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Department of Lifelong Education, Administration, and Policy

About

Known for pioneering work regionally, nationally, and internationally, the Department of Lifelong Education, Administration, and Policy includes four program areas: Adult Education, Learning and Organizational Development, Qualitative Inquiry, and Educational Administration and Policy. Our department faculty challenge and engage students in graduate education programs focused on intellectual inquiry, research, and practice. Our programs prepare leaders who create and share knowledge and strategies to improve the quality of life of individuals and organizations.

Department faculty are recognized nationally and internationally for numerous contributions in research and policy development. Research interests among the department’s faculty include action research, multicultural perspectives in adult education, education law, gender inequity, administration, school improvement, education policy, human resource and organizational development, the superintendency, and qualitative research methods.


Academic Programs

Adult Education, Learning and Organization

Educational Administration and Policy

This program develops the careers of students who become leaders in educational administration, policy, and school systems.

Non-Degree Programs

Also from the Educational Administration and Policy Program:

Human Resource and Organizational Development

Discover innovative approaches to address today's challenging human resource and organizational issues.

Degree Programs

These degrees offer an emphasis in Human Resource and Organizational Development:

Non-Degree Programs

Also from the Human Resource and Organizational Development Program:

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Qualitative Research

Do you have an interest in the methodological, theoretical, and ethical procedures and challenges inherent to social science research and evaluation? Join us in contributing to the methodological and theoretical development of qualitative research and program evaluation.

Degree Programs

These degrees offer an emphasis in Qualitative Research:

Non-Degree Programs

Also from the Qualitative Research Program:


Student Resources and Services

Overview

The University of Georgia Lifelong Learning Association provides a communication network for students, faculty, and professionals interested in lifelong learning. The group also promotes social and professional interaction among lifelong learners and supports learning experiences such as seminars, field trips, workshops, and leadership opportunities.


Faculty and Research

Overview

Our faculty publish in journals throughout the world, have written numerous books, articles, and book chapters. Recent book titles include:

  • Dayton, J. Georgia Education Law, Wisdom Builders Press: Bangor, Maine (2013).
  • Dayton, J. Education Law: Principles, Policies, and Practice, Wisdom Builders Press: Bangor, Maine (2012).
  • Merriam, S. B., & Bierema, L. L. (In Press). Adult learning: Bridging theory and practice. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
  • Zepeda, S.J. (2012). Instructional supervision: Applying tools and concepts (3rd ed.). Larchmont, NY: Eye on Education. 380 pp.

Grant Projects

Sponsored research within the Department of Lifelong Education, Administration, and Policy:

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Outreach, Engagement, and Service

Overview

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