Required Course Materials:
None. Information will provided to you from our library and outside professional websites. As a professional administrator, it is imperative that you develop essential skills as an academic consumer. See the Additional Resources section below.
Library: Please take a moment to explore the online library. Here you will find helpful information for forums and assignments. If you have any questions on using the library you can find tutorials on the library website or you can contact a university librarian.
Websites: Feel free to explore other websites that may be helpful to getting your point across in the forums. However, please remember to properly cite each source. Remember that Wikipedia (or any other Wiki site) is not an appropriate resource.
Additional Course Materials:
Additional suggested course material is provided throughout the course. Websites are useful. Please abide by the university’s academic honesty policy when using Internet sources as well. Note Web site addresses are subject to change.
A copy of the West Virginia Content Standards and Objectives Available online: http://wvde.state.wv.us/policies/csos.html
A copy of the ISTE National Educational Technology Standards. Available online: www.iste.org/standards
A copy of the National Standards for Content Areas
NCSS Ten Thematic Strands in Social Studies. Available online: http://www.ncss.org/standards/
ACEI Elementary Education standards. Available online: http://www.ncate.org/ProgramStandards/ACEI/ACEIscoringGuide_07.doc
NCTM Principles and Standards for Mathematics. Available online: http://www.nctm.org/standards/
NSES National Science Education Standards. Available online: http://www.nap.edu/html/nses/html/
American Association of School Administrators (AASA)
International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE)
Interstate School Leaders Licensure Consortium (ISLLC) Standards
National Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP)
National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP)
National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS)
National Community Education Association
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)
NCTE and IRA Standards for the English Language Arts. Available online: http://www.ncte.org/about/over/standards?source=ql
ACTFL National Standards for Foreign Language Education. Available online: http://www.actfl.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=3392
Teacher Research: www.ucerc.edu/teacherresearch/teacherresearch.html
Action Research: A-Z Resources: www.icvet.tafensw.edu.au/resources/action_research.htm