EPS 8360 Educational Policy Making and Analysis
Credit Hours 3.0

This course offers an introduction to theories of the public policy making process with an applied focus on education policy. The course includes an overview of the stages of the policy process including agenda setting, formation, implementation, and evaluation, discussion of the intergovernmental structure of educational policy making in the United States including the formal and informal roles of governmental institutions and interest groups, and examination of the tools of policy analysis. Students utilize the frameworks and methods to review and analyze current issues in educational policy.