EDMA 500ME Elementary & Middle School Math Methods

  • ID: 906

This course will take an in depth look at the process and methods of doing and teaching mathematics. Students will develop the core ideas and methods of learning, teaching, planning, and assessment. Methods will include …

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EDLD 511ME Library Leadership

  • ID: 2259

This course focuses on the leadership and administrative roles of the school library media specialist. Emphasis is placed on the evolving role of the teacher librarian as a critical player in the learning community including manager, collaborator, collection and curriculum developer, facilities designer, fiscal agent, planner, advocate, promoter, and evaluator. Empasis is placed on the collaborative role of the teacher librarian as an educational leader in a school learning community
This is not simply a course in library management and collection development, instead emphasis is placed the collaborative role of the teacher librarian as an educational leader in a school learning community.

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EDLD 511ME Library Leadership

  • ID: 2669

This three-credit 135 hour course focuses on the leadership and administrative roles of the school library media specialist. Emphasis is…

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EDLD 507ME Ethical Decision Making

  • ID: 2822

This course is designed to provide educational leaders with an in-depth study of the current and anticipated ethical issues and dilemmas facing schools within our changing culture and society.  Through readings, discussions and case analysis, future educational administrators will receive an overview of the educational policymaking at local, state, and national levels, and of the ethical and legal principles that can influence the process.This course will increase awareness and knowledge of the philosophical and ethical legal issues facing today’s complex educational system.  …….

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EDLD 506ME Special Education Law for Administrators

  • ID: 889

This course examines the legal bases of special education policy. Students will review legal issues and cases in the United States and in the State of Maine. Legal issues of importance to administrators employed in Maine are studied as well. Special Education law topics include Federal law, state law and regulations of concern to the school administrator,

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EDLD 505ME Community Relations

  • ID: 886

This course provides a study of “current developments and concepts on school and community relations…including how schools are successfully using new and emerging communication technology; attracting new students and keeping current ones in the face of growing competitive pressures; handling the changing nature of crisis …

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EDLD 504ME Supervision and Evaluation

  • ID: 62

This course provides a study of numerous pedagogical approaches that show supervision and evaluation as two separate but complementary responsibilities of the school administrator. The course is designed to provide educators with the knowledge and skills needed to guide and maximize the professional growth of all teachers, pre-service, novice, veteran, and marginal…

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EDLD 503ME Organizational Theory and Planning

  • ID: 64

This course will present a readable, teachable, relevant, and timely look at educational leadership and organizational behavior. This course will be aligned with the Interstate School Leaders Licensure Consortium (ISLLC) standards with a strong focus on how to translate the theory into practice.

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EDLD 502ME Educational Leadership

  • ID: 1537

This course will reflect on case studies with a focus on solutions and theoretical ideas. Students will become familiar with creating an environment to develop a vision and how to assess an organizational culture.

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EDLD 501ME Federal and Maine Law for Administrators

  • ID: 78

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
This course examines the legal bases of public education policy. Students will review legal issues and cases in the United States and in the State of Maine. Legal issues of importance to administrators employed in Maine are studied as well. School law topics include Federal law, state law of concern to the school administrator, teacher and student rights, special education, civil rights, school finance, and district liability. Students will have the opportunity to analyze case studies of personal interest. The course also has a focus on best practices and proactive leadership to prevent litigation.

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EDLD 500ME School Finance and Budget

  • ID: 63

This course will focus upon the fundamentals of school finance. You will be introduced to the fiscal concepts and practices related to the budgeting process. According to our author (Hartman): “The school budget has always been of crucial importance to school administrators, but has received relatively little attention to date” (p. v). Many administrators consider the school budgeting process as a “necessary evil” but this process is one that can make a principal’s job be very successful or very unsuccessful.

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EDLA 506ME Children’s Literature (Ages birth – 8)

  • ID: 2573

EDLA 506ME Children’s Literature (Ages birth – 8) During this course students will explore a variety of children’s literature and…

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EDLA 505ME Methods of Teaching Middle & Secondary School English Language Arts

  • ID: 920

This course guides students in preparing to teach English Language Arts in secondary school classrooms by studying and practicing a repertoire of teaching/learning strategies based on principles research.

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EDLA 503ME Extending the Chickadee Award

  • ID: 909

This course is for teachers and librarians interested in learning how to incorporate the books nominated for Maine’s Chickadee Award into their classroom or library programs

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EDLA 502ME Elementary Reading Methods

  • ID: 908

In this course students will learn appropriate strategies to help their students become better readers. In this course we will focus around 10 key areas for teaching and learning literacy…

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EDLA 501ME Children’s Literature K-8

  • ID: 904

This course is for participants interested in revitalizing their use of Literature for students in K-8, and wanting to renew their own excitement and energy about using children’s literature. Topics will include genre studies, classics, recent publications, book awards (particularly Maine’s two children’s choice awards), author studies, curriculum integration and teaching strategies…

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EDCO 500ME Career And Vocational Counseling

  • ID: 149

The focus of this course is on the practice of career counseling, examined through the basic techniques and resources useful in supporting the theories of career choice and development. The use of the Internet as a “career counseling” tool is emphasized; emerging issues such as Web-based counseling are explored; and case studies illustrate authentic counseling strategies and techniques in action.

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—Internship –Adult Education Administration Leadership

  • ID: 2810

This internship course is designed to prepare students for assuming the role of an adult education director/administrator through completion of on site experiences with joint supervision of a school administrator and a member of the MEC faculty…

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  • ID: 2077

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