Courses Offered in the Department of Educational Leadership
EAD 691N - Professional Seminar I in School Administration-Initial Level -2 credits
Pre-practicum: 15 hours of directed field-based training required. This seminar, held during the student's first term in the program that leads to licensure as a school administrator, focuses on the development of leadership and human relationships within the school and community. Attention is paid to personal aspects of leadership such as style, dealing with stress, time management and the moral responsibility of school administrators. There are 10 field-based pre-practicum hours associated with this course. Students also discuss educational topics and issues of current interest. (This theme continues through all four terms.) Students are introduced to basic research skills such as use of on-line and professional libraries and the conventions of APA style for writing papers and the ILP.