EDAD800
Foundations of Research and Methods of Inquiry in Educational Administration

Description: A written report is required. Investigation and analysis of current problems in education administration and supervision.

This course is a prerequisite for: EDAD 983

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

EDAD801
Cross-Cultural Leadership Studies

Prerequisites: Permission

Description: For those interested in exploring leadership and leadership issues from a cross-cultural perspective. Students construct their understanding of different cultural perspectives on leadership through readings, interviews, and field trips. Provides students with a valuable perspective on their own and other cultural perspectives through the comparison of cultural viewpoints. Native American understanding of leadership.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

EDAD811
Principal Practicum

Prerequisites: Permission

Description: May be repeated for credit. Rating and supervision of teachers; principles and procedures in the development of school policies; selection and promotion of teachers; courses of study and professional ethics.

Course details
Credit Hours:3-4
Max credits per semester:4
Max credits per degree:8
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3-4

ACE:

EDAD811B
Special Education Supervisor Practicum

Prerequisites: Instructor Permission

The practicum experience is designed to be the capstone experience of the course of study for the M.Ed. or Administrative Certification program at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL). Candidates should complete the practicum prior to or concurrently with the last course in their prescribed course of study.

Description: Field-based experiences in public or private accredited school(s) providing services for special needs students.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:6
Course Format:FLD
Offered:FALL/SPR

Credit Hours:1-3

ACE:

EDAD813
Administration in Physical Education and Athletics

Description: Organization and administration of physical education and athletic programs in colleges and school systems. Practices and policies as they relate to various situations and problems and in the theoretical base for these practices and policies.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

EDAD814
Risk Management for Sport Facilities

Description: Legal and risk management aspects of construction, supervision, and management of sport, athletic, and recreation indoor and outdoor facilities.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

EDAD821
Foundations of Human Resource DevelopmentCrosslisted with EDAD 421

Description: Lays the foundation for further study of Human Resource Development (HRD) by examining the knowledge of HRD professionals, the roles they play, and the organizational settings in which HRD occurs. The design and development of education and training programs, how change occurs in organizations, how career development can optimize the match between individual and organizational goals and needs, and how to improve performance in organizations by analyzing performance opportunities and designing employee training to address these opportunities.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

EDAD822
Instructional Design in Human Resource DevelopmentCrosslisted with EDAD 422

Description: Examines the role of instruction for enhancing human learning and performance in organizations. The analysis of performance problems/opportunities and design of interventions for learning and performance improvement. The essential components of instruction, selecting instructional methods and media to achieve program objectives, the transfer of learning, and evaluating the effectiveness of instruction. The performance enhancing potential of systematically linking needs analysis, instructional design, and program evaluation.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

EDAD825
Coordination in Occupational Training ProgramsCrosslisted with TEAC 425, TEAC 825

Description: Foundation and scope of current and projected vocational cooperative education programs and general education work experience. Coordination techniques, selection and placement, instructional procedures, youth leadership activities, organization and administration, and evaluation of cooperative occupational education.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

EDAD830
Administrative Theory in Educational Organizations

Description: Introduction to classic and contemporary administrative theory as applied to educational organizations. The theoretical nature of the course content is relevant to those with an interest in a broad variety of educational institutions. General organizational theory, organizational models, historical schools of administrative theory, authority, power, motivation, and leadership. Frequently students are involved in studying problems of practice as a means of testing theory.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

EDAD832
Higher Education in AmericaCrosslisted with TEAC 432, TEAC 832

Description: History and development of America's colleges and universities and a study of some recent trends and problems in higher education.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

EDAD833
Educational Finance

Description: Critical analysis of the political and economic elements impacting K-12 school finance. Content and activities address both building and district level concerns with an emphasis on principles, programs, and trends in school finance.

This course is a prerequisite for: EDAD 985

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

EDAD835
Business Management of Schools

Description: Allocation and management of fiscal resources including aspects of financial planning and reporting, budgeting and accounting procedures, purchasing, risk management and insurance, investing and bond issues, and auxiliary service.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

EDAD837
Education Law

Description: Evolution, principles, and practice of education law in relation to local, state, and national units of organization. Education law of Nebraska.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-4
Max credits per semester:4
Max credits per degree:4
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1-4

ACE:

EDAD838
Program Evaluation and Assessment of Student Affairs

Description: Review of a variety resources used to evaluate programs and assess student learning in student affairs programs. Presentation of theory and practice with various tools for the assessment and evaluation of student affairs programs.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Offered:FALL/SPR

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

EDAD839
Educational Facilities

Description: Techniques for planning educational facilities through use of surveys, educational specifications, and standards. Function of the school administrator in school facilities planning, construction, and utilization.

