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 1 - 2015 (WebLearn GradSchool)
Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course, students will be able 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) 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: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Weeks (Classes are usually scheduled in 2hrs per week, but may be compressed in workshop form, blended modes, or completed as equivalent online.)
Course Materials
  • No Materials
Timetable 2015 Course Timetables for EDUC6350

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