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Black Males Matter, The Educational Marathon Continues: The Relative Impact Of Student-, Family-, And School-Level Domains On The Educational Outcomes Of Black Males, Shawn F. Brown Jun 2020

Black Males Matter, The Educational Marathon Continues: The Relative Impact Of Student-, Family-, And School-Level Domains On The Educational Outcomes Of Black Males, Shawn F. Brown

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The educational outcomes of Black males within the United States are problematic. In far too many areas of life (health, education, employment, income, and mortality), this population is overrepresented in the lowest quartile. This dissertation seeks to understand that phenomenon by systematically considering conduits and barriers to these outcomes. More specifically, by employing the High School Longitudinal Study (HSLS) data set, ecological systems theory, and critical race theory, and hierarchical regression modeling, this dissertation explores the relative impact of student-level, family-level, and school-level domains on the educational outcomes of a national sample of Black males. Given the findings, recommendations are ...


Into The Cloud: How Professional Development And Leadership Relate To Technology Implementation, Jessica Iovinelli Jun 2020

Into The Cloud: How Professional Development And Leadership Relate To Technology Implementation, Jessica Iovinelli

Dissertations

The skills necessary for 21st century society and the information age require that schools reevaluate their mission, vision, and goals to reflect how they will prepare students for the demands of a world in which immediate access to droves of information has led to increased value placed on what Tony Wagner (2008) has defined as the “seven survival skills”: critical thinking and problem-solving; collaboration and leading by influence; agility and adaptability; initiative and entrepreneurship; effective communication; accessing and analyzing information; and curiosity and imagination. For many districts and schools, the response has been adding technology to the menu of initiatives ...


Understanding The Relationship Between Economic And Institutional Trends And Public University Presidential Turnover, Jeffrey P. Levine May 2020

Understanding The Relationship Between Economic And Institutional Trends And Public University Presidential Turnover, Jeffrey P. Levine

Seton Hall University Dissertations and Theses (ETDs)

Presidents are leaving public colleges and universities at higher rates than they previously were over the last several decades. Previous studies on college and university presidential departure primarily have focused on internal institutional factors to offer explanations of understanding of why they leave office. Public university presidents earn less than private ones, and have to add successful (or unsuccessful) navigation of state politics to their skill sets. This study focused on both internal institutional factors and external environmental factors specifically within each state the public college or university is located. These include both external economic and political factors.

These external ...


Intentional Curriculum Development For An Introductory Leadership Course At The University Of San Diego, Kayla Snow May 2020

Intentional Curriculum Development For An Introductory Leadership Course At The University Of San Diego, Kayla Snow

M.A. in Higher Education Leadership: Action Research Projects

The purpose of this study was to better understand the needs of the Emerging Leaders courses at the University of San Diego. My overarching research question was: how do I utilize previous instructors, students, and campus partners to implement curriculum changes that will enhance classroom inclusivity and educational impact for this undergraduate leadership course? Using McNiff’s cycles of action research as a guiding framework, I explored the intentionality behind developing a curriculum that guides these classes. Reflecting on student feedback, I was able to see an overall satisfaction in the implemented curriculum changes. Ultimately, this work was significant in ...


Leadership Development Of Women In Panhellenic Organizations, Kristen Reynolds May 2020

Leadership Development Of Women In Panhellenic Organizations, Kristen Reynolds

M.A. in Higher Education Leadership: Action Research Projects

This study seeks to understand how women of Panhellenic sororities at the University of San Diego (USD) define and perform their meaning of leadership to create positive change in their organizations. My overarching research question was: How can I assist the members of Panhellenic sororities at USD to take up their authority as leaders to influence positive change in their chapter? This research reflects my experiences with Panhellenic sorority women at USD and intentional stakeholders throughout the 2019-2020 academic year. This study was influenced by Ira Chaleff's work on courageous followership, Baxter Magolda’s theory of self-authorship, and David ...


