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ERIC Number: EJ952160
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011
Pages: 5
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 8
ISSN: ISSN-0094-1956
Leadership Development Expertise: A Mixed-Method Analysis
Okpala, Comfort O.; Hopson, Linda B.; Chapman, Bernadine; Fort, Edward
Journal of Instructional Psychology, v38 n2 p133-137 2011
In this study, the impact of graduate curriculum, experience, and standards in the development of leadership expertise were examined. The major goals of the study were to (1) examine the impact of college content curriculum in the development of leadership expertise, (2) examine the impact of on the job experience in the development of leadership expertise, (3) determine the impact of standards in the development of leadership expertise, and (4) to identify the attributes of leadership expertise. Utilizing mixed-method research design, randomly selected school administrators completed a survey that measured how and where they developed their leadership expertise. The results from the analysis showed that the cognitive dimensions of leadership development of adult learners were the result of on the job experiences. (Contains 3 tables.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: North Carolina