School Leadership Research

Course code EDUC6350
Available in 2015
2015 Course Timetables

Description

With increasing pressure on school leaders to draw upon research and evidence in their decision-making, the need for critical engagement with research has never been greater. This course serves as an introduction to critically engaging with popular school leadership research and its implications for practice.

Availability

WebLearn GradSchool

  • Semester 1 - 2015

Learning Outcomes

1. Critically engage with the purpose, findings and underlying assumptions of school leadership research; and

2. Explicitly analyse a chosen piece of research for its impact on practice.

Content

Indicative content will include:
 

  • Contemporary popular research on school leadership, management and administration; and
  • Theoretical and practical strategies for engaging with research.

Replacing Course(s)

This course replaces the following course(s): EDUC6016. Students who have successfully completed EDUC6016 are not eligible to enrol in EDUC6350.

Assessment Items

Annotated Bibliography: An Annotated Bibliography of Current Educational Leadership Literature

Written Assignment: Implementing Change: Putting Your Philosophy and Research Into Practice

Contact Hours

Integrated Learning Session

Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for 13 Weeks

Classes are usually scheduled in 2hrs per week, but may be compressed in workshop form, blended modes, or completed as equivalent online.