Investigates major schools of thought through historical and contemporary lenses. Examines social, political and philosophical dimensions of education and their impact on instruction, curriculum design and evaluation. Curriculum inquiry and theoretical analysis provide avenues for discussion of crucial themes. Prerequisites: Admission to Ed.D. program, EDCI 700. Three hours per week.
EDCI 748 LANG, LITERACY & REPRESENT (Fall 2019)
Investigates speaking, listening, reading, writing, viewing and visually representing as tools to demonstrate thinking and learning across the curriculum. Provides strategies for teachers to encourage higher order thinking in content learning in P-12 classrooms through student-as-researcher models of inquiry-based learning. Prerequisites: Admission to Ed.D. program, EDCI 700. Three hours per week.