Course details
Credit Hours:2-3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:2-3

ACE:

EDAD840
College Student Development

Description: Introduction to human development theories; psychosocial, cognitive, and structural theories, with a focus on learning to use theory to improve skills in working with students.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

EDAD842
College Students in America

Description: This course is designed to provide students an understanding of a broad range of facts and issues pertaining to undergraduate college students in America.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

EDAD843
Counseling Principles for Educational Administrators

Description: This is an introductory level counseling course designed specifically for educational administrators. It is not intended to prepare individuals to become professional counseling practitioners. It offers a broad overview of counsel principles. This is a theory-to-practice course.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

EDAD844
Human Resources Management in P-12 Educational Organizations

Description: Human resources and personnel work in education. Relevant for school administrators and leaders who lead human resource activities including recruiting, hiring, induction, professional development, evaluation, and compensation. Roles and responsibilities of superintendents, HR professionals, building principals, and other supervisors are considered through readings, discussions, activities, and case studies. For graduate students who are pursuing Master¿s or Doctoral degrees and/or administrative certification in educational administration. Students in other areas who are interested in planning, organizing, and implementing human resource programs might also find the course of interest.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1-3

ACE:

EDAD845
Human Resources Management in Higher Education

Description: The various aspects of human resources (HR) management and how they contribute to mission accomplishment and organizational success in American higher education (HIED). Students will examine traditional HR responsibilities (e.g., recruitment and selection, supervision and utilization, evaluation, professional development, pay and benefits, etc.) and how these activities operate within a college/university setting. Strategic HR planning concepts will be emphasized for optimizing human capital and strengthening institutional capabilities in the ever-changing HIED environment.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

EDAD846
Studies in Professional Development Leadership

Description: Equips leaders to develop educational organizations that value professional development and match research-based professional learning to meet the daily needs of students. Creation of a professional learning culture to provide opportunity for professional learning opportunities. Improve effectiveness in increasing student achievement.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:12
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

EDAD846A
Studies in Professional Development Leadership: Professional Learning Cultures

Description: Equips leaders to develop educational organizations that value professional development and match research-based professional learning to meet the daily needs of students. Creation of a professional learning culture to provide opportunity for professional learning opportunities. Improve effectiveness in increasing student achievement.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:12
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

EDAD846B
Studies in Professional Development Leadership:Professional Development Design

Description: Equips leaders to develop educational organizations that value professional development and match research-based professional learning to meet the daily needs of students. Creation of a professional learning culture to provide opportunity for professional learning opportunities. Improve effectiveness in increasing student achievement.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:12
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

EDAD846E
Issues in Ensuring Quality Professional Development

Description: Students will examine emerging issues related to selected educational leadership challenges and develop implementation strategies for resolving these issues. Using the standards for professional development identified by Learning Forward (formerly the National Council for Staff Development), students will review the literature and define the selected issue, discuss and evaluate examples of best practice, complete case study analysis activities, and collaboratively develop a professional development plan of response.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

EDAD846J
Effective Professional Development: Roles and Responsibilities

Description: Educators must utilize a roadmap to provide quality professional learning opportunities for teachers, principals, superintendents, boards of education and education stakeholders. This course will enable participants to use professional development standards focused on context, process and content identified by learning forward, formerly the National Staff Development Council, to deliver high quality professional development based on your specific role and responsibilities.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

EDAD846K
Evaluating the Effectiveness of Professional Development

Description: Every professional development initiative must yield results that are measurable and allow educators to continually improve their effectiveness. Ultimately, improving educator effectiveness enhances student achievement. This course will focus upon designing initiatives and measuring the impact of professional learning for all educational stakeholders.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

EDAD851
Faculty and Staff Appraisal

Description: Faculty and support staff in P-12 schools: appraisal, professional learning communities, high standards/high performance and accountability.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

