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Cutting edge approaches to research on educational leadership: 3 research studies
University Council for Educational Administration
  • Gerri Marie Maxwell, Texas A&M University
  • Michael Dantley, Miami University of Ohio
  • Sue Page, Alief Independent School District
  • Severita Sanchez, Laredo Independent School District
  • Linda E. Skrla, Texas A&M University
Document Type
Conference Presentation
Location
Orlando, FL
Conference Dates
October 30-November 2, 2008
Date of Presentation
11-30-2008
Disciplines
Abstract
As we seek to redefine leadership, we must also redefine new ways of getting at the leadership phenomenon and its complexity (Conger, 998). The purpose, then, of this interactive symposium is to provide a discussion of leadership that focuses on cutting edge approaches not only to what leadership must look like in democratic schools, but how through alternative means of researching leadership through qualitative approaches, we can flesh out the conditions that allow these new leaders to flourish and foster quality teaching and student success. In response this session provides three research studies that consider three cutting edge approaches to leadership and that employ qualitative methodology in an effort to redefine what leadership is and further to better prepare leaders who can therefore foster higher quality teaching and in creased student succes.
Citation Information
Gerri Marie Maxwell, Michael Dantley, Sue Page, Severita Sanchez, et al.. "Cutting edge approaches to research on educational leadership: 3 research studies" University Council for Educational Administration (2008)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/linda-skrla/48/