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Title: The Curriculum and its Decision-Making Model in American Jesuit Colleges and Universities: A Case Study of Georgetown University.
Authors: 侯永琪
Hou, Angela Yung-Chi
Contributors: 教育學院
Keywords: Georgetown University;General education;Bureau cratic model;Collegial model;Political model
Date: 2003-06
Issue Date: 2018-12-18 11:05:45 (UTC+8)
Abstract: This study is to analyze the decision-making process involved ingeneral education at Georgetown University. This paper is divided into sevenparts, including the introduction, research methodology, theoretical framework,development of general education requirements at Georgetown, decision-makingmodel of the curriculum at Georgetown, and the conclusions. Three managementmodels-the bureaucratic model, the collegial model, and the political model-areused as the theoretical framework to examine the decision-making process incurriculum design. The role of administrators and faculty members as well asthe interaction among them during the process are also discussed.The findings of this study are that: (1)professionalism and multiculturalismare the current trends in curriculum development; (2)lay faculty members areable to participate in the decision-making process of curriculum design; (3)collegial and bureaucratic models are used interchangeably in the decision-making of curriculum design; and (4)given Jesuit tradition and mission, apolitical model rarely prevails in the decision-making process.
Relation: Bulletin of Educational Research, Vol.49, No.2, pp.175-211
Data Type: article
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