Fall 2009 – Summer 2010 Graduate Course Catalog by Regent University

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secondary education but common themes for all student work include character development biblical integration world view development and content specialization – all to demonstrate biblical fidelity students are required to develop with rationale and professional expertise the goals outcomes and assessments for a selected segment of a model program when taken for 6 credits it equips for in-depth development of outcomes and assessments for teaching research and curriculum development activities when taken for 3 credits it typically link to a paired christian education leadership course to equip for leadership over these activities prerequisite ecel 710 ecel 751 advanced finance principles and practice for christian schools 3 learners will become familiar with finance and funds development principles and models as well as major trends and issues in the study of resource acquisition and use in christian schools and auxiliary enterprises financial management and stewardship of the christian school will be examined with special reference to the skills and practices required to support excellence in student achievement in christian schools biblical presuppositions and world view precepts and issues will be explored learners will critically assess then apply the biblical principles to their own experiences and develop a heightened biblical approach to finance and funds development ecel 752 advanced principles and practices in the operation of a christian school 3 learners explore leadership organizational development and management principles and practices as well as major trends and issues in the study of operating a christian school and auxiliary enterprises leadership management and administration of the christian school will be examined with the focus on excellence in student growth and development from a holistic perspective biblical presuppositions and world view precepts and issues will be explored learners critically assess then apply the biblical principles to their own experiences and develop a deeper biblical approach to leading and managing a christian school ecel 753 advanced staff development principles and practices for christian schools 3 learners explore personnel principles and practices as well as major trends and issues in the study of faculty/staff growth and development in a christian school models and principles underlying best practices that produce exemplary character and maturity among key stakeholders will be examined biblical presuppositions and world view precepts and issues will be explored with the focus on producing staff modeling biblical excellence in a christian school setting learners critically assess then apply the biblical principles to their own experience and develop a holistic approach to staff development ecur 500/gsas 500 cu curriculum design and assessment techniques 3 the purpose of this experience is to provide learners with research-based knowledge and skills necessary to analyze exemplary curricula and appropriate assessment practices including familiarity with the virginia standards of learning informative feedback mechanisms and school system implementation students consider proper selection and use of materials including media and computers while evaluating the process and implementation of school-based curriculum design as well as the linkage between assessment data and instructional design a 15-hour class observation experience competency is required cross-listed with ued 400 ecur 501/gsas 501 curriculum studies and trends in mathematics 3 discusses big picture mathematics curricular design ideas including history of mathematics curriculum development of national and state standards curriculum frameworks and implementation of effective practices into k-8 schools reviews recent developments research and theoretical foundations of curricular concepts and practices in mathematics cross-listed with ecur 601/gasa 601 ecur 511 curriculum methods assessment 3 focuses on the role of the individual teacher in his or her classroom emphasizes curricula methods of instruction and the assessment of pupil progress in daily lessons and units of instruction ecur 540 instructional leadership and student academic achievement 3 focuses on the role of the school leader in being held accountable for curriculum practices that result in improved student achievement the focus will be on the transformation of curriculum theory and practice from a concern with what should be taught and why we should teach it to how to organize build and then evaluate curriculum and instruction candidates will learn the principles underlying academic content and performance standards and develop leadership strategies for effective implementation of standards and multitask standards-based performance assessment legal and regulatory principles will be addressed interstate school leaders licensure consortium standards will be an indicator this course may be presented as one of a cluster of four courses in the summer residency cross-listed with ecur 640 ecur 601/gsas 601 curriculum studies and trends in mathematics 3 discusses big picture mathematics curricular design ideas including history of mathematics curriculum development of national and state standards 145