EDAD852
School Culture and Student Behavior

Description: School culture and student behavior in P-12 schools. Personalized teaching and learning environments that address student diversity, needs and interests.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

EDAD855
Teaching Learners to LearnCrosslisted with EDPS 855, NUTR 855, SPED 855, TEAC 855

Description: Effective teachers facilitate student learning. Facilitating student learning depends on understanding learning principles and on designing instruction that is compatible with learning principles. Instructors can provide learning-compatible instruction that helps students learn more effectively and ultimately teaches them how to learn. Assists teachers to teach in learning-compatible ways and helps them embed within their curriculum a program for teaching learners to learn.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

EDAD856
Supervising Special EducationCrosslisted with SPED 856

Description: For principals or other administrators who have special education programs in their buildings. Overview of disabilities, related law, special education programs, personnel issues, etc., and instructional methods and administrative support for effective integration of disabled students into regular programs.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

EDAD857
Special Education AdministrationCrosslisted with SPED 857

Description: Intensive preparation for special educators who intend to administer special education programs in the public schools. Information about best practices in special education, including programming, supervision, legal/regulatory issues, financing, personnel, as well as current controversial topics which are affecting these programs in the schools.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

EDAD858
Special Education LawCrosslisted with SPED 858

Description: Body of law that pertains to the organization, administration, and implementation of special education programs in PreK-12 schools. Substantive and procedural rights of disabled students, and the authority and responsibility of states and school districts that are grounded in state and federal law.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

EDAD879
Introduction to Student Affairs

Description: Current professional issues related to the organization and administration of student personnel within higher education. Exploration of research literature, some field experiences, and in-depth examination of special topics.

Course details
Credit Hours:2-3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:6
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:2-3

ACE:

EDAD880
Student Affairs Seminar

EDAD 880 is 1 credit hour seminar experience for students in the Student Affairs cohort. The course is a face-to-face course that meets seven times (approximately 2 hours per session) during the course of a semester. The course will include guest speakers, various group activities, and discussion of selected special topics related to student affairs.

Description: Student Affairs Program cohort members meet to discuss and review current issues in order to become more familiar with special topics related to professional practice and best practice in the field of student affairs.

Course details
Credit Hours:1
Max credits per semester:1
Max credits per degree:1
Course Format:LEC
Offered:FALL/SPR

Credit Hours:1

ACE:

EDAD880B
Teaching with Technology: Designing Instructional Technology K-12Crosslisted with TEAC 480B, TEAC 880B

Description: Survey and analysis of the application of technology to improve teaching. Research and related literature on learning, teaching and curriculum, and the critical application of technology and the development of teaching strategies.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1-3

ACE:

EDAD890
Workshop Seminar
Course details
Credit Hours:1-12
Max credits per semester:12
Max credits per degree:12
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1-12

ACE:

EDAD892
Special Topics in EducationCrosslisted with EDPS 892, EDUC 892, SPED 892, TEAC 892, CYAF 892

Prerequisites: EDPS 859 or parallel; EDPS 859 or equivalent

Description: Aspects of education not covered elsewhere in the curriculum.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1-3

ACE:

EDAD893
Workshop Seminar
Course details
Credit Hours:1-12
Max credits per semester:12
Max credits per degree:12
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1-12

ACE:

EDAD893N
Workshop SeminarCrosslisted with TEAC 893N, EDPS 893N, SPED 893N
Course details
Credit Hours:1-12
Max credits per semester:12
Max credits per degree:12
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1-12

ACE:

EDAD896
Independent Study

Prerequisites: Permission

Description: Selected topic with the direction and guidance of a staff member.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-6
Max credits per semester:6
Max credits per degree:6
Course Format:IND

Credit Hours:1-6

ACE:

EDAD899
Masters Thesis

Prerequisites: Admission to masters degree program and permission of major adviser

Course details
Credit Hours:1-10
Max credits per semester:10
Max credits per degree:99
Course Format:IND

Credit Hours:1-10

ACE:

EDAD900
Pro-Seminar in Educational Leadership and Higher Education

Description: Provides an opportunity for doctoral students in Educational Leadership and Higher Education to gain a better understanding of the expectations and skills necessary for doctoral education. Students will gain knowledge of the skills and habits necessary to successfully navigate their doctoral program. In addition, the foundations of educational inquiry as well as personal development related to research will be addressed, including the development of critical reading and thinking skills, writing skills, and analytical skills.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

