M Ed Educational Leadership

Master of Education in Educational Leadership program is an extension of providing the learning for pursuing advanced teaching skills. It would enable the candidate to take on roles like a lead teacher and even a department head. It helps in the integration of the learned knowledge of specialized leadership roles to be applied in the field with approved administrations to follow. The major focus is on the development of research skills of students along with theoretical concepts for the professional practice so that the candidate can prepare for dealing with student affairs or the higher education considering the requirements and concentrations that are being chosen.

Queensville University has created the Master of Education in Educational Leadership program for candidates who look forward to pursue their study in and receive knowledge on education as a field for acquiring generalized theories and backgrounds in professional work and education. This program is most suited to students who wants to pursue their dreams of getting into a higher education administration of a reputed university or college. Planning is an integral part of it and thus it helps in developing the concepts that support the element of practical approaches towards planning and improving the education available to students in terms of quality.

 

What will you learn from this course

Through , Ed.M. the graduates will learn to:

  • Analyze in a critical manner and addressing the challenges faced by the upcoming generations of educational leaders
  • Developing creative and innovative solutions for creating stronger models of organizations serving students and teachers in the most efficient manner
  • Deal with and sensibly tackle the issues encountered with daily and decision making involved in the related events
  • Synthesize content knowledge, concepts, and principles grounded in a specific educational discipline.
  • Communicate to multiple audiences via effective oral and written formats
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Information Research Strategies text2 Introduction to information research including electronic resources. This course is designed to help researchers locate, evaluate,
and use information. It includes exploration of the research process, search strategies, locating resources, source documentation, and organization of research.
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Philosophy of Education 2 In this course Learners examine the philosophical foundations of education and explore the underlying principles of education and the nature of knowledge, how classical, modern and post modern theories impact the current education models. Learners investigate the philosophical underpinnings of American education in order to improve educational practice, policy, and participation. In a broader context, ED 5003 as a fundamental course is designed to present issues and perspectives aligned to the study and practice of education. Learners critically question and examine assumptions about the role of government in education, the constitution of classroom instruction, and the function of social identities in education. In this context, much of the discussion and debate centers on the nature of knowledge, of reality, of value and of the individual. Learners create and critique their personal and professional philosophy of education.
School Law 2 Students will investigate the impact of school law on the rights of students and educators as guaranteed by the Constitution and its amendments. This investigation will include state and federal statutory and regulatory provisions as well as tort and contract liability as they influence education.
Instructional Supervision and Leadership 2 The purpose of this course is to examine the theoretical framework and practical applications of instructional leadership within the economic, social, political, and educational context of schooling. This course proposes a concept of supervision and leadership designed to help educational leaders build a repertoire of approaches and strategies that will enhance professional growth while showing the importance of sensitivity to individual needs. Emphasis is placed upon the learner gaining a clear understanding of the interrelatedness among supervision and leadership, instruction, and assessment.
Policy Studies for Educational Leaders 2 Focuses on the background of education policy, what is policy and where it comes from, power and education policy, the economy and demographics, the political system and political culture, values and ideology. Also covers The Major Education Policy Actors, Setting the Stage and Getting on It: Issue Definition and Agenda Setting, Getting the Words and the Money: Policy Formulation and Policy Adoption, Looking at Policies: Policy Instruments and Cost Effectiveness, Policy Implementation: Getting People to Carry Out a Policy, Policy Evaluation: Determining If the Policy Works and Education Policy in the United States Retrospective and Prospective.
Improving Schools Through Action Research 2 prepares educators to conduct their own action research projects. The third edition provides the information needed to complete each step of the action research cycle. Chapter activities include a research paper component that helps readers create a research paper as they complete the activities. Additional activities have been added in this edition to help educators navigate through each step of the action research process—from choosing a topic and generating research questions through data analysis and reporting results and conclusions. Other features of the book include detailed strategies for (1) reviewing and synthesizing the literature and writing a literature review, (2) collecting, triangulating, and analyzing quantitative and qualitative data (including how to graphically display results), (3) drawing conclusions from results, and (4) writing in APA (6th edition) style. Numerous Internet resources—including links to action research networks, professional organizations, and journals—are provided. Throughout the text, the book incorporates numerous pedagogical devices such as Exercises and Cases to help readers practically explore topics. Examples are provided throughout the book to document the ways teachers, principals, counselors, administrators, and support staff can improve their practice through action research
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School Leadership and Administration 2 ISLLC Standard, Leadership, Decision Making, Authority, Power, and Influence, Communication, Conflict Management, Organizational Culture, School Improvement, Introduction to Clinical Materials and Learning Experiences, Beginning Challenges, Student Problems, Administrator-Staff Relationships, School-Community Relations, Role and Organizational Problems, Social Justice Issues and Problems of Change
