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Course Change

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2007 - 2008

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COURSE CHANGE SUMMARY M.Ed. Curriculum and Instruction Option Professional Development Program Course Course Addition Number Change Title Change Credit Change Description Change Pre-requisite Change Course Deletion Prefix Change Schedule change EDUCCI 610 X X X EDUCCI 625 X EDUCCI 635 X EDUCCI 645 X EDUCCI 695 X EDUC 602 X X EDUC 641 X X EDUC 670 X EDUC 675 X EDUC 680 X EDUC 690 X X ESECCI 621 X ESECCI 631 X ESECCI 641 X ESECCI 651 X ESECCI 651 X ESECCI 686 X ESECCI 687 X ESECCI 696 X ESECCI 697 X C&I Professional Development Program Course proposals 2 SUMMARY Proposed changes to Master of Education Degree CURRICULUM & INSTRUCTION: Professional Development Foundation = 6 credits EDUCCI 610 Portfolio Development and Assessment # 1 credit Summer All, grouped by option EDUC 602 Students, Families, Schools, Society # 2 credits Summer All EDUCCI 625 Technology-integrated Teaching # 3 credits Summer Prof Program # Taken concurrently and at beginning of program Specialization = 18 credits EDUCCI 635 Curriculum Theory & Practice 3 credits Fall Prof Program EDUC 690 Advanced Topics* 3 credits Fall Prof Program EDUCCI 645 Assessment & Evaluation in Schools 3 credits Spring Prof Program EDUC 690 Advanced Topics* 3 credits Spring Prof Program EDUC 641 School Law 3 credits Summer All EDUCCI 695 Seminar: Teacher as Leader 3 credits Fall Prof program * Advanced topics courses must be articulated and connected to goals of individual student or cohort group (i.e. from a school). Proposals for Specialization are developed in Portfolio (610) and must be sponsored by one or more KSC faculty members. Special topics courses may be replaced by transfer credits, with approval from advisor, if the transfer courses connect to the student’s learning goals and outcomes. Emphasis is on developing leadership as a teacher. Demonstration of Professional Leadership = 12 credits EDUC 670 Educational Research Foundations 3 credits Summer Prof program– includes GSC & SPED students EDUC 675 Educational Research Design Prerequisite: Completion of Foundation and Specialization or transfer from GSC/other articulations Weekend delivery model with individual consultation 3 credits Fall Prof program– includes GSC & SPED students EDUC 680 Educational Research Capstone Prerequisite: Completion of Educational Research I Includes EXIT portfolio exhibition and interview Weekend delivery model with individual consultation 6 credits Spring Prof program– includes GSC & SPED students NOTE: Graduate courses are staying as 3 credits per course, for most courses, in order to accommodate scheduling in the evening for adult learners and to meet National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) guidelines for faculty load. C&I Professional Development Program Course proposals 3 KEENE STATE COLLEGE 2007-2008 COURSE PROPOSAL FORM DATE: September 28, 2007 SPONSORING PROGRAM AND CHAIR: Education, MS 2611 Chairs: Dottie Bauer (8-2864), Len Fleischer (8-2846) PROPOSAL SPONSOR: Dottie Bauer, Len Fleischer, on behalf of the Education Department TITLE SUMMARY: ESECCI 610 PORTFOLIO DEVELOPMENT AND ASSESSMENT PROPOSED ACTION: Underline proposed changes Course Addition Number Change Title Change Credit Change . Description Change Other: Prerequisite Change Course Deletion Course Replacement Prefix change, schedule change EXISTING (OLD) DATA: ESECCI 610 PORTFOLIO DEVELOPMENT AND ASSESSMENT1 credit Portfolio development procedures and assessing strategies. Requires Curriculum and Instruction students to begin development of professional portfolio, including plan for professional development aligned with national standards to be achieved through M.Ed. study. Prerequisite: Admission to graduate program or permission of instructor. Fall. PROPOSED (NEW) COURSE TITLE: EDUCCI 610 PORTFOLIO DEVELOPMENT AND ASSESSMENT 1 credit PROPOSED (NEW) COURSE DESCRIPTION: EDUCCI 610 PORTFOLIO DEVELOPMENT AND ASSESSMENT (1 credit) Portfolio development procedures and assessment strategies. Requires Curriculum and Instruction students to conduct self-assessment, begin a professional portfolio, plan for professional development aligned with national standards, design an appropriate specialization. (30 words) Prerequisite: Admission to C&I Professional Development graduate program or permission of instructor. Summer LEARNING OUTCOMES: Students will demonstrate and/or produce: 1. Knowledge of National Board for Professional Teachers Standards 2. Outline of professional portfolio using appropriate standards 3. Draft