EDAD900J
Historical Methods in Educational ResearchCrosslisted with EDPS 900J

Prerequisites: EDPS 800 or equivalent; EDPS 459/859 or equivalent

Description: Connections in the general study of history to the study of the history of education. Concepts employed in educational historical research and the methods used by historical researchers. The methodology of historical research.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

EDAD901
System-Level School Improvement

Description: Knowledge and skills required for system-level leaders to bring about school improvement and enhance student achievement. Creating systems that engage the public, performing in complex political environments, and delivering needed services to schools and classrooms.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

EDAD902
Data for Decision Making

Prerequisites: EDAD 901.

Description: Assessment theory and types of assessments used to measure student performance relative to a school improvement goal. Relationships between profile data and baseline data, locally developed classroom assessments, and post data pertaining to school improvement goals and action plans.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

EDAD903
Issues in Community Relations

Description: Principles of community relations and public relations; development of school and community understanding; collaboration of educators and community agents and agencies; communication tools and evaluation.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

EDAD904
Analysis in Continuous Improvement

Prerequisites: EDAD 903.

EDAD 904 requires generating recommendations for proceeding into the next cycle of school improvement and conducting a personal self-analysis of improvement process skills and obtain information from supervisors and/or colleagues regarding abilities as a

Description: Analyze how staff attitudes and behaviors are impacted through the improvement process.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

EDAD905
Issues in Governance of Educational Institutions

Description: Issues in the governance of K-12 schools including administrator-school board roles and relationships.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1-3

ACE:

EDAD906
Issues in System Level Administration

Prerequisites: Masters degree or equivalent.

Description: Selected system level issues faced by pre-K to grade 12 school administrators.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

EDAD907
Issues in Educational Politics and Policies

Description: Analyze and evaluate policy processes involved in making choices; develop understanding, apply and evaluate knowledge about key political concepts and theories to the analysis of educational policy issues; analyze and evaluate issues as points of political conflict between institutional structures with competing interests; understand people as the actors in roles they occupy in the political system.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

EDAD909
Seminar in Human Resource Development

Prerequisites: EDAD 821 or 822

Description: Current research and theory within the field of human resource development, broadly defined. Stresses key problems affecting the training, development, and education of human resources within organizational settings.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1-3

ACE:

EDAD910
The Higher Education Environment

Description: Universities are adaptive, living systems interacting with their environment. Equips participants with the skills required to analyze and assess the environment of higher education institutions. Environment concepts, components and structures are studied together with analysis techniques and methodological approaches to future study.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

EDAD912A
Educational Leadership in Higher Education

Description: Strategic thinking, application of leadership theories in the educational setting. Develop a clear personal philosophy of leadership and engage in collaborative active-learning. Multimedia simulations and/or scenarios and role playing to examine options, consequences, and leadership effectiveness in decision-making.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

EDAD912B
Emerging Issues in Community College Leadership

Description: Issues facing community college leaders and the knowledge, skills, and competencies necessary to provide effective leadership in the community college setting. Case studies of community colleges, combined with the literature on community college leadership, and active learning opportunities to examine current practices and develop a personal philosophy of leadership.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

EDAD915
Educational Systems and Governance

Prerequisites: Admission to doctoral program in Educational Administration

Description: This course is for doctoral students who are current or prospective administrators, researchers, and/or policy analysts in higher education and educational leadership. Students will examine how educational systems, in particular higher education but across the PK-12+ pipeline, are structured and elaborate critiques of those structures through new and emerging frameworks for understanding why and how they work. Students will examine the governance of educational institutions from the federal, state, and institutional perspectives. The impact of demographic, social, legal, political, and financial influences on governance in higher education will also be explored. Students will explore research, policy, and practice implications of issues in educational governance.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

EDAD920
Diversity and Equity in Educational Organizations

Description: Understanding the individual and organizational issues of diversity and multiculturalism in P-20 schools. Increase the students¿ knowledge and appreciation of: cultural, social, political, and economic realities of our complex, pluralistic society in relation to our educational system. Through integration of relevant information from history, law, interpersonal development, organizational development, and philosophy, students will develop a complex, comprehensive understanding of diversity and equity.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

EDAD921
Administrative Issues in Higher Education

Description: Introduction to contemporary issues in the administration of higher education with a focus on the scholarly literature, a comparative analysis of administration in types of institutions, leadership and planning, institutional environmental issues, and selected topics.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

EDAD922
Finance in Higher Education

Description: Federal and state government funding, institutional planning, technological and community influences, human resources finance, budgeting, and sources of financial support as they relate to higher education institutions and agencies.

