Monday, December 8, 2014

Leadership in Higher Education Courses- Winter 2015

Student Development Theory Seminar
EDLPS 598A | 1 Credit | SLN: 13522 | Tuesdays 7-9:20 pm | 5 weeks: Jan. 6, 13, 20, 27, Feb. 3
Instructor: Martin Howell, Assistant Dean for Academic & Student Affairs, UW College of Education This seminar addresses the major student development theories and the emergent research around those theories, how student development theories are applied – or not applied – in planning, implementing, and assessing actual programs and how to become better informed and more critical consumers of theoretical constructs and of research claims.

Marketing in Higher Education Seminar
EDLPS 598E |1 Credit | SLN: 21641 | Tuesdays 7-9:20 pm | 5 weeks: Feb. 10, 17, 24, March 3, 10
Instructor: Gwendolyn Freed, Vice President for Institutional Advancement, Cornish College of the Arts
This course for current and aspiring college and university leaders introduces practical and theoretical dimensions of postsecondary marketing. Through lectures, readings, discussion, guest speakers, and reflections, it will cover such topics as market research, positioning, brand development, and advertising, as well as internal communications and reputation management. It will explore a range of social, environmental, and organizational factors that make the work of marketing a college very different from the promotion of a consumer product or service.

Navigating the P-20 Pipeline
EDLPS 586 |3 Credits | SLN: 21565 | Tuesdays 4:30-6:50pm
Instructor: Jenee Myers-Twitchell, Director, UW Dream Project, Undergraduate Academic Affairs
Introduction to programs, policies and challenges related to supporting students as they transition from K-12 schools to institutions of higher education. Exploration of localized/region-based efforts to decrease the postsecondary opportunity gap, including funding models, collaborations and networks, and data and measurement strategies to increase rates of postsecondary attainment.

Leadership & Management in Higher Education
EDLPS 588 | 4 Credits | SLN:  21566 | Thursdays 7-9:20pm
Instructor: Jason Johnson, Associate Dean, UW Undergraduate Academic Affairs & Affiliate Faculty for College of Education & Comparative History of Ideas
Introduction to enduring and emerging philosophical and theoretical perspectives on leading and managing in college and university settings. This course will provide tools to be more explicit with the ways in which leaders and managers go about their work in higher education.

Advanced Secondary Data Analysis
EDLPS 597A | 3 Credits | SLN: 21567 | Thursdays 4:30-6:50pm
Instructor: Joe Lott, Associate Professor, UW College of Education
Introduces the conceptual and practical issues involved in conducting educational research using existing sources of data, commonly known as secondary data analysis. Covers mainly integrating theoretical frameworks into multiple regression, factor analysis, and logistic regression models.  Students will be given a writing template and are required to produce a publishable paper at the end of the course. Prerequisite: EDPSY 490.