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ED5880 - Educational Leadership

Credit points: 3
Year: 2019
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.

Availabilities

External, Study Period 1
Census Date 28-Mar-2019
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Leanne Dalley
Lecturer: Mrs Lorraine Cordukes.
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
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)

JCU Singapore, Limited, Study Period 51
Census Date 11-Apr-2019
Face to face teaching (face-to-face teaching dates to be advised)
Lecturer: Dr Rosie Lim.
Workload expectations:

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

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

JCU Singapore, Limited, Study Period 53
Census Date 05-Dec-2019
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
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)

JCU Brisbane, Internal, Study Period 22
Census Date 08-Aug-2019
Lecturers: Mr Ashley Orth, Mr Rob Kelly, Ms Sangeeta Rai.
Workload expectations:

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

  • 39 hours workshops/Seminars
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: discussion forum (practical inquiry framework) (25%); position paper (40%); annotated bibliography (35%).
Special Assessment Requirements: Pass grade for each assessment task (professional literacy and professional oracy)

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.