This course is a prerequisite for: EDAD 985

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

EDAD923
The Community/Junior College

Description: Designed particularly for those interested in upper secondary and college levels. Junior college movement; relationship of movement to provisions for an adequate educational program; functions of the junior college; legal status and basis for extension of junior college; problems of organization, administration, and curriculum.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

EDAD924
Teaching, Learning, & Curriculum in Higher Education

Description: Diverse perspectives, current issues and challenges pertaining to teaching, learning, and curriculum in higher education. For individuals who hold or in the future will serve in administrative, teaching, research or policy positions that require understanding of philosophical and theoretical underpinnings of teaching and learning in higher education.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

EDAD925
Law and Higher Education

Description: Examination of legal principles applicable to higher education institutions. Overview of the legal system, higher education institutions as legal entities, authority for governance and administration, faculty rights and responsibilities, student rights and responsibilities, institutional and personal liability, and other selected issues.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

EDAD926
The American Professoriate: An Administrative Perspective

Description: Contemporary faculty issues in postsecondary education institutions from the perspective of college administrators. Current status of faculty, assigning faculty workloads and monitoring performance levels, evaluating faculty performance, structuring development activities, and special topics.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

EDAD929
Organizational Development and Change
Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

EDAD931
Higher Education Information Systems

Description: Foundation in management information systems. Issues in information systems, current research and writings, key terms, and how information systems impacts organizational culture, business processes, work-flow, and overall operations of an institution. The roles in the application, analysis, and management of higher education administration technology.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

EDAD932
Global Issues in Higher Education

Description: Selected issues affecting global educational policies and practices.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

EDAD933
Strategic Planning

Description: System theory, practice and problem solving. The strategic planning process in higher education. Models of strategic planning. EDAD 933 requires the student to analyze their respective institution's planning process and plan, and to participate in a simulation activity that reinforces the principles and practices of strategic planning.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

EDAD934
Teaching and Learning in the Community College

Description: Develop comprehensive understanding of five aspects of the community college: Curriculur missions in general education, transfer education, career education, remedial/developmental education and community education; faculty and student populations; exemplary teaching and assessment of student learning outcomes; program and curriculum development; and human resources aspects related to instructional programs in hiring faculty and providing faculty development programs.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

EDAD935
Workforce, Economic, and Community Development

Description: Workforce, economic and community development role of higher education within the broader context of recent economic, social, and technological changes in communities, society, and the economy. Applicable to higher education in general with an emphasis on the example of two-year community colleges.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

EDAD936
Higher Education Planning

Description: Rationale for planning in a changing environment will be explored; the theoretical base for planning presented; strategic, futuristic planning and operational planning explored; the development of planning strategies, techniques and procedures; the process of evaluation, feedback and revisions explored; and the management of the change process analyzed.

Course details
Credit Hours:2-3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:2-3

ACE:

EDAD948
Instructional Leadership: Emerging Trends and PracticesCrosslisted with TEAC 948

Description: Changing roles for persons engaged in instructional and curricular leadership in educational institutions. Literature on staff development, assessment and evaluation, and effective schools serve as the basis for studying and applying this information to a variety of educational settings. Issues such as teacher empowerment and site-based management, along with cooperative learning provide the focus of the activities.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

EDAD960
Public Employment Law

Description: Legal issues relating to public employment with particular emphasis on public schools and colleges; collective bargaining by public employees, impasse, and resolution of public employee disputes; grievances, arbitration, and enforcement of agreements; civil rights of public employees; and laws applicable to public employment apart from collective bargaining, such as discrimination acts, wage and hour laws, retirement plans, and public records.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-4
Max credits per semester:4
Max credits per degree:4
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1-4

ACE:

EDAD961
Trial Advocacy

Prerequisites: LAW 646G.

