ED: Engaged Leadership (EDEN)

Courses

EDEN A600 Education, Culture and Leadership Residency 4 Credits

Critical analysis of the underlying issues within contemporary educational policies, practices and theories as connected to the Alaska context in urban, rural and diverse settings. Exploration about role of social justice, culturally responsive practices, innovations, and inquiries in personal and professional settings.
Registration Restrictions: Graduate standing and admission to College of Education

EDEN A601 Inquiry-Based Scholarship: Quantitative, Qualitative, Mixed-Modes I 3 Credits

Inquiry-based scholarship that focuses on planning and production of student-initiated and -developed research. Examines qualitative, quantitative and mixed-method research methodologies with an emphasis on inquiry in action research, evaluation and data-informed decision making. Begins the transition from experienced practitioners to scholar- practitioners with refined skills to read, understand, analyze, write and evaluate various kinds of research and scholarship.
Registration Restrictions: Graduate standing and admission to College of Education

Prerequisites: EDEN A600.

EDEN A602 Inquiry-Based Scholarship: Quantitative, Qualitative, Mixed-Modes II 3 Credits

Advanced inquiry-based research methodologies that utilize qualitative, quantitative or mixed-method inquiry in action research, evaluation and data-informed decision making. Supports the transition from being experienced practitioners to scholar-practitioners, with refined skills in reading, understanding, analyzing and evaluating educational research and scholarship used to support educational practice.
Registration Restrictions: Graduate standing and admission to College of Education

Prerequisites: EDEN A600 with a minimum grade of B and EDEN A601 with a minimum grade of B.

EDEN A611 Engaged Leadership: Ethics and Stewardship 3 Credits

Examines ethical considerations in organizational decision making and practice. Emphasizes stewardship as a personal obligation for engaged leaders who foster the well-being of individuals, the organization and society. Builds understanding of the behaviors that facilitate effective leadership in organizations.
Registration Restrictions: Admission to doctoral program

Prerequisites: EDEN A600.

EDEN A612 Indigenous Epistemologies in Alaska 3 Credits

Examination, analysis and application of indigenous knowledge systems with a focus on Alaska Native epistemologies.
Registration Restrictions: Graduate standing and admission to the College of Education

Prerequisites: EDEN A600 and EDEN A601 and EDEN A602.

EDEN A613 Leading Change and Innovation 3 Credits

Analyzes and evaluates current research on the adoption and implementation of theories of organizational change. Applies a specific focus on the role of leaders in engaging organizations effectively in adaptive and innovative approaches.
Registration Restrictions: Admission to doctoral program

Prerequisites: EDEN A600.

EDEN A615 Law, Policy and Advocacy 3 Credits

Examines the nature of policy and the policy-making process in relation to public entities, private enterprise and stakeholder groups. Examines legal and advocacy issues through a study of Alaska's policies and changing needs.
Registration Restrictions: Admission to doctoral program

Prerequisites: EDEN A600.

EDEN A616 Building Responsive Organizational Capacity 3 Credits

Prepares learners to advance organizations through shared leadership and collaborative inquiry. Deepens foundational knowledge pertaining to use of human and fiscal resources in structuring sustainable, ecological models for organizations. Implements a systems approach for linking fiscal resources to development of human and social capital.
Registration Restrictions: Admission to doctoral program

Prerequisites: EDEN A600.

EDEN A617 Engaging Communities 3 Credits

Explores roles and responsibilities of leaders in engaging communities in critical inquiry, linking current concerns to problem solving, community building, leadership development and action.
Registration Restrictions: Admission to doctoral program

Prerequisites: EDEN A600.

EDEN A690 Current Topics in Engaged Leadership 1-3 Credits

Explores current issues, topics and trends in engaged leadership.
Special Note: May be repeated twice with a change of subtitle for a maximum of 3 credits.
Registration Restrictions: Admission to doctoral program

Prerequisites: EDEN A600.

EDEN A695 Internship in Engaged Leadership 1-3 Credits

Internship in an approved organizational setting.
Registration Restrictions: Admission to doctoral program and advisor approval

Prerequisites: EDEN A600.