M.ED Adult Learning, Training, and Development
EDAL 601 - Foundations of Adult Education
Analyzes philosophical, political and sociological foundations of education. Examines history and methods of adult education and applies insights into contemporary issues in adult education.
EDAL 631 - Adult Learning and Development
Explores how adults develop cognitively, emotionally and culturally. Basic concepts and research on theories of adult learning, motivation and development are examined. Students compare various perspectives on adult learning.
EDAL 632 - Facilitating Adult Learning
In-depth study of effective instructional strategies for enhancing adult motivation and learning. Applies adult learning theory, intrinsic motivation strategies, instructional design within the context of culturally diverse adult learners.
EDAL 633 - Program Planning for Adult Education
Explores how to conduct strategic planning, conduct assessments, detect and solve performance problems, and market and evaluate programs. Examines effective programs for adult learners in a variety of social and institutional settings.
EDFD 604 - Diversity Issues in Education
Examines the broad range of cultural changes taking place in K-12 education and the workplace. Focuses on implications for instruction and training, including topics such as ethnicity, socioeconomic level, and gender.
EDRS 641 - Introduction to Educational Research
Provides students with an understanding of the fundamental concepts related to educational research. Discussions include quantitative and qualitative research, formats, data collection procedures, and strengths and weaknesses of both types of research. Additional topics include conducting literature reviews using online databases, evaluating the credibility of published sources, and synthesizing and writing reviews of literature.
EDRS 642 - Research Proposal Development
Provides an opportunity to examine the purposes of research, the methods and designs of quantitative and/or qualitative research, and the processes involved in research studies. Emphasizes the development of skills in evaluating published research and formulating research problems. Culminates in the preparation of a research proposal.
Cross listing(s): EDFD 642.
EDRS 643 - Research Project
Provides the opportunity to execute the research proposal prepared in EDRS 642. Emphasizes quality research at the graduate level. Includes projects that are field based and have a practical component. Evaluates work based upon the University outcomes and graduate level requirements.
Cross listing(s): EDFD 643.
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Take six (6) semester hours of elective course work
selected in consultation with the student's faculty advisor