Leadership Theory and Research

EDU 7210 3 Quarter Hours
Course Level CPS - Graduate
Description Examines seminal works, contemporary theories and models, and emerging perspectives of educational leadership. Exposes students to the ways in which educational leadership has been conceptualized, explores how it is currently defined and analyzed, and discusses how it will be shaped in the future. Adopts a cross-disciplinary and integrative view of the leadership phenomenon that highlights how different disciplines inform leadership study and illustrates various research methodologies used for understanding and assessing the concept of leadership. Covers a range of leadership processes (e.g., individual, dyadic, group, organizational) along with theoretical perspectives (e.g., trait, behavioral, contingency, change and transformation).


Students should refer to the CPS Prerequisite Table for course prerequisite and corequisite information.


Course Sections

There are no current sections scheduled for this course. Undergraduate course numbers changed beginning with the Fall 2016 term. Please make sure you are using the current course number.
Next Term Starts
  • Summer Graduate
    Jul 10, 2017 (4-, 6-, and 8-week classes)
    Aug 7, 2017 (4-week classes)
  • Fall Undergraduate
    Sep 4, 2017 (7.5- and 15-week classes)
    Oct 25, 2017 (7.5-week classes)
  • Fall Graduate
    Sep 18, 2017 (6- and 12-week classes)
    Oct 30, 2017 (6-week classes)

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