EDUC 6232

Supervision and Evaluation of Instruction

The roles and functions of educational leaders in the areas of curriculum, staff development, instructional supervision, and evaluation of personnel. Integration of theory and practice to increase teacher effectiveness and improve student learning through supervisory strategies.

Learning Objectives

  • Ability to articulate one’s own philosophy of education and supervision and apply it to the practice of instructional leadership and supervision
  • Become familiar with the literature and research in the Supervision and to deduct critical information to positively impact instruction
  • Identify the skills necessary to be an effective supervisor, including intervention and nurturing strategies for teachers who are ineffective, as well as skills for motivating those teachers who are successful
  • Develop the knowledge, inter-personal, and technical skills required in supervisory leadership
  • Review and apply instruments by which a supervisor can evaluate teacher performance in relation to uniform performance standards
  • Develop techniques and strategies that assist the supervisor in identifying effective and ineffective teaching practices
  • Identify aspects of school culture that promotes diversity, inclusive practices and learning communities
  • Identify, critique and improve practices, traditions, behaviors that inhibit teacher development and instructional improvement