Theoretical Perspectives on Leadership

This course is intended to familiarize students with past and present thinking on leadership, especially as it applies to educational settings. Consideration is given to previous research on leadership, including that on traits, behaviour, situational leadership, and charismatic leadership. The course moves towards a focus on democratic and inclusive forms of educative leadership.

Instructor: Dr. David MacKinnon

Location: Online; Open-entry

Notes: Course materials: • Grogan, Margaret, editor. The Jossey-Bass Reader on Educational Leadership. 3rd ed., Jossey-Bass, 2013. ISBN-13: 978-1118456217 • Fullan, Michael. Indelible Leadership. Corwin (Sage), 2017. ISBN-13: 978-1506323626