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       Kristen A. Renn Kris Renn

Associate Professor of Higher, Adult, & Lifelong Education (HALE) ~Michigan State University

Sample Syllabi for Courses Taught

EAD 870: Foundations of Postsecondary Education (Fall 2007)

History, philosophy, and sociology of higher education in the United States. Required for all Student Affairs Administration and HALE MA students.

EAD 870 Syllabus (pdf)

EAD 873: College Student Development (Fall 2007)

An introduction to student development theory for master's students. Required for all Student Affairs Administration MA students.

EAD 873 Syllabus (word)

EAD 874: Student Affairs in Collegiate Settings I (last taught Fall 2002)

An introduction to student affairs administration. Required for all Student Affairs Administration MA students.

EAD 874 Syllabus (html)

EAD 875: Student Affairs in Collegiate Settings II (last taught Spring 2005)

Continuation of EAD 874. Required for all Student Affairs Administration MA students.

EAD 875 Syllabus (html)

EAD 893: Professional Development Seminar in Student Affairs (Fall 2006, Spring 2007)

Two sections: 1st year SAA and 2nd year SAA. Required for all Student Affairs Administration MA students.

(please email Kristen Renn for syllabus)

 

EAD 955b: Field Research Methods in Educational Administration (Spring 2007)

Elective for HALE MA and PhD, Student Affairs MA, and other interested students in and out of the College of Education

EAD 955b Syllabus (word)

EAD 965: Diversity & Equity in Postsecondary Education (last taught summer 2006)

Issues of race, class, gender, sexuality, ability, faith tradition, and other diversity issues in relation to postsecondary history, policy, and educational practice. An elective for Student Affairs Administration and HALE MA students, HALE PhD students, and graduate students from other departments.

Spring 2005 EAD 965 Syllabus (html)

EAD 966: Students in Postsecondary Education (last taught Spring 2003)

College student development theory. Required for all HALE PhD students.

EAD 966 Syllabus (html)

EAD 991b: Special Topics - Gender and Higher Education (Summer 2005)

Elective for HALE MA and PhD, Student Affairs MA, and other interested students in and out of the College of Education

(please email Kristen Renn for syllabus)

EAD 991b: Special Topics - Advanced Seminar in College Student Development (Fall 2005)

Elective seminar for HALE PhD students. EAD 966 is a prerequisite. Theoretical perspectives from psychology, sociology, and history that inform the study of student development in postsecondary education. Theorists include Gergen, Kegan, Bronfenbrenner, Bordieu, Horowitz, and others.

EAD 991b:Seminar in Student Development Syllabus (html)

 

updated 9/3/07