Module/Course Description

Course Title: Educational Management Leadership and Administration

Course Code: UU-EDUD-804-ZM

Programme: Doctorate of Education (EdD) - ZM

Credits: 30.00

Course Description:

the multiple disciplinary influences on, and contributions to, the field of educational management
leadership and administration;
the applied nature of the field of educational management leadership and administration, and the potential and actual complexity of theory/practice relationships within it;
the influence of social, economic, political and legislative contexts upon theory and practice within the field;
the significance of different types of institutional context for theory and practice within the field;
the value and limitations of different approaches to researching, reporting, and evaluating educational management, leadership and administration theory and practice;
the value and limitations of a range of principles, theories, and techniques in educational management, leadership and administration;
how to evaluate literature that is relevant to the field.

understand and evaluate the methodologies and products of research in the field of educational management leadership and administration;
make appropriate judgements about which approaches to educational management, leadership and administration they can best apply in their own educational contexts;
conceive, plan, and justify appropriate research methodologies designed to promote development in their own educational area of responsibility;
contribute collaboratively to educational management, leadership and administration projects and programmes, both providing expertise themselves, and responding appropriately to the expertise of others;
carry out all the above at a level which meets the requirements of the EdD degree as a whole;
review critically literature that is relevant to the field.

Hence, participants will become both more skilled in the application of appropriate skills, theories and techniques within particular contexts, and more critically aware of the way in which values and cultural assumptions necessarily underpin such application.

Prerequisites: UU-DOC-IND100-ZM, UU-EDUD-801-ZM, UU-EDUD-802-ZM, UU-EDUD-803-ZM

Prerequisites Categories: -

Typical Module duration: 8.0 Week(s)

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