The History Of The Doctoral Program In Organizational Leadership At Brandman University From An Innovation Theory Perspective: Alpha Cohort 2012, Jennifer Dinielli May 2020

The History Of The Doctoral Program In Organizational Leadership At Brandman University From An Innovation Theory Perspective: Alpha Cohort 2012, Jennifer Dinielli

Dissertations

Purpose: The purpose of this historical research study was to document the development of the Doctoral Program in Organizational Leadership at Brandman University from concept and design to implementation with the Alpha cohort of 2012. In addition, it was the purpose of this study to chronicle the decisions that guided program development and the factors that influenced key leaders and decisions from an innovation perspective of Bolman and Deal’s four-frame model of structural, human resource, political, and symbolic frames. Methodology: In this historical study, artifact and relic review and interviews were utilized to secure data from key leaders involved ...


Developing Mentoring Relationships Among Collegiate Coaches Using Developmental Leadership Strategies, Lawren Mckinney May 2020

Developing Mentoring Relationships Among Collegiate Coaches Using Developmental Leadership Strategies, Lawren Mckinney

Leadership Education Capstones

A mentor is described as a role model with influence on another’s professional career (Abiddin, 2006). Mentoring comes from a development of an individual (Abiddin). Where this development is the growth of the individual to develop a leadership style (Day, 2011; Day et al., 2014). The purpose of this study is to explore how developmental leadership can help increase mentoring relationships between collegiate coaches in Division II athletics. The experiences of this phenomenon among collegiate coaches gives the opportunity to hear from them the individuals directly involved in these mentoring relationships within the program striving for continuous growth. This ...


Faculty Management: An Examination Of The Dual Role Of Faculty As Managers In Higher Education, Rume J. Azikiwe May 2020

Faculty Management: An Examination Of The Dual Role Of Faculty As Managers In Higher Education, Rume J. Azikiwe

Theses & Dissertations

This research study offers a better understanding on the role of faculty when they are given managerial/leadership roles beyond their teaching and research duties. It focuses on why faculty members accept initial roles with a university; how they become faculty managers; how they are transitioned into faculty management roles; what challenges are with having faculty managers in the role; how the concept of academic freedom/empowerment plays a role in challenges of faculty managers; and how university leadership can respond to, support, and prepare faculty managers to be successful in these administrative roles. To better understand faculty managers, the ...


Women In Leadership: A Narrative Study On The Elements That Manifest Barriers And Opportunities, Misty Sweat May 2020

Women In Leadership: A Narrative Study On The Elements That Manifest Barriers And Opportunities, Misty Sweat

Electronic Theses and Dissertations

The purpose of this narrative inquiry study is to explore the barriers and opportunities women in K-12 leadership face, particularly with how they navigate conflicts in their work-life balance and in what ways they have been afforded opportunities. Work-life balance will be generally defined as the reconciliation of the conflicting demands and obligations between a women’s professional requirements and her personal life. Opportunities will be defined as events that lead to a woman’s career advancements and accomplishments. The study was designed to identify perceived barriers and opportunities during both the ascension to and experience of holding a public ...


Teacher Expectations, Self-Efficacy, And Collective Efficacy In Three Tennessee Literacy Networks, Amanda Tinker May 2020

Teacher Expectations, Self-Efficacy, And Collective Efficacy In Three Tennessee Literacy Networks, Amanda Tinker

Electronic Theses and Dissertations

The purpose of this quantitative study was to determine if there was a significant difference in the dependent variables- teacher expectations, self-efficacy, and collective efficacy among the three levels of the independent variable- membership in one three literacy networks in Tennessee- Leading Innovation for Tennessee (LIFT), Read to Be Ready Coaching Network (RTBR), and Tennessee Early Literacy Network (TELN)- and if significant correlations existed between the dependent variables for each network. The population consisted of 161 K-3 Tennessee teachers who had been involved in the work of one of the three networks. Participants responded to an online survey via Google ...