of specialization with rationale and plan for completion 4. Bibliography of resources related to specialization RATIONALE: This course change is part of the redesign of the M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction, Professional Development redesign package. These changes are being made to update the catalog to reflect overall changes in the M.Ed. Curriculum & Instruction Professional Development program. RESOURCES: Who will teach this course: Is additional staffing needed? How often will the course be offered? Course will be offered once/year in the summer. Dr. Deborah Black currently teaches the course and will continue to do so. What additional library resources will be required? Has the library been consulted to determine the adequacy of library holdings or to estimate the cost to improve these sufficiently? We will continue to work with the library to ensure adequate library resources. ADVISORY OPINIONS: No advisory opinions needed as no other departments are affected. C&I Professional Development Program Course proposals 4 KEENE STATE COLLEGE 2007-2008 COURSE PROPOSAL FORM DATE: September 28, 2007 SPONSORING PROGRAM AND CHAIR: Education, MS 2611 Chairs: Dottie Bauer (8-2864), Len Fleischer (8-2846) PROPOSAL SPONSOR: Dottie Bauer, Len Fleischer, on behalf of the Education Department TITLE SUMMARY: ESECCI 625 Technology-integrated Teaching (30 characters) PROPOSED ACTION: Underline proposed changes . Course Addition Description Change Prerequisite Change Course Deletion Course Replacement Number Change Title Change Credit Change Other: EXISTING (OLD) DATA: This is a new course. Other courses are being deleted to make room for this course. PROPOSED (NEW) COURSE TITLE: Technology-integrated Teaching (30 characters) PROPOSED (NEW) COURSE DESCRIPTION: EDUCCI 625 Technology-integrated Teaching (3 credits) Summer This course addresses the use of technology in P-12 classroom in areas of curriculum development, instructional design, and assessment. The students will explore the theoretical and practical issues of educational technology in teaching and learning and will be exposed to the diversity of educational technology through practical use. (48 words) LEARNING OUTCOMES: Upon completion of the course students will be able to:  Relate developmental and learning theories to technology use in teaching and learning through critical inquiry and reflection.  Apply appropriate educational technologies in curriculum development and instruction delivery.  Use technology as an evaluation tool in students’ learning.  Evaluate the effectiveness of technology use in teaching and learning.  Identify various assistive technologies to accommodate special learning needs. RATIONALE: This course change is part of the redesign of the M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction, Professional Development redesign package. Technology has taken a more important role in education, thus we are now requiring this course as part of the professional development coursework for experienced teachers. RESOURCES: Dr. Yi Gong will teach the course during the summer. What additional library resources will be required? Has the library been consulted to determine the adequacy of library holdings or to estimate the cost to improve these sufficiently? On-line resources will be needed. We will work with IT and the library as needed. ADVISORY OPINIONS: No advisory opinions needed as no other departments are affected. C&I Professional Development Program Course proposals 5 KEENE STATE COLLEGE 2007-2008 COURSE PROPOSAL FORM DATE: September 28, 2007 SPONSORING PROGRAM AND CHAIR: Education, MS 2611 Chairs: Dottie Bauer (8-2864), Len Fleischer (8-2846) PROPOSAL SPONSOR: Dottie Bauer, Len Fleischer, on behalf of the Education Department TITLE SUMMARY: ESECCI 635 Curriculum Theory and Practice (3 credits) PROPOSED ACTION: Underline proposed changes Course Addition . Number Change Title Change Credit Change Description Change Prerequisite Change Course Deletion Other: Course Replacement EXISTING (OLD) DATA: ESECCI 651 CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT Examination of different models of curriculum development. Includes study of context, delivery, standards, and frameworks in all academic areas. Prerequisite: Admission to graduate program, ESECCI 631, ESECCI 641, or permission of instructor. Summer. PROPOSED (NEW) COURSE TITLE: EDUCCI 635 Curriculum Theory and Practice (3 credits) (30 characters) PROPOSED (NEW) COURSE DESCRIPTION: EDUCCI 635 Curriculum Theory and Practice (3 credits) Examination of theoretical frameworks for the development of curriculum for specific professional applications in the P-12 classroom. Focus on critical exploration of identities, values, and beliefs in relation to the professional role of curriculum designer. Professional mentoring for individualized curriculum designs that address developmentally appropriate content, state and national standards. (50 words) Prerequisite: Admission to C&I Professional Development graduate program or permission of instructor. Fall C&I Professional Development Program Course proposals 6 LEARNING OUTCOMES: EDUCCI 635 goals focus on the following learner outcomes: 1. Students will explore and reflect on their individual beliefs and values about their cultural identities and how these affect curriculum choices and development. 