Education-Educational Leadership (EDDL)

Courses

EDDL 7012. Foundations of Leadership in PK-12 Institutions. Units: 3

Semester Prerequisite: Admission to EdD Program. Quarter Prerequisite: Admission to the EdD Program
Provides an in-depth overview of California's PK-12 education system. Students will use critical thinking to analyze and evaluate the complexities of historical, philosophical, and socio-political aspects of PK-12 education systems. Emphasizes impact of leadership on societal and legal issues affecting relationships between PK-12 and higher education. Formerly offered as EDUC 705.

EDDL 7020. Foundations of Community Colleges and Other Higher Education Systems. Units: 3

Quarter Prerequisite: Admission to EdD Program
Provides an in-depth overview of California's higher education system. Students will use critical thinking to analyze and evaluate the complexities of historical, philosophical, and socio-political aspects of higher education systems. Emphasizes impact of leadership on societal and legal issues affecting relationships between higher education and PK-12. Formerly offered as EDUC 760.

EDDL 7112. Leadership for Teaching and Learning in PK-12. Units: 3

Semester Prerequisite: Admission to EdD Program. Quarter Prerequisite: EADM 730 and 732
This course presents leadership skills, strategies, and models for leading, teaching, and learning. Emphasizes leadership for improving teaching strategies related to learning theories, instructional reform, and professional development for school improvement. Formerly offered as EADM 736.

EDDL 7120. Leadership for Teaching and Learning in Community College/Higher Education. Units: 3

Semester Prerequisite: Admission to EdD Program
Presents�teaching and learning theories, policies,�and�practices�that�leaders can engage�to�foster college student transition, persistence,�and�completion. Emphasizes leadership practices that coordinate resources, improve student learning, and foster academic achievement for diverse student populations in the community college and higher education sector. Formerly offered as EDUC 764.

EDDL 7212. Public School Organization, Governance, and Policy. Units: 3

Semester Prerequisite: Admission to EdD Program. Quarter Prerequisite: admission to the Ed
Examines PK-12 governance and policy at the district, county, state, and federal level using organizational theories. The course focuses on leaders applying practices that connect legislative and judicial action with social, political, and economic forces affecting PK-12. Formerly offered as EADM 730.

EDDL 7220. Higher Education Organization, Governance, and Policy. Units: 3

Semester Prerequisite: Admission to EdD Program
Examines higher education governance and policy at the institutional, state, and federal level using organizational theories. The advanced course focuses on leaders applying practices that connect legislative and judicial action with social, political, and economic forces affecting higher education. Formerly offered as EDUC 768.

EDDL 7312. Assessment and Data Driven Decision-Making in PK-12. Units: 3

Semester Prerequisite: Admission to EdD Program. Quarter Prerequisite: EADM 734 and EADM 736
Establishes the understanding and application of assessment and evaluation to inform leadership practices that promote equitable student outcomes. This course will focus on the concepts and processes of conducting program evaluation using a variety of evaluation models. Formerly offered as EADM 738.

EDDL 7320. Assessment and Data Driven Decision-Making in Community Colleges/Higher Education. Units: 3

Semester Prerequisite: Admission to EdD Program
Establishes the understanding and application of assessment and evaluation to inform leadership practices that promote equitable student outcomes and sustain the health of higher education. Formerly offered as EDUC 766.

EDDL 7801. Scientific Inquiry. Units: 4

Semester Prerequisite: Admission to EdD Program. Quarter Prerequisite: admission to the Ed
Offers guided practice in the critical review and application of current educational literature, the development of comprehensive research questions and/or hypothesis development, and design of basic quantitative, qualitative, or mixed methods through a field based problem of practice approach. Three hours seminar and two hours activity. Formerly offered as EDUC 700.

EDDL 7802. Applied Quantitative Research. Units: 3

Semester Prerequisite: Admission to EdD Program. Quarter Prerequisite: EDUC 700 and EDUC 705
Offers guided practice in developing and conducting quantitative research in education. Supports the design and application of quantitative studies adhering to rigorous scientific standards, including data analysis and write up.

EDDL 7803. Applied Qualitative Research. Units: 3

Semester Prerequisite: Admission to EdD Program. Quarter Prerequisite: EDUC 707 and EDUC 709
Offers guided practice in developing and conducting qualitative research in education. Supports the design and application of qualitative studies adhering to rigorous research standards, data analysis and write up.

EDDL 7804. Dissertation. Units: 3

Semester Prerequisite: Admission to EdD Program, advancement to candidacy. Quarter Prerequisite: EDUC 707 and EDUC 716
Directed independent study. Students prepare their dissertations with faculty support. Dissertation focus is primarily on problems of practice and leadership roles that impact the regional service region.

EDDL 7901. Theories and Principles of Leadership. Units: 3

Semester Prerequisite: Admission to EdD Program. Quarter Prerequisite: Admission to the EdD Program
Examines the relationships between theories of educational leadership, applied research, and practice in PK-12 school districts and community colleges. The course provides a context for understanding the current and emerging nature and roles of educational leaders and the importance of visionary leadership based on a shared vision and ethical decision-making.

EDDL 7902. Leadership and Educational Reform. Units: 3

Semester Prerequisite: Admission to the EdD Program
Explores governing educational policy, including significant laws, legal principles, recent litigation, teacher and faculty rights and duties, administrative behavior, board relationships and labor management relations. Focuses on connections between legislative and judicial action and the social, political and economic forces affecting education and leadership practice.

EDDL 7903. Leadership and Fiscal Planning in Complex Organizations. Units: 3

Semester Prerequisite: Admission to the EdD Program
Methods of financing public education. Identifies budgeting and accounting techniques used by school districts and college leaders in support of the instructional process and considers legal requirements and public reactions to the financing of education and resource allocation to achieve student outcomes.

EDDL 7904. Human Resources Development and Management. Units: 3

Semester Prerequisite: Admission to the EdD Program
This course examines leadership issues surrounding human resources in PK-20 contexts, including: state and federal laws, union relations, employee hiring and evaluation, professional development, and capacity building.

EDDL 7905. Field-based Practicum in PK-20 Settings. Units: 3

Field-based experiences that enhance leadership practice and provide for significant interaction in either PK-12 and/or community college/higher education settings.

EDDL 7980. EdD Qualifying Exam. Units: 0

Semester Prerequisite: Admission to EdD Program
Directed independent study. Students prepare for their qualifying exam with faculty support.