EDUC 607 Supervision of Instruction
Examines the concepts of supervision of instruction and personnel. Through lecture, discussion, and group activities, the student is introduced to the various models of supervision needed to improve a program through observation, communication of needs, conferencing, and providing in-service training. Students will be expected to write and relate several assignments.
NURS 608 Seminar for Supervisors
This organizational management seminar was developed to aid the student in analyzing the role of the supervisor. The factors which affect organizational management and the school environment as well as working relationships will be discussed. State and local law and the function of the school board in policy determination which will affect the school program will be discussed. Students will have the opportunity to design a school program along with the staff development and the budget process necessary to support that instructional program. Field experience 60 hours.
EDUC 623 Curriculum Design
The major purpose of the course is to explore the principles and procedures of curriculum development and management along with special topics like auditing, alignment, and evaluation. Technical issues, trends, future directions, and curriculum designed for special needs will be included. Social, psychological, and philosophical foundations will be discussed.
EDUC 624 School Law
Course presents school law as it relates to agency control and structure; school organizations and their policies and procedures; school personnel; and students’ rights. Implications of legal mandates, legal issues for public versus private schools, and special needs students will be covered.
EDUC 635 Research Design
This course will introduce students to the knowledge base, processes, experiences, and skills involved in designing and conducting research studies in education and the social sciences. The course will provide a survey of quantitative, qualitative and mixed research methods, as well as opportunities for students to critically examine educational research studies.
NURS 614 Practicum for the Supervisor
The student will spend a minimum of 300 hours working with a certificated supervisor preceptor under the supervision of a faculty member from Eastern University. A prescribed number of course assignments must be completed which include but are not limited to activities in program development, school nurse service improvement, policy determination, staff development, budgeting, and role analysis and program evaluation.