FACULTY OF EDUCATION

Educational Administration, Supervision and Planning (Ph. D.)

 

COURSE CONTENTS

 

COMPULSORY COURSES

 

ARM 600-Research Methods in Education

The course aims to equip students with the knowledge and skills in research methodology and assist them in developing an effective and successful research proposal. The topics to be covered are: action research, classroom observation, data collection methods, statistical methods, analyzing and interpreting data using the SPSS software for quantitative research and/or qualitative research analysis software (Nvivo, Atlas.ti), writing research proposal, research ethics, quantitative, qualitative and mixed research methodologies and experimental research.

 

EYD 601-Comparative Educational Administration

 

The course presents fundamental principles related to Educational Administration with a comparative approach.  Educational administration philosophies and applications of leading countries will be investigated and compared.  The main objectives are to understand the structure of educational administration run by the authorities, identify the strengths and weaknesses of current applications and compare them with the homeland applications and philosophies.  

 

EYD 603-Advanced Statistics

This course consolidates knowledge of the advanced statistical techniques, including general linear modelling, multiple regression analysis and exploratory and confirmatory factor analysis. Proficiency is acquired in the use of SPSS for the purpose of undertaking complex statistical analysis of educational data. The course prepares students to undertake dissertations and to conduct professional research by applying multi variance analysis like ANAVO, MANOVA, ANCOVA.

 

EYD 602-Comparative Educational Supervision

The course presents fundamental concepts related to Educational Supervision with a comparative approach.  Educational supervision philosophies and applications of leading countries are investigated and compared. The main objectives are to understand the structure of educational supervision run by the authorities, overview the strategic planning issues, gather and compare information related to supervisor education.

 

TSEM 680-THESIS SEMINAR

In the seminar course, students learn how to write their thesis proposal, which consists of the statement of the problem, significance and purpose of the study, research questions and hypothesis, etc. They should also write a concise literature review and provide information about the prospective participants, design of the study, instrumentation, as well as data collection and data analysis procedures.  

 

QUAL 600-QUALIFICATION EXAM

Students have to register for the qualification exam at the beginning of the semester and have to pass the written and oral examination in which the field knowledge is tested. Students will be assessed in terms of the subjects that are thought during the first three semesters and the general topics that cover the field.    

 

THES 690-Dissertation I

Students are expected to choose a subject that is relevant and beneficial to the field and write their dissertation according to the rules and guidelines that are supplied by the Graduate School. The first three sections including Introduction, Literature Review and Methodology must be written during the semester. At the end of the semester, the work completed by the students must be presented to the dissertation jury that is formed by Graduate School.

*Monitoring 1: The dates for presentation of the work completed will be announced by the Graduate School. 

 

THES 690-Dissertation II

Students are expected to apply the planned methodology that is presented in Dissertation 1. Findings and Interpretations must be written according to the guidelines of the Institution within a scientific manner; Results, Conclusion and Recommendations sections must be written within a holistic point of view stating the benefits of the research to the field of literature.  At the end of the semester, the dissertation must be presented to the dissertation jury that is formed by  the Graduate School.

*Monitoring 2: The dates for presentation of the work completed will be announced by the Graduate School.

 

THES 690-Dissertation III

Students are expected to finish the work under the required conditions of the Graduate school (the quality of the methodology applied, accepted plagiarism percentages) and a publication that is drawn from the dissertation must be accomplished under the framework of Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI).

SUBJECT ELECTIVE COURSES

 

EYD605-Organizational Behavior

The course presents fundamental concepts in organizational behavior such as the concept of organization, individual behavior in organizations, motivation theories, groups in organizations, power and policy Issues, leadership and leadership theories, decision making in organizations, similarities and differences between the structure of non-profit and for-profit organizations.

 

EYD607-Analysis of Education Policies

The course focuses on the relationship between education and policy, the structure of the organizations that identify and apply educational policies, the problems of policy making. Students are expected to understand and state the differences between educational policies in EU, US and the homeland applications.

 

EYD606-Supervision of Instruction

This course will study the ways in which principals can incorporate instructional leadership into their organizational behavior and work with teachers to create instructional practices that raise the level of teaching and learning in the classroom. Students will learn how to use aspects of effective teaching strategies when working with teachers during the observation/walk-through process.

 

EYD608 -new Trends and Approaches in Educational Supervision

The course aims to present the latest approaches in Educational Administration, Supervision and Planning as well as the criticism of the traditional and modern supervision philosophies and applications. The comparative approach of the course aims to help students to review the literature in the field.  

 

EYD 613-Leadership

The course contains the leadership theory and its effect to governmental and anon governmental organizations in both finance and education sector. Leadership styles, leadership types that are adopted by administrators and the organization workers.  

 

EYD 615-Qualitative Research Design and Analysis

The course contains the aspects of qualitative research design, data collection tools and data analysis techniques. Students are expected to create a research model by using different data collection tools as interviews, observation and documentation. Triangulation of the three techniques will be also encouraged to enrich the data collected which can be helpful during the dissertation process for mixed methodology designs.

 

FREL 500-Free Elective Course

An elective course that can be chosen form other departments of the university including similar contents and course activities.  

CODE COURSE NAME T P C ECTS Prereq. Syllabus
EYD605 Organizational Behavior 3 3 10
EYD607 Analysis of Education Policies 3 3 10
EYD606 Supervision of Instruction 3 3 10
EYD608 New Trends and Approaches in Educational Supervision 3 3 10
EYD 613 Leadership 3 3 10
EYD 615 Qualitative Research Design and Analysis 3 3 10
FREL 500 Free Elective Course 3 3 10
Total 21 70
CODE COURSE NAME T P C ECTS Prereq. Syllabus
ARM 600 Research Methods in Education 3 3 10
EYD 601 Comparative Educational Administration 3 3 10
SE 1 SUBJECT ELECTIVE COURSE 3 3 10
Total 9 30
CODE COURSE NAME T P C ECTS Prereq. Syllabus
EYD 603 Advanced Statistics 3 3 10
EYD 602 Comparative Educational Supervision 3 3 10
SE 3 SUBJECT ELECTIVE COURSE 3 3 10
Total 9 30
CODE COURSE NAME T P C ECTS Prereq. Syllabus
TSEM 680 THESIS SEMINAR 20
SE 2 SUBJECT ELECTIVE COURSE 3 3 10
Total 3 30
CODE COURSE NAME T P C ECTS Prereq. Syllabus
QUAL 600 QUALIFICATION EXAM 30
Total 0 30
CODE COURSE NAME T P C ECTS Prereq. Syllabus
THES 690 Dissertation I 30
Total 0 30
CODE COURSE NAME T P C ECTS Prereq. Syllabus
THES 690 Dissertation II 30
Total 0 30
CODE COURSE NAME T P C ECTS Prereq. Syllabus
THES 690 Dissertation III 30 *Monitoring 3 and Defense: At the end of the semester, final monitoring session must be completed and the defense session must be accomplished under the supervision of the committee assigned by the Graduate School.
Total 0 30