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Adult and Community Education Major (24 hours)

This major in the EdD in Adult, Higher, and Community Education emphasizes your skills development in management, personnel development, program planning, and evaluation.

You will take three required courses and five other courses in consultation with your doctoral committee.

Required (9 credit hours):

  • EDAC 634 The Adult as a Learner (3 credit hours)
  • EDAC 780 Advanced Seminar in Managing Lifelong Education (3 credit hours)
  • EDAC 635 Strategies for Teaching Adults (3 credit hours)

Electives (15 credit hours):

  • EDAC 629 Psychology of Adult Adjustment (3 credit hours)
  • EDAC 632 Organizing Adult and Community Education Programs (3 credit hours)
  • EDAC 638 Program Planning in Community and Adult Education (3 credits hours)
  • EDAC 644 Collaborative Learning in Adult, Higher, and Community Education (3 credit hours)
  • EDAC 646 Working with Volunteers in Community Agencies (3 credit hours)
  • EDAC 648 The Community Educator (3 credit hours)
  • EDAC 655 Continuing Education for Professionals (3 credit hours)
  • EDAC 681 Managing Community Education (3 credit hours)
  • EDAC 698 Seminar in Adult and Community Education (3 credit hours)
  • EDAC 699 Internship in Adult and Community Education (3 credit hours)
  • EDCU 675 Evaluation of Educational Personnel to Strengthen Curriculum (3 credits hours)
  • EDCU 680 Staff Development to Strengthen Curriculum (3 credit hours)
  • EDCU 700 Seminar in Curriculum and Staff Development and Evaluation (3 credit hours)
  • EDST 697 The Grant Process and Research (3 credit hours)
Online and Distance Education
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Muncie, IN 47306

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