EDL*523 - Leading Organizational Learning
(3 cr.) This course examines the nature of effective professional learning in schools and how such learning contributes to sound classroom pedagogy, organizational renewal, reform efforts and gains in student achievement. The unique role of teacher-leaders in professional development is examined. Course topics include principles of successful professional development programming, organizational and social contexts that influence teacher learning, and the evaluation of professional development programs. Prerequisite: EDL 501..