Emotional Intelligence And Decision-Making In Higher Education Administrators In Post-Secondary Institutions In Eastern Tennessee, Rachel Ellis May 2020

Emotional Intelligence And Decision-Making In Higher Education Administrators In Post-Secondary Institutions In Eastern Tennessee, Rachel Ellis

Electronic Theses and Dissertations

This purpose of this phenomenological study was to understand the impact of emotional intelligence on decision-making in higher education administrators. A qualitative research design was used for this study. Data was collected in three phases from the following sources; survey, case study submissions, and open-ended face-to-face interviews. The research data, about emotional intelligence and decision-making, were collected form ten higher education administrators. Constant comparative method was an important part of the data collection process for this study. Range of participant leadership experience was 3-8+ years and participant roles were either, Department Chair, Program Director, Dean, Provost, and President. The findings ...


Leading Through Change : 2020, Domenick J. Pinto Apr 2020

Leading Through Change : 2020, Domenick J. Pinto

Academic Chairpersons Conference Proceedings

Having served as department chair and school director for 31 years, I have witnessed a tremendous evolution in the role of chair as economic, social and student climates have changed. My session will summarize collected data from chairs of departments of various sizes and types in order to discuss and understand better our ever changing role as we see responsibilities of delegating, leading change, creative budgeting and fundraising, grant writing and managing conflict become vital to our positions


What I Wish I Knew: A Reflection Of A First-Year Chairperson, Tim Channell Apr 2020

What I Wish I Knew: A Reflection Of A First-Year Chairperson, Tim Channell

Academic Chairpersons Conference Proceedings

This session will provide the “top 10” list of things I wish I knew before becoming chairman. Valuable tips will be offered on time management, positive faculty interactions, working with shared governance to achieve more, overcoming imposters syndrome, understanding inter-office politics, and dealing with the onslaught of email.


Feedback: The Foundation Of Kind Leadership, Rebecca L. Koltz, Melissa Odegard Apr 2020

Feedback: The Foundation Of Kind Leadership, Rebecca L. Koltz, Melissa Odegard

Academic Chairpersons Conference Proceedings

Brene Brown states that “Clear is kind. Unclear is unkind.” To give clear and direct feedback requires brave academic leaders who understand that feedback is critical to leadership success. This presentation will use a feedback model – Johari’s Window (Luft & Ingham, 1955), as a backdrop for understanding how to give productive feedback in higher education.


Facilitating Communication With Diverse Teams, Maryjane Lewitt Apr 2020

Facilitating Communication With Diverse Teams, Maryjane Lewitt

Academic Chairpersons Conference Proceedings

Non- hierarchical communication structures are associated with greater clarity across all levels. These structures can be implemented in a variety of ways under different circumstances. A variety of communication processes should be implemented to improve communication with individualizing the technique to the type of information being communicated.


From Without And Within: Challenges Of Assuming Leadership, Melody Loya, Sue Joiner Apr 2020

From Without And Within: Challenges Of Assuming Leadership, Melody Loya, Sue Joiner

Academic Chairpersons Conference Proceedings

This presentation shares experiences in leadership at a regional university (from two perspectives, promoting from within and without) and discusses how the presenters built support systems to navigate changes. In a highly interactive format, participants will help guide the direction of the workshop.


Gender Diversity And Generational Gaps: Two Hurdles Worth One Giant Leap, Renee Marine Apr 2020

Gender Diversity And Generational Gaps: Two Hurdles Worth One Giant Leap, Renee Marine

Academic Chairpersons Conference Proceedings

Presenter and participants will explore the gender and generational similarities and differences that exist today both in the classroom and departmentally. Emerging strategies and best practices will be shared and discussed.


