Course Description:

EDUC 663 THE SUPERVISORY PROCESS (Three Hours) This course will provide an overview of the research and current practices/models of school supervision and instructional management at the elementary, middle, and secondary levels of education. Students will be introduced to programs and methods of instructional supervision designed to improve the instruction of both new and experienced teachers. Participants will gain knowledge and skill in using specific techniques in conferencing with teachers, observing their classroom teaching, and collecting data in classrooms to provide feedback to the teachers. Students will gain an understanding of the role differences of the supervisor as facilitator, evaluator, counselor, and instructional coach. This course cannot be taken as a directed study.