Educational Leadership Courses

EDLD 199 Special Studies: [Topic]
15 Credits
Repeatable. Topics include 21st-century leadership, peer mentoring.

EDLD 211 Exploring Leadership
4 Credits
Understanding the context of leadership for the common good and for change in educational and social systems; establishing basic skill-building in project management fundamentals to promote effective leadership.

EDLD 311 Equity Leadership and Social Change
4 Credits – Prerequisite: EDLD 211
Provides foundational exposure to current scholarship and practice in approaches that promote equity and inclusion within professional educational and social service settings.

EDLD 312 Effective Leadership Decision Making
4 Credits – Prerequisite: EDLD 211
Introduces basic concepts of evidence-based decision making. Addresses theoretical frameworks for decision making, statistical applications, common decision-making errors, and ways to involve diverse individuals and groups in making decisions.

EDLD 313 Program Evaluation for Future Leaders
4 Credits – Prerequisite: EDLD 211
Introduction to evaluation theory and evaluation research design; potential uses and limitations of program evaluation in the public and private sector through study, discussion, and application of course materials.

EDLD 404 Internship: [Topic]
112 Credits
Repeatable.

EDLD 405 Reading and Conference: [Topic]
121 Credits
Repeatable.

EDLD 407 Seminar: [Topic]
14 Credits
Repeatable. Topics include human services, peer health education.

EDLD 40 Workshop: [Topic]
121 Credits
Repeatable.

EDLD 409 Practicum: [Topic]
112 Credits
Repeatable. Topics include advanced peer support, international educational leadership.

EDLD 410 Experimental Course: [Topic]
14 Credits
Repeatable.

EDLD 411 Examining Leadership Effectiveness
4 Credits – Prerequisite: EDLD 211
Designed for students who enroll in a proposed minor program yet to be named. Focuses on analysis of personal commitments and goals in the context of leadership for social change.

EDLD 412 Leading Change in Organizations
4 Credits – Prerequisite: EDLD 211
Development of skills for leading change within an organization: planning, managing, enacting, surviving, and evaluating personal and organizational change.

EDLD 422 Globalization and Education
4 Credits
Examines the implications of globalization on education and educational systems around the world.

EDLD 450 Data and Information Retrieval
1 Credit
Presents multimedia information search and organization procedures for use with public libraries, websites, and institutional and governmental clearinghouses.

EDLD 460 Measurement and Assessment
2 Credits
Covers foundational knowledge in measurement and assessment.

EDLD 503 Thesis
116 Credits
Repeatable.

EDLD 507 Seminar: [Topic]
14 Credits
Repeatable. Topics include human services, peer health education.

EDLD 508 Workshop: [Topic]
121 Credits
Repeatable.

EDLD 510 Experimental Course: [Topic]
14 Credits
Repeatable.

EDLD 522 Globalization and Education
4 Credits
Examines the implications of globalization on education and educational systems around the world.

EDLD 530 Comparative Education
4 Credits
Graduate-level seminar focusing on major educational issues of concern to scholars in the field of comparative education.

EDLD 560 Measurement and Assessment
2 Credits
Covers foundational knowledge in measurement and assessment.

EDLD 601 Research: [Topic]
116 Credits
Repeatable.

EDLD 602 Supervised College Teaching
15 Credits
Repeatable.

EDLD 603 Dissertation
116 Credits
Repeatable.

EDLD 604 Internship: [Topic]
112 Credits
Repeatable.

EDLD 605 Reading and Conference: [Topic]
116 Credits
Repeatable.

EDLD 606 Field Studies: [Topic]
116 Credits
Repeatable.

EDLD 607 Seminar: [Topic]
16 Credits
Repeatable.

EDLD 608 Workshop: [Topic]
116 Credits
Repeatable.

EDLD 609 Practicum: [Topic]
116 Credits
Repeatable. Topics include administrator licensure, international higher education, superintendent.

EDLD 610 Experimental Course: [Topic]
15 Credits
Repeatable. Topics include advanced measurement and assessment, equity and achievement, foundations of educational research, hierarchical linear modeling, master’s research writing.

EDLD 612 Reading Interventions
4 Credits
Focuses on providing research-based reading interventions to school-age struggling readers. Includes field experience tutoring a child at the Center on Teaching and Learning Reading Clinic on campus.

EDLD 613 Reading Research
4 Credits
Focuses on the empirical research that serves as the scientific basis for advancing reading pedagogy and practice.

EDLD 614 Literacy for Learning
4 Credits – Prerequisite: EDLD 612
Focuses on instructional strategies for designing and delivering effective literacy instruction and content area supports for intermediate and middle school students with diverse learning and/or linguistic abilities.

