LEADERSHIP AND TEAM BUILDING

EDU5LTB

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject participants consider the nature and the importance of leadership and team building in educational or similar organisations. Students are expected to use relevant leadership frameworks and recent research to evaluate current practices in educational (or related) organisations. Participants consider the use of personal and social attributes in educational leadership; communication skills; team building; leadership in the development of educational professionals; models of leading; ethical issues in leading; systems thinking; and developing interpersonal relationships in educational leadership. Participants are encouraged to develop skills of critical reflection, self and peer evaluation and apply these to analyse current educational leadership issues.

SchoolEducation

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorTroy Heffernan

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Available as ElectiveYes

Learning ActivitiesContemporary understandings of research evidence related to teaching reading, writing, speaking, listening and mathematics. Resources to support teaching of students# literacy and numeracy learning appropriate to discipline areas. Diagnostic tests and discussion about value of testing/progression. Problem solving as a pedagogical approach inclusive of literacy/numeracy

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Readings

The Reflective Practitioner in Professional Education

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorLawrence-Wilkes, L. and Ashmore, L

Year2014

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherPalgrave Macmillan

ISBN978-1-349-48582-6

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Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

International Handbook of Educational Leadership

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorWaite, D. and Bogotch, T

Year2017

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherJohn Wiley & Sons, Incorporated

ISBN1118956680

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Leadership for the disillusioned: moving beyond myths and heroes to leading that liberates

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorSinclair, A.

Year2007

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherALLEN & UNWIN

ISBN9781741751000

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Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. reflect critically about their own leadership approaches and approaches to team building; consider also the approaches adopted by others.
02. demonstrate familiarity with current research and literature in relation to educational leadership and team building, including the roles of communication skills; self-leadership; gender issues; ethical issues; and change and innovation.
03. analyse and evaluate current research and contemporary literature in relation to educational leadership and team building, including the roles of communication skills; self-leadership; gender issues; ethical issues; and change and innovation.
04. identify, discuss and suggest viable approaches to leadership strategies for future action, informed by recent research and literature in the field of educational leadership and team building.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, LTU Term 3, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorDorothy Smith

Class requirements

Lecture/WorkshopWeek: 18 - 23
Three 6.00 h lecture/workshop per study period on saturday during the day from week 18 to week 23 and delivered via face-to-face.

Scheduled Online ClassWeek: 18 - 23
Three 2.00 h scheduled online class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 18 to week 23 and delivered via video conference.

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 18 - 23
Twelve 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day from week 18 to week 23 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Written responses to reading. Two tasks, to a total of 1500 words

N/AOtherIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Group work. Equivalent to 1000 words This task is peer assessed.

N/AOtherGroupNo20 SILO2, SILO3

One 2500 word essay.Students' ability to do this task is developed through learng activities listed for this subject&through feedback provided for other tasks.Students are strongly advisd to engage with online materials, attend face-to-face class,do set preparatn&submit work on time.

N/AOtherIndividualNo50 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4