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ED5880 - Educational Leadership

Credit points: 3
Year: 2020
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: College of Arts, Society & Education

Available to Postgraduate Certificate of Education, Bachelor of Education (Professional Development) and Master of Education students.

This subject provides students with advanced knowledge and understanding about the ethical practice of educational leadership. Contemporary theories of effective leadership are examined and the elements and methods of leader development are defined. This subject focuses on a critically reflective, ethical and transformative approach to issues and practices of educational leadership. Students will identify, review, reflect on, and evaluate their leadership practices in a discontinuously globalised world.

Learning Outcomes

  • acquire knowledge of concepts, theories and models which underpin current successful educational leadership practices;
  • critically analyse issues and literature concerning leadership effectiveness, review and evaluation;
  • develop strategies for leading change in organisational processes and performance;
  • critically review the ethics of educational leadership;
  • frame and formulate a position paper relevant to educational leadership;
  • reflect critically on professional and community issues in educational leadership;
  • demonstrate advanced literacy and advocacy skills to interpret, evaluate and justify complex ideas and professional judgements to both specialist and non-specialist audiences.

Subject Assessment

  • discussion forum (25%)
  • position paper (40%)
  • annotated bibliography (practical inquiry framework) (35%).

Special Assessment Requirements

Pass grade for each assessment task (professional literacy and professional oracy)


Availabilities

External, Study Period 1
Census Date 26-Mar-2020
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 39 hours - Online engagement through Learn JCU platform
  • assessment and self-directed study
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU

JCU Singapore, Mixed attendance, Study Period 51
Census Date 09-Apr-2020
Face to face teaching (face-to-face teaching dates to be advised)
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 39 hours workshops/Seminars
  • assessment and self-directed study

JCU Singapore, Mixed attendance, Study Period 53
Census Date 03-Dec-2020
Face to face teaching (face-to-face teaching dates to be advised)
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 39 hours workshops/Seminars
  • assessment and self-directed study

JCU Brisbane, Internal, Study Period 22
Census Date 06-Aug-2020
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 39 hours workshops/Seminars
  • assessment and self-directed study

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.