. Six semester hours. (Same as ACED and ETEC 518). Introduces the candidate for the Master of Arts or Master of Science (Option I) degree to the theories and techniques of educational research and leads on to the completion and acceptance of the thesis. Graded on a (S) satisfactory or (U) unsatisfactory basis.

EDUC 523 - Internship
Hours: 3
Internship. Three semester hours. Provides experiences in various environments which will be supervised by mentors and university liaisons. Regular seminar sessions may be held which will focus on concerns related to education and/or the workplace.

EDUC 525 - GLB/Hum Relat in Global E-Lrng
Hours: 3
Provides career and technology teachers and business/industrial trainers with knowledge and concepts for developing effective working relationships within the school, community, and workplace. This course includes the development of skills related to problem solving, group dynamics, motivation, communication, and change theory. Students will be required to complete specialized research projects.

EDUC 528 - Intro to Pres Design
Hours: 3
Intro to Presentation Design - Three semester This course is designed to help trainers move their training and facilitation skills to the next level of performance. Topics cover a wealth of issues including how to use case studies, conduct inventories, exercises, games, and simulations, facilitate role plays, as well as conduct effective and safe demonstrations and administer tests.

EDUC 548 - Design & Evaluatn Curriculm
Hours: 3
Designing and Evaluating Curriculum. Three semester hours. (Previously Shed 548 and TDEV 548) Provides career and technology teachers and business/industrial trainers with the knowledge and skills needed for designing, developing, and evaluating curricula. Emphasis will be placed on formulating course goals and objectives and on developing a variety of measurement instruments. Students will be required to complete specialized research projects.

EDUC 552 - Going Global
Hours: 3
Going Global - Three semester hours This course includes topics related to the history of training and development, organization and management of training and development, diversity, training, and the law, adult learning, designing instructional systems, media and methods used in

EDUC 553 - Transformational Lship
Hours: 3
Transformational Leadership - Three semester hours This course includes topics related to the role of management in training and development The focus of the course is directed toward the individual and the organization. Included are the broad areas of executive development, supervisor development and career development.

EDUC 554 - Theories of Adult lrning
Hours: 3
Theories of adult Learning. Three semester hours This course explores adult development to promote an expanded understanding of issues and practices in adult education. the course focuses on three core areas of concern in adult education: acknowledgement of learner experience, promotion of autonomy and self-direction, and establishment of teacher-learner relationships in the adult environment

EDUC 556 - Survey Design & Eval
Hours: 3
Survey Design & Eval. Three semester hours This course provides a framework for th development of survey instruments. specific attention will be given to the methodologies for determining reliability and validity. Methodologies for converting data into information will also be discussed .

EDUC 560 - Org/Imple Work-Based Lrn
Hours: 3
Organizing and Implementing Work-Based Learning. Three semester hours. (Previously Shed 512 and TDEV 560) Provides career and technology teachers with knowledge and skills for identifying, evaluating, and selecting work-based training stations. Emphasis will be placed on training opportunities, training agreements, legal issues, and criteria for work-based learning.

EDUC 570 - Seminar in Global Education
Hours: 3
Seminar in Global Education - Three semester hours. This is a capstone course. Topics include an analysis of servant leadership, effective strategies for employment in the field of training and development, globalization, appreciation of human diversity, and commitment to life-long learning.

EDUC 579 - Hist & Prin Career/Tech Edu
Hours: 3
History and Principles of Career and Technology Education. Three semester hours. Traces the history and principles of career and technology education. In addition, emphasis will be placed on the administration of career and technology education as it relates to public education. Students will be required to complete specialized research projects.

EDUC 589 - Independent Study
Hours: 1-4
Independent Study. One to four semester hours. Individualized instruction/research at an advanced level in a specialized content area under the direction of a faculty member. May be repeated when the topic varies. Prerequisites: Consent of department head.

EDUC 595 - Research Methodologies
Hours: 3
Research Methodologies - Three semester hours Description : EDUC 595 Research Methodologies(3 semester hours) provides a review of significant research designs used in the field of education in order to seek out “best practices” in global delivery for the classroom, campus, and educational entity. Emphasis is placed on the evaluation and consumption of research.

EDUC 597 - Special Topics
Hours: 1-4
Special Topics. One to four semester hours. Organized class. May be repeated when topics vary.