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Each candidate shall prepare a synthesis assignment before the conclusion of the course discussing one’s knowledge, understandings, analysis, and assessment of his or her experiences in EDLR 8495 – Reflection and Vision for District Leaders with a focus on each of the course objectives an (i.e., depth and application of knowledge, inquiry, problem solving, and communication) as well as the needs you have identified for continued professional development. Note: This is not just is rather a reflective narrative of how well you achieved the course and EDLR concentration objectives. Hence, the use of the first person singular is acceptable.

Furthermore, while you may want to include scholarly references to support your perceptions, you are not required to do so. Use MS Word, the APA and SGAD, and the format for all ASFCE assignments (See Appendix C) for your synthesis assignment. Your assignment should be submitted by 11:59. Eastern time on Wednesday, 12/07. This assignment should be 8-10 in length, excluding the bibliography pages. Please see Appendix F for the Synthesis Assignment rubric.

Appendix A

Educational Leadership Goals and Learning Outcomes

Appendix A

Doctoral Program Goals and Learning Outcomes

The Doctor of Education (EdD) is designed to support the mission of the Fischler School of Education and Human Services. The program is designed to prepare adult learners to fulfill their professional and personal academic goals. It provides opportunities to enhance the core knowledge, skills and values essential to competent and ethical practitioners and leaders of organizations in the fields of education, human services and related areas. The learning outcomes of the program are focused on facilitating the transfer of theory into practice in order to produce a new generation of local, national and global leaders who will effect positive changes in a diverse and multicultural society.

Program Learning Outcomes

Doctor of Education Degree (EdD) graduates will be able to:

1. Demonstrate knowledge learned in the program by applying it to real settings. (Knowledge)

1. Conduct an independent research investigation that contributes to the general body of knowledge in a specific field or profession. (Research)

1. Solve diverse problems using information and skills acquired in the program to create solutions. (Problem solving)

1. Make informed decisions based on ethical and legal principles. (Ethics)

1. Formulate scholarly arguments supported by academic resources. (Communication)

Educational Leadership Goals and Learning Outcomes

The primary goal of the concentration in Educational Leadership (EDL) is to improve our K-12 schools by preparing candidates for leadership and lifelong learning in the fields of K-12 educational administration. The doctoral program fosters an in-depth application of knowledge and skills, inquiry and research, problem-solving, collaboration and communication, professional development, and higher order thinking skills.

The graduates of the EDL concentration will be leaders in improving schools and other learning environments; expanding their administrative competence and modeling visionary leadership; advocating and implementing educational improvement using informed action research, effective application of change theory, collaborative decision-making and strategic planning, risk and creativity, and appropriate evaluation; and identifying and addressing contemporary and future educational issues in a changing world.

Goals

EDL goals are to enable candidates to:

1. Acquire practical knowledge and skills of effective leadership at the school and district levels to improve teachi