eda518ca | Graduate
Leadership And Collaborative Processes
This graduate-level course is 6 This course is available as part of a degree or certificate program. To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.
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Principles of Effective Educational Leadership
- Outline the traits, characteristics, and behaviors of effective leaders.
- Examine the Interstate School Leader Licensure Consortium (ISLLC) Standards as they relate to effective educational leadership.
- Compare the ISLLC standards to applicable state standards for school leaders.
- Debate the effectiveness among various strategies of decision making and problem solving.
- Determine applicable communication and public relation strategies for diverse constituencies and a variety of situations.
- Defend the role of the educational leader as an instructional expert.
Leadership in the Context of the Learning Community
- Identify the diverse stakeholders of a learning community.
- Compare and contrast the various learning community models.
- Identify the qualities of high-performing organizations.
- Define site-based management.
- Describe the components of site-based management and discuss its implications.
- Examine the nature of conflict in schools.
- Identify the ways in which individuals respond to conflict.
- Evaluate methods of conflict management.
- Relate the historical perspectives of school climate and culture to collaborative educational environments.
- Examine the process of building collaborative cultures and managing conflict.
- Analyze techniques for effective collaborative decision making and problem solving.
- Examine the relationship among leadership styles and collaborative cultures.
Legal and Ethical Leadership
- Relate roles and functions of the educational leader to ethical decision making.
- Identify key legal issues that affect educational leadership.
- Evaluate how varying models of leadership apply to legal and to ethical issues.
- Demonstrate understanding of visioning principles.
- Understand the dynamics of reform movements in education.
- Examine the role and related challenges of the educational leader as a change agent.
- Examine historical foundations of educational leadership theory.
- Analyze the different models of leadership.
- Compare and contrast leadership and management.
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