School Leadership Research

10 Units

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.

Faculty Faculty of Education and Arts
School School of Education
Availability Semester 2 - 2014 (Callaghan Campus)
Semester 2 - 2014 (WebLearn GradSchool)
Semester 1 - 2015 (WebLearn GradSchool)

Upon completion of this course, students will be expected to:

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.


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) EDUC6016
Transition This course will be counted as the equivalent of EDUC6016 for the purposes of transition.
Industrial Experience 0
Assumed Knowledge Nil
Modes of Delivery Distance Learning : IT Based
Teaching Methods Integrated Learning
Assessment Items
  • Essays / Written Assignments - Short Essay: Structured analysis of research
  • Essays / Written Assignments - Term Paper: Analysis of popular research
Contact Hours
  • Integrated Learning: for 2 hour(s) per Week for 13 weeks
Compulsory Components None listed
Course Materials None listed
Timetable 2015 Course Timetables for EDUC6350

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