EDLD 618 Data-Based Decisions in Literacy
4 Credits
Examines data-based decision making in the context of reading development and instruction from kindergarten through 12th grade.

EDLD 620 Educational Leadership
4 Credits
Teaches leadership concepts through simulations and exercises. Covers group expectations, basic communication skills, participative decision making, ethics, goal setting, power, and styles of influence.

EDLD 621 Equity and Achievement
3 Credits
Provides basics of data analysis and interpretations regarding achievement gaps, as well as applications of multiculturally competent practices in educational administrative settings.

EDLD 622 Leading Change
4 Credits
Examines leadership through a systems-thinking lens. Students experience how adaptive leadership sustains change and why traditional operational change fails in education.

EDLD 623 Cultural Adaptation of Evidence-Based Practices
4 Credits
This course is designed to provide an advanced foundation in models and methods for the cultural adaptation of evidenced-based prevention and treatment practices in school, community, and family settings.

EDLD 624 Leading for Equity
4 Credits
This course is designed to provide advanced exposure to current research and practice in leading for equity and inclusion within professional educational settings and a strong conceptual foundation in leadership.

EDLD 625 Survey and Questionnaire Design
4 Credits
Students gain practical experience in the collection and analysis of social science information through the design of surveys and questionnaires.

EDLD 626 Social-Cultural Foundations of Education
4 Credits
Examines education in US society from sociological, cultural, and structural perspectives with a focus on inequity and the intersecting roles of race, language, class, gender, and ability-disability.

EDLD 628 Hierarchical Linear Models I
4 Credits – Prerequisite: EDLD 642; Sequence with EDLD 629
Introduction to multilevel modeling and hierarchical data structures, random and fixed effects, intercepts and slopes as outcomes models, estimation, centering, and two-level models.

EDLD 629 Hierarchical Linear Models II
4 Credits – Prerequisite: EDLD 628; Sequence with EDLD 628; Offered alternate years
Advanced topics in multilevel modeling and hierarchical data structures including three-level models with random and fixed effects, longitudinal models, and multilevel models.

EDLD 630 Comparative Education
4 Credits
Survey of higher education in selected developing countries; comparison with American higher education; relation to economic development; major problems.

EDLD 631 Meeting the Needs of English Learners
2 Credits
Reviews historical and current approaches to meeting the needs of English learners in the US. Focuses on federal, state, and local policies supporting acquisition of English.

EDLD 632 Educational Policy Analysis
4 Credits
Systematic interpretation and analysis of issues in educational policy using techniques such as cost-benefit, competing values, impact, and effects analysis.

EDLD 633 Structural Equation Modeling I
4 Credits – Prerequisite: EDLD 632; Sequence with EDLD 634
Theory, application, and interpretation of structural equation modeling techniques. Includes covariance structures, path diagrams, path analysis, model identification, estimation, and testing.

EDLD 634 Structural Equation Modeling II
4 Credits – Prerequisite: EDLD 633; Sequence with EDLD 633; Offered alternate years
Emphasis on structural and latent variable models, including cross-validation, mean structures, comparing groups and models, latent growth-curve analyses.

EDLD 638 Advanced School Law
24 Credits
Overview of legal issues in school board–superintendent relations, media relations, personnel evaluation practices, student and employee rights, collective bargaining, contract management, and official complaints.

EDLD 641 Standards and Accountability Systems
4 Credits
Rationale for standards and accountability systems. Reviews national, state, and local systems and ways to improve these systems. Associated policy and implementation.

EDLD 643 Data-Based Decision Making
2 Credits – Prerequisites: EDLD 560, EDUC 611, EDUC 614
Introduces basic concepts of evidence-based decision making.

EDLD 644 Learning Organization
4 Credits
Three facets of learning organization are integrated: structural components, informational systems, and leadership processes.

EDLD 646 Action Research
4 Credits
Designing and implementing quasiexperimental studies in classrooms; using outcomes to enhance educational programs and provide professional development for teachers.

EDLD 647 Professional Issues in Education I
1 Credit
Examines the relationship between scholarship, planned programs of study, preparation for comprehensive exams, master’s project, and dissertation.

EDLD 648 Professional Issues in Education II
1 Credit – Prerequisite: EDLD 647
Examines the relationship between scholarship, planned programs of study, preparation for comprehensive exams, master’s project, and dissertation.

EDLD 649 Professional Issues in Education III
1 Credit – Prerequisite: EDLD 648
Examines the relationship between scholarship, planned programs of study, preparation for comprehensive exams, master’s project, and dissertation.