School Finance 2 This course will provide students with an understanding of and practical experience with the major concepts and tools in school finance. The course will cover the three distinct components of education finance: 1) evaluating revenue sources, including school aid; 2) developing and defending budgets; and 3) managing the finances and business operations of a school district. The objective is to provide students with an understanding of the general principles of education finance that can be applied in any setting.
Leadership: Theory and Practice 2 Being a Leader, Recognizing Your Traits, Recognizing Your Philosophy and Style of Leadership, Attending to Tasks and Relationships, Developing Leadership Skills, Creating a Vision, Setting the Tone, Listening to Out-Group Members, Overcoming Obstacles and Addressing Ethics in Leadership.
Education and Social Change 2 Focuses on the evolving relationship between education and social change. Considers the impact of social forces such as industrialization, urbanization, immigration, and cultural conflict on the development of schools and other educational institutions. It also examines the various ways that schools have contributed to social change, particularly in enhancing the status and accomplishments of certain social groups and not others. Detailed accounts of the experiences of women and minority groups in American history consider how their lives have been affected by education.
Policy Studies for Educational Leaders 2 Focuses on the background of education policy, what is policy and where it comes from, power and education policy, the economy and demographics, the political system and political culture, values and ideology. Also covers The Major Education Policy Actors, Setting the Stage and Getting on It: Issue Definition and Agenda Setting, Getting the Words and the Money: Policy Formulation and Policy Adoption, Looking at Policies: Policy Instruments and Cost Effectiveness, Policy Implementation: Getting People to Carry Out a Policy, Policy Evaluation: Determining If the Policy Works and Education Policy in the United States Retrospective and Prospective.
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Improving Schools Through Action Research 3 prepares educators to conduct their own action research projects. The third edition provides the information needed to complete each step of the action research cycle. Chapter activities include a research paper component that helps readers create a research paper as they complete the activities. Additional activities have been added in this edition to help educators navigate through each step of the action research process—from choosing a topic and generating research questions through data analysis and reporting results and conclusions. Other features of the book include detailed strategies for (1) reviewing and synthesizing the literature and writing a literature review, (2) collecting, triangulating, and analyzing quantitative and qualitative data (including how to graphically display results), (3) drawing conclusions from results, and (4) writing in APA (6th edition) style. Numerous Internet resources—including links to action research networks, professional organizations, and journals—are provided. Throughout the text, the book incorporates numerous pedagogical devices such as Exercises and Cases to help readers practically explore topics. Examples are provided throughout the book to document the ways teachers, principals, counselors, administrators, and support staff can improve their practice through action research
School Safety 3 This course is designed to provide learners with set of standards that educators can use to evaluate their schools and then develop practical and systematic plans for ensuring orderly and caring learning environments. The course also addresses several theoretical perspectives through which learners can come to understand school safety. Attention is given to the distinction between preventing violence and promoting safety.
Instructional Supervision and Leadership 3 The purpose of this course is to examine the theoretical framework and practical applications of instructional leadership within the economic, social, political, and educational context of schooling. This course proposes a concept of supervision and leadership designed to help educational leaders build a repertoire of approaches and strategies that will enhance professional growth while showing the importance of sensitivity to individual needs. Emphasis is placed upon the learner gaining a clear understanding of the interrelatedness among supervision and leadership, instruction, and assessment.
The School Counseling and School Social Work Treatment 3 Covers disruptive classroom behaviors, reinforcing student success, bullying, peer conflict, and school violence. School and mental health professionals are provided with all the elements necessary to quickly and easily develop formal treatment plans that satisfy the demands of HMOs, managed care companies, third-party payers, and state and federal review agencies.
Measurement and Assessment in Teaching 3 The Measurement and Assessment Process, Educational Testing and Assessment, Context, Issues, and Trends, The Role of Measurement and Assessment in Teaching, Instructional Goals and Objectives: Foundation for Assessment, Validity, Reliability and Other Desired Characteristics, Classroom Tests and Assessments, Planning Classroom Tests and Assessments, Constructing Objective Test Items: Simple Forms, Constructing Objective Test Items: Multiple Choice Forms, Measuring Complex Achievement: The Interpretive Exercise, Measuring Complex Achievement: Essay Questions, Measuring Complex Achievement: Performance-Based Assessments, Portfolios, Assessment Procedures: Observational Techniques, Peer Appraisal, and Self-Report, Assembling, Administering, and Appraising Classroom Tests and Assessments, Grading and Reporting, Selecting and Using Published Tests, Achievement Tests, Aptitude Tests, Test Selection, Administration, and Use, Interpreting Test Scores and Norms.
School Based Leadership 3 Focuses on community participation (parents, etc.), decentralization and teacher empowerment to improve school performance.
School and Community Relations 3 Lends students a field-tested, step-by-step guide to establishing strong community communication in a variety of school environments, and Focuses on both the “hows” and the “whys” of each approach and stratagem.
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Thesis 3 An independent research and scholar reporting on a selected topic specifically selected from related subjects. The department schedules and coordinates a number of seminars to assist students selecting the topics and to fine tune their work up to reporting. Credit is granted based on the quality of final product after evaluation of correctness, simplicity and clarity, amount of work done, amount of references and materials used and optimality factors.