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Full-Time Leaders/Part-Time Learners : Doctoral Programs for Administrators with Multiple Priorities - Joanne L. Erickson

Full-Time Leaders/Part-Time Learners

Doctoral Programs for Administrators with Multiple Priorities

Paperback Published: 28th June 2004
ISBN: 9781578861316
Number Of Pages: 116

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Over the past five to ten years the growing demand nationally for a "new breed" of educational leaders has resulted in new and restructured Educational Leadership programs. The students in many of these programs are part-time with substantial full-time job responsibilities in a leadership position. The traditional doctoral program design and student experience has not �indeed cannot �meet the needs of this population. Frequently the result is a frustrated student who leaves without completing the degree. This frustration is often born of an inability on the part of the institution and academic program to create a flexible set of learning experiences that meet both the student's professional goals and the institution's goals for academic excellence. The purpose of Full-Time Leaders/Part-Time Learners is to present a design for doctoral programs that recognizes the unique needs of the full-time leader/part-time learner with multiple priorities of a demanding leadership position and the equally demanding expectations of a doctoral program. Will be of interest to higher education faculty who serve doctoral students in leadership preparation programs.

...offers a timely and comprehensive report on the state of doctoral programs in the school leadership field...of particular interest to aspiring school system leaders...All in all, this would be an excellent investment.--Charles W. Rudiger "School Administrator "

Prefacep. v
Introductionp. ix
Restructured Delivery, Curriculum, and Student Learningp. 1
Reforming Roles and Structuresp. 27
The Faculty Rolep. 39
Student Considerations and Implicationsp. 57
Professional Expectationsp. 69
Conclusionp. 73
Dissertation Templatep. 81
Basic Elements of a Doctoral Student Tracking Systemp. 85
Referencesp. 87
Indexp. 91
About the Authorsp. 95
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ISBN: 9781578861316
ISBN-10: 1578861314
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 116
Published: 28th June 2004
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.35 x 16.1  x 0.91
Weight (kg): 0.18