Educational Administration: Theory and Practice
Not available in 2013
Previously offered in 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004
Focuses on enhancing the ability to use theoretical concepts to refine and improve practice including a better understanding of the theoretical foundations, bureaucracy, organisational climate and culture, professionals within educational settings, as well as motivating staff, educational leadership, conflicts, organisational politics and decision-making.
|Objectives||- Enhance the knowledge and understanding of theoretical concepts in educational administration with special emphasis in relating theory to practice.
- Facilitate the development of skills and competencies of the participants to adopt the appropriate strategies, techniques and approaches based on theoretical concepts and best practices to move the organisations forward.
- Facilitate the development of critical thinking to draw from the knowledge, experience, research and best practices in finding solutions to institutional problems and issues.
|Content||Ten broad topics are considered for this purpose. The topics are: Theoretical Foundations of Educational Administration, Bureaucracy, Organisational Climate & Culture, Professionals in Organisations, Educational Leadership, Motivation & Job Satisfaction, Organisational Communication, Management & Resolution of Conflicts, Organisational Politics and Democratisation & Participatory Decision-Making.|
|Modes of Delivery||External Mode
|Contact Hours||Lecture: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Seminar: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term