Winter 2016 Courses for Leadership in Higher Education

Leadership in Higher Education Winter 2016 Courses

Student Development Theory II Seminar

EDLPS 598E | 1 Credit | SLN: 13675 | Tuesdays 7-9:20 pm | 5 weeks: Jan. 5, 12, 19, 26, Feb. 2

Instructor: Martin Howell, Assistant Dean for Academic & Student Affairs, UW College of Education

This seminar is designed to help students understand the major student development theories and the emergent research around those theories; become better informed and more critical consumers of theoretical constructs and of research claims; begin developing guiding principles for using student development theories in appropriate ways; to investigate the issues surrounding the translation of student development theory to student development practice. Prerequisite recommended: Student Development Theory I Seminar


Navigating the P-20 Pipeline

EDLPS 586 | 3 Credits | SLN: 13670 | 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 and Management in Higher Education

EDLPS 588 | 4 Credits | SLN: 13671 | Thursdays, 7:00-9:20pm

Instructor: Jason Johnson, Associate Dean, UW Undergraduate Academic Affairs

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.

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