Values-Based Leadership: Culture Vs. Strategy, Kimberly Miloch, Abigail Tilton, Chris Ray Apr 2020

Values-Based Leadership: Culture Vs. Strategy, Kimberly Miloch, Abigail Tilton, Chris Ray

Academic Chairpersons Conference Proceedings

Using Google’s Project Aristotle re:Work framework (2012), psychological safety principles (Edmondson, 1999; Edmondson & Lei, 2014), and Sinek’s (2009) purposeful leadership tenets, this workshop will engage participants in refining a leadership philosophy; in outlining steps to create a values-based culture; and in creating high performing research teams and committees.


Using Accreditation To Build Teamwork In A Department, David A. Line Apr 2020

Using Accreditation To Build Teamwork In A Department, David A. Line

Academic Chairpersons Conference Proceedings

The additional demands of the accreditation process provide a unique opportunity for program chairs to develop positive relationships between administration, staff, and faculty. This best practice presentation will look at the accreditation process from the perspective of the support staff and utilizing the accreditation process as a team building exercise.


I’M A Chair, But I Feel Like A Therapist, Krista Bridgmon, Aaron Alexander, Elizabeth List Apr 2020

I’M A Chair, But I Feel Like A Therapist, Krista Bridgmon, Aaron Alexander, Elizabeth List

Academic Chairpersons Conference Proceedings

For this seminar, we invite Chairs to evaluate situations in their practice that resemble the work of a counselor. To prime and contextualize this interactive workshop, the presenters will ignite the inner-listener. Skills in listening to listen, not listening to respond will be at the forefront of the presentation.


Building A Departmental Culture Using Data, Behavior, And Humility, Diane Myers Apr 2020

Building A Departmental Culture Using Data, Behavior, And Humility, Diane Myers

Academic Chairpersons Conference Proceedings

This presentation focuses on how behavioral strategies, data-based decision making, and a healthy dose of humility (and humor) can create a departmental culture that promotes faculty, staff, and student success. Discussions and activities will center on creating and communicating expectations, determining priorities, and creating a collaborative community.


An Interview On Leadership With Al Carey, Ceo, Pepsico Beverages, Paul T. Barrett, James C. Haug, John N. Gaskins Apr 2020

An Interview On Leadership With Al Carey, Ceo, Pepsico Beverages, Paul T. Barrett, James C. Haug, John N. Gaskins

Southern Business Review

Paul T. Barrett, PhD, CPA, is dean and professor of business for the College of Business and Economics, Longwood University, Farmville, VA 23909.

James C. Haug, DBA, is associate professor of management, Longwood University, College of Business and Economics, Farmville, VA 23909.

John N. Gaskins, PhD, currently serves as associate professor of marketing and retailing, Longwood University, College of Business and Economics, Farmville, VA 23909.


Leadership And Innovation Across Cultures: The Ciq—Contextual Intelligence Quotient, Robert W. Service Apr 2020

Leadership And Innovation Across Cultures: The Ciq—Contextual Intelligence Quotient, Robert W. Service

Southern Business Review

Robert W. “Bill” Service, Ph.D., is professor of management and leadership, Brock School of Business, Samford University, Birmingham, AL 35229.

Recipient, Best Paper Award, 32nd Annual International Industrial Relations and Human Resource Conference (IIRHRC), Athens State University, Athens, AL 35611.


#Golead Newsletter, Georgia Southern University Apr 2020

#Golead Newsletter, Georgia Southern University

#GoLead Newsletter

  • OLCE Announcements
  • No impact week
  • Virtual leadership library
  • LEAD
  • Virtual volunteering
  • Promoting positivity


Pathways To The Superintendency: The Experiences Of Albertan Female Superintendents, Susan M. Coates Apr 2020

Pathways To The Superintendency: The Experiences Of Albertan Female Superintendents, Susan M. Coates

Graduate Theses and Dissertations

Studies have shown that female superintendents in the United States and Manitoba, Canada are underrepresented compared to their male counterparts (AASA, 2015; Wallin, 2009). This is also the case for Superintendent of Schools in Alberta, Canada. Therefore, to ascertain challenges and supports on the pathways to the superintendency, six female assistant superintendents and three Superintendent of Schools serving in the 2019-2020 school year were interviewed as part of a multi-case study. Participants identified factors that contributed to or challenged them in obtaining the position of superintendent. The results of the interviews conclude that the pathways of female superintendents are most ...


