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Educational Leadership Newsletter December 2015, Educational Leadership Department, University Of Southern Maine Dec 2015

Educational Leadership Newsletter December 2015, Educational Leadership Department, University Of Southern Maine

Educational Leadership Newsletters

Inside this issue:

  • From the Chair
  • Southern Maine Partnership Update
  • Alumni News
  • Two Cohort Programs to Begin Fall 2016
  • Thinking About Internship?
  • PhD in Public Policy with a Concentration in Educational Leadership and Policy New Cohort Starting Fall 2016
  • Spring 2016 Schedule


A Simulation To Improve The Clinical Nursing Instructor’S Teaching Of Ethics To Students In The Clinical Setting, Cynthia S. Randall Dec 2015

A Simulation To Improve The Clinical Nursing Instructor’S Teaching Of Ethics To Students In The Clinical Setting, Cynthia S. Randall

All Theses & Dissertations

Ethical knowledge and skill is crucial to the discipline of nursing and is considered foundational knowledge for nursing practice (American Nurses Association [ANA], 2008). Nurses who assume roles in clinical teaching may be clinically competent but may have limited nursing education experience or knowledge in clinical instruction. The purpose of this project was to improve the educational experience of clinical instructors in the teaching of ethics to students in the clinical setting. This DNP capstone was a quality improvement project with a mixed method design using simulation as a teaching strategy. Eight clinical instructors from a university based baccalaureate nursing ...


Educational Leadership Newsletter November 2015, Educational Leadership Department, University Of Southern Maine Nov 2015

Educational Leadership Newsletter November 2015, Educational Leadership Department, University Of Southern Maine

Educational Leadership Newsletters

Inside this issue:

  • From the Chair
  • USM Teacher Leadership Cohort
  • Balancing Home and Work
  • Southern Maine Partnership Update
  • Thinking About Internship?
  • PhD in Public Policy with a Concentration in Educational Leadership and Policy New Cohort Starting Fall 2016
  • Spring 2016 Schedule


Educational Leadership Newsletter October 2015, Educational Leadership Department, University Of Southern Maine Oct 2015

Educational Leadership Newsletter October 2015, Educational Leadership Department, University Of Southern Maine

Educational Leadership Newsletters

Inside this issue:

  • From the Chair
  • USM Professional Educator Program
  • Southern Maine Partnership
  • Spring 2016 Schedule


Educational Leadership Newsletter June 2015, Educational Leadership Department, University Of Southern Maine Jun 2015

Educational Leadership Newsletter June 2015, Educational Leadership Department, University Of Southern Maine

Educational Leadership Newsletters

Inside this issue:

  • From the Chair
  • Southern Maine Leadership End of Year Report 2014-15
  • Congratulations 2015 Graduates
  • Fall 2015 Schedule


Educational Leadership Newsletter May 2015, Educational Leadership Department, University Of Southern Maine May 2015

Educational Leadership Newsletter May 2015, Educational Leadership Department, University Of Southern Maine

Educational Leadership Newsletters

Inside this issue:

  • From the Chair
  • PhD Topics - Southern Maine Partnership Dine and Discuss
  • Southern Maine Partnership Principals Meeting
  • Leadership Projects
  • Fall 2015 Schedule


Educational Leadership Newsletter March 2015, Educational Leadership Department, University Of Southern Maine Mar 2015

Educational Leadership Newsletter March 2015, Educational Leadership Department, University Of Southern Maine

Educational Leadership Newsletters

Inside this issue:

  • From the Chair
  • Pilots Belong on TV and in Labs, not at Schools
  • Thinking About Internship?
  • EDL New Student Advising Night
  • Wanted - Educational Leaders Interested in Becoming School Superintendents in Maine
  • Southern Maine Partnership Update
  • Fall 2015 Schedule


Exploring Principal Leadership In Improving Elementary Schools, Brian A. Porter Jan 2015

Exploring Principal Leadership In Improving Elementary Schools, Brian A. Porter

All Theses & Dissertations

As schools in Maine, and across the nation, are increasingly held to greater standards of accountability in terms of insuring higher levels of student academic growth and achievement, some schools are improving and some are not. Even beyond the constraints of tightening financial impositions and increasing accountability mandates, some are "defying the odds" and producing positive results. This research study sought to explore and understand the characteristics of principal leadership in improving elementary schools in Maine.