EDLD 601 Research: [Topic]
EDLD 603 Dissertation
EDLD 605 Reading and Conference: [Topic]
EDLD 607 Seminar: [Topic]
EDLD 608 Workshop: [Topic]
EDLD 609 Practicum: [Topic]
EDLD 610 Experimental Course: [Topic]
EDLD 611 K-12 Education Policy for School Leaders
Introduction to the education policy process at the state and local levels, focusing on school leaders. Emphasis placed on examining policies that further marginalize students and staff that have been historically underserved and underrepresented.
EDLD 612 Communications & Community Relations
Principal Licensure candidates learn proactive systems, strategies, and protocols for communicating with staff, students, parents and community members. Students develop an overall communication plan for their school or district location for ensuring the effective two-way flow of communication.
EDLD 613 Ethical Leadership
Prepare Principal Licensure candidates to become ethical leaders that lead with an equity lens at the forefront of the leadership decisions they make. Examine the ethical implications of school board policies and how to apply an equity lens to these policies.
EDLD 614 School Improvement through Curriculum & Assessment
Develop the knowledge and skills related to leading curriculum, assessment and instruction at the building level. Analyze curriculum frameworks, state and national standards, effective strategies and assessment practices and leading professional learning will be examined. Create a school improvement plan.
EDLD 615 Leading Change
How to lead successful organizational change initiatives. Readings come from the fields of business as well as education. (DED & MED Students ONLY).
EDLD 616 Supervision of Teaching & Learning
Explores the theory, research and practical applications of supervision and evaluation. Analysis of supervisory behaviors that lead to improvement of teaching and learning, that in turn lead to improved outcomes for all students, particularly those students who have been underserved or historically marginalized.
EDLD 617 Oregon School Management & Budget
Prepare future administrators for designing a system for developing, allocating and managing a school-based budget, including opportunities for staff input into the budget cycle and specific strategies for engaging the community, particularly those parts of the community that are underrepresented.
EDLD 618 Professional Administrator License
Var 1-7 Credits
*Repeatable. Clinical internship for candidates seeking administrator licensure for district level leadership, including the role of superintendent. Offered EVERY term. *LIMITED TO EDS & PRO-AL STUDENTS ONLY
EDLD 623 Cultural Adaptation of Evidence-Based Practices
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
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
Students gain practical experience in the collection and analysis of social science information through the design of surveys and questionnaires.
EDLD 627 Leaders Serving Special Populations
School and district leaders' preparation for future work serving students and families of students receiving special education services, as well as dually-identified students (English language learners receiving special education services). Eligibility, placement, Individual Education Plans, and meaningful inclusion of student and family voice and choice.
EDLD 631 Education Policy for Multilingual Students
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
Systematic interpretation and analysis of issues in educational policy using techniques such as cost-benefit, competing values, impact, and effects analysis.
EDLD 635 Executive Leadership for Principals
Investigation of leadership theory and styles as they relate to equitable, ethical and instructionally inclusive criteria. Creating vision and execution for strategic systems and structures that lead to a positive culture infused with high expectations and accountability.
EDLD 637 Principal Licensure Intern I
First in a three-part course sequence of clinical internship, fulfilling requirements (minimum of 300 total clinical hours) for the Oregon Principal License. Interns complete comprehensive clinical experiences aligned to the NELP Building Level Standards (2018) and engage in authentic leadership projects.
EDLD 638 Oregon Advanced School Law
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 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
Three facets of learning organization are integrated: structural components, informational systems, and leadership processes.
EDLD 645 Principal Licensure Intern II
Second in a 3-part course sequence of clinical internship, fulfilling requirements (minimum of 300 total clinical hours) for the Oregon Principal License. Interns complete comprehensive clinical experiences aligned to the NELP Building Level Standards and engage in authentic leadership projects.
EDLD 646 Principal Licensure Intern III
Third in a 3-part course sequence of clinical internship, fulfilling requirements (minimum of 300 total clinical hours) for the Oregon Principal License. Interns complete comprehensive clinical experiences aligned to the NELP Building Level Standards and engage in authentic leadership projects.
EDLD 649 Ethical Governance for School District Leaders
Intentional school and district governance serves system transformation. Viewing ethics through an equity lens, leaders will develop policies and practices that eliminate systems of advantage and disadvantage thereby closing the opportunity and achievement gaps present in their public schools and system.
EDLD 675 Oregon School and District Finance
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 686 Oregon Legal Issues
Gain knowledge of the legal foundations and understanding of the legal responsibilities of Oregon Administrators in relationship to students and families served, their access to educational opportunities and to educational staff who support students, families, and programs.
EDLD 687 Supervisory Practices for Administrators
School building and district professionals examine NELP and Oregon Standards. Students explore Center for Educational Leadership’s (CEL) Frameworks for Principal Support, 4 Dimensions of School Leadership, and Principal Supervisors with the goal of improving student learning and instruction, with emphasis on historically marginalized students.
EDLD 692 Research Writing
Provides structure and guidance to complete the methods section of a dissertation proposal. The nature and scope of the dissertation methods will be determined by a range of factors, including the advisor’s guidance, the data to be used, and the scope of the study.
EDLD 694 Dissertation Preparation
This course is designed to support students in preparing their dissertation using the APA guidelines for publications in education/social sciences, the standards for measurement systems used in dissertations, and the standard four chapter format: introduction, methods, results, conclusions.
EDLD 696 Professional Writing I
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
Students co-author and submit an article to a peer-reviewed journal or to ERIC. In addition, students will fill out the forms to apply for IRB Exempt research and IRB Review.
EDLD 698 Professional Writing III
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
Provides doctoral students in the DEd program a structured opportunity to complete their dissertation proposal and a PowerPoint presentation on their respective proposals.
Courses taught by other departments, but required by Educational Leadership Programs
EDUC 611 Survey of Educational Research Methods
Survey of qualitative, quantitative, and single-subject research methods. Students develop competence in using published research to inform decision making in various settings. Offered annually in fall or spring.
EDUC 614 Educational Statistics - 2 Sections to fill both in Fall
3 Credits – Prerequisites: EDUC 612
Foundations of statistical methods for research producers. Covers sampling methods, descriptive statistics, standard scores, distributions, estimation, statistical significance testing, T tests, correlation, Pearson’s chi-square test, power, effect size. Offered annually in winter
EDUC 615 Intro to Qualitative Research
EDUC 620 Program Evaluation I
3 Credits – Prerequisites: EDUC 640 (or EDUC 643 for students who are taking the producer-oriented quantitative sequence)
Focuses on small-scale evaluations, particularly in the field of education and human services. Students plan and design an evaluation. Offered on odd years in winter.
EDUC 621 Program Evaluation II
3 Credits – Prerequisites: EDUC 620
Implementation and completion of the evaluation design defined in Program Evaluation I. Offered on odd years in spring
EDUC 640 Applied Statistical Design and Analysis (2 sections to teach - both in Spring)
3 Credits – Prerequisites: EDCU 614
Factor analysis of variance, planned comparisons, post hoc tests, trend analysis, effect size and strength of association measures, repeated measures designs. Offered annually in spring
SPED 528 Special Education Law
This course provides students with knowledge of standards and ethics for professional practice, historical and current case law and legislation, and application of legal principles related to special education services in school settings.