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Loretta A. Terry Ppt Ch. 7


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The Art of Educational Leadership by Dr. Fenwick W. English - PPT. presentation in Dr. William Allan Kritsonis' doctoral class.

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Loretta A. Terry Ppt Ch. 7

  1. 1. Chapter 7 – (Dr. Fenwick W. English)<br />The Art of Educational Leadership<br />Balancing Performance and Accountability<br />Loretta A. Terry<br />William Allan Kritsonis, PhD<br />
  2. 2. Chapter 7<br />Balancing Performance and Accountability<br />Loretta A. Terry<br />William Allan Kritsonis, PhD<br />
  3. 3. How can we fully comprehend what artful performers do?<br /> If we cannot permit ourselves to fully comprehend the nature of leadership because of how we have chosen to define or view it, we should stop using methods and models that leave us perpetually ignorant and unable to adequately grasp what expert practitioners who are supremely artful performer really do<br /> (English 2008).<br />
  4. 4. Traditional Notions of Leadership<br /><ul><li>Social Sciences
  5. 5. Scientific Method
  6. 6. Total Quality Management
  7. 7. Management Theory
  8. 8. Business Management</li></li></ul><li>Business Management LiteratureWiens (2006)<br />Emphasis<br /><ul><li>Excellence
  9. 9. Effective
  10. 10. Effective habits
  11. 11. Total quality</li></ul>Counterintuitive<br /><ul><li>Too prescriptive
  12. 12. Too presumptive
  13. 13. Too generalizing</li></li></ul><li>PerformancePerformance is anchored in the essential core of every leader’s deeply held beliefs that not only guide him or her in a role of leadership, but actively shape the world and define the issues in it (English, 2008).<br />
  14. 14. Accountability<br /> Educational leaders are accountable for everything in the educational system from:<br /><ul><li>policy to practice
  15. 15. Teaching
  16. 16. Defining goals to strategic planning
  17. 17. Measuring progress to improving performance
  18. 18. School finances & budgets to transportation
  19. 19. School safety to teacher retention</li></li></ul><li>Dewey’s Distinction<br />Leadership<br />John Dewey’s Distinction<br />Art<br /> Values of Moral Discourse<br />Science Limitations on Empiricism<br />Applied Practice<br />Problem of Definition <br />Performance<br />
  20. 20. To advance educational leadership as a field of professional studies intellectually and practically in the 21st century a better balance between science and art of leading must emerge (English, 2008).<br />
  21. 21. Humanities disciplines studyHuman Condition<br /><ul><li>Literature
  22. 22. History
  23. 23. Philosophy
  24. 24. Drama
  25. 25. Theology
  26. 26. Sociology
  27. 27. Anthropology
  28. 28. Cultural Studies</li></li></ul><li> The case for the study of educational leadership through humanities<br />Michael Mann(2003)<br />Time to reinsert “life “ into school administration<br />by expanding the context of what constitutes<br />appropriate text for educational leadership<br />preparation. Examination of life writings<br />contains a full range of human actions.<br />
  29. 29. Winston Churchill<br />Voted Greatest ever Britton<br />Great Leader<br />Great Character<br />Great Vision<br />Great Ability to detect weaknesses<br />1940 PM/ UK <br />Paradoxical<br />
  30. 30. Strength of Humanities over Social Science<br /> Samier ( 2005)- Positivistic and instructional approaches are not equipped to deal with humanities questions such as: <br /><ul><li> Freedom
  31. 31. Authenticity
  32. 32. Responsibility
  33. 33. Individual action </li></ul> These approaches are obscured in current fad of “leadership training” (174). <br />
  34. 34. Biography<br />Prosopo-graphy<br />Psychobio-graphy<br />Portrayals<br />Portraits<br />Profiles<br />Letters and Journals<br />Memoirs<br />Life stories<br />Auto- biography<br />Auto-biographical extensions<br />Obituaries<br />First Person Writing <br />Third Person Writing<br />
  35. 35. Psychobiography<br />
  36. 36. The Argument for Life Writings to Study Educational Leadership<br /><ul><li>Allows leadership researcher to look at a greater number of variables
  37. 37. Promotes richness of context to differentiate forms of leadership
  38. 38. Promotes the study of the context of various arrays of decisions and subsequent actions and outcomes that follow
  39. 39. Evokes conclusions that arise from ground truth-to analyze how leaders get from here to there</li></li></ul><li>Robert Greenleaf- AT&T CEO<br />What leaders are not<br /><ul><li> Ordinary
  40. 40. Products of</li></ul> position<br /> education<br /> income<br /> religion<br /> ethnicity<br />Approach to Leadership<br /><ul><li>Noncoersive
  41. 41. Nonmanipulative
  42. 42. Quaker beliefs
  43. 43. Management ability to state a goal & reach it through others
  44. 44. Personal growth
  45. 45. Servant Leadership
  46. 46. Empowerment
  47. 47. Listening
  48. 48. Introspection</li></li></ul><li>Learning Extension<br /><ul><li>Elizabeth -1998</li></ul> Staring CateBlanchett<br /> Daughter of Henry VII becomes queen of England and shrewdly leads the country. The queen negotiates her way to consolidate her authority in a divided land between Catholics and Protestants.<br />
  49. 49. Learning Extension <br />Documentary of<br />LNelson Mandela ‘s life.<br />Contains footage of<br />Mandela’s sojourn back to<br />Robben Island where<br />spent two decades in<br />prison. Portrays Mandel’s<br />leadership style and work<br />ethics as president of South<br />Africa.<br />
  50. 50. Concluding Reflection Questions<br /><ul><li>What do you actually know about the leader (s) you most admire?
  51. 51. What are the characteristics that stand out in you mind about them?
  52. 52. What did the leaders actually do to merit being a leader?
  53. 53. What types of contexts did your leaders encounter?</li></li></ul><li>Leadership<br />The day soldiers stop bringing you their problems is the day you have stopped leading them. They have either lost confidence that you <br />can help them or <br />concluded that you do not care. <br />Either case is a failure of leadership”<br />Colin Powell<br />
  54. 54. Life is drawing without an eraser<br />
  55. 55. <ul><li>In life, you either follow paths or make trails.</li></li></ul><li>hhhhThe Art of Educational Leadership Balancing Performance and Accountability by Fenwick W. English hhhh <br />