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Rodriguez-Ruiz, Oscar – Journal of Educational Administration, 2009
Purpose: This paper seeks to show the limitations of citation analysis to measure the quality of scientific contributions, also exploring the consequences of the assessment of research performance for educational institutions. Design/methodology/approach: The study reviews the literature about citation and assessment of the research endeavour to…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Citation Indexes, Citation Analysis, Indexing
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Begley, Paul T.; Stefkovich, Jacqueline – Journal of Educational Administration, 2007
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to explore the nature of moral literacy as it applies to leadership development and the processes for promoting moral literacy through teaching in colleges and universities. Design/methodology/approach: The ethics of authenticity and moral agency in education settings are proposed as a means for promoting and…
Descriptors: Educational Strategies, Ethics, Values Education, Leadership
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Daresh, John C. – Journal of Educational Administration, 1990
Although field-based learning is alleged to be a vital part of educational administration training programs, this research review shows that high quality investigation is scarce. Most work lacks a theoretical base, so generalizability is severely restricted. Future research should concentrate on candidates' professional development and on issues…
Descriptors: Administrator Education, Educational Administration, Field Experience Programs, Higher Education
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Simpkins, William S. – Journal of Educational Administration, 1990
Creative projects, whether in the arts, literature, or social aspects of education, demand a mixture of the "subconscious" (imaginative) and "intellectual" (rational), not the rejection of one in favor of the other. Rationality and imagination are complementary in speculative research. An advocacy approach may be appropriate in certain cases. (20…
Descriptors: Abstract Reasoning, Advocacy, Creative Thinking, Critical Thinking
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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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Owens, Robert G.; Shakeshaft, Charol – Journal of Educational Administration, 1992
During the 1980s, the established, time-honored theoretic concepts of the past four decades (emphasizing mathematical proof and laboratory science thinking) yielded to newer, richer ways of understanding organizations. Three new streams of thought (effective schools research, the reform movement, and human resources theory) have given…
Descriptors: Administrative Principles, Administrator Education, Educational Administration, Educational Change
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Henkin, Alan B.; Persson, Dorothy – Journal of Educational Administration, 1992
Examines role sender (faculty) perceptions of nonacademic staff involvement in four major university governance areas, considering the possible effects of faculty rank, institutional type, and nonacademic staff type. Results suggest limited governance roles for nonacademic employees in complex organizations where faculty are primary role-senders…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Governance, Higher Education, Participative Decision Making
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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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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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Arnett, Ronald C. – Journal of Educational Administration, 1999
Drawing on Christopher Lasch's insights, this essay acknowledges the difficulty of applying building and renovation metaphors to educational administration. However, institutions are constantly being created and recreated. They are well served by administrators who function as "builders" and "renovators," leaving behind…
Descriptors: Construction (Process), Educational Administration, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education
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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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Rashford, Nicholas S.; Coghlan, David – Journal of Educational Administration, 1992
The organization is a complex living system comprising four levels: individual, face-to-face team, group-divisional, and policy-strategy. This article applies one framework of organizational levels to the university context and shows how a focus on successful task completion on each level provides a paradigm for effective administration. (17…
Descriptors: Administrative Organization, Administrator Effectiveness, Departments, Educational Administration
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