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EDHI Course Syllabi - Spring 2016

 

Archived Syllabi

EDHI 338A Teaching and Learning about Cultural Diversity through Intergroup Dialogue; Race/Ethnicity (1 Credit)
Engages students, from one or more cultural identity groups, in facilitated dialogue about the similarities and differences of experience that exist within a group and/or between and across groups. The goal of intergroup dialogue is for students to develop comfort with, and skill for, discourse on difficult topics toward the end of fostering positive, meaningful, and sustained cross-group relationships. Whereas in debate, students learn to listen to gain advantage, in intergroup dialogue, students learn to listen to gain understanding. In so doing, students develop increased multicultural interaction facility, heightened intergroup awareness and sensitivity, and greater commitment to civic engagement. Please click here for further course information.

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EDHI 338C Teaching and Learning about Cultural Diversity through Intergroup Dialogue; Gender (1 Credit)
Engages students, from one or more cultural identity groups, in facilitated dialogue about the similarities and differences of experience that exist within a group and/or between and across groups. The goal of intergroup dialogue is for students to develop comfort with, and skill for, discourse on difficult topics toward the end of fostering positive, meaningful, and sustained cross-group relationships. Whereas in debate, students learn to listen to gain advantage, in intergroup dialogue, students learn to listen to gain understanding. In so doing, students develop increased multicultural interaction facility, heightened intergroup awareness and sensitivity, and greater commitment to civic engagement. Please click here for further course information.

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EDHI 338F Teaching and Learning about Cultural Diversity through Intergroup Dialogue; Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Peer Education (1 Credit)
Engages students, from one or more cultural identity groups, in facilitated dialogue about the similarities and differences of experience that exist within a group and/or between and across groups. The goal of intergroup dialogue is for students to develop comfort with, and skill for, discourse on difficult topics toward the end of fostering positive, meaningful, and sustained cross-group relationships. Whereas in debate, students learn to listen to gain advantage, in intergroup dialogue, students learn to listen to gain understanding. In so doing, students develop increased multicultural interaction facility, heightened intergroup awareness and sensitivity, and greater commitment to civic engagement. Must obtain permission to register by emailing the instructor, Luke Jensen at ljensen@umd.edu.

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EDHI 338G Teaching and Learning about Cultural Diversity through Intergroup Dialogue; Religious Bias (1 Credit)
Engages students, from one or more cultural identity groups, in facilitated dialogue about the similarities and differences of experience that exist within a group and/or between and across groups. The goal of intergroup dialogue is for students to develop comfort with, and skill for, discourse on difficult topics toward the end of fostering positive, meaningful, and sustained cross-group relationships. Whereas in debate, students learn to listen to gain advantage, in intergroup dialogue, students learn to listen to gain understanding. In so doing, students develop increased multicultural interaction facility, heightened intergroup awareness and sensitivity, and greater commitment to civic engagement. Please click here for further course information.

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EDHI 338K Teaching and Learning about Cultural Diversity through Intergroup Dialogue; Socioeconomic Status (1 Credit)
Engages students, from one or more cultural identity groups, in facilitated dialogue about the similarities and differences of experience that exist within a group and/or between and across groups. The goal of intergroup dialogue is for students to develop comfort with, and skill for, discourse on difficult topics toward the end of fostering positive, meaningful, and sustained cross-group relationships. Whereas in debate, students learn to listen to gain advantage, in intergroup dialogue, students learn to listen to gain understanding. In so doing, students develop increased multicultural interaction facility, heightened intergroup awareness and sensitivity, and greater commitment to civic engagement. Please click here for further course information.

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EDHI 338W Teaching and Learning about Cultural Diversity through Intergroup Dialogue; Size and Appearance (1 Credit)
Engages students, from one or more cultural identity groups, in facilitated dialogue about the similarities and differences of experience that exist within a group and/or between and across groups. The goal of intergroup dialogue is for students to develop comfort with, and skill for, discourse on difficult topics toward the end of fostering positive, meaningful, and sustained cross-group relationships. Whereas in debate, students learn to listen to gain advantage, in intergroup dialogue, students learn to listen to gain understanding. In so doing, students develop increased multicultural interaction facility, heightened intergroup awareness and sensitivity, and greater commitment to civic engagement. Please click here for further course information.

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EDHI 338Y Teaching and Learning about Cultural Diversity through Intergroup Dialogue; Social Justice Awareness and Allyship in Greek Life (3 Credit)
Engages students, from one or more cultural identity groups, in facilitated dialogue about the similarities and differences of experience that exist within a group and/or between and across groups. The goal of intergroup dialogue is for students to develop comfort with, and skill for, discourse on difficult topics toward the end of fostering positive, meaningful, and sustained cross-group relationships. Whereas in debate, students learn to listen to gain advantage, in intergroup dialogue, students learn to listen to gain understanding. In so doing, students develop increased multicultural interaction facility, heightened intergroup awareness and sensitivity, and greater commitment to civic engagement. Must be involved in Greek Life. Email Nathan Bunch at nbunch@umd.edu for department permission.

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EDHI 489 Field Experiences in Education (1-4 Credit)
Planned field experience in education-related activities. Credit not to be granted for experiences accrued prior to registration.

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EDHI 498 Special Problems in Education (1-3 Credit)
Available only to students who have definite plans for individual study of approved problems.

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EDHI 607 Culture and Education in a Global Context (3 Credit)
Credit only granted for: EDHI607, EDPL607, or EDPS607. Formerly: EDPL607.
Examines cultural theories and analyzes cultural influences in education. Course materials and discussion critically analyze cultural transmission and schooling practices. Also examined are politics of culture, multiculturalism, global cultural clashes, and educators as critical culture workers.