2. Students will reflect on how these beliefs and values shape their role and responsibilities as curriculum developers, who will influence the roles and decisions of other professionals in the schools. 3. Students will further develop an understanding of significant forces, social, cultural, political and developmental, that impact the process of curriculum design and implementation. 4. Students will apply professional skills to design, plan, develop and implement their individual curriculum projects, based on their specific educational needs and those of their students. 5. Students will review and reflect on different contemporary theoretical perspectives and models of curriculum development and apply this knowledge into their curriculum projects. 6. Students will support each other’s project development as a cohesive professional curriculum development team. RATIONALE: This course change is part of the redesign of the M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction, Professional Development redesign package. These changes are being made to update the catalog to reflect overall changes in the M.Ed. Curriculum & Instruction Professional Development program. RESOURCES: Who will teach this course: Is additional staffing needed? How often will the course be offered? Course is currently being offered once/year. This will remain the same. Dr. Carime Bersh or Dr. Shirley McLoughlin will teach the course. What additional library resources will be required? Has the library been consulted to determine the adequacy of library holdings or to estimate the cost to improve these sufficiently? Course is currently being offered. We continually work with the library on adequacy of library holdings. ADVISORY OPINIONS: No advisory opinions needed as no other departments are affected. C&I Professional Development Program Course proposals 7 KEENE STATE COLLEGE 2007-2008 COURSE PROPOSAL FORM DATE: September 28, 2007 SPONSORING PROGRAM AND CHAIR: Education, MS 2611 Chairs: Dottie Bauer (8-2864), Len Fleischer (8-2846) PROPOSAL SPONSOR: Dottie Bauer, Len Fleischer, on behalf of the Education Department TITLE SUMMARY: EDUCCI 645 Assessment and Evaluation in Schools PROPOSED ACTION: Underline proposed changes . Course Addition Number Change Title Change Credit Change Description Change Prerequisite Change Course Deletion Course Replacement Other: EXISTING (OLD) DATA: ESECCI 631 ASSESSMENT AND EVALUATION IN SCHOOLS Focus on understanding the diagnostic process and developing the necessary skills for collaboration in a team setting with parents and professionals. Includes formal and informal assessment approaches. Prerequisite: Admission to graduate program. Summer. PROPOSED (NEW) COURSE TITLE: ASSESSMENT AND EVALUATION IN SCHOOLS (3 credits) Note: course title will not change. PROPOSED (NEW) COURSE DESCRIPTION: EDUCCI 645 ASSESSMENT AND EVALUATION IN SCHOOLS (3 credits) Focus on understanding the theory that informs current approaches to individual, classroom, and program assessment and the issues that impact policies and practices. Measurement theory and social contexts in which assessment is applied will be explored. (36 words) Prerequisite: Admission to C&I Professional Development graduate program or permission of instructor. Spring C&I Professional Development Program Course proposals 8 LEARNING OUTCOMES: Upon completion of the course students will be able to: 1. define and explain the current issues considered to be controversial in assessment 2. describe the social, technological and educational contexts of assessment 3. recognize the principles of learning and cognition on which assessment tasks are based 4. understand basic theory behind intelligence and achievement assessment 5. review selected formal assessment instruments and determine the appropriate applications of each 6. apply basic measurement concepts in order to develop excellent examples of classroom assessments 7. become familiar with and utilize resources that support excellence in