ERIC Number: ED205144
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1981-Jun-26
Reference Count: N/A
"Administration of American Sponsored Overseas Schools": A Course Outline.
Tighe, Daniel J.
An outline for a course on administration of American schools overseas, developed by the University of Alabama's International Projects Division of the College of Education, is presented. The newly developed course is part of a graduate minor in international and multicultural education. The University of Alabama offers courses in countries of Central and South America and the Caribbean. The outline covers the following areas: whom the course is designed to serve; prerequisites; concepts to be covered; time schedule; teaching methods; learner goals; texts; reading level of prospective texts using the Fry readability graph; student evaluation plan; pre-course and post-course feedback instruments; and a rationale for feedback instruments. Subjects covered in the course are as follows: American sponsored overseas schools, other American schools overseas, internal and external political environments, board development/policy development, financing, budgeting, purchasing, staffing, curriculum, students/student services, relations with the U.S. government, support services, research in and on the American sponsored overseas schools, and personal considerations. An annotated bibliography is appended. (SW)
Descriptors: Administrator Education, Course Content, Course Descriptions, Curriculum Guides, Educational Objectives, Foreign Countries, Graduate Study, Higher Education, Instructional Materials, International Education, International Educational Exchange, Multicultural Education, Policy Formation, Research, School Administration, School Community Relationship, Student Evaluation, Study Abroad, Teaching Methods
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Alabama Univ., University. Coll. of Education.