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ERIC Number: EJ977550
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2012
Pages: 14
Abstractor: As Provided
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0032-0684
Leading, Leadership, and Learning: Exploring New Contexts for Leadership Development in Emerging School Environments
Burke, Wendy; Marx, Gary E.; Lowenstein, Ethan
Planning and Changing, v43 n1-2 p113-126 2012
Within the context of a pilot leadership seminar, this participatory action research project explores how to effectively lead in turbulent learning environments regulated by federal policy that mandates high levels of student achievement coupled with a rigorous standards-based reform movement. Our analysis indicates: (a) adult development is a highly complex process requiring specific learning conditions; (b) the alternative seminar provided a better context for facilitating adult leadership development than our traditional university classes or other professional development options; (c) adult developmental theory may not be an appropriate model for designing programs to support leaders who lead in turbulent environments.
Department of Educational Administration and Foundations. College of Education, Illinois State University, Campus Box 5900, Normal, IL 61790-5900. Tel: 309-438-2399; Fax: 309-438-8683; Web site: http://education.illinoisstate.edu/planning/
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Michigan