2016-2017 Academic Catalog 
    
    Aug 20, 2019  
2016-2017 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

EDL 714 - Understanding Systems Thinking and the Change Process


Credits: Three (3)
Prerequisite: EDL-710
This course focuses on the comprehensive development of the Teacher Leader Standards and Program Theme Two: developing leaders who are change agents, and who are capable of both initiating positive change and sustaining change through sound organizational skills and an orientation toward collaborative decision making.A focus on the importance of creating a learning organization informs students of the importance of personal mastery, team learning, mental models, shared vision and systems thinking. Emphasis will be given to acquiring the knowledge, dispositions and skills enabling candidates to design and lead professional development opportunities. Readings and interviews will target the analysis and application of successful change efforts.