EDU 617 Supervision II: Supervision to Improve Instruction

The course provides an overview of the theory and practice of supervising instructional programs with an emphasis on reviewing data and revising curriculum to improve student outcomes. Course content focuses on developing the skills an effective supervisor uses in organizing and working with groups to improve instruction. The role of the school leader in building learning communities that support instructional improvement will be emphasized. The course content and activities will focus on the curriculum revision process with an emphasis on the role of standards, best practice, professional development and assessment. Students will review the history of curriculum in the United States. In addition the need for curriculum to be responsive to the special needs presented by students' background will be investigated.




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