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ERIC Number: ED514731
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Aug
Pages: 11
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 17
ISSN: ISSN-1548-6613
Educational Management in Transitionalized World of the Faculty of Architecture and Planning in Thammasat University
Verapreyagura, Pornphan
Online Submission, US-China Education Review v7 n8 p62-72 Aug 2010
Education reforms in transitionalized world arose first against neo-classical education or "humanistic education" which resembled classical education in many respects, with the most concern being in both majority and minority of students. Besides, they resembled in that their effects force the instructors teach for the tests, to make the curriculums change to standard, to push the students to become the academic entrepreneurs, etc. Necessarily, the academic of the Faculty of Architecture and Planning in Thammasat University has been adjusted. Then, this quantitative in research approach focuses on educational management guidelines. The open-ended questionnaire and structural interview are main instruments. Percentage, mean, mode, standard deviation, F-test and Pearson-correlation were used for analyzing the data. The research finding reveals that the mainstream and the alternative aspects in the educational management guidelines concern with external factors such as the entrepreneurs' satisfaction, the standardization and the students' voices. The entrepreneurs' satisfaction relates to the general qualifications, identifications and abilities of the graduates under the trend of selecting between government universities and private universities in rate of 3:1. The standardization means new curriculum structure: 25% of general basic courses, 10%-15% of elective courses and 60%-65% of architectural program courses. The students' voice indicates the reduction on central control and standardized testing. (Contains 3 tables and 1 figure.)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Thailand