Houston Baptist University Catalog

Educational Leadership ( EDLD ) Course Descriptions

  • EDLD 7200 SEM DOC STUDIES EXEC ED LDSHP

    EDLD 7200 Seminar for Doctoral Studies in Executive Educational Leadership
    Prerequisite(s): None
    This course provides an overview of current issues in education which may be topics of interest to doctoral candidates and information regarding areas of study and research related to the doctoral program.

  • EDLD 7301 CULTURAL COMPETENCE ED LEADRS

    EDLD 7301 Cultural Competence for Educational Leaders
    Prerequisite(s): None
    Content in the course includes the political, economic, and cultural factors affecting schools, institutions of higher education, and educational leadership today. Life styles, values and aspirations of various cultural groups as related to the leadership process are also covered. In addition, conflict management processes and skills with emphasis on interaction patterns, interpersonal relationships, and communication skills are addressed.

  • EDLD 7301 CULTURAL COMPETENCE ED LEADRS

    EDLD 7301 Cultural Competence for Educational Leaders
    Prerequisite(s): None
    Content in the course includes the political, economic, and cultural factors affecting schools, institutions of higher education, and educational leadership today. Life styles, values and aspirations of various cultural groups as related to the leadership process are also covered. In addition, conflict management processes and skills with emphasis on interaction patterns, interpersonal relationships, and communication skills are addressed.

  • EDLD 7302 LEADSHP THEORY & APPLICATIONS

    EDLD 7302 Leadership Theory and Applications
    Prerequisite(s): None
    Leadership theories, models and processes with emphasis on the results of the applications of various theories, models, and processes to educational leadership are addressed in this course. The course requires knowledge of the literature and ongoing candidate engagement in research.

  • EDLD 7302 LEADSHP THEORY & APPLICATIONS

    EDLD 7302 Leadership Theory and Applications
    Prerequisite(s): None
    Leadership theories, models and processes with emphasis on the results of the applications of various theories, models, and processes to educational leadership are addressed in this course. The course requires knowledge of the literature and ongoing candidate engagement in research.

  • EDLD 7303 RETHINKING ED W/EMERGING TECH

    EDLD 7303 Rethinking Education with Emerging Technologies
    Prerequisite(s): None
    The course content addresses emerging technologies as tools to enhance learning in and out of the classroom. In this course, theories, instructional design, assessment, and digital teaching platforms are emphasized. No specialized technology expertise is required.

  • EDLD 7303 RETHINKING ED W/EMERGING TECH

    EDLD 7303 Rethinking Education with Emerging Technologies
    Prerequisite(s): None
    The course content addresses emerging technologies as tools to enhance learning in and out of the classroom. In this course, theories, instructional design, assessment, and digital teaching platforms are emphasized. No specialized technology expertise is required.

  • EDLD 7304 ORGANIZATNAL BEHAVIOR & THEORY

    EDLD 7304 Organizational Behavior and Theory
    Prerequisite(s): None
    The study of organizational theory and behavior is built upon contributions from a number of behavioral disciplines such as: psychology, sociology, social psychology, anthropology, and political science. Contributions of the psychologists have been mainly at the individual or micro level, while the latter disciplines have contributed to our understanding of macro concepts – group processes and organization. The course addresses the integration and application of behavioral knowledge to guide the behavior of others in the educational work place. The course requires knowledge of the literature and ongoing candidate engagement in research.

  • EDLD 7304 ORGANIZATNAL BEHAVIOR & THEORY

    EDLD 7304 Organizational Behavior and Theory
    Prerequisite(s): None
    The study of organizational theory and behavior is built upon contributions from a number of behavioral disciplines such as: psychology, sociology, social psychology, anthropology, and political science. Contributions of the psychologists have been mainly at the individual or micro level, while the latter disciplines have contributed to our understanding of macro concepts – group processes and organization. The course addresses the integration and application of behavioral knowledge to guide the behavior of others in the educational work place. The course requires knowledge of the literature and ongoing candidate engagement in research.

  • EDLD 7305 INSTCT THEORY & SCHL EFFECTVNS

    EDLD 7305 Instructional Theory and School Effectiveness
    Prerequisite(s): None
    Systematic study is made of existing research on key factors influencing instructional effectiveness and on models for school restructuring. The relationship of instruction and school effectiveness is explored in depth. The course requires knowledge of the literature and ongoing candidate engagement in research.

  • EDLD 7305 INSTCT THEORY & SCHL EFFECTVNS

    EDLD 7305 Instructional Theory and School Effectiveness
    Prerequisite(s): None
    Systematic study is made of existing research on key factors influencing instructional effectiveness and on models for school restructuring. The relationship of instruction and school effectiveness is explored in depth. The course requires knowledge of the literature and ongoing candidate engagement in research.

  • EDLD 7307 CHRISTIAN WORLDVIEW ED LEADERS

    EDLD 7307 Christian World View for Educational Leaders
    Prerequisite(s): None
    The course will examine the roles of leadership in community, administration and schools from a Christian worldview. The course curriculum emphasizes the knowledge necessary to assess and apply biblically informed leadership skills in school settings.

  • EDLD 7307 CHRISTIAN WORLDVIEW ED LEADERS

    EDLD 7307 Christian World View for Educational Leaders
    Prerequisite(s): None
    The course will examine the roles of leadership in community, administration and schools from a Christian worldview. The course curriculum emphasizes the knowledge necessary to assess and apply biblically informed leadership skills in school settings.

  • EDLD 7308 ETHICAL LEADESHIP & GOVERNANCE

    EDLD 7308 Ethical Leadership and Governance
    Prerequisite(s): None
    The course will explore ethics, values, and diversity, with an emphasis on building the knowledge and skills necessary for effective leadership within the educational setting. Current theory, best practices, and opportunities for practical application are integrated. Particular emphasis is given to leadership behavior theory and ethical practice that has emerged in the field of educational administration/leadership.

  • EDLD 7308 ETHICAL LEADESHIP & GOVERNANCE

    EDLD 7308 Ethical Leadership and Governance
    Prerequisite(s): None
    The course will explore ethics, values, and diversity, with an emphasis on building the knowledge and skills necessary for effective leadership within the educational setting. Current theory, best practices, and opportunities for practical application are integrated. Particular emphasis is given to leadership behavior theory and ethical practice that has emerged in the field of educational administration/leadership.