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An Afterschool Director's Educational Leadership Strategies: A Case Study
Instrumental case study explored how an afterschool director who lacks academic preparation in educational leadership implements educational leadership strategies in staff development and curriculum development within the context of a community-based, school-linked program. Author: Tammy Marino, Northcentral University.
A Case Study on the Impact of Globalization and Multinational Corporations on the Development of 21st Century Skills and Educational Leadership
Case study uses Bolman and Deal's Four Frame Theory to understand what impact globalization and multi-national corporations have had on educational leadership. Author: Michael Escalante, University of Southern California.
A Comparative Study of Educational Leadership Behavior by Gender and Race
Quantitative assessment of the educational leadership behaviors of African-American women, as compared to African-American men, Caucasian women, and Caucasian men. Author: Sonya B. Campbell, Saint Louis University.
A Content Analysis of the Value of Humanities Literature in Educational Leadership
Qualitative study was completed to understand the themes that emerged from scholarly works on the use of humanities in leadership theory and practice between 1960 and 2011. Author: Ralph Monday, Northcentral University.
An Entrepreneurial Approach to Educational Leadership: A Comparative Analysis of Educational and Corporate Leadership Skills
Study identifies entrepreneurial characteristics exhibited by Fortune 500 companies that are compatible to educational leadership. Author: Larry Nettles, Capella University.
Emotional Intelligence and Educational Leadership: Measuring the Emotional Intelligence of Educational Leaders and Their Corresponding Student Achievement
Study determined the emotional intelligence quotient (EQ-i) of 257 randomly selected educational leaders in two intermountain west states and compared the EQ-i data for statistically significant differences in gender, level of school in which the leaders worked (elementary or secondary), and level of educational attainment. Author: James C. Shank, Idaho State University.
Exploring Leadership Development in an Educational Leadership Online Doctoral Program: A Qualitative Multiple Case Study
Multiple case study explored online doctoral student perceptions of how and why components of an online doctoral program contributed to their leadership development including a descriptive analysis of how their perceptions changed over time. Author: Mary A. Jove, Keiser University.
Instructional Leadership as Practiced by High School Department Leaders: Implications for Educational Leadership Development
Qualitative, multiple-case study explore dhow high school department leaders were prepared for and practiced instructional leadership, in order to identify areas for leadership training. Author: Janice L. Doherty, Northcentral University.
The Relationship Between Job Satisfaction and Educational Leadership Among Teachers in Secondary Education
Quantitative correlational study in which one public high school within San Diego Unified School District served as a sample reviewed for data relating to teacher job satisfaction and elements of educational leadership that work to promote teacher retention. Author: Jessica Ann Stevens, University of Phoenix.
University-Based Educational Leadership Preparation Programs: Institutions' Application of Entrepreneurial Principles and Innovation
Study examined how university-based educational leadership preparation programs apply entrepreneurial principles to innovatively respond to a changing environment in preparing school leaders for the 21st century. Author: Daniel Wolfson, San Diego State University.