EDLA 6421 Vision of Learning for Diverse Students, Families, Staff, and Community and Residency/Fieldwork Component
4 semester hours
This course focuses on educators as leaders and change facilitators. Governmental, political, financial, legal, and historical perspectives of education in the United States will be studied. Leadership theory, effective communication, effective group facilitation, community relations, will be analyzed. Methods to articulate a vision consistent with well-developed educational philosophy will be explored. Candidates will participate in residency/fieldwork experiences designed to facilitate the application of theoretical concepts in practical setting. There will be a strong emphasis on cultural and linguistic diversity, special education and the successful development of English Language Learners, and the parent-school relationship.
Grade of B or higher required.
Concurrent enrollment in EDLA 6428 required.
Prerequisite: EDLA 6422 .