This course provides the basic common understanding of schools as social organizations and the professional role of teachers in public schools; analyzes selected legal issues relating to student rights, employment and teacher rights, and collective bargaining in schools; and serves as an introduction to instructional supervision, teacher evaluation, and continuing professional development of teachers. Concurrent enrollment in EDPR 432 or EDPR 442. Prerequisite: Admission into a teacher preparation program.
- Teacher: Alisha Lewis
Examination of American higher education both as a system and as a field of study. Includes consideration of organizational patterns, stakeholders, governance, and the purposes of higher education.
- Teacher: Richard Herman
The examination of critical trends that impact higher education from various perspectives, including legal, organizational, and political. May be repeated to a maximum of 8 hours.
- Teacher: Lorenzo Baber