Oct 17, 2019  
2015-2016 Catalog 
    
2015-2016 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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EDU 8054 - Program Design, Evaluation & Development


This course is designed to assist practicing school leaders to implement, analyze and monitor the various processes and components of a comprehensive curriculum, instruction and assessment system in a school district. Current methods of curriculum and program design, development, and evaluation will be studied. Implications for supporting and sustaining high quality instruction and learning will be addressed through the relationships and importance of coherence among curriculum, instruction, and assessment. This course will introduce students to the tools and resources available to fully analyze and utilize data-driven decision-making. The role of structures for school improvement will be examined, including standards-based reform, professional learning communities, supervision and professional development and communication. Students will develop and submit an applied research project in the form of an Action Plan for School Improvement based on the current research and evidence of best practices.

3 credits



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