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2011-2012 Catalog

Instructional Area

Administration and Supervision (ELAS)


Instructional Area | Course Numbering System | Course Punctuation

ELAS 6300:

Selected Topics in Administration and Supervision
Cr. 3 per semester or more than 3 by concurrent enrollment. Prerequisite: Approval of instructor. May be repeated when topics vary.

ELAS 6302:

Independent Study
Cr. 3 per semester. Prerequisite: Approval of instructor.
Individual study of areas in educational administration. Requirements jointly established by staff and student.

ELAS 6303:

Practicum in General Administration
Cr. 3 per semester. Prerequisite: By application.
Practical assignment to provide experiences in the administration of institutions other than schools.

ELAS 6304:

Internship in Educational Leadership
Cr. 3 per semester. Prerequisite: By application.
Academic-year long assignments to provide experiences in administrative functions of the schools including building, campus, and central office functions.

ELAS 6305:

Practicum in Educational Leadership
Cr. 3 per semester. Prerequisite: By application.
Academic-year long assignments to provide experiences in administrative functions of the schools including building, campus, and central office functions.

ELAS 6306: 6307:

School Supervision Practicum
Cr. 3 per semester. Prerequisite: By application.
Academic-year long assignments to provide experiences in the application of the theory and principles of instructional supervision. Includes regular seminars.

ELAS 6308:

Intership for the School Superintendency
Cr. 3 per semester. Prerequisite: By application.
Semester long assignments to provide experiences in the activities and responsibilities of the superintendent of schools.

ELAS 6309:

Practicum for the School Superintendency
Cr. 3 per semester. Prerequisite: By application.
Academic-year long assignments to provide experiences in the activities and responsibilities of the superintendent of schools.

ELAS 6310:

Theoretical Foundations and Functions of Educational Administration
Cr. 3. (3-3-0).
The course will provide the foundation of understanding of fundamental concepts upon which school administration is based.

ELAS 6311:

Functions of Educational Administration
Cr. 3. (3-3-0).
Historical development of educational administration as a career. The duties and responsibilities of school administrators at building, campus and system levels.

ELAS 6312:

The Administrative Role in Student Achievement
Cr. 3. (3-3-0).
Approaches to improving student achievement through human resource development of teachers. Implementation, support, and evaluation of interventions will be based on research and best practice.

ELAS 6313:

Ethics in Educational Administration
Cr. 3. (3-3-0).
Familiarize upper level graduate students with ethical theories that can be utilized in policy development and administration of school districts.

ELAS 6315:

Principles of Instructional Supervision
Cr. 3. (3-3-0). Prerequisites: For those students needing PDAS certification, ELAS 6310 is required to be taken prior to ELAS 6315.
Principles and problems involved in supervision of school curricula. Basic practices of the curriculum supervision are included.

ELAS 6316:

Instructional Leadership
Cr. 3. (3-3-0).
Leadership functions for supervision and improvement of the school curriculum. Incorporates current practices in evaluation of instructional programs and personnel.

ELAS 6317:

Managing Change For Diversity
Cr. 3. (3-3-0).
Emerging issues and trends will be examined through process experiences. Emphasis is on diverse population needs (socio-economic and ethnic) and strategies to meet changing educational needs.

ELAS 6331:

Education Law
Cr. 3. (3-3-0).
Legal principles involved in operating educational systems; authority, responsibility, liability and appeals; Texas educational law and significant court holdings.

ELAS 6332:

Special Education Law
Cr. 3. (3-3-0).
Course will familiarize students with current issues in the field of special education law.

ELAS 6335:

School Evaluation
Cr. 3. (3-3-0).
Practices and procedures for evaluation and accreditation of the many aspects of school management functions; emphasis is on evaluation of personnel and the instructional program.

ELAS 6336:

School Business Management
Cr. 3. (3-3-0). Prerequisites: Masters degree and basic administration courses. Concurrent enrollment in mid-management practicum.
Principles and practices of the financial management of the local school campus and district with emphasis on the leadership role and state accounting requirements.

ELAS 6337:

Functions of Mid-Management Administration
Cr. 3. (3-3-0). Prerequisites: ELAS 6336 or equivalent and concurrent enrollment in mid-management practicum.
Functions of school administration at the building, campus and district levels in positions other than the superintendency.

ELAS 6341:

Personnel Management
Cr. 3. (3-3-0).
Responsibilities in the identification of staffing needs, recruitment, interviewing, induction, evaluation, motivation, growth development, compensation, contract negotiations, conflict resolution, termination, and technology in personnel management.

ELAS 6342:

Educational Policy and Finance
Cr. 3. (3-3-0).
Economic relationships and problems in local, state and national financial support of education; state financial systems, local taxation, program budgeting, cost accounting, indebtedness and fiscal management. (Formerly AED 6333 Educational Finance)

ELAS 6343:

Public Affairs and Community Relations
Cr. 3. (3-3-0).
Purposes, functions and practices of information, communications and public affairs programs related to education. External and internal communication techniques are emphasized.

ELAS 6345:

Educational Facilities and Environment
Cr. 3. (3-3-0).
Planning educational facilities and learning environment; program analysis for facility planning; administration of building projects; plant maintenance and operation.