EDHI 608 Gender and Education (3 Credit)
The course examines feminist theories on gender inequity, and analyzes social impacts on girls' and women's education. Also examined are women's ways of knowing, issues of race and class, gender and development, ecofeminism, and technology for women.

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EDHI 652 Higher Education in American Society (3 Credit)
Credit only granted for: EDHI652, EDPL652, or EDPS652. Formerly: EDPL652.
Examines the concepts of academic freedom, corporate autonomy and institutional accountability with emphasis on twentieth century relationships between higher education and government in the United States.


EDHI 653 Organization and Administration of Higher Education (3 Credit)
Credit only granted for: EDHI653, EDPL653, or EDPS653. Formerly: EDPL653.
Basic concepts and terminology related to organizational behavior and institutional governance structures. The governance and organization of higher education in the United States.


EDHI 662 Research on Ethnic Minorities and Demographic Trends in Higher Education (3 Credit)
Credit only granted for: EDHI662, EDPL662, or EDPS662. Formerly: EDPL662.
Current research on ethnic minority student populations including issues of access, campus climate, racial identity, achievement and motivation. In addition to student issues, course examines issues for faculty of color in higher education, curriculum and teaching, and leadership and governance. The application of broad demographic changes in the nation and their impact on higher education over time.


EDHI 665 College Access and Choice (3 Credit)
Credit only granted for: EDHI665 or EDHI788L. Formerly: EDHI788L.
Examines the college-going process, how and why some students successfully navigate it, and what policies and programs can help students from disadvantaged or underrepresented backgrounds overcome barriers to college access and entry.


EDHI 679 Master's Seminar (3 Credit)
Directed study for master's degree students writing seminar papers.

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EDHI 684 Alternative Education, Alternative Development (3 Credit)
Recommended: EDHI606. Credit only granted for: EDHI684 or EDHI788D. Formerly: EDHI788D.
A critical examination of the political economy of education and international development policies and practices. Focus is on the implications of these critiques for alternative education and development policies and practices.


EDHI 689 Practicum In Educational Administration and Supervision (3 Credit)
Promotes skill development in managerial, leadership and supervisory areas. Practicum is based on results of diagnostic instruments and an individual professional development plan.

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EDHI 701 Applied Research and Data Based Decision Making (3 Credit)
Prerequisite: Introductory knowledge of statistics. Credit only granted for: EDHI701, EDPL701, or EDPS701. Formerly: EDPL701.
Examines quantitative research methodologies and data systems used by e ucation researchers and leaders to investigate, develop and improve scho ol policies and practices.

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EDHI 740 Managing Educational Organizations in a Diverse Society (3-6 Credit)
Restriction: Permission of EDUC-Counseling, Higher Education and Special Education department. Credit only granted for: EDHI740, EDPL740, or EDPS740. Formerly: EDPL740.
Contemporary social and cultural influences that impact on the management of educational organizations in a diverse society. The effects on schools of changes in the economy, family structure, demographics and technology.

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EDHI 755 Federal Policies in Post-Secondary Education (3 Credit)
Credit only granted for: EDHI755, EDPL755, or EDPS755. Formerly: EDPL755.
Evolution of the federal role, its current scope and funding. Policy issues associated with federal student aid programs, research grants and social equity regulations.


EDHI 788Y Special Topics in Education Policy and Administration; State Level Higher Education (3 Credit)
Special and intensive treatment of current topics and issues in education policy and administration.


EDHI 789 Doctoral Practicum in Administration and Supervision (1-3 Credit)
Experiential activities designed to enhance student skills. Based on Individual Professional Development Plan for each student.

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EDHI 798 Special Problems in Education (1-6 Credit)
Master's, AGS, or doctoral candidates who desire to pursue special research problems under the direction of their advisors may register for credit under this number

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EDHI 799 Master's Thesis Research (1-6 Credit)

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EDHI 805 Seminar in Comparative Education (3 Credit)
Credit only granted for: EDHI805, EDPL805, or EDPS805. Formerly: EDPL805.
Analysis of educational issues on a worldwide basis with opportunities to focus on a particular country on an individual basis. Analysis of qualitative research methods as used in cross-cultural and comparative education studies.


EDHI 853 Leadership in Higher Education (3 Credit)
Prerequisite: EDHI653. Credit only granted for: EDHI853, EDPL853, or EDPS853. Formerly: EDPL853. Theories of organizational leadership applied to institutions of higher education.


EDHI 888 Apprenticeship in Education (1-8 Credit)
Apprentice practice under professional supervision in an area of competence compatible with the student's professional goals. Credit not to be granted for experience accrued prior to registration. Open only to degree- and certificate-seeking graduate students.

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EDHI 889 Internship in Education (3-8 Credit)
Internship experiences at a professional level of competence in a particular role with appropriate supervision. Credit not to be granted for experience accrued prior to registration. Open only to students advanced to candidacy for doctoral degree.

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EDHI 895 Research Critique Seminar (3 Credit)
Credit only granted for: EDHI895, EDPL895, or EDPS895. Formerly: EDPL895. Critiques of research designs in preparation for the doctoral dissertation.

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EDHI 898 Pre-Candidacy Research (1-8 Credit)

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EDHI 899 Doctoral Dissertation Research (6 Credit)
Registration required to the extent of 6-9 hours for an Ed.D. Project and 12-18 hours for a Ph.D. Dissertation.

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