Argosy University

Teaching & Learning
Doctor of Education

Offering Campuses

Argosy University, Chicago; Argosy University, Dallas; Argosy University, Denver;  Argosy University, Hawai‘i; Argosy University, Inland Empire; Argosy University, Los Angeles;  Argosy University, Nashville; Argosy University, Orange County; Argosy University, Phoenix; Argosy University, Salt Lake City; Argosy University, San Diego; Argosy University, San Francisco Bay Area;  Argosy University, Schaumburg; Argosy University, Seattle;  Argosy University, Twin Cities; Argosy University, Washington DC 

Core Course Requirements

Students in the EdD in Teaching and Learning degree program complete seven core courses (21 credit hours).

Core Course Requirements—Students Are Required to Take the Following

 

E7134 - Comprehensive Planning and Implementation (3)
E7331 - Curriculum Theory and Design (3)
E7410 - Critical Analysis of Trends and Policy: Power and Privilege (3)
E7412 - Advanced Educational Psychology (3)
E7803 - Instructional Design (3)
E7834 - Writing for Research and Professional Publications (3)
W7000 - Advanced Academic Study and Writing (3)

Core Course Requirements—21 Credit Hours

 

Research Requirements

Students in the EdD in Teaching and Learning degree program are required to take four research courses (12 credit hours).

Research Requirements—Students Are Required to Take the Following

 

R7001 - Introduction to Research Methods (3)
R7031 - Methods and Analysis of Quantitative Research (3)
R7035 - Methods and Analysis of Qualitative Research (3)

Students Choose One of the Following

 

R7036 - Program Evaluation Methods (3)
R7037 - Survey Techniques (3)
R7038 - Action Research (3)
R7040 - Advanced Qualitative Methods (3)

Research Requirements—12 Credit Hours

 

Elective Requirements

Students in the EdD in Teaching and Learning degree program choose one elective course (3 credit hours).

Elective Requirements—Students Choose One of the Following

 

E7334 - Staff and Professional Development (3)
E7414 - Teaching and Learning Theories (3)
E7416 - Organizational Communication Systems (3)

Elective Requirements—3 Credit Hours

 

Concentration Requirements

Students in the EdD in Teaching and Learning degree program complete a four course concentration (12 credit hours).

Instructional Assessment Concentration

The Instructional Assessment Concentration is designed to enhance the knowledge and skill of the classroom teacher in:  the fundamentals of authentic assessment, selecting appropriate assessments, analyzing and interpreting the data, and using and reporting those data to various stakeholders.

Instructional Assessment Concentration Requirements—Students Are Required to Take the Following

 

E7458 - Principles of Assessment (3)
E7460 - Types of Assessment (3)
E7462 - Assessment for the Classroom Teacher (3)
E7464 - Understanding and Communicating Assessment Data (3)

Instructional Assessment Concentration Requirements—12 Credit Hours

 

Professional Development Concentration

The Professional Development Concentration is designed to prepare students to understand and develop effective methods of professional development opportunities for colleagues and other stakeholders, and to develop effective communication strategies and skills.

Professional Development Concentration Requirements—Students Are Required to Take the Following

 

E7450 - Adult and Organizational Learning (3)
E7452 - Models of Professional Development (3)
E7454 - Assessment and Evaluation in Professional Development (3)
E7456 - School Organizational Communication Skills (3)

Professional Development Concentration Requirements—12 Credit Hours

 

Response to Intervention Concentration

The Response to Intervention Concentration is designed to prepare students to develop an understanding of Response to Intervention (RtI) application, strategies, and requirements, and to use the data to make informed decisions at the classroom level.

Response to Intervention Concentration Requirements—Students Are Required to Take the Following

 

E7418 - Response to Intervention (3)
E7420 - Tier 1 and Tier 2 Instructional Interventions (3)
E7422 - Data Informed Decision-Making I (Elementary and Secondary—Classroom Level) (3)
E7424 - Data Informed Decision-Making II (Programmatic and School Level) (3)

Response to Intervention Concentration Requirements—12 Credit Hours

 

Customized Concentration

With advisor approval, students in the EdD in Teaching and Learning degree program may select four courses listed above to complete a customized concentration. 

Dissertation Requirements

After successfully completing all coursework and passing all sections of the comprehensive examination, students in the EdD in Teaching and Learning degree program complete a 12 credit hour dissertation sequence.

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