EDAD 520 : Trends and Issues in Education

Provides students the opportunity to examine the process of educational change and reform from a variety of perspectives. Emphasis is placed upon the understanding of the change process itself, factors producing, facilitating, and inhibiting change, and the impact of major social, political, economic, and education issues on the role of school leaders and the delivery and quality of programs and services. Highlights the changing role of our educational system in meeting demands of our post-industrial society.