M.Ed in Educational Administration & Planning

DEGREE IN VIEW

The Department will offer courses and research leading to the award of the degree of Master of Education in Management (M.Ed. Management).

 

STATUS

Registration for the programme shall be open to both full time and part time candidates. Except that Part-time programmes shall only be mounted during long vocations. After registration, every full time candidate shall pursue his/her studies and research for a minimum of two semesters and a maximum of four semesters before being examined for the degree. Part time candidates shall pursue their studies and research for a minimum of four semesters and a maximum of six semesters before being examined for the degree.

 

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Admission to the programme shall be open to:

  1. Candidates who hold B.Ed. B.Sc. Ed. Or related discipline with at lest a Second class lower Division from any university recognized by the Senate of Taraba State University.
  2. Candidates who hold qualification, which together with relevant experience is deemed by the Faculty Board to be equivalent of (a) above.

 

RATIONAL FOR THE COURSE

General

  1. Deeper knowledge in the field of management and to give them grounding in the skills and techniques required for research.
  2. Did the personal development of the students through increased understanding and objectivity.
  3. Provide the much need high-level manpower for educational development.
  4. Enable students to be of real service to the community through the acquisition of management skills.

 

COURSE CONTENTS

Candidates are required to register for an pass 35 credit units of courses at 600 level out of which 31 credit units must come from the specialized area while 4 credit are from the Faculty based courses.

FIRST SEMESTER COMPULSORY CREDIT UNITS

Course Code Course Title                           Credit Units

EDU 701:        Research Methodology                       2

EDM 701:       Management of Education                 3

EDM 703:       Administration of Primary and

Secondary Schools                                          3

EDM 705:       Educational systems Administration              3

EDM 707:       Management Techniques in Education           2

Electives (chose one)

EDM 709:       School Plant Planning and Administration     2

EDM 711:       Theories of Leadership in Education              2

EDM 713:       Financing & Financial Management in

Education                                                        2

SECOND SEMESTER: COMPULSORY CREDIT UNITS

Cource Code  Course Title                                       Course Unit

EDU 702:        Educational Statistics and Data

Processing                                                       2

EDM 702:       Educational supervision                                  3

EDM 704:       Educational Policy and Planning in

Nigeria                                                            3

EDM 706:       Personnel Administration in Education          2

EDM 708:       Economics of Education                                 2

EDM 710:       Methodologies of Educational Planning        2

EDM 712:       Dissertation                                                     6

 

COURSE DESCRIPTION

EDU 701: Research Methods (2)

It is aimed at helping students to develop research techniques. This include the formation of problems and hypothesis: Several approaches to research including historical, descriptive, survey, experimental and evaluation research, sampling theory etc. it analysis the relationship between educational research and Educational management.

 

EDM 701: Management in Education (3)

Analysis of the development of Management Sciences and Organization theories as they relate to the problems of management in Education. It involves a detailed study and application of management principles and theories to the effective management of education.

 

EDU 702 : Education Statistics and Data Processing (2)

Introduction to statistics, graphics and numerical summarization of data, probability and statistics, statistical estimation hypotheses testing measures of relationship, random sampling and significance tests multiple regression, experimental design, concomitant variable, analysis of discrete data, non-paramedic etc. the use of micro-computers to explain statistical concepts and compute statically indices.

 

EDM 702: Educational Supervision (3)

A detailed study of the Traditional and Modern concepts of supervision. It includes the role of the Ministry of Education, Teaching staff and students in instructional supervision. Principles and procedures of instruction leadership and behavior. Functions and characteristics of instructional supervision.

 

 

 

EDM 703: Administration Of Primary And Secondary Schools. (3)

Survey of the organization and administration of schools in Nigeria school governance, leadership, staff and students participation in school administration. Analysis of school policies in respect of Discipline, admissions, examinations, promotion and records. Modern practice and future friends in school administration will be analyzed.

 

EDM 704: Educational Policy and Planning in Nigeria (3)

A Conceptual differentiation between policy and planning of education in Nigeria. It also involves analysis of approaches to educational planning social demand approach, Manpower demand approach and rate of return analysis. Achievements, weaknesses and rate of return analysis. Achievements, weaknesses and approaches used in educational planning. National Policy on Education implementation and problems. Planning of non-formals education.

 

EDM 705: Educational Systems Administration (3)

The organizational structure and functions of educational system with particular reference to the Nigerian educational system. The administrative strategies and roles of the Federal, State and Local governments in education. The Agencies of Education and their functions and roles in the management of education.

 

EDM 706: Personnel Administration in Education (3)

An analysis of the problems related to instructional personnel in Schools. Planning and recruitment of instructional staff, induction, development motivation, retention and dismissal, discipline, promotion, salaries etc.

 

EDM 707: Management Techniques in Education (2)

The study and application of management techniques in education. Problems of efficiency and allocation of resources in education. Cost effectiveness and benefit analysis and the use of tools like Decision- Matric, Time-Tabling, Decision three, MBO, Simulation models, PPBS and MIS in the field of education.

 

EDM 708: Economics of Education (2)

Economic value of education-education as a factor in economic growth: Manpower aspects of education. Management of costs benefits in education-unit cost analysis, social, institutional and private costs of education, cost size relationship, cost control and factors affecting costs of education. Allocation of resources in and between education and other sectors, rate of return techniques.

 

EDM 709: School Plant Planning and Administration (2)

Concept and application of school vocational planning building standards site selection. Diagnostic indictors enrolment, facilities catchments area, school mapping, lessons from school mapping. Administration of the school plant and facilities.

 

EDM 710: Methodologies of Educational Planning (2)

This is an introduction to the theory and methods of educational systems planning covering the setting of goals and objectives systems models and analysis techniques use of rates ratios and indicators in educational planning; demographic method for population and enrolment forecasting, system project and institutional planning will be covered.

 

EDM 711: Theories Of Leadership in Education (2)

An examination of the various leadership theories as they relate to the effective management of education. It involves the analysis of the various leadership style and their implications for educational administration and planning. The principles, practice and techniques effective in working with staff to attain educational objectives.

EDM 712: Project (6)

An empirical or historical study of some educational problems in planning and administration with a well documented report showing clearly how the problem has been defined. Studied and concluded.

 

EDM 713: Financing Management in Education

An analysis of educational financing by sources and by types/levels of education in Nigeria. It also includes Educational budgeting: preparation, budgeting the plan, executive and evaluation of budgets. The school accounts and the Techniques for the basic framework for financial management in schools.