Educational Leadership and Policy Studies, Ed.D. Student Learning Outcomes

College Education
Major Educational Leadership and Policy Studies
Degree Ed.D.
Date Revised 2016

Student Learning Outcomes and Proposed Methods for Collecting Data (from Assessment Plan)

Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Describe the importance of a vision of learning for a school district and community. Assess the social and instructional needs of the school community. Work with members of the school community to devise a vision that addresses the school’s social and instructional needs that promote student success.
  2. Identify and assess district-level operations & organization and modify and manage the district in ways that support student learning and faculty professional development.
  3. Describe and recognize sound educational practices for student learning and facilitate the development of programs and services that accommodate a diversity of student learning needs.
  4. Apply appropriate community relations practices in order to involve stakeholders in the support and development of district community conditions that support learning.
  5. Apply principles of school law and ethical norms to school district finance and other district decision-making.
  6. Describe and analyze the policy context of local, state, and federal education policy and how it might impact schools and decision-making by school and district leaders.
  7. Analyze the school system for equity in its programs, processes and practices based on race, class, gender and other areas of difference and recognize ways to improve educational and learning opportunities for a diverse student population.
  8. Evaluate and utilize published research to support school and district decision-making
  9. Design and implement school-level or district-level research activities for program/curriculum/policy analysis, evaluation, and assessment. 

Methods of Assessment

  • Licensure and certification exam results (1-7)
  • Course-embedded measures (1-9)
  • Internship Portfolio assessment (1-7)
  • Advisory Board Input (1-9)
  • Alumni Survey (1-9)
  • Doctoral Comprehensive Exam (1-9)
  • Doctoral dissertation (1-9) 

Last Updated

AAE updated October 2022

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