Course Detail
Course Components:
This course introduces aspiring educational leaders to critical concepts about student learning and development that are essential in providing instructional leadership that facilitates effective, equitable, and democratic educational organizations. The content of the course focuses on current research and best practices in the area of learning and cognition, curriculum development, instructional design, assessment techniques, best practices in literacy and numeracy, student motivation, and specific learning characteristics of divers learners (e.g., students receiving special educational services and English language learners). An emphasis is placed on developing requisite skills and dispositions for developing a collaborative school culture that builds instructional capacity and fosters learning environments that enable all students to learn.