SOCIOLOGICAL ADMINISTRATIVE AND ECONOMIC PRACTICES IN EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATIONS

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Course Code: 
EDF 6201
Course Credit Units: 
4
Semester: 
Semester 2
Year of Study: 
Year 1
Undergraduate or Graduate Level: 
Graduate Level
Course Description & Objectives: 

The course is divided into 3 sub sections namely: sociological, administrative and economic issues of Education. The course exposes students to theoretical and practical issues in the disciplines of sociology, administration and economics. The course will enable students to relate sociological issues in education. It will also equip students with different administrative styles and principles which are crucial in the day to day management of education institutions. The students will be equipped with knowledge on economic theory and practice as it pertains to educational systems and their impact on economic growth and development.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Objectives:The course is intended to enable students to:

  • Explain the key concepts of the educational foundational disciplines of administration and planning, sociology and economics of education.
  • To apply sociological theories and concepts in the teaching and learning process.
  • To explain theories of educational administration and management, and relate them to Uganda’s educational system.
  • To examine the economic nature of education and the economic factors that affect educational institutions.