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Introduction

Objectives

The objectives of the Institute are learner-centered:
  1. To prepare students with knowledge and skills in educational leadership, organizational management, and educational policy.
  2. To promote students capacity to doing administrators at schools, or managers in public and private institutions.
  3. To help students understand the nature of social science research, and be able to apply its principles and methods in conducting educational inquires.
The graduates from this Institute might serve as leadership at school and as school district administrators, policy analysts and advocators, and scholars of education and education leadership. The adjustment of curriculum for this Graduate Institute has been done according to those purposes mentioned above. The graduates are expected to be prepared for academic training and to be equipped with in-depth learning. The postgraduates are aspired to,

Become thoroughly grounded in the theory and practice of educational leadership;
  1. Develop a broader and deeper understanding of educational organizations in our society;
  2. Be able to lead and support effective teaching and learning for all kinds of students at schools;
  3. Understand the principles of organizational culture and behavior, and possess skills essential to provide effective organizational leadership;
  4. Understand the nature of policy, political systems, and law, and possess the skills required to shape and influence these systems and their products;
  5. Understand contemporary management theory and practice, and be able to apply them into educational field effectively;
  6. Understand the uses of information technology and communication in education and administration effectively;
  7. Understand the nature of social science research, and be able to apply its principles and methods in conducting educational inquiries;
  8. Be aware of the legal and ethical considerations that may give impacts on all aspects of education;
  9. Be committed to the ideals of equity and diversity in educational issues, and possess the skills and knowledge to promote these ideals in practice;
  10. Demonstrate their courage and insights with the critical intelligence to question what they've learnt and form their independent thoughts.
Features and Prospect

The Institute has earned good reputation in research and teaching. It has been awarded as Research Outstanding Institute of the University. In the past four years, four doctoral students were awarded the Oversea Research Scholarship of National Science Council and Ministry of Education, R.O.C.. And each year, more than ten students and alumni pass the principal examination of local governments. In the future, the Institute will continually make its efforts to:
  1. Enhance good reputation in its professional area.
  2. Become a south-based center of principal accreditation, and a center of diagnosis and consultancy of school management.
  3. Establish the“ internet graduate (virtual graduate)” to provide unlimited learning environment to realize the idea of lifelong education.
Student Career Opportunity

The graduates from this Institute might serve:
  1. Leadership at school.
  2. Governmental officers.
  3. District administrators.
  4. Policy analysts and advocators.
  5. Scholars in educational entrepreneurship and management.
  6. Managers of private enterprises.

Course Guide

The Doctoral students should complete 33 credits (not including dissertation study) as the course-work required. On average, full-time students could complete the Doctoral degree course-work requirements and graduate in three to five years. To get Doctorate degree, the graduation of doctoral students must finish:
  1. the required course-work;
  2. meet with success in the qualified examination;
  3. pass an open oral exam for the dissertation proposal;
  4. complete the Doctoral dissertation and pass an opening oral defense;
  5. publish at least three academic papers in the peer-reviewed educational journals;
  6. attend at least twelve seminars which be held by the Institute.