EDLD 650 Advanced Seminar Educational Research Methods
4 Credits – Prerequisite: EDLD 640
Examines special issues in the use and application of educational statistics and research design in a discussion-seminar format.

EDLD 655 Analysis of Teaching and Learning
4 Credits
Increases understanding of theories of learning and methodologies of teaching through analysis of relationship between teaching and learning.

EDLD 657 Information Technology for Curriculum Design
4 Credits
Addresses integration of classroom educational technology. Participants explore and evaluate best practices on how, when, and why technology might be introduced into education.

EDLD 659 Scholarly Writing
4 Credits
Develops proficiency in preparing technical reports, dissertations, grant applications, and literature syntheses to communicate educational programs, processes, and results.

EDLD 661 Item Response Theory I
4 Credits
Theory and application of item response measurement models. Participation outcomes include knowledge of IRT models, terminology, and resources. Emphasis on popular models and underlying assumptions.

EDLD 663 Measurement & Assessment: Research
2 Credits – Corequisite: EDLD 560
Covers applied knowledge in measurement and assessment with an emphasis on use of measures for research purposes.

EDLD 665 Measurement and Assessment: Literacy
2 Credits – Corequisite: EDLD 560
Covers applied knowledge in measurement and assessment with emphasis on use of reading, writing, and language assessments for instructional and intervention purposes.

EDLD 667 Advanced Measurement Assessment
4 Credits – Prerequisites: EDLD 560, EDLD 663
Advanced foundation in educational measurement and assessment; emphasis on scale development and psychometric evaluation techniques. Introduction to methodological approaches to develop and evaluate scales designed for educational and applied research settings.

EDLD 675 School Finance
3 Credits
Overview of school finance concepts, Oregon’s school financing system, political and legal considerations, taxation, state distribution formulas, school finance reform, the federal role in education.

EDLD 681 Program Evaluation for Educational Managers I
4 Credits
A comprehensive survey of formative and summative evaluations of educational programs at schools and colleges.

EDLD 683 State and Local Policy Development in Education
4 Credits
Analysis of the social, economic, political, and technological forces that shape educational policy at the national, state, and local levels. Developing school district policies and assessing their consequences.

EDLD 684 Master's Project Proposal
1 Credit
Clarifying research topics and identifying data sources and interpretation for the master’s project for initial administrator licensure under the guidance of faculty advisor.

EDLD 685 Master's Project
16 Credits
Culminating activity for students seeking initial administrator licensure master’s degree. Working under the guidance of assigned faculty advisor to complete the master’s project.

EDLD 691 Research Writing I
1 Credit – Sequence with EDLD 692, EDLD 693
First in a course sequence providing students in the doctor of education degree (DEd) program with a structured, guided opportunity to complete dissertation proposals.

EDLD 692 Research Writing II
1 Credit – Prerequisites: EDLD 691; Sequence with EDLD 691, EDLD 693
Second in a course sequence providing students in the doctor of education degree (DEd) program with a structured, guided opportunity to complete dissertation proposals.

EDLD 693 Research Writing III
2 Credits – Prerequisites: EDLD 692; Sequence with EDLD 691, EDLD 692
Third in a course sequence providing students in the doctor of education degree (DEd) program with a structured, guided opportunity to complete dissertation proposals.

EDLD 696 Professional Writing I: Foundations in Professional Writing
2 Credits – Sequence with EDLD 697, EDLD 698
Covers foundational knowledge of the American Psychological Association’s (APA) writing style as well as how to synthesize research for academic purposes.

EDLD 697 Professional Writing II: Organization
2 Credits – Prerequisites: EDLD 696; Sequence with EDLD 696, EDLD 698
Explores the types of writing required of the three doctor of education (DEd) dissertation options: scholarly article, policy analysis, and grant proposal.

EDLD 698 Professional Writing III: Literature Review
2 Credits – Prerequisites: EDLD 697; Sequence with EDLD 696, EDLD 697
Students write a review of research manuscripts on a professional topic and continue to learn the nuances of APA writing style.

EDLD 699 Dissertation Methods Apprenticeship
3 Credits
Provides doctoral students in the DEd program a structured opportunity to complete their dissertation proposal and a PowerPoint presentation on their respective proposals.

EDLD 708 Workshop: [Topic]
116 Credits
Repeatable.

EDLD 709 Practicum: [Topic]
116 Credits
Repeatable.

EDLD 710 Experimental Course: [Topic]
15 Credits
Repeatable.