Description: Students perform weekly exercises which are videotaped and critiqued and will try a case. Fundamentals of trial practice. Emphasis on questioning witnesses, selecting and addressing the jury, and admitting items into evidence.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-4
Max credits per semester:4
Max credits per degree:4
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1-4

ACE:

EDAD963
Legislation Seminar

Description: Development of further skills in drafting and interpreting statutes, understanding legislative processes and decision making, and evaluating the role of legislation in governmental regulation. Opportunity for in-depth study of subjects pertaining to or involving legislation, centering on subjects considered by the Nebraska Legislature and the Nebraska legislative process.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-4
Max credits per semester:4
Max credits per degree:4
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1-4

ACE:

EDAD966
Seminar in Educational Administration

Prerequisites: Permission.

Description: Education administration problems with an analysis of research and literature pertaining to these problems.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:9
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1-3

ACE:

EDAD973
Jurisprudence

Description: Examines central jurisprudential questions that arise in the criminal law. The following topics will be considered: (1) the purpose and justification of punishment, especially the legitimate role, if any, for retribution and the expressive function of punishment; (2) the relationship between retribution and revenge; (3) the justification of capital punishment; (4) the relationship among the state, defendants, and victims in the criminal process, including the proper role, if any, of victim impact statements.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

EDAD976
Legal Control of Discrimination

Description: Selected legal issues pertaining to the legal control of discrimination.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-4
Max credits per semester:4
Max credits per degree:4
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1-4

ACE:

EDAD977
Constitutional History

Description: American constitutional history with a focus on "transformative" moments at which the Constitution and the nature of American politics and government changed. American Revolution and the framing of the Constitution and Bill of Rights, Civil War and Reconstruction, and the New Deal. Exploration of the courts and how they stood on history and original intent when they interpret the Constitution.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

EDAD980
Seminar in College Student DevelopmentCrosslisted with EDPS 977

Description: Current knowledge, theories, and practices, and related issues in the area of college student development.

Course details
Credit Hours:2-3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:6
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:2-3

ACE:

EDAD981
Intermediate Quantitative Methods for Educational Administration Research

Prerequisites: Graduate standing, introductory research methods course and intermediate quantitative methods course or permission

Description: Introduction to the concepts, principles, and methods in intermediate statistical analyses for educational administration research, with a focus throughout on applied data analysis. The frame of reference for this course is experimental and ex post facto research designs. We will review of descriptive statistics (including measures of central tendency, variability, proportions, and basics of probability theory), however, this course particularly focuses on inferential statistics (for example, bivariate correlation, t-tests, one-way ANOVA, chi-square, discriminate analysis, and linear regression). All concepts will be taught from an applied perspective. This course also provides hands-on application of planning, conducting, and reporting of analyses using APA style.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

EDAD982
Advanced Quantitative Methods for Educational Administration Research

Prerequisites: Successful completion of an introductory research methods course & an intermediate quantitative methods course, including in particular knowledge of ANOVA techniques & at least a brief introduction to multiple regression; or permission.

Description: Concepts, principles, and methods in advanced statistical analyses for educational administration research, with a focus throughout on applied data analysis. The frame of reference for this course is correlational and multivariate research designs. A variety of analytical approaches, in particular multiple regression, logistic and multinomial regression, factor analysis, and an introduction to concepts of multilevel models and structural equation modeling, among other possible topics.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

EDAD983
Qualitative Methods for Educational Administration Research

Prerequisites: EDAD 800; or permission

Description: An overview of concepts and approaches to qualitative methodology in educational administration research including major methodological approaches (e.g. case study, ethnography, phenomenology, grounded theory, and narrative inquiry). Overview of approaches to qualitative research design, fieldwork, data collection, and data analysis.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

EDAD984A
Historical Methods of Research

Description: Connections of the general study of history to the study of the history of education are the course's intents. Concepts employed in educational historical research and the methods used by historical researchers will be examined. Knowledge and skills will be developed through practical exercises demonstrating the methodology of historical research.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

EDAD984B
Qualitative Techniques - Case Study Methods

Description: Provides an introduction to case study methodology, with a focus on qualitative data collection and analysis. Focus on two traditions of case study methodology used in educational research (Yin and Stake). Learn about case study design from start to finish and conduct and write a small scale case study using either own data or data provided by the instructor.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Offered:FALL/SPR