Reformation Of Confessional Spiritual Educational Institutions Of Ukraine: Containment Factors And Leadership Experience, Petro Kraliuk, Nadiya Sukhova Apr 2020

Reformation Of Confessional Spiritual Educational Institutions Of Ukraine: Containment Factors And Leadership Experience, Petro Kraliuk, Nadiya Sukhova

Occasional Papers on Religion in Eastern Europe

The main tendencies, prospects, and complexity of reforming confessional, educational establishments in Ukraine have been systematized and substantiated here. Based on statistics, their quantitative and qualitative characteristics are being examined. Their evolution has been traced from the final years of the Soviet Union to recent days. Currently there are 204 establishments of this kind operating in Ukraine. Due to their large number, they are mostly small. Most of them have dozens of students studying there. Usually, they lack complete and qualified teaching staff and adequate facilities. Orthodox, Catholics, Protestants, Jews, Muslims, and representatives of other denominations get theological education there ...


Leadership And Upward Influence: A Survey Of Business School Deans, J. Michael Mcdonald, Carl W. Gooding Mar 2020

Leadership And Upward Influence: A Survey Of Business School Deans, J. Michael Mcdonald, Carl W. Gooding

Southern Business Review

J. Michael McDonald, Ph.D., is director of Graduate Studies, College of Business Administration, Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, Ga 30460-8050.

Carl W. Gooding, Ph.D., is professor of management, College of Business, Jacksonville State University, Anniston, AL. 36205.


Facilitating Racial Equity: Evaluating A Leadership Workshop Series For School Social Workers, Summer G. Woodside, Veronica Hardy Mar 2020

Facilitating Racial Equity: Evaluating A Leadership Workshop Series For School Social Workers, Summer G. Woodside, Veronica Hardy

International Journal of School Social Work

This article provides an overview of a leadership training workshop series designed to provide professional development to Pre-K through 12th grade school social workers about racial equity and leadership. The series' objectives included promoting social workers’ understanding of and obligation to facilitating racial equity in schools, analyzing educational data through a racial equity lens, conceptualizing school social workers as influencers in addressing racial inequities in schools, and collaborating with school professionals of various disciplines to practice and implement evidence-based approaches for facilitating racial equity in schools. The authors conducted five workshops that were developed based on state school social work ...


Exploring The Political Styles And Strategies Used By Successful Women Classified Managers In Educational Agencies, Colleen Stanley Mar 2020

Exploring The Political Styles And Strategies Used By Successful Women Classified Managers In Educational Agencies, Colleen Stanley

Dissertations

Purpose: The purpose of this qualitative phenomenological study was to discover and describe the political styles of successful women classified managers within California’s central coast region who advanced from middle management to top-level management level positions within an educational agency. In addition, it was the purpose of this study to explore and understand the political strategies that they perceived enhanced or hindered their ability to be promoted.

Methodology: This phenomenological study captured the stories of classified women managers’ lived experiences as they successfully advance in their careers to high-level management positions within an educational agency. A sample size of ...


Leading For Excellence: Leadership Behaviors That Support A High-Achieving School Environment, Amy Parangan Mar 2020

Leading For Excellence: Leadership Behaviors That Support A High-Achieving School Environment, Amy Parangan

Dissertations

Purpose: The purpose of this mixed methods study was to determine the degree of importance for the 12-step principles proposed by Harvey, Drolet, and DeVore (2014) to create a K-12 school environment that fosters high student achievement as perceived by public school elementary principals in Northern California. A secondary purpose was to explore and describe the leadership strategies for implementing the 12-step principles proposed by Harvey et al. (2014) to create a K-12 school environment that fosters high student achievement as perceived by public school elementary principals in Northern California.

Methodology: The researcher used sequential explanatory mixed methods for this ...