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2012-2013 CSULB University Catalog

Advanced Studies in Education and Counseling

Courses - EDP Doctoral Courses

703. Policy Issues in Community Colleges (1-3)

In-depth analysis of the community college system specific to 1) local, state, and federal governance policies; 2) local, state, and national economic policies; 3) social and political influences on policy. Future trends in educational policy.
Letter grade only (A-F).

704. Exploration of Campus Cultures: Impact and Influence (1-3)

Examination of faculty, administrative, and student cultures in terms of values, behavioral norms, impacts, and influences. Students will study research methods for campus cultures. Implications for higher education policies and practices.
Letter grading only (A-F).

705. Finance in Education (1-3)

Examination of higher education finance and governmental influences that shape this process. Through simulations students gain a working knowledge of finance, philosophies, vision, and processes for the design and implementation of resource planning in both two- and four-year institutions.
Letter grade only (A-F).

707. Student Learning and Development Theory in Higher Education (1-3)

Student development and learning theories based on cognitive, psychosocial, typology, and person-environment perspectives. Analysis and critique of theoretical tenets relevant to understanding the college experience.
Letter grade only (A-F).

708. Leadership in Education (1-3)

Current research and theories on leadership and organizational change. Multicultural organizational development theories, planning, change, effective strategies for becoming a catalyst for change. Case studies of organizational leadership for change. Examines issues, barriers, supports for, and processes and outcomes of change.
Letter grade only (A-F).

709. Collaborative Reforms: Designing and Implementing Responsive Curricula (1-3)

The role of faculty and others in the collaborative development and implementation of responsive curricula. Explore systems for curricular redesign and reform at 2- and 4-year institutions and processes for their implementation.
Letter grade only (A-F).

711. Field Research Study in Education I (1-3)

First in a series of faculty-led field research courses. Individual and small group formats. Students are exposed to and participate in approved research topics or a faculty member's research.
Letter grade only (A-F).

790. Selected Topics in Higher Education (1-3)

Examines such issues of the CEO's roles and responsibilities, managing change, facilitating focus groups, data-based organizational change, applications of technology, responding to the needs of student populations, working with governing boards, staff development programs, and personnel assessment instruments.
Letter grade only (A-F). May be repeated to a maximum of 24 units. Topics announced in the Schedule of Classes.

797. Directed Individual Study (1-6)

Prerequisites: Consent of instructor, department chair and associate dean.
Individual research or intensive study under the guidance of a faculty member.
Letter grade only (A-F). May be repeated to a maximum of 36 units.

798. Doctoral Dissertation (3)

Prerequisites: Approval of instructor/doctoral candidacy required.
Specifically for students researching and writing dissertations.
Credit/No credit grading only. May be repeated to a maximum of 24 units.

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