EAD: Educational Administration

ED: Education Classes

CEP: Counseling, Educational Psychology & Special Education

Kin: Kinesiology

Fall 2019

ED 870-Capstone Seminar- It’s necessary to complete 80% of the program prior to starting the Capstone. It’s necessary to receive an override to enroll in this course. To request an override, when enrollment opens up for the semester in which you wish to enroll, e-mail your PID and semester in which you wish to enroll to

EAD 878- Education in the Digital Age- It is commonplace in education today that technology must be accounted for in all domains of teaching, learning, administration, and leadership. The subject is vast and urgent. What must educators at all levels and in all sectors know of the emerging and fast changing digital world?

Summer 2019

CEP 820-Teaching Students Online- Examining ways in which educators can bring the world into their classrooms with technology to better meet the educational needs of students across the lifespan. The course focuses on ways in which teachers and students can broadcast their ideas and information to the outside word for purposes of collaboration and communication. The course includes discussions of various online learning management systems including their functions, strengths, and weaknesses along with the exploration of various teaching methodologies and how they should be used in the online environment to ensure teaching and learning success.

KIN 856-Physical Bases of Coaching Athletes- This course provides coaches, athletic administrators, and directors of recreational programs with principles of anatomy, physiology, sports medicine, and biomechanics as a foundation for coaching amateur athletes in various sports.

Spring 2019

CEP 817- Learning Technology through Design- Learning Technology through Design is a course that investigates the process of design particularly as it applies to educational technology. The course is structured around multiple design activities and one (or two) large design projects. Topics covered include learning by design, human computer interaction, art and aesthetics of design, iterative design, design evaluation, and collaboration in design.

KIN 868- Skill Development in Athletes- Best practices in developing skill. Age appropriate approaches. Maximizing abilities of individuals and team success. Scouting methods and competitive sport approaches. Will include latest science on the manner in which athletes develop the motor skill involved with sport, and the best ways in which coaches can instruct and facilitate this process.

Fall 2018

CEP 813- Electronic Assessment for Teaching and Learning- This course introduces foundational theories of assessment. It focuses on a critical examination of methods of assessment (e.g., portfolios, rubrics, surveys, tests, self-evaluations), and digital tools that allow educators to gather information, analyze it, and make informed pedagogical choices. Students design assessments for learning, as learning and of learning, especially in digital contexts.

KIN 855- Psychosocial Bases of Coaching- This course provides coaches, athletic administrators, and directors of recreational programs with sociological, psychological, philosophical, developmental, and instructional principles for coaching athletes in competitive sports.  A lecture-discussion format is used to introduce major concepts followed by an interactive small group exercise designed to allow for application of the information to coaching. Typically, groups will be formed by sport interest so that direct application and unique issues can be identified and discussed among peers.  The philosophical area facilitates the development of your own philosophy and understanding how philosophies might differ given the age group one is coaching.  Issues associated with coaching elementary through high school will be discussed.  The second section deals with how growth and development impact coaching, and the issues of matching competitors, early specialization, and gender differences will be explored.  Teaching is the mainstay of coaching, and this course will focus on how to be an effective teacher, how to give effective demonstrations, and plan the season as well as daily practices.  The psychology of performance will be viewed through discussion of motivation, anxiety, confidence, and copying strategies.  For each of these areas, applied exercises and discussions will be conducted.  Finally, sport does not exist in a vacuum.  Hence, the influence of society on our conduct of sport will be discussed.  We will examine how we socialize youth into sport and out of sport!  Additionally, we will examine the socialization of athletes through sport, including the issues of aggression and developing good sports.

Summer 2018

ED 800 – Concepts of Educational Inquiry- This course, the introductory one in the MSU online MAED program, is designed to be foundational. It provides an opportunity to think and exchange ideas about our beliefs about education and the many forms of inquiry related to it.

KIN 829-Safety and Injury Control- Managing the health and safety of sport participants; Prevention, care, and management of injuries.

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