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

EDAD985
Economics of Education P-20

Prerequisites: EDAD 833 or 922; or permission

Description: This course focuses on (1) the costs of public and private education to society and to individuals, (2) the expected benefits to students, to communities and to society in general and (3) the research associated with those costs and benefits as a result of continued engagement in education in P-20 settings and life experiences in community/family settings.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

EDAD986
Leadership in Educational Organizations

Description: The examination of leaders and leadership in educational organizations. Through assigned readings and written assignments, students will make applications of the readings to: a) the organization of educational institutions and programs, b) the leadership that occurs in educational organizations and programs, c) the leadership skills and actions that are necessary to achieve the mission, goals, and objectives of educational organizations, and d) the student¿s individual leadership growth and development.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

EDAD987A
Superintendent Academy I

Prerequisites: Permission.

Description: A forum for dialogue and an exchange of ideas and experiences while creating a network of support for colleagues. Exploration and developing the skills, knowledge, understandings and unique features required of the superintendent's roles and responsibilities. Multiple perspectives on effective leadership and participants will be challenged to look at educational issues in new ways. Participants will be encouraged to bring contemporary educational issues to the sessions for intensive, confidential review and discussion. Interaction with session leaders and participants will be facilitated in an effort to examine the rapidly changing realities of public education and the impact these changes are having on the roles/responsibilities of the public school superintendent.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

EDAD987B
Superintendent Academy II

Prerequisites: Permission.

Description: Designed to provide future school superintendents a link between theory and practice through case studies and voice-of-experience discussions. This academy is a forum for processing the "on-the-job" experiences with participants who are pursing doctoral studies, those who are about to enter the role of the superintendent, or those who are new to the work of school leadership. Provides training situations for developing leadership skills, examination of the practical challenges that school leaders face. Examination of contemporary educational issues through different organizational frameworks and review of various issues related to the management of change.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

EDAD987C
Superintendent Internship

Prerequisites: Permission.

Description: Opportunity for educational administrators to gain an understanding of administering changes or innovations, and to obtain supervised field experience. Consideration will be given antecedents of change, change models, the role of government, forces that restrict or stimulate change, tools to implement change, and evaluation.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

EDAD988
Dissertation Proposal Development

Prerequisites: Admission to a doctoral program

Description: Intended for students who are working on the development of their dissertation proposal. Component parts of the dissertation proposal. Students from all areas of Teachers College and the University of Nebraska who are in the process of developing their proposal will find this course to be of use. Typically the course should be taken after the research tools have been completed.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

EDAD989
Survey of Administrative Research

Description: Intended primarily for students of education who are candidates for doctoral degrees. Readings, discussions, and an analysis of educational problems and research.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:IND

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

EDAD990
Workshop Seminar
Course details
Credit Hours:1-12
Max credits per semester:12
Max credits per degree:12
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1-12

ACE:

EDAD991
Field Studies in EducationCrosslisted with NUTR 991, TEAC 991

Prerequisites: Permission

Description: Identification and solutions of problems associated with program planning; organizational, administrative, and instructional procedures within an institutional setting. Designing, implementing, and evaluating new or modified patterns of operation and teaching within a public school, postsecondary institution, or adult education agency.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:FLD

Credit Hours:1-3

ACE:

EDAD993
Workshop Seminar
Course details
Credit Hours:1-12
Max credits per semester:12
Max credits per degree:12
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1-12

ACE:

EDAD995
Doctoral Seminar

Prerequisites: Permission

Description: Students are immersed in outcome-based scholarly activities with a faculty mentor. Working on either an individualized or small group basis, students develop, execute and report one or more projects addressing the interaction between research and practice. Intended primarily for doctoral students, although non-doctoral graduate students may be admitted with special permission of the instructor.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:18
Course Format:IND

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

EDAD998
Internship in Educational Administration
Course details
Credit Hours:1-6
Max credits per semester:6
Max credits per degree:12
Course Format:IND

Credit Hours:1-6

ACE:

EDAD999
Doctoral Dissertation

Prerequisites: Admission to doctoral degree program and permission of supervisory committee chair

Course details
Credit Hours:1-24
Max credits per semester:24
Max credits per degree:99
Course Format:IND

Credit Hours:1-24

ACE: