Course Descriptions

Course Title Hours Description
EDAD540 Personal Educational Leadership Development 3 This course is for potential educational leaders to: see their place in educational administration, provide a personal leadership assessment profile, establish personal benchmarks for leadership development and growth, develop an individualized leadership coaching plan, and receive personalized coaching.  The class will utilize lecture, discussion, small group interaction, exercises, self-assessment instruments, and personalized action plans.
EDAD543 Supervision of Instruction 3 Study of formative and summative supervision processes with emphasis on accountability and utilizing supervision for individual professional growth. Includes practical application of state mandated instructional policies and processes.
EDAD548 Principalship 3 This course is designed to incorporate both administrative theory and practice, especially as it relates to the role of the principal. There is a special emphasis on the changes in the role of principal as a result of demographic changes in society, state and local regulations, and in schools. Students will be exposed to information that is viewed as relevant and unique to the administration of schools. The information is based in part on legal and regulatory requirements that have been identified as essential for beginning administrators. The Conceptual Framework will be based on The Interstate Standards (ISLLC) and will be consistent with NCATE standards.
EDAD560 Pupil Pers. Acctng. & Records Mgmt. 3 Designed to prepare Kentucky school personnel for Director of Pupil Personnel.
EDAD561 Admin. of Pupil Personnel Service 2 - 3 Duties and functions involved in administering pupil personnel services and in pupil accounting. Responsibilities of the director of pupil personnel. Systemized record management.
EDAD562 Political Structure & Public Relations 3 Relations of school and community. Effective use of public relations media- press, radio, television. The political system, structures, and schools.
EDAD563 School Bus Affairs & Phys. Facil. 3 Budgetary control, purchasing, food, supplies, equipment and machinery, school insurance, plant records, maintenance and repair, pupil transportation, utilization of facilities. In addition, the school construction process is reviewed and analyzed.
EDAD564 Admin. of Staff Personnel 3 Staff personnel program, hiring, fringe benefits, salary schedules, staff development and evaluation. Employer-employee relations, collective bargaining and contract management.
EDAD565 School Law I 3 Legal framework within which schools operate. Federal and state precedents. State code. Legal provisions for school finance.
EDAD566 School Finance & Economics 3 Current issues, financing American elementary and secondary education, revenue sources and expenditures. Ohio school financing. Economic system and cycles. The economy and its influence on the schools.
EDAD570 Policy Planning & Evaluation 3 Strategic planning, assessment and evaluation of educational programs and student achievement.
EDAD572 Educational Technology 3 Addresses issues school administrators face as technology leaders and is based on the National Technology Standards for School Administrators. Topics include technology planning process; classroom technology integration; professional staff development; integrated infrastructures; technology program evaluation; social, legal, and ethical Issues.
EDAD660 Curr. Design & Teach. Strategies 3 Theory and practice of curriculum design, development, implementation and evaluation. Correlates curriculum and teaching strategies. Includes formative and summative supervisory functions.
EDAD710 Superintendent Seminar 3  
EDAD771 Internship; Principal I 3  
EDAD772 Internship; Spec. - Research I 3  
EDAD773 Internship; Spec. - Staff Pers. I 3  
EDAD774 Internship; Spec. - Curriculum Instruct. & Staff Development II 3  
EDAD775 Internship; Spec. - Pupil Svcs. I 3  
EDAD776 Internship Spec. - Sch./Com. Relat. I 3  
EDAD777 Internship; Spec. - Vocational Ed. I 3  
EDAD778 Advanced Administrative Practicum 3 A 100 hour field experience in organizational, strategic, instructional, and community and political leadership. Class activities include administrative theory, resume writing, and in interview skills.
EDAD779 Internship; Superintendency I 3  
EDAD781 Internship; Principal II 3  
EDAD782 Internship; Spec. - Research II 3 Administrative licensure requirements include a six-hour internship in the specific area for which licensure is being sought. The student is expected to actively participate in a specific dimension of leadership in the school and/or school district as well as other related agencies or groups. The student will work under the supervision of a Xavier faculty member and a designated school representative. The student will be expected to develop a portfolio during the internship.
EDAD783 Internship; Spec. - Staff Pers. II 3 Administrative licensure requirements include a six-hour internship in the specific area for which licensure is being sought. The student is expected to actively participate in a specific dimension of leadership in the school and/or school district as well as other related agencies or groups. The students will work under the supervision of a Xavier faculty member and a designated school representative. The student will be expected to develop a portfolio during the internship.
EDAD784 Internship; Spec. - Curriculum Instruct. & Staff Development II 3 Administrative licensure requirements include a six-hour internship in the specific area for which licensure is being sought. The student is expected to actively participate in a specific dimension of leadership in the school and/or school district as well as other related agencies or groups. The student will work under the supervision of a Xavier faculty member and a designated school representative. The student will be expected to develop a portfolio during their internship.
EDAD785 Internship; Spec. - Pupil Svcs. II 3 Administrative licensure requirements include a six-hour internship in the specific area for which licensure is being sought. The student is expected to actively participate in a specific dimension of leadership in the school and/or school district as well as other related agencies or groups. The student will work under the supervision of a Xavier faculty member and a designated school representative. The student will be expected to develop a portfolio during their internship.
EDAD786 Internship; Spec. - Sch./Com. Relat. II 3 Administrative licensure requirements include a six-hour internship in the specific area for which licensure is being sought. The student is expected to actively participate in a specific dimension of leadership in the school and/or school district as well as other related agencies or groups. The student will work under the supervision of a Xavier faculty member and a designated school representative. The student will be expected to develop a portfolio during the internship.
EDAD789 Internship; Superintendency II 3