Course Structure

Categories Subject Name Style Credit Hours Semester Note
Common Required Courses: 9 Credits
  Seminar in Research Methodology in Education Required 3      
  Selected Reading in English Educational Literature Required 3      
  Seminar in Philosophical Theory and Education Required 3      
  Seminar in Psychological Theory and Education Required        
  Seminar in Sociological Theory and Education Required 3      
Educational Entrepreneurship & Management Group: 24 Credits
  Seminar in School Organizational Behavior Required 3      
  Seminar in Administration of Comparative Education Required 3      
  Seminar in Alteration of School Organization and Strategic Reform Required 3      
  Seminar in School Marketing and Public Relationship Elective 3      
  Seminar in Management of Non-profit Organization Elective 3      
  Seminar in Case Study of Organizational Management and Strategic Governance Elective 3      
  Seminar in Modern Managerial Theory and Educational Management Elective 3      
  Seminar in Managerial Problems and Solving Strategy for Modern School Elective 3      
  Seminar in Organizational Culture Elective 3      
  Seminar in Organizational Theory and Re-form Elective 3      
  Seminar in Leading Theory and Practical Case Study Elective 3      
  Seminar in School Administrational Reform Elective 3      
  Seminar in Theory and Practice of School Administrational Power Elective 3      
  Seminar in Multi-culture and Education Elective 3      
  Seminar in Policy of Curriculum Reform Elective 3      
  Seminar in Leadership of Curriculum and Instruction Elective 3      
  Seminar in Evaluation of Curriculum Elective 3      
  Seminar in Application of Critical Hermeneutics on Educational Administration Elective 3      
  Seminar in Critical Pedagogy Elective 3      
  Seminar in Application of Sociological Theory on Educational Administration Elective 3      
  Seminar in Post-modern Educational Thoughts and Educational Reform Elective 3      
  Seminar in Practical Case Study of Educational Administration Elective 3      
  Seminar in Educational Laws Elective 3      
  Seminar in Educational Finance Elective 3      
  Seminar in Comparative Education Elective 3      
  Seminar in Analysis of Statistical Multi-variation Elective 3      
  Seminar in Methods of Qualitative Research Elective 3      
  Seminar in Application of Internet and Multi-media Technology on Educational Research Elective 3      
  Other Related Subjects Elective 3      
  General Education Group          
  Majored in Curriculum and Instruction          
  Seminar in Methodology of Curriculum and Instruction Required 3      
  Seminar in Theory of Curriculum Required 3      
  Seminar in Theory of Instruction Required 3      
  Seminar in Effective Instruction Elective 3      
  Seminar in Curriculum Reform Elective 3      
  Seminar in Potential Curriculum Elective 3      
  Seminar in Curriculum Sociology Elective 3      
  Seminar in Curriculum and Instructional Leadership Elective 3      
  Seminar in Instructional Technology Elective 3      
  Seminar in Integrated Curriculum Elective 3      
  Seminar in Educational Sociology Elective 3      
  Seminar in Instructional Efficacy and Evaluation Elective 3      
  Seminar in Instruction of Computer and Network Elective 3      
  Seminar in Curriculum Evaluation Elective 3      
  Seminar in Theory and Practice of Distance Instruction Elective 3      
  Seminar in Educational Essence and Trends Elective 3      
  Seminar in Criticism of Journals and Papers on Teacher Sociology Elective 3      
  Seminar in Media and Education Elective 3      
  Seminar in Selected Reading of Literature on Educational Sociology Elective 3      
  Seminar in Professional Sociology of Teacher Elective 3      
  Seminar in Educational Essence and Trends Elective 3      
  Seminar in Analysis of Statistical Multi-variation Elective 3      
  Seminar in Methods of Qualitative Research Elective 3      
  Seminar in Application of Internet and Multi-media Technology on Educational Research Elective 3      
  Other Related Subjects Elective 3      
  Majored in Guidance and Counseling          
  Seminar in School Psychology Required 3      
  Seminar in Appreciation and Application of Counseling Theory Required 3      
  Seminar in Theory of Humane Counseling Elective 3      
  Seminar in Children and Family Elective 3      
  Seminar in Family and Marriage Elective 3      
  Seminar in Counseling of Children and Early Youth Elective 3      
  Seminar in Teacher Psychological Hygiene Elective 3      
  Seminar in Group Counseling of Class Elective 3      
  Seminar in Development of Creativity Elective 3      
  Seminar in Teacher Career Development and Counseling Elective 3      
  Seminar in Counseling Program Planning and Evaluation Elective 3      
  Seminar in Family Counseling Elective 3      
  Seminar in Oriental Philosophy and Counseling Elective 3      
  Seminar in Ethics of Guidance and Counseling Elective 3      
  Seminar in Psycho-diagnosis and Assessment Elective 3      
  Seminar in Personal Assessment Elective 3      
  Seminar in Intelligence Test and Assessment Elective 3      
  Seminar in Curriculum Design and Evaluation of Lives Education Elective 3      
  Seminar in Application of Multi-intelligence on Counseling Activities Curriculum Design Elective 3      
  Seminar in Selected Reading of Counseling Literature Elective 3      
  Seminar in Parental Efficacy Training Elective 3      
  Seminar in Evaluation of Effect on Guidance and Counseling Elective 3      
  Seminar in Analysis of Statistical Multi-variation Elective 3      
  Seminar in Methods of Qualitative Research Elective 3      
  Seminar in Application of Internet and Multi-media Technology on Educational Research Elective 3      
  Other Related Subjects Elective 3