Portland-State-University 2014-2015 Bulletin

ELP 318U Introduction to Educational Leadership in Public Schools

Familiarizes students with the theoretical development, empirical studies, policies, and decision making processes of public schooling. Structured around a number of themes, including instructional leadership, moral leadership, democratic leadership, facilitative leadership, curricular leadership, constructivist leadership, and ethical leadership in education. Students explore the operational meaning of these perspectives through a combination of experiences including class discussions, case studies, guest speakers, and interviews and observations of school leaders at work. Course includes an additional, concurrent 30-hour minimum field project requirement.


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