Academic Courses

Courses Offered by the Department of Educational Leadership & Technology


Academic Courses Offered

The Department of Educational Leadership and Technology offers a variety of graduate and undergraduate courses in Educational Foundations (EDF)Educational Leadership (EDL), and Educational Technology (ETEC). Please see the course descriptions listed below for links to the generic syllabi for each courseNote the following fees:

  1. All internet courses (designaed 90I or NT) have a $12.00 per hour fee.

  2. All students will have a one time PASS-PORT fee of $108.00 . This fee provides you with a license to use the system for seven (7) years.


Schedule of Courses 

The academic course schedule is currently under review and revision. 

Note that this schedule is tentative and subject to change at the discretion of the Department.


Educational Foundations (EDF)


Course Number

Course Description

EDF 600

Educational Research

EDF 607

Philosophy of Education

EDF 615

History of Education

EDF 616

History of American Education

EDF 673

Independent Study

EDF 674

Readings in Education

EDF 701

Educational Statistics

EDF 713

Independent Research Study

EDL 800

Introduction to Research Design

EDF 801

Writing for Research

EDF 802

Quantitative Methods

EDF 803

Qualitative Methods

EDF 900

Doctoral Dissertation Seminar

EDF 990

Dissertation Continuation

EDF 995

Defense and Completion of Dissertation


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Educational Leadership (EDL)


Course Number

Course Description

EDL 610

Research Methods for Educational Leaders

EDL 612

Seminar I: Fostering Vision and Leadership in Educational Environments

EDL 626

Public School Administration

EDL 627

Elementary School Principalship

EDL 628

Secondary School Principalship

EDL 635

Supervision of Instruction in the Elementary and Secondary School

EDL 641

School Facilities Planning and Utilization

EDL 642

School Personnel Administration

EDL 660

Seminar I: Facilitating a High Quality Learning Community (not offered after Spring 2008)

EDL 661

Seminar II: Organizational Management and Legal Issues

EDL 662

Seminar III: Human Resources and School-Community Relations

EDL 663

Seminar IV: School Leader as Instructional Facilitator

EDL 664

Seminar V: School Leader as Change Agent

EDL 665

Internship (not offered after Fall 2008)

EDL 702

School-Community Relations


Supervision of Child Welfare and Attendance

EDL 709

Practicum of Supervision

EDL 710

Public School Finance

EDL 711

Advanced School Administration

EDL 721

School Law

EDL 722

Curriculum Improvement

EDL 725

Internship in Educational Leadership

EDL 810

Leadership Theory and Practice

EDL 811

Educational Management

EDL 812

Supervision in Educational Settings

EDL 820

Ethics and Law

EDL 821

Politics and Community Relations

EDL 822

Policy Development and Analysis

EDL 823

Fiduciary Management of Ed. Organizations

EDL 830

Foundations of Curricular Theory and Design

EDL 831

Critical Analysis of Current Research on Eff. Ed. Practice

EDL 832

Educational Evaluation

EDL 840

Change Theory

EDL 841

Org. Development for Learning Communities

EDL 842

Culture, Climate & Change Leadership

EDL 871

Special Topics


Special Topics

EDL 897



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Educational Technology ( ETEC)


Course Number

Course Description

ETEC 305 (EDUC 305)

Computer Applications in the School Setting

ETEC 306

Integrating Technology into the K-12 Classroom

ETEC 475/575

Special Topics in Educational Technology

ETEC 610 (EDUC 643)

Integrating Computers Into the Elementary and Secondary Classroom

ETEC 611 (EDUC 647)

Administrative Applications of Microcomputers

ETEC 615

Technology Studies for Educational Leaders

ETEC 620 (EDUC 676)

Infusion of Technology in the Content Area

ETEC 630

Technology Planning and Administration

ETEC 635

Legal Issues in the Digital Age

ETEC 641

Webmastering for K-12 Instructional Delivery

ETEC 644 (EDUC 644)

Design and Development of Instructional Software for the Elementary and Secondary School

ETEC 645

Curricular Design and Course Development for Education at a Distance

ETEC 646

Advanced Design of Instruction Software

ETEC 650

Educational Telecommunications (Networking and the Internet)

ETEC 660

Educational Technology Leadership for Change

ETEC 665

Design of Professional Development Programs for K-12 Technology

ETEC 680

Practicum for Technology Concentration

ETEC 695

Evaluation of Instructional Technology Research

ETEC 810

Educational Technology Theory and Design

ETEC 811

Overview of Current Ed. Technology Practice

ETEC 812

Leadership in Integration of Emerging Technologies

ETEC 895

Evaluation of Instructional Technology Research


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