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Giles, David L.; Smith, Richard J. M. – Journal of Educational Administration, 2012
Purpose: This article aims to discuss the conceptualisation process of developing a new one-year taught-master's programme in educational leadership at an Aotearoa/New Zealand university. Design/methodology/approach: The perspective taken is a highly personalised one from the two lead "drivers" of the programme and outlines the two-year…
Descriptors: Instructional Leadership, Masters Degrees, Foreign Countries, Accreditation (Institutions)
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Dollery, Brian; Murray, David; Crase, Lin – Journal of Educational Administration, 2006
Purpose: To invoke Julian Le Grand's conceptual model of the interaction between human motivation and policy formulation in order to explain how motivational endogeneity in the university environment has distorted policy outcomes in the Australian higher education reform program. Design/methodology/approach: Le Grand contends that changes in the…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Environment, Motivation, Educational Change
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Ahmad, Rahimah Haji – Journal of Educational Administration, 1998
Discusses educational development in Malaysia, focusing on curriculum changes, issues, and future perspectives. Discusses the development of values education, its importance in the curriculum, and the government's efforts to mold a united nation with Malaysian values. Current reforms target tertiary education. The school curriculum has not been…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Economic Factors, Educational Change, Educational Development
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Soutar, Geoffrey; McNeil, Margaret – Journal of Educational Administration, 1996
Measures service quality from the viewpoint of customers (students at an Australian university), using the SERVQUAL model. Obtains evaluations of academic and administrative aspects of the educational service. Makes significant negative evaluations of administrative service quality (resulting from communication problems). Satisfaction with the…
Descriptors: Business Administration, College Students, Delivery Systems, Foreign Countries
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Keegan, Desmond J. – Journal of Educational Administration, 1984
The Regional Tutorial Services Unit of Great Britain's Open University links the school's regional educational programs with the central office, provides for student counseling, and maintains enrollment. This article reviews the unit's first 10 years, its present structure and operations, and the factors underlying or inhibiting its notable…
Descriptors: Administrative Change, Administrative Organization, College Attendance, College Students
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Potter, Robert E. – Journal of Educational Administration, 1983
Australian and American universities contrast instructively in the degree to which faculties participate in their governance. Although faculties have long attempted to gain authority in American universities and participate substantially today in Australian universities, the former are, and the latter are becoming, dominated by external…
Descriptors: Academic Freedom, College Faculty, Comparative Analysis, Educational History
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Over, Ray – Journal of Educational Administration, 1983
Analyzes the sex ratio, national origins, age distribution, and qualification levels of Australian universities' education faculties; forecasts the effects of these universities' lack of growth, particularly on the quality of faculty members' work and on the relevance of their specialties. (Author/MCG)
Descriptors: Academic Rank (Professional), Employment Patterns, Employment Projections, Foreign Countries
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Carter, David S. G. – Journal of Educational Administration, 1994
Draws implications from U.S. efforts to legitimate the Ed.D. as a valued qualification focused on meeting practitioners' needs. Describes a curriculum process model developed at the University of Texas at Austin with potential for guiding and forming university-based preparation and ongoing professional development for administrators. A…
Descriptors: Administrator Education, Comparative Education, Curriculum Development, Doctoral Programs
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Schweitzer, Hartmut – Journal of Educational Administration, 1991
Outlines the differing educational philosophies, policies, and organizational structures of the two Germanies, from nursery to university level. Examines future prospects for integrating both institutions and personnel. Although unification was made possible by the former East Germans, they and their institutions must make the greater adaptation…
Descriptors: Educational Administration, Educational Policy, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries
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Walker, Allan; And Others – Journal of Educational Administration, 1996
Describes and analyzes an effort to introduce problem-based learning (PBL) into a Chinese cultural setting--an educational administration course at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Discusses tensions between Eastern students' perceptions of teachers as "wise persons" and a Western discovery-learning philosophy, ameliorative…
Descriptors: Administrator Education, Cultural Influences, Discovery Learning, Educational Administration
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Sharpley, Christopher F.; And Others – Journal of Educational Administration, 1996
Examines data on job stress, health anxiety, and daily hassle from a survey of 1925 staff at an Australian University. Results found significant positive relationships among job stress and anxiety, daily hassle, and health. Stress seems associated with absences, visits to doctors, and frequency of illnesses and accidents. Implications for health…
Descriptors: Anxiety, Conflict, Foreign Countries, Health Promotion
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Reilly, David H. – Journal of Educational Administration, 1999
European educational systems are under immense pressure to change, develop, improve, and satisfy many conflicting demands. Educational development and improvement in these countries is unlikely to progress in a neat, orderly, and linear fashion. Applying nonlinear (chaos) theory to development theory may aid understanding of educational…
Descriptors: Chaos Theory, Educational Development, Educational Improvement, Elementary Secondary Education
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Gamage, D. T. – Journal of Educational Administration, 1992
Recent Australian higher education reforms envisioned creation of a unified national system (with a smaller number of larger institutions) through institutional mergers. This article discusses the merger of two Melbourne institutions, La Trobe University and Lincoln Institute of Health Sciences, focusing on key issues that delayed the merger for…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Institutional Cooperation
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Walker, Allan D.; And Others – Journal of Educational Administration, 1993
Presents some observations from both mentors and proteges involved in a formal mentoring program at the National Institute of Education in Singapore. Data showed that the mentor/protege relationship is best initiated in an informal environment, thrives on clearly communicated expectations, moves through developmental and interpersonal stages, and…
Descriptors: Administrator Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Higher Education
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Michael, Steve O. – Journal of Educational Administration, 1995
Discusses the effects of worsening financial constraints evident in all aspects of higher education institutions. Examines differences and similarities in institutional leaders' opinions regarding environmental concerns. All Alberta, Canada, higher education institutions are experiencing similar problems. There is no deliberate shift in government…
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, Environmental Influences, Financial Problems, Foreign Countries
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