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Neumann, Lily; Neumann, Yoram – Journal of Educational Administration, 1983
A questionnaire administered to 150 undergraduates and 90 faculty members compared their relative levels of goal congruence with those of their university. Programs in medicine, social sciences, and engineering were studied. (JW)
Descriptors: College Faculty, College Students, Comparative Analysis, Educational Objectives
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Sungaila, Helen M. – Journal of Educational Administration, 1985
This paper defends Gulick's and Urwick's "classical" principles of organization against March and Simon's influential attack 20 years ago. Citing the Doyle/Newbould case for marketing, the author contends that the significance of "myth" and "ritual" in ordering experience and action in educational organizations should be fully explored. (TE)
Descriptors: Educational Anthropology, Educational Principles, Foundations of Education, Higher Education
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Mulford, Bill – Journal of Educational Administration, 1984
Those teaching educational administration need to consider the characteristics, development, and attitudes of their students; the educational context, including questions of student assessment, teaching students from different institutions, and group teaching; and factors affecting course content, including appropriate teaching styles and concerns…
Descriptors: Administrator Education, Course Content, Courses, Educational Administration
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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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O'Neill, A.; Wellard, R. – Journal of Educational Administration, 1986
Leadership was the primary issue when the Lincoln Institute of Health Sciences (Victoria, Australia) introduced academic governance regulations in 1978. The issue resurfaced in 1982, prompting a regulations review. This paper analyzes review findings and relates them to contemporary theory viewing leadership as a relationship between leaders and…
Descriptors: Department Heads, Foreign Countries, Governance, Higher Education
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Corson, David – Journal of Educational Administration, 1985
Challenges certain theoretical assumptions underlying educational administration. Demands critical thinking about ethical aspects, particularly the relationship between "quality of judgement" and "deciding rightness." Proposes an ethics program for school administrators incorporating values reflected in schools as a social…
Descriptors: Administrator Role, Critical Thinking, Education Courses, Educational Administration
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Lam, Y. L. Jack – Journal of Educational Administration, 1984
Stepwise discriminant analysis coupled with logit regression analysis of freshmen data from Brandon University (Manitoba) indicated that six tested variables drawn from research on university dropouts were useful in predicting attrition: student status, residence, financial sources, distance from home town, goal fulfillment, and satisfaction with…
Descriptors: College Attendance, College Freshmen, Dropout Research, Higher Education