Spring 2018 Online Courses

EDACE 886 Trends and Issues in Human Resources
Instructor: W. Frank Spikes
Dates: 1/8/18 to 3/2/18

+EDACE 835 Developing Teams and Leaders
Instructor: Dr. Jeffrey Zacharakis
Dates: 1/8/18 to 3/2/18
Adult education theory and adult learning principles are emerging as effective organizational tools to use when developing teams and leaders. This course will examine how teams and leaders can be developed using adult education theory and adult learning principles. Through this course, students will be able to analyze when it is appropriate to use these tools, their strengths, weaknesses and limitations. To compliment the course readings, students will be asked to share their professional experiences with team and leader development.

*EDACE 790 Characteristics of the Adult Learner
Instructor: Dr. Haijun Kang
Dates: 1/8/18 to 3/2/18
The purpose of this course is to help the student gain increased knowledge about the characteristics of adults and how these impact learning. Students will be asked to develop a critical understanding of relevant theories, concepts, and research. Lastly, they will develop a better understanding of themselves as an adult learner.

**EDACE 875 Program Evaluation
Instructor: Dr. W. Frank Spikes
Dates: 3/5/18 to 4/27/18
This course examines the foundational elements and key ideas associated with the process and practice of program evaluation. Various approaches to program evaluation, program evaluation models, data collection and analysis practices are discussed. Participants are given opportunities to review and critique current literature concerning program evaluation and to develop a basic individualized framework for program evaluation. Multiple opportunities for discussion and analysis of class concepts and the implications for the improvement of instruction and educational practice are included in this course.

EDACE 845 Social Media in the 21st Century
Instructor: Dr. Haijun Kang
Dates: 3/6/17 to 4/28/17
This course exposes students to the most popular social media and helps them understand the promise and challenge that social media has brought to 21st century working adults. Example topics include but not limited to Social Media and adult learning, Social Media in the workforce, new technology literacy in 21st century, etc. Students will have opportunity to experience the use of some of the social media covered in the class and will also be given guidance on how to conduct research on current social media.

*Required core course for M.S.
+Required for Leadership Dynamics Certificate
**Required for Adult Learning Certificate

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