EDAD 586 Technology and Assessment for Administrators

This course provides students the opportunity to understand and build database systems that will help them better manage data. Topics included will be basic computer skills for personal and professional management, building databases for a variety of purposes, making professional presentations, assessing P-12 student learning, developing budget projections and tracking student discipline. Participants will develop an awareness of the data collection process used in schools such as Student Information System (SIS), Educational Management Information System (EMIS), eSIS and Data for Student Learning (DASL). Analyzing this data to drive instruction will be an important component. Portions of this course will be instructed with the online learning environment. The course will be tailored to meet the professional goals of the student.