assessment practice . RATIONALE: This course change is part of the redesign of the M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction, Professional Development redesign package. These changes are being made to update the catalog to reflect overall changes in the M.Ed. Curriculum & Instruction Professional Development program. RESOURCES: Who will teach this course: Is additional staffing needed? How often will the course be offered? Course is currently offered once/year by Dr. Ellen Nuffer. This will continue so no additional staff is needed. What additional library resources will be required? Has the library been consulted to determine the adequacy of library holdings or to estimate the cost to improve these sufficiently? Course is currently being offered. We continually work with the library on adequacy of library holdings. ADVISORY OPINIONS: No advisory opinions needed as no other departments are affected. C&I Professional Development Program Course proposals 9 KEENE STATE COLLEGE 2007-2008 COURSE PROPOSAL FORM DATE: October 4, 2007 SPONSORING PROGRAM AND CHAIR: Education, MS 2611 Chairs: Dottie Bauer (8-2864), Len Fleischer (8-2846) PROPOSAL SPONSOR: Dottie Bauer, Len Fleischer, on behalf of the Education Department TITLE SUMMARY: EDUCCI 695 Seminar: Teacher as Leader (27 characters) (3 credits) PROPOSED ACTION: Underline proposed changes . Course Addition Description Change Prerequisite Change Course Deletion Course Replacement Number Change Title Change Credit Change Other: EXISTING (OLD) DATA: This is a new course. Other courses are being deleted to make room for this course. PROPOSED (NEW) COURSE TITLE: Seminar: Teacher as Leader (27 characters) PROPOSED (NEW) COURSE DESCRIPTION: EDUCCI 695 Seminar: Teacher as Leader (3 credits) Designed to challenge and reshape students’ conceptions of school organization, culture, curriculum, and formal and informal leadership. Includes exploration of personal and professional theoretical frameworks of leadership, including introduction to theories of transformative leadership, systems theory, and issues of gender within leadership paradigms. (43 words) Prerequisite: Admission to C&I Professional Development graduate program or permission of instructor. Fall LEARNING OUTCOMES: Upon completion of the course students will be able to demonstrate: 1. Increased knowledge regarding leadership theories and styles and their researched effectiveness in school settings. 2. Knowledge regarding impact of various leadership styles on school culture, organization, and curriculum planning, selection, and implementation. 3. Ability to critique personal leadership styles and their effectiveness within given situations. 4. Ability to reflect upon and critique their own leadership roles/styles and determine ways they could strengthen or build upon these. RATIONALE: This course change is part of the redesign of the M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction, Professional Development redesign package. The course reflects the emphasis on teacher leadership that is part of the program design. RESOURCES: This course will be taught once/year. Dr. Pru Cuper or Dr. Shirley McLoughlin will teach the course. We continually work with the library to ensure adequate resources. ADVISORY OPINIONS: No advisory opinions needed as no other departments are affected. C&I Professional Development Program Course proposals 10 KEENE STATE COLLEGE 2007-2008 COURSE PROPOSAL FORM DATE: September 28, 2007 SPONSORING PROGRAM AND CHAIR: Education, MS 2611 Chairs: Dottie Bauer (8-2864), Len Fleischer (8-2846) PROPOSAL SPONSOR: Dottie Bauer, Len Fleischer, on behalf of the Education Department TITLE SUMMARY: STUDENT, FAMILY, SCHOOL, SOCIETY (short title) PROPOSED ACTION: Underline proposed changes. Other: Prefix change, semester offered EXISTING (OLD) DATA: ESEC 602 STUDENTS, FAMILIES, SCHOOLS, AND SOCIETY 2 credits Cross-disciplinary course emphasizing current issues in public education and professional roles in schools. Team building and collaboration methods emphasized together with social responsibility and ethics. Fall. PROPOSED (NEW) COURSE TITLE: EDUC 602 STUDENTS, FAMILIES, SCHOOLS, AND SOCIETY 2 credits PROPOSED (NEW) COURSE DESCRIPTION: EDUC 602 STUDENTS, FAMILIES, SCHOOLS, AND SOCIETY 2 credits Cross-disciplinary course emphasizing current issues in public education and professional roles in schools. Team building and collaboration methods emphasized together with social responsibility and ethics. Prerequisite: Admission to graduate program or permission of instructor. LEARNING OUTCOMES: No change. RATIONALE: This course change is part of the redesign of the