3.91 GPA

Fall 2012

ALD 605 Psychology of the Adult Learner

An analysis of the developmental, social, and psychological characteristics of adults who are involved in post-secondary education and counseling. Attention is given to life-span developmental theories, principles of human growth, and learning with special emphasis on this age group.

Philosophy of Adult Education

Assessment of Education Technology in Professional Development of Adults

Self-Directed Learning in Adults an Interview

HennesWilliams – Andragogy and Self-Directed Learning Presentation

Self-Directed Learning

ETE 501 Technology Strand

Introduces students to the basic concepts and skills of computer technologies useful for educational settings and graduate study. An overview of user interfaces, file handling and WebCT on both Macintosh and Windows operating systems is presented. The use of the Internet for information retrieval is discussed and practiced. Internet research issues such as content validity and fair use are considered. Communication via electronic mail and attachments is introduced. Concepts and standard procedures in the use of common word processors, presentation software, graphics and spreadsheets are addressed. Emphasis is placed on APA formatting, presentation communication methods and graphing. Once mastery is achieved among the technology operation topics, students are expected to combine their skills to produce a comprehensive final project demonstrating the use of their skills in an educational context.

Change Notice Workflow

Online Learning and Distance Learning in the Manufacturing Industry

Spring 2013

ALD 607 Adult Education in Changing Society

A core required course for the ALD program. An overview of the field of adult education; study of the philosophies of adult education; discussion of historical development, future directions, and contemporary issues and trends as they affect adult education across diverse settings.

Chapter 19 Presentation

Career Analysis Paper

Philosophy of Adult Learning

EDB 601 Educational Research

An introduction to quantitative and qualitative methods used in educational research. Emphasis on understanding, interpreting, and critiquing research studies. The role of the socio-cultural context is considered.

Final Educational Research Proposal

Summer 2013

ALD 663 Planning Programs for Adult Learners

Theoretical and practical approaches to designing, planning, promoting, implementing, and evaluating programs, workshops, and curriculums for adult learners. Analysis and practice of theories, principles, and methods of planning programs, assessment needs, establishing program objectives, and critically designing and evaluating programs in various facets of adult education in business, educational and social service organizations.

Curriculum Development for Ridge Tool

Group 3 ORC Initiative
Group 3 ORC Presentation

ETE 568 Educational Web Design

The course prepares students to create, support and model research-based and effective digital age learning environments, conduct needs assessments, develop and implement technology-related professional learning programs. Topics include designing and developing instructional content that incorporates advancements in educational technology and instructional design. Programming languages/scripting such as HTML, CSS and JavaScript and web authoring software will be employed in the development of educational websites.

No electric files for this course.

Fall 2013

ALD 645 Organizational Learning & Change

This course is an exploration of organizational learning, culture and change applied to professional development programs in higher education, business, industry, and social service organizations.

Article Review Paper

Statement of Leadership

Theories of Leadership

ETE 565 Technology in the Classroom

Course is aimed at classroom teachers in all subject areas and at all levels. Provides an overview of and hands-on experience with major instructional uses of technology in the classroom; familiarizes students with current research in the area; and builds a moderate level of competence and confidence in designing instructional applications of technology within a given setting.

Assignment 1

Assignment 2
Assignment 2 Reflection

Assignment 3 Brochure

Assignment 5 – Using Music to Motivate Movement

Assignment 6 – Change Notices

Unit Plan

Spring 2014

ALD 688 Internship in ALD

The ALD Internship course provides important opportunities for advanced students to engage in relevant supervised work experiences based upon their career goals and aspirations in Adult Learning and Development.

Professional Internship Journal

Professional Internship Final Report

Professional Internship Final Project Presentation

ETE 567 Telecommunications in Education

The course focuses on technological change in society and its impact on schools. It emphasizes the effective integration of technology into teaching and learning. Students will investigate instructional technology tools and environments and critique school technology use and integration.

No electric files for this course.

Summer 2014

ALD 689 ALD Portfolio Capstone

The required exit option course for students in the ALD program allows them to reflect on and demonstrate their comprehensive knowledge, skills, and experiences in adult learning and development.

Final Paper