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Dissertation Journeys Of Scholar-Practitioners In An Educational Leadership For Social Justice Program, Ardella Dailey, Margaret Harris, Bobbie Plough, Bradley Porfilio, Peg Winkelman Mar 2016

Dissertation Journeys Of Scholar-Practitioners In An Educational Leadership For Social Justice Program, Ardella Dailey, Margaret Harris, Bobbie Plough, Bradley Porfilio, Peg Winkelman

Journal of Inquiry and Action in Education

The task of guiding the development of scholar-practitioners as leaders for social justice is inherently challenging. The dissertation journey, unlike any other journey practitioner-based doctoral students face in urban school settings, provides a steep learning curve as they transition from practitioner to scholar-practitioner. This journey challenges doctoral students, particularly those who represent the marginalized students they serve, as they begin to understand their personal history, how they view themselves, how they view others, and the ethical and political issues (Creswell, 2013) they face as their thinking shifts from that of a mere practitioner to that of a scholar-practitioner. This collection ...