2019-2020 Catalog 
    
    Aug 04, 2020  
2019-2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Learning and Instruction, EdD


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Within the Department of Learning and Instruction (L&I) there are two doctoral degree options: Ed.D. in Learning and Instruction and an Ed.D. in Special Education. Two doctoral programs housed in the same department allows students to integrate coursework and to collaborate with peers and faculty from related fields.

Program Learning Outcomes


The faculty in the Doctoral Program in Learning and Instruction will provide students with foundational-level skills for scholarship in learning and instruction.

  • Students will demonstrate an understanding of data-analysis skills.
  • Students will demonstrate scholarly analysis of research articles.
  • Students will demonstrate scholarly writing.

The faculty in the Doctoral Program in Learning and Instruction will provide students with advanced-level skills for scholarship in learning and instruction.

  • Students will demonstrate the ability to critically evaluate standardized assessment instruments of their own choosing.
  • Students will demonstrate the ability to write results sections of research studies.
  • Students will demonstrate the ability to apply literature review techniques to a subject of their own choosing.

The faculty in the Doctoral Program in Learning and Instruction will provide students with the ability to design, conduct, and communicate original research of their own choosing.

  • Students will communicate original research
  • Students will design, conduct, and write up original research of their own choosing.

Major Requirements (60 units)


The 12 units of coursework to fulfill the Advanced Research Core requirements are as follows:


12 credits of pure elective courses


Students have the option of adding one of the two minors offered along with the EdD in Learning and Instruction, a minor in Special Education (SPED)  or a minor in Educational Technology (ETK) . Students may also choose to develop a minor with a sequence of 4 related courses in O&L or IME, but must be done so with the approval of their L&I adviser and an adviser from the minor department. The minor is in lieu of the 12 credit pure elective requirement. Students can completed both MA or Ed.D course to meet this requirement.

  •  GEDU, IME, TEC, L&I  - 600:799

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Students complete the program by successfully defending their dissertation research in Dissertation Research and Writing.

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