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  1. EdD PhD The University of Houston College of EducationExecutive Ed.D. Program Presented to the Carnegie Project on the Education Doctorate Dr. Angus MacNeil Dr. Robert Houston Dr. Allen Warner Dr. Melissa Pierson October 6, 2010

  2. Why an Executive Ed.D? • Our Charge: to look at a range of new doctoral program possibilities • Our Initial Goals: • Urban education • Innovative • Rigorous • Designed to improve education today and tomorrow

  3. Members of the Task Force • Dick Abrahamson, CUIN • Pat Holland, ELCS • Dov Liberman, EPSY • Norma Olvera, HHP • Melissa Pierson, CUIN • Dennis Smith, HHP • Cam White, CUIN • Bob Houston, CUIN, Chair • Fatima Begum, Grad Researcher

  4. Chronicle of Task Force Activities • November 2007 • Task Force meetings: 11/13, 20, 27 • Review of 9 Ed.D. and 7 Ph.D. Programs • December 2007 • Task Force meetings: 12/5, 11 • January 2008 • Task Force meetings: : 1/9, 10, 11, 15, 22, 29 • Targeted Presentations • CUIN 1/24/08 • HHP: 1/28/08 • ELCS: 1/30/08 • EPSY: 1/31/08 • Assistant Professors mtg.: 1/30/08

  5. Chronicle of Task Force Activities • February 2008 • Task Force meetings: 2/5, 12, 19 • FEC College Faculty Meeting, 2/28/08 • April 2008 • Task Force meetings: 4/1 • Superintendent Breakfast: 4/16/08 • Summer 2008: • Task Force meetings: 6/3, 7/7, 7/14, 8/6 • Faculty teams develop new courses and program elements; • Open Hearings with Faculty • Task Force meeting with Deans: 8/7 • Presentation to CUIN department retreat: 8/11

  6. Chronicle of Task Force Activities • September 2008 • Surveyed 172 current Masters degree students • November 2008: • Final Proposal submitted to department Graduate Studies Committee; • Final Proposal presented to Department;

  7. Vision for Ed.D.

  8. Considerations • Broad inclusion • Types of students to attract • Nature of research courses • Development of new courses • Tailoring of existing courses • Investigation of “non-substantive change to existing degree”

  9. Considerations • Attention to detail • Admissions criteria/procedures • Residency requirements • Qualifying/candidacy experiences • Course management: Two-year cycle, course sharing • Innovative course delivery (weekend, web-based, hybrid)

  10. Advanced Program Features • Laboratory of Practice • immerses Ed.D. candidates in a real-world education-related problem of significance to a Houston-area school, non-profit, or other related organization. • Doctoral Thesis • an in-depth, comprehensive, reflective study of a substantive problem of practice; requires the ability to engage in systematic inquiry about practitioner problems in educational settings.

  11. Forces and Interests market forces faculty executive committee Doctoral Task Force university requirements faculty from 4 departments Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board deans district superintendents current and former students

  12. Approval and Implementation • Approved by • Faculty Executive Committee • Entire faculty • Graduate and Professional Studies Committees (department and college) • Provost • Returned to College for Implementation