COURSE UNIT TITLE

: SCHOOL DEVELOPMENT AND ADMINISTRATIVE PROCESS

Description of Individual Course Units

Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type Of Course D U L ECTS
EYD 5560 SCHOOL DEVELOPMENT AND ADMINISTRATIVE PROCESS ELECTIVE 3 0 0 6

Offered By

Educational Administration and Supervision Non-Thesis

Level of Course Unit

Second Cycle Programmes (Master's Degree)

Course Coordinator

PROFESSOR DOCTOR ALI AKSU

Offered to

Educational Administration and Supervision Non-Thesis

Course Objective

Ability to understand school development process and new school improvement approaches.

Learning Outcomes of the Course Unit

1   Understanding the aim and content of school development.
2   Comprehending the principles and methods of organizational development, and organizational development models and process
3   Being able to apply and evaluate school development projects
4   Understanding roles of administrative staff in school development
5   Preparing, writing, implementing and evaluating a school development plan

Mode of Delivery

Face -to- Face

Prerequisites and Co-requisites

None

Recomended Optional Programme Components

None

Course Contents

Week Subject Description
1 The aim and content of school development.
2 Organizational development and innovation. The importance of school development in educational change.
3 School development models and their applications,
4 Managing development processes in schools;
5 Roles of administrative staff in school development. Managing human resources;
6 Preparing and applying a school development project, its aims and principles,
7 Preparing and applying a school development project, its aims and principles,
8 Preparing and applying a school development project, its aims and principles,
9 Preparing and applying a school development project, its aims and principles, and constructing a school development team
10 Strategic areas in school development
11 Forming an object and priorities
12 Preparing, writing, implementing and evaluating an action plan
13 Preparing, writing, implementing and evaluating an action plan
14 Preparing, writing, implementing and evaluating an action plan
15 Final exam

Recomended or Required Reading

Crowther, F., Kaagen, S., Ferguson, M., and Hann, L. (2002). Developing teacher leaders: How teacher leadership enhances school success. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press.
Dimmock, C. (1996). Dilemmas fo school leaders and administrators in restructuring. In K. Leithwood, J. Chapman, David Corson, P. Hallinger & A. Hart (Eds.). International handbook of educational leadership and administration. (135-170). Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic.
Leithwood, K. (2003). Transformational leadership effects on student engagement with school. In M. Wallace and L. Poulson (Eds.), Educational Leadership and Management. (194-212). London: Sage.
Harris, A. (2002). School improvement: What s in it for schools London, New York: Routledge
Sergiovanni, T. J. (2006). The principalship (5th Ed.). Colombus: McGraw-Hill.
Spillane, J. P (2006). Distributed leadership. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
Sisman, M. (2002). Öğretim liderliği. Ankara: Pegema Yayınları.

Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

Discussion, group work, lecture, question-answer, cooperative learning techniques

Assessment Methods

SORTING NUMBER SHORT CODE LONG CODE FORMULA
1 MTE MIDTERM EXAM
2 FINS FINAL EXAM
3 FCG FINAL COURSE GRADE MTE * 0.40 + FINS * 0.60
4 RST RESIT
5 FCGR FINAL COURSE GRADE (RESIT) MTE * 0.40 + RST * 0.60


*** Resit Exam is Not Administered in Institutions Where Resit is not Applicable.

Further Notes About Assessment Methods

None

Assessment Criteria

To be announced.

Language of Instruction

Turkish

Course Policies and Rules

To be announced.

Contact Details for the Lecturer(s)

kadir.beycigolu@deu.edu.tr

Office Hours

To be announced.

Work Placement(s)

None

Workload Calculation

Activities Number Time (hours) Total Work Load (hours)
Lectures 13 3 39
Preparations before/after weekly lectures 13 6 78
Preparation for midterm exam 1 20 20
Preparation for final exam 1 20 20
Midterm 1 1 1
Final 1 3 3
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours) 161

Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes

PO/LOPO.1PO.2PO.3PO.4PO.5PO.6PO.7PO.8
LO.143533522
LO.235335235
LO.323454553
LO.435535535
LO.535252552