Concepts and Theories of Leadership in Learning Contexts
533A- Politics in Organizations
An examination of politics in educational and related organizations: concepts of influence, authority, power, and control; frameworks for analyzing and understanding politics and policy; actors and agendas; interest and pressure groups; conflict and conflict resolution; the interface of leadership and politics; implications for governance and administrative practice.
Note: Credit will be granted for only one of 533A, ED-B 533A.
533B- Decision-Making and the Law
Develops awareness of the legal considerations and principles which apply to decision-making in school and other workplaces. Contains introductions to the interface between law, legislation and policy; statutes and the delegation of powers to decide, and the common law principles which govern decision-making by those with statutory authority. An array of case studies is used.
Note: Credit will be granted for only one of 533B, ED-B 533B.
533C- Servant Leadership
An inquiry into the philosophy of servant-leadership as a vehicle for the development of moral literacy in democratic, caring, serving institutions with an investment in the common good.
Note: Credit will be granted for only one of 533C, 591 (if taken in the same topic).
An examination of general leadership concepts, and practices as they apply to educational institutions, other workplaces, organizations and the community.
Note: Credit will be granted for only one of 533D, ED-B 533D, ED-B 537C.
Note: May be taken once for credit in each of the areas listed above.
Graduate course in the Educational Psychology and Leadership Studies program administered by the Faculty of Graduate Studies.