M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction, Professional Development redesign package. RESOURCES: Who will teach this course: Is additional staffing needed? How often will the course be offered? NA – this is just a prefix change. What additional library resources will be required? Has the library been consulted to determine the adequacy of library holdings or to estimate the cost to improve these sufficiently? NA – this is just a prefix change. ADVISORY OPINIONS: No advisory opinions needed as no other departments are affected. C&I Professional Development Program Course proposals 11 KEENE STATE COLLEGE 2007-2008 COURSE PROPOSAL FORM DATE: September 28, 2007 SPONSORING PROGRAM AND CHAIR: Education, MS 2611 Chairs: Dottie Bauer (8-2864), Len Fleischer (8-2846) PROPOSAL SPONSOR: Dottie Bauer, Len Fleischer, on behalf of the Education Department TITLE SUMMARY: SCHOOL LAW PROPOSED ACTION: Underline proposed changes. Other: Prefix and schedule change EXISTING (OLD) DATA: ESEC 641 SCHOOL LAW Legal rights, duties, and responsibilities of school personnel, including the ethical and legal considerations related specifically to the practice of school counseling, special education, and educational leadership. Current issues, policies, laws, and legislation will be emphasized in accordance with professional standards. Prerequisite: Admission to graduate program or permission of instructor. Spring. PROPOSED (NEW) COURSE TITLE: EDUC 641 SCHOOL LAW (3 credits) PROPOSED (NEW) COURSE DESCRIPTION: EDUC 641 SCHOOL LAW (3 credits) Legal rights, duties, and responsibilities of school personnel, including the ethical and legal considerations related specifically to the practice of school counseling, special education, and educational leadership. Current issues, policies, laws, and legislation will be emphasized in accordance with professional standards. Prerequisite: Admission to graduate program or permission of instructor. LEARNING OUTCOMES: No change RATIONALE: This course change is part of the redesign of the M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction, Professional Development redesign package. RESOURCES: Who will teach this course: Is additional staffing needed? How often will the course be offered? NA What additional library resources will be required? Has the library been consulted to determine the adequacy of library holdings or to estimate the cost to improve these sufficiently? NA ADVISORY OPINIONS: No advisory opinions needed as no other departments are affected. C&I Professional Development Program Course proposals 12 KEENE STATE COLLEGE 2007-2008 COURSE PROPOSAL FORM DATE: September 28, 2007 SPONSORING PROGRAM AND CHAIR: Education, MS 2611 Chairs: Dottie Bauer (8-2864), Len Fleischer (8-2846) PROPOSAL SPONSOR: Dottie Bauer, Len Fleischer, on behalf of the Education Department TITLE SUMMARY: Education Research Foundation (short title) PROPOSED ACTION: Underline proposed changes . Course Addition Description Change Prerequisite Change Course Deletion Course Replacement Number Change Title Change Credit Change Other: EXISTING (OLD) DATA: NA This is a new course. Other courses are being deleted to make room for this course. PROPOSED (NEW) COURSE TITLE: EDUC 670 Educational Research Foundations (32 characters) PROPOSED (NEW) COURSE DESCRIPTION: EDUC 670 Educational Research Foundations (3 credits) Strategies for identifying, analyzing, and evaluating educational research. Introduction to research concepts and instrumentation in qualitative and quantitative research. Summer. (19 words) Prerequisite: Admission to graduate program, permission of instructor LEARNING OUTCOMES: Students will be able to: • Critically evaluate published research in the education literature base through the application of the above concepts. • Describe ethical, multicultural, and legal considerations for conducting research in education. • Describe and recognize major types of quantitative and qualitative research procedures. • Describe sampling and instrumentation techniques used in collecting data. • Explain the research concepts of validity and reliability as applied to instruments and research studies. • Explain qualitative and quantitative research concepts and techniques used for gathering data. • Recognize the research designs used in quantitative, and action research, and identify potential threats to validity. • Critically evaluate published research in the education literature base through the application of the above concepts. C&I Professional Development Program Course proposals 13 RATIONALE: These changes are being made to update the catalog to reflect overall changes in the M.Ed. Curriculum & Instruction Professional Development