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Keller, Eileen Weisenbach; Hughes, Stephanie; Hertz, Giles – Journal of Educational Administration, 2011
Purpose: An increase in the number of disruptive and violent events on college and university campuses instigated this review of the methods used to interrupt the trend, with the goal of identifying a preliminary model for systematic management of such threats. The intent is to instigate research, review and discussion in order to decrease the…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Campuses, School Safety, Violence
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Patterson, Graham – Journal of Educational Administration, 1980
Using Pirsig's "Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance" as a basis, the author offers an alternative to deficit model programing (catch-up classes for "deficient" students) and posits an approach to problem solving that depends on dialog and interaction. (WD)
Descriptors: Administrator Role, Economically Disadvantaged, Educationally Disadvantaged, Elementary Secondary Education
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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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Mulkeen, Thomas A.; Cooper, Bruce S. – Journal of Educational Administration, 1992
The Executive Leadership Program at Fordham University presents a model for practicing school administrators' continuing education that reflects a changing society and schools' changing needs. The program is based on four innovations: an intellectual/change agent approach; a clinical, field-based research experience; an instructional agenda…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Doctoral Programs, Educational Innovation, Graduate Study
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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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Neumann, Yoram; Finaly-Neumann, Edith – Journal of Educational Administration, 1994
Develops a model linking organizational growth and decline to competitive strategy, the strategy-making process, and the chief executive officer's personal characteristics. The model was empirically tested for private liberal arts colleges. Enrollment growth is associated with focused strategy, the CEO's innovative style, differentiation, and…
Descriptors: Administrator Characteristics, College Presidents, Declining Enrollment, Enrollment Influences
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Gleeson, June; Kiefer, David – Journal of Educational Administration, 1979
Presents the results of an analysis of comparative recurrent expenditure for part-time and full-time enrollments at 19 colleges of advanced education. Results suggest that a part-time enrollment costs less than a full-time enrollment, but that the appropriate weight exceeds .5. (Author/IRT)
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Costs, Enrollment, Foreign Countries
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Ortmeier, Anno – Journal of Educational Administration, 1979
Examines the background of external degree programs in Germany and proposes a model that includes a critical discussion of various organizational forms for teaching university courses at a distance. (Author/IRT)
Descriptors: Administrative Organization, External Degree Programs, Foreign Countries, Higher Education
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Eastcott, Leslie R. – Journal of Educational Administration, 1977
Describes several models as tools for understanding decision-making in universities. The validity of each is discussed in terms of the results of a case study of faculty decision-making in a large university. Some perspectives for describing, analyzing, and understanding faculty decision-making are proposed. (Author/IRT)
Descriptors: Case Studies, College Faculty, Decision Making, Foreign Countries