Professors Elliott, Murry * Assistant Professors Holt, Hughes, Noggle,
COURSES: EDUC ADMIN (EDAD)
Graduate standing is prerequisite
to the following courses.
EDAD5013 School Organization
and Administration (IR) Analysis of structure and organization of American
public education; fundamental principles of school management and administration.
EDAD5023 The School Principalship
(SP, SU) Duties and responsibilities of the public school building administrator;
examination and analysis of problems, issues, and current trends in the
theory and practice of the principalship. (FA, SP, SU)
EDAD5053 School Law (IR) (Formerly
EDAD 6153) Legal aspects of public and private schooling: federal and
state legislative statues and judicial decisions, with emphasis upon Arkansas
EDAD5063 School Personnel
Administration and Supervision (IR) (Formerly EDAD 6123) Principles, processes,
and procedures of school personnel management, supervision, and staff
EDAD5093 Effective Leadership
in School Settings (FA, SP, SU) Strategic planning, group facilitation
and decision making, organizational behavior and development, professional
ethics and standards, principles of effective educational leadership.
EDAD5163 Current Educational
Issues (IR) Current problems, issues, and trends facing school administrators
in Arkansas and the nation.
EDAD574V Internship (1-6)
(FA, SP, SU) Supervised in-school/district experiences individually designed
to afford opportunities to apply previously-acquired knowledge and skills
in administrative workplace settings. May be repeated for 3 hours.
EDAD599V Seminar (1-6) (IR)
EDAD600V Master's Thesis (1-6)
(FA, SP, SU)
EDAD6023 School Facilities
Planning and Management (IR) (Formerly EDAD 5073) School facilities planning,
management, cost analysis, operations, and maintenance of the school plant.
Prerequisite for advanced
studies in educational administration requires either a master's degree
in educational administration or 15 hours of basic educational administration
EDAD605V Independent Study
(1-3) (FA, SP, SU)
Relations (IR) (Formerly EDAD 5083) Community analysis, politics and education;
power groups and influences; school issues and public responses; local
policy development and implementation; effective communication and public
EDAD6093 School Governance
(IR) Analysis of the organizational and governance structures of American
public education at national, state, and local levels.
EDAD6103 School Finance (IR)
Principles, issues and problems of school funding formulae and fiscal
allocations to school districts.
EDAD6173 School Business Management
(IR) Fiscal and resource management in public schools: budgeting, insurance,
purchasing, and accounting.
EDAD6333 Planning for Educational
Change (IR) Overview and analysis of the change process in education.
EDAD6503 Administrative Theory
& Leadership (IR) Review of seminal and current theories of effective
leadership, administration, and management in school settings; designed
to develop diagnostic skills necessary for successful administration of
complex educational enterprises.
EDAD6523 Advanced Application
of Educational Leadership (IR) A review of seminal and current works on
leadership as applied to the educational setting. Provides knowledge of
classic and contemporary strategies for leadership.
EDAD6533 Educational Policy
(IR) Examination of the research and theory related to the evolution of
local, state, and federal governance and educational policy. Emphasis
given to the consideration of procedures involving policy formulation,
implementation, and analysis.
EDAD6563 Educational Administration
and Human Behavior (IR) Examination of research and theory related to
the utilization of human resources with educational organizations.
EDAD660V Workshop (1-6) (FA,
EDAD674V Internship (1-6)
(FA, SP, SU)
EDAD680V Educational Specialist
Project (1-6) (FA, SP, SU) An original project, research project, or report
required of all Ed.S. Degree candidates. Prerequisite: admission to the
EDAD690V Directed Readings
in Educational Administration (1-3) (FA, SP, SU) Selected readings from
classical books and authors in the field.
EDAD699V Seminar (1-6) (IR)
Prerequisite: advanced graduate standing.
EDAD700V Doctoral Dissertation
(1-18) (FA, SP, SU) Prerequisite: candidacy.