program. The National Board for Professional Teachers Five Core Propositions will be used to guide the students’ professional development and help inform their portfolio development and the research outcomes of this course. See the following website for the complete set of standards: http://www.nbpts.org/. RESOURCES: Who will teach this course: Is additional staffing needed? How often will the course be offered? Partial content for this course is currently being taught in the summer by Dr. Deborah Black in a non-credit seminar series called Cultural Foundations and Research Foundations. The course will be offered once each year in the summer, taught by Dr. Deborah Black. What additional library resources will be required? Has the library been consulted to determine the adequacy of library holdings or to estimate the cost to improve these sufficiently? We have worked with library staff to acquire appropriate materials for research to other courses. We will continue to work with the library on adequacy of library holdings. ADVISORY OPINIONS: No advisory opinions needed as no other departments are affected. C&I Professional Development Program Course proposals 14 KEENE STATE COLLEGE 2007-2008 COURSE PROPOSAL FORM DATE: September 28, 2007 SPONSORING PROGRAM AND CHAIR: Education, MS 2611 Chairs: Dottie Bauer (8-2864), Len Fleischer (8-2846) PROPOSAL SPONSOR: Dottie Bauer, Len Fleischer, on behalf of the Education Department TITLE SUMMARY: EDUC 675 Educational Research Design PROPOSED ACTION: Underline proposed changes . Course Addition Number Change Title Change Credit Change Description Change Prerequisite Change Course Deletion Course Replacement Other: EXISTING (OLD) DATA: This is a new course. Other courses are being deleted to make room for this course. PROPOSED (NEW) COURSE TITLE: EDUC 675 Educational Research Design (30 characters) PROPOSED (NEW) COURSE DESCRIPTION: EDUC 675 Educational Research Design (3 credits) Practical application of research in educational settings to research-based school reform initiatives. Focus on creating a research design for systematic inquiry of a problem/issue in school. Part I of a yearlong research project designed by students to be implemented in an educational setting. Fall. Prerequisite: EDUC 670 LEARNING OUTCOMES: Students will be able to: • Describe ethical, multicultural, and legal considerations in designing research in education. • Identify key components of a research proposal. • Describe the essential characteristics of research problems and questions • Prepare a literature review framework for a research proposal. • Demonstrate knowledge of the procedures for obtaining KSC Institutional Review Board (IRB) approval to conduct research. • Prepare a school based or applied research proposal. • Apply American Psychological Association (APA) writing standards to a research design proposal C&I Professional Development Program Course proposals 15 RATIONALE: These changes are being made to update the catalog to reflect overall changes in the M.Ed. Curriculum & Instruction Professional Development program. The National Board for Professional Teachers Five Core Propositions will be used to guide the students’ professional development and help inform their portfolio development and the research outcomes of this course. See the following website for the complete set of standards: http://www.nbpts.org/. RESOURCES: Who will teach this course: Is additional staffing needed? How often will the course be offered? Additional staffing is not needed. This course will be taught every year in the fall semester by Dr Steve Bigaj or Dr. Deborah Black. What additional library resources will be required? Has the library been consulted to determine the adequacy of library holdings or to estimate the cost to improve these sufficiently? We have worked with library staff to acquire appropriate materials for research to other courses. We will continue to work with the library on adequacy of library holdings. ADVISORY OPINIONS: No advisory opinions needed as no other departments are affected. C&I Professional Development Program Course proposals 16 KEENE STATE COLLEGE 2007-2008 COURSE PROPOSAL FORM DATE: September 28, 2007 SPONSORING PROGRAM AND CHAIR: Education, MS 2611 Chairs: Dottie Bauer (8-2864), Len Fleischer (8-2846) PROPOSAL SPONSOR: Dottie Bauer, Len Fleischer, on behalf of the Education Department TITLE SUMMARY: EDUC 680 Educational Research Capstone PROPOSED ACTION: Underline proposed changes . Course Addition Number Change Title Change Credit Change Description Change Prerequisite Change Course Deletion Course Replacement Other: EXISTING (OLD) DATA: This is a new course. Other courses are being