Jun 19, 2024  
2014-2015 Saint Joseph’s College Online 
2014-2015 Saint Joseph’s College Online [Archived Catalog]

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ED 531 - Supervision and Evaluation of Educational Personnel

Focuses on a number of general supervisory strategies and more specific personnel-evaluation processes as they may be applied in educational environments. Goal-setting, feedback, reinforcement, and delegation techniques are considered in their enabling the appraisal and improvement of administrative, teaching, and support personnel.

Assignment Overview
Assignments: 4 Units

Interactivity: Discussion Board

Course Learning Objectives
Upon completion of this course, you should be able to do the following: 

  • Identify and describe the historical role and framework of human resources in the educational organization. 
  • Create activities that could be used to support new and continuing staff (administrators, teachers, and support staff). 
  • Discuss current trends and issues in professional development programs for all levels of employees. 
  • Identify in-service activities that are likely to put employees in a receptive and active role. 
  • Connect staff developmental needs to school improvement and student achievement. 
  • Describe steps in data collection and analysis and the tools needed for employee performance assessment. 
  • Evaluate the relationship among performance appraisal criteria, job responsibilities, employee feedback, and local requirements. 
  • Compare and contrast the characteristics of formative and summative performance assessment. 
  • Describe leadership techniques that enhance goal-setting and feedback for personnel improvement. 
  • Describe delegation of authority and its use in the educational setting.

Credits: 3

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