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HEA/711

Continuing Education for Teachers

History and Philosophy of Higher Education

Online

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$2,430

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Please Note: Attendance and participation are mandatory in all University courses, and specific requirements may differ by course. If attendance requirements are not met, a student may be removed from the course. Please review the Course Attendance Policy in the Catalog for more information.

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Course level: Doctorate Courses

This course introduces and examines the major features of the financial functions operative within various types of higher education institutions. The financial functions of various types and sizes of post-secondary institutions will be presented. Specifically, the financial functions of the following kinds of colleges and universities will be compared and contrasted: public and private, non-profit and for-profit entities; small, medium, and large entities; urban, suburban, and rural entities; and unionized and non-unionized entities. In each case, traditional, non- traditional, and emerging income streams will be explored, in conjunction with traditional cost centers, non-traditional cost centers, and emerging cost centers. Strategic financial planning and global market influences, in the context of higher education institutions will be addressed. Traditional, new, and emerging administrative practices being utilized by financial managers to control the economic dynamics engendered by various combinations of the above variables will be discussed.

Prerequisites

This doctorate level course requires proof of completion of a Master's degree. Be prepared to provide documentation during the checkout process

Required materials

The materials required for this course are covered in your resource fees.

Please Note: Attendance and participation are mandatory in all University courses, and specific requirements may differ by course. If attendance requirements are not met, a student may be removed from the course. Please review the Course Attendance Policy in the Catalog for more information.

University of Phoenix reserves the right to modify courses. While widely available, not all programs are available to residents of all states. Please check with a University Enrollment Representative.

What you'll learn

Course skills and outcomes

  • Competency A: Synthesize the historical, philosophical, cultural, social, religious, and economic foundations of higher education. [Wk 1]
  • Competency B: Analyze the influence of historical, social, religious, political, economic, and transitional movements on the development of postsecondary education in the United States. [Wk 1]
  • Competency C: Identify the elements of educational philosophies in other countries that influenced U.S. higher education. [Wk 1]
  • Competency D: Identify influential theories and philosophies in history and their impact on U.S. higher education. [Wk 1]
  • Competency E: Evaluate the effect of major events relating to the issues of society and their impact on U.S. higher education. [Wk 1]

  • Competency A: Synthesize the historical, philosophical, cultural, social, religious, and economic foundations of higher education. [Wk 2]
  • Competency B: Analyze the influence of historical, social, religious, political, economic, and transitional movements on the development of postsecondary education in the United States. [Wk 2]
  • Competency C: Identify the elements of educational philosophies in other countries that influenced U.S. higher education. [Wk 2]
  • Competency D: Identify influential theories and philosophies in history and their impact on U.S. higher education. [Wk 2]
  • Competency E: Evaluate the effect of major events relating to the issues of society and their impact on U.S. higher education. [Wk 2]

  • Competency A: Synthesize the historical, philosophical, cultural, social, religious, and economic foundations of higher education. [Wk 3]
  • Competency B: Analyze the influence of historical, social, religious, political, economic, and transitional movements on the development of postsecondary education in the United States. [Wk 3]
  • Competency C: Identify the elements of educational philosophies in other countries that influenced U.S. higher education. [Wk 3]
  • Competency D: Identify influential theories and philosophies in history and their impact on U.S. higher education. [Wk 3]
  • Competency E: Evaluate the effect of major events relating to the issues of society and their impact on U.S. higher education. [Wk 3]

  • Competency A: Synthesize the historical, philosophical, cultural, social, religious, and economic foundations of higher education. [Wk 4]
  • Competency B: Analyze the influence of historical, social, religious, political, economic, and transitional movements on the development of postsecondary education in the United States. [Wk 4]
  • Competency C: Identify the elements of educational philosophies in other countries that influenced U.S. higher education. [Wk 4]
  • Competency D: Identify influential theories and philosophies in history and their impact on U.S. higher education. [Wk 4]
  • Competency E: Evaluate the effect of major events relating to the issues of society and their impact on U.S. higher education. [Wk 4]

  • Competency A: Synthesize the historical, philosophical, cultural, social, religious, and economic foundations of higher education. [Wk 5]
  • Competency B: Analyze the influence of historical, social, religious, political, economic, and transitional movements on the development of postsecondary education in the United States. [Wk 5]
  • Competency C: Identify the elements of educational philosophies in other countries that influenced U.S. higher education. [Wk 5]
  • Competency D: Identify influential theories and philosophies in history and their impact on U.S. higher education. [Wk 5]
  • Competency E: Evaluate the effect of major events relating to the issues of society and their impact on U.S. higher education. [Wk 5]

  • Competency A: Synthesize the historical, philosophical, cultural, social, religious, and economic foundations of higher education. [Wk 6]
  • Competency B: Analyze the influence of historical, social, religious, political, economic, and transitional movements on the development of postsecondary education in the United States. [Wk 6]
  • Competency C: Identify the elements of educational philosophies in other countries that influenced U.S. higher education. [Wk 6]
  • Competency D: Identify influential theories and philosophies in history and their impact on U.S. higher education. [Wk 6]
  • Competency E: Evaluate the effect of major events relating to the issues of society and their impact on U.S. higher education. [Wk 6]

  • Competency A: Synthesize the historical, philosophical, cultural, social, religious, and economic foundations of higher education. [Wk 7]
  • Competency B: Analyze the influence of historical, social, religious, political, economic, and transitional movements on the development of postsecondary education in the United States. [Wk 7]
  • Competency C: Identify the elements of educational philosophies in other countries that influenced U.S. higher education. [Wk 7]
  • Competency D: Identify influential theories and philosophies in history and their impact on U.S. higher education. [Wk 7]
  • Competency E: Evaluate the effect of major events relating to the issues of society and their impact on U.S. higher education. [Wk 7]

  • Competency A: Synthesize the historical, philosophical, cultural, social, religious, and economic foundations of higher education. [Wk 8]
  • Competency B: Analyze the influence of historical, social, religious, political, economic, and transitional movements on the development of postsecondary education in the United States. [Wk 8]
  • Competency C: Identify the elements of educational philosophies in other countries that influenced U.S. higher education. [Wk 8]
  • Competency D: Identify influential theories and philosophies in history and their impact on U.S. higher education. [Wk 8]
  • Competency E: Evaluate the effect of major events relating to the issues of society and their impact on U.S. higher education. [Wk 8]

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Our tuition and fees are competitive and fixed. Also, check to see if your employer will cover you for this course.

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