University of Vermont

2010-11 Online Catalogue

Courses in Higher Education (EDHI)

EDHI 055 - Special Topics
Credits: 2.00 to 6.00
EDHI 200 - Contemporary Issues
Designed so that its content and structure may accommodate special issues not especially appropriate within the boundaries of an existing course. Prerequisite: Twelve hours in education and related areas.
Credits: 1.00 to 6.00
EDHI 202 - Human Rel in Univ Res Halls
Emphasis on human relations, group dynamics, advising models, student development theory, organizational development, and contemporary student issues in a residential environment. Prerequisite: Residence hall staff.
Credits: 1.00
EDHI 213 - Ldr:Theories,Styles&Realities
Introductory course in leadership development designed for student leaders. Includes study of planning, time management, organizational theory, communication skills, group process, team building.
Credits: 2.00
EDHI 214 - Adv Seminar in Leadership
Focuses on student leaders' experiences and how those experiences relate to activities beyond the University setting.
Credits: 2.00
EDHI 230 - D2:Training in Intergrp Dialog
A training requirement for students aspiring to be intergroup dialogue peer facilitators. Topics include social identity group memberships (race, gender, class) & group facilitation.
Credits: 3.00
EDHI 295 - Lab Experience in Education
Supervised field work designed to give students experience in specialized areas for their professional development. Prerequisite: Permission of the Coordinator of Professional Laboratory Experiences.
Credits: 1.00 to 3.00
EDHI 297 - Special Topics
Learning modules may vary each semester as the need to address topics arises. Learning modules are five week classes.
Credits: 1.00 to 3.00
EDHI 319 - Internship
Students will undertake an approved internship in an institution which reflects the particular area of interest and needs of the student. Prerequisite: Instructor permission.
Credits: 1.00 to 6.00
EDHI 332 - Adult Development & Education
Critical examination of research on adult learners in higher education, development theory, and reentry issues facing older students. Analysis and application of proposals for new adult-oriented educational programs.
Credits: 3.00
EDHI 360 - Higher Education in America
Critical, contemporary overview of the American university. Implications of conflicting value philosophies for theory, practice of higher education.
Credits: 3.00
EDHI 361 - The (Un)Changing Academy
This course examines the historical trends that have shaped higher education and the tensions around stability and change affecting colleges and universities. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.
Credits: 3.00
EDHI 362 - The American College Student
Examination of the diversity of college students today, and the developmental issues arising during the college experience.
Credits: 3.00
EDHI 363 - Controversies of the Academy
Critical and timely look at challenges confronting campus leaders. Implications for administrative practice shape seminar conversations of readings and case studies. Pre/co-requisite: Graduate standing or permission.
Credits: 3.00
EDHI 375 - Cultural Pluralism Higher Ed
This course explores cultural pluralism philosophies, racial identity development, racial incidences, and educational practices related to racism and diversity for implementation in higher education. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.
Credits: 3.00
EDHI 380 - Professional Problems in Educ
Designed to cover selected educational problems in depth. The major emphasis will be on intensive and critical analysis of the literature and practice in a given area.
Credits: 3.00
EDHI 383 - Higher Ed Admin & Organization
Introduction to concepts of administration and organization as applied to contemporary higher education setting. Characteristics of organizations, dynamic elements of administration, and theories and processes of change.
Credits: 3.00
EDHI 385 - Student Affairs Profession
Overview of the work of the student affairs profession, including philosophical base, historical development, current practices, and future trends. Prerequisite: Enrollment open only to Higher Education and Student Affairs students.
Credits: 3.00
EDHI 387 - Seminar in Higher Education
Designed for graduate students concentrating in programs in Higher Education. Analysis and discussion of current issues and problems in higher education.
Credits: 1.00 to 3.00
EDHI 391 - Master's Thesis Research
Thesis topic must be approved by a faculty committee.
Credits: 1.00 to 6.00
EDHI 395 - Lab Experience in Education
Practica internships, offered in various University departments and offices, enable students to integrate conceptual knowledge with professional practices. Prerequisite: Graduate standing in HESA.
Credits: 2.00
EDHI 396 - Capstone:Eth,Val&Mean/High Ed
An applied student affairs seminar featuring ethical problem-solving, appreciation of religious pluralism, and approaches to facilitating the search for moral and spiritual meaning in the American university.
Credits: 3.00
EDHI 397 - Problems in Education
Individual work on a research problem selected by the student in consultation with a staff member. Prerequisite: Twelve hours in education and related areas; endorsement by a sponsoring faculty member.
Credits: 1.00 to 6.00
EDHI 491 - Doctoral Dissertation Research
Credits: 1.00 to 12.00
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