deleted to make room for this course. PROPOSED (NEW) COURSE TITLE: EDUC 680 Educational Research Capstone (6 credits) (30 characters) PROPOSED (NEW) COURSE DESCRIPTION: EDUC 680 Educational Research Capstone (6 credits) Implementation of research-based school reform initiatives designed in EDUC 675; includes data analysis, research report writing, and professional presentation skills. Part II of a yearlong research project designed by students to be implemented in an educational setting. Spring Prerequisite: EDUC 675 LEARNING OUTCOMES: • Identify the ethical, multicultural, and legal considerations for analyzing research in education. • Identify key components of informed consent documentation for research • Recognize bias in research analysis • Develop systematic means for analyzing data from research • Describe formats and approaches to communicating and reporting research findings. • Identify potential threats to validity in data analysis. • Apply American Psychological Association (APA) writing standards to write a Capstone Research Report • Participate in a professional exhibition of educational research • Complete of a professional portfolio aligned with the National Board for Professional Teachers Five Core Propositions C&I Professional Development Program Course proposals 17 RATIONALE: These changes are being made to update the catalog to reflect overall changes in the M.Ed. Curriculum & Instruction Professional Development program. The National Board for Professional Teachers Five Core Propositions will be used to guide the students’ professional development and help inform their portfolio development and the research outcomes of this course. See the following website for the complete set of standards: http://www.nbpts.org/. RESOURCES: Who will teach this course: Is additional staffing needed? How often will the course be offered? Additional staffing is not needed. This course will be taught every year in the spring semester by Dr Steve Bigaj and Dr. Deborah Black (1 course in load for each). What additional library resources will be required? Has the library been consulted to determine the adequacy of library holdings or to estimate the cost to improve these sufficiently? We have worked with library staff to acquire appropriate materials for research to other courses. We will continue to work with the library on adequacy of library holdings. ADVISORY OPINIONS: No advisory opinions needed as no other departments are affected. C&I Professional Development Program Course proposals 18 KEENE STATE COLLEGE 2007-2008 COURSE PROPOSAL FORM DATE: September 28, 2007 SPONSORING PROGRAM AND CHAIR: Education, MS 2611 Chairs: Dottie Bauer (8-2864), Len Fleischer (8-2846) PROPOSAL SPONSOR: Dottie Bauer, Len Fleischer, on behalf of the Education Department TITLE SUMMARY: ADVANCED TOPICS IN EDUCATION (29 characters) PROPOSED ACTION: Underline proposed changes. Title change EXISTING (OLD) DATA: Other :Prefix change, schedule change ESEC 690 ADVANCED SPECIAL TOPICS IN EDUCATION 1-3 credits Study of a selected topic in education at the graduate level. May be repeated as topics change. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor. Occasionally. PROPOSED (NEW) COURSE TITLE: EDUC 690 ADVANCED TOPICS IN EDUCATION (1-3 credits) PROPOSED (NEW) COURSE DESCRIPTION: EDUC 690 ADVANCED TOPICS IN EDUCATION 1-3 credits Study of a selected topic in education at the graduate level. May be repeated as topics change. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor. Fall, Spring. LEARNING OUTCOMES: No change – outcomes are individualized depending on the topics under study. RATIONALE: This course change is part of the redesign of the M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction, Professional Development redesign package. It provides the support for the individual specialization component. RESOURCES: Who will teach this course: Is additional staffing needed? How often will the course be offered? No change – course is currently offered. What additional library resources will be required? Has the library been consulted to determine the adequacy of library holdings or to estimate the cost to improve these sufficiently? Course is currently being offered. We continually work with the library on adequacy of library holdings. ADVISORY OPINIONS: No advisory opinions needed as no other departments are affected.

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Senate Curriculum Committee

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English

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Keene State College

Curriculum & Instruction, course proposals

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