GED 510 - GED 560

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GED 510 Educational Administrative Theory

3 Credits

This course treats both the external and internal issues related to educational administration. External issues such as interactions among local, state and federal agencies are explored, as well as comparisons on a state-to-state level. Internal issues such as how to set up administrative systems that optimize learning are also explored. This course incorporates, where appropriate, the New Jersey Core Curriculum Content Standards and the New Jersey Professional Standards for School Leaders

GED 550 Seminar in Curricular Evaluation and Assessment Strategies

3 Credits

This course includes the study of appropriate methods of evaluation and assessment of educational programs with emphasis on evaluative/assessment procedures for developers and users, and consideration of materials and effectiveness of programs.

GED 552 Development and Supervision of Special Education Programs

3 Credits

Since the number of students with disabilities placed in general education classrooms with aides and supports increases every year, this course is essential for any professional planning to be a school principal, supervisor, or director of special education. This course will explore the federal and state rules and regulations that govern special education, financial aspects of special education, and the need to establish programs in the public school setting which include occupational therapy, physical therapy, speech-language services, behavior plans, counseling, transportation responsibilities, nursing services, paraprofessionals, and extended school year opportunities. Other topics will include writing the IDEA and NCLB grants, English as a Second Language programs, and the supervision of this diverse group of professionals.

GED 560 Seminar in Instructional Leadership

3 Credits

This course examines the philosophical and psychological attributes of leadership. The theoretical concepts of leadership will then be applied to education by studying the major “formers and reformers” in America’s educational history. Students will be called upon to identify their own leadership attributes and to develop their philosophy of leadership through the application of conceptual and behavioral skills to the resolution of instructional problems through the utilization of simulated situations, role playing, and case study analysis.

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