MED 7817The professional studies course explores the roles between mentoring, coach specialist, and co-coaching. The course content emphasizes coaching skill development on three levels: (1) learning about self as a coach and acquiring collaborative skills to facilitate change; (2) creating productive and fulfilling relationships in the coaching role; and; (3) understanding methods for structuring a sustained process of working with two or more professional learners to enable the solve problems. Candidates explore relational, collaborative, and coaching techniques for leading transformations. The course enables educators the opportunity to implement innovative practices for coaching. The course requires that the candidate conduct synchronous conferences with another class peer on two occasions. These conferences will be scheduled at the convenience of the candidate. The candidate must have a computer and be able to access the Internet.
Prerequisite(s): MED 6102 E-folio