Brandon University

01.752 Introduction to Educational Administration

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This introductory overview course examines the purpose, structure, and function of educational organizations, with emphasis placed on formal structural arrangements and on informal groups and individuals addressing their interrelationships in the school settings. The course is intended to introduce students to areas that will be addressed in more depth in succeeding courses, and will include attention to decisionmaking; communication; authority, power, and influence; group leadership; conflict management; organizational culture; school planning and improvement; administrator-staff relationships;school-community relations; and law. The course will make use of in-basket activities as a process to address contextual issues.


Bachelor's degree required.

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