01919/Educational Administration (ED ADM)
3027. Research-Based Practices (3 s.h.) (Formerly: ED ADM 0270.)
(Formerly: ED ADM 0270.)
This course is a comprehensive examination of middle schools and the middle school movement. Topics to be studied are: the history, philosophy, and curriculum of middle schools; characteristics of effective middle schools; team organizations; recent influences (debates of effective vs. cognitive); advisories; transition programs; flexible/block scheduling; and the essential characteristics of middle level teachers.