Academic Catalog 2018-2019 
    
    Aug 14, 2018  
Academic Catalog 2018-2019
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EDU-550 Building Capacity Through Research

3 semester credits
This course emphasizes: Understanding systems and change; recognizing and valuing the need for the robust use of research in education, especially in the classroom; understanding and valuing curiosity, data gathering, reflection, and continuous inquiry as support for enhancing self-directed, professional practice; using research in classroom, school, and district decision making that focuses on enhanced classroom practice and improved pre K-to-16 student learning; using educational research to move from a dependent, industrial society to a knowledge creation-and- application society with the ability to develop, analyze, and apply information; knowing how to implement and support research-grounded change; strategies to support students as they develop the skills and capacities to become critical, empowered problem solvers, creators of knowledge, and advocates for proactive social, economic, cultural and political change. In addition, this course emphasizes the following for instructional leaders: understanding the legal aspects of school management, including collective bargaining.
Delivery Method: In person
Grading Default: Letter



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