edl500c | Graduate
This graduate-level course is 6 weeks This course is available as part of a degree or certificate program. To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.
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Personal Leadership in Practice
- Explore various pathways of teacher leadership.
- Examine the personal leadership practice of long-term and short-term goal setting.
- Describe effective communication practices for leaders.
- Apply personal strengths to improve communication practices.
- Examine personal rationale for being a teacher leader.
- Describe the concept of self leadership.
- Analyze characteristics of effective teacher leaders.
Personal Leadership Styles and Strengths
- Analyze personal strengths and their implications for leadership practices.
- Examine the value of working from one’s strengths.
- Determine how strength-based leadership can support a community of practice.
- Identify ways in which personal strengths influence leadership style.
The Context of Teacher Leadership
- Describe reciprocal influences between stakeholders, organizations, and teacher leaders.
- Analyze the implicit and explicit power dynamics in a school.
- Examine ways in which teacher leaders can utilize their understanding of a school’s dynamics to influence change.
- Differentiate between macro and micro politics in schools
Contemporary Theories of Leadership
- Explore recent research regarding the aspects of leadership.
- Compare and contrast theories of leadership.
- Distinguish between transformational and transactional leadership.
The Teacher Leader's Role in Capacity Building
- Define capacity building.
- Examine the roles that teacher leaders play in capacity building.
- Evaluate the practice of distributive leadership as it pertains to capacity building.
- Analyze the influence that distributive leadership has on teams.
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