EDUL 7063 (PO2) Philosophy of Leadership in Education - William Allan Kritsonis, PhD

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<ul><li> 1. PVAMU EDUL 7063 (P02) Philosophy of Leadership in EducationDepartment ofEducational Leadership &amp; CounselingCollege ofWhitlowe R. Green College ofEducationInstructor Name:William KritsonisOffice Location:Delco 233Office Phone: 936-261-3530Fax:936-261-3617Email Address:wakritsonis@pvamu.eduU.S. Postal Service Address:Prairie View A&amp;M UniversityP.O. Box 519Mail Stop 2420Prairie View, TX 77446Office Hours:12:005:00 PM (Thursday); 1:005:30 PM &amp; 8:2010:00 PM (Friday); 10:00 11:00 AM &amp; 1:50 4:40 PM (Saturday)Virtual Office Hours: NoneCourse Location: Prairie View A&amp;M University Campus Delco-Rm # 242Class Meeting Days &amp; Times: Saturday 11:00 1:50 PMCatalog Description: EDUL 7063 Philosophy of Leadership in EducationExamines the philosophy of leadership in education and the art of effectively managing and influencing the behavior ofothers as an extension of who we are. This approach is driven by our beliefs about human nature resulting from ourexperiences and value systems.Prerequisites:Admission to doctoral programCo-requisites: NoneSuggested Ways of Knowing Through the Realms of Meaning by William Allan Kritsonis, PhDTexts (NotOur Iceberg is Melting: Changing and Succeeding Under any Conditions by Kolter, J.,Required) Rathgeber, H., Mueller, P., &amp; Johnson, S. (2005). New York, NY: St. Martins Press. ISBN 13:9780312361983.House Bill 2504:Please Note: House Bill 2504 does allow students the choice not to purchase the class textbook(s). Students havethe choice of using alternative methods to access textbook information (internet websites, books on reserved at thelibrary, etc). Students are required and held accountability to complete all assignments as noted in the syllabus.Access to Learning Resources:PVAMU Library:phone: (936) 261-1500;web: University Bookstore:phone: (936) 261-1990;web: Goals or Overview:The goals of this course are to:1. Comprehend the importance of understanding philosophy is generally divided into the main groups of Ethics,Aesthetics, Logic, Epistemology, Metaphysics, and Axiology2. Comprehend the importance of developing a philosophy of leadership in education3. Comprehend alternative methods of philosophical thinking and analysis4. Comprehend a philosophy of leadership that shapes improvement efforts within schools5. Comprehend a philosophy of the fundamental mission of schools to increase the achievement of all studentsCourse Outcomes/ObjectivesThe objectives of this course are to:1. Prepare school administrators as problem solvers, critical thinkers, and decision makers2. Prepare school administrators as educational leaders who use multiple methods and implement1</li></ul><p> 2. context-appropriate strategies that capitalize on the diversity of the school community to improveschool programs and culture (ELCC 2.1) 3.Prepare school administrators to apply principles of effective instruction to improve instructionalpractices and curricular materials (ELCC 2.2a) 4.Prepare school administrators to make recommendations regarding the design, implementation, and evaluation of a curriculum that fully accommodates learners diverse needs (ELCC 2.2b) 5.Prepare school administrators to assist personnel in understanding and applying best practices for student learning (ELCC 2.3a) 6. Prepare school administrators to apply human development theory, proven learning and motivationaltheories, and concern for diversity to the learning process (ELCC 2.3b)Accrediting Body: ( ELCC/NCATE) Standards Met: (ELCC Standards 2.1,2.2a,2.2b,2.3a, &amp; 2.3b)At the end of this course, the student will 1. Be able to define the principles and practices in implementing philosophical thought processes 2. Be able to recall those philosophical principles and practices that are beneficial for solving issuesand problems 3. Demonstrate the ability to integrate and apply philosophical content and pedagogical knowledgeand assess student learning 4. Identify ones own philosophy of education 5. Be able to develop the importance of selecting competent school leaders with a solid appreciationand understanding of philosophies of education 6. Define ELCC Standards 2.1,2.2a,2.2b,2.3a, &amp; 2.3b E-FOLD-P (CONCEPTUAL FRAMEWORK) Educator as Facilitator of Learning for Diverse Populations5.0 To prepare beginning administrators as problem solvers, critical thinkers and decision makers.6.0 To prepare beginning administrators as facilitators of teacher and student growth and development throughunderstanding of leadership dimensions.7.0 To provide beginning administrators with an awareness of human diversity, a knowledge of the importanceand skills needed for effective community and parental involvement.8.0 To prepare beginning administrators to be reflect and continual learners with knowledge and value of self-appraisal techniques and goal setting for a strong personal commitment.2 3. Quality Without CompromiseClosing the LoopThe Six Question Model at Prairie View A&amp;M University OutcomeWhatltsIs esu s Desired? egieMa pen?fR Ho e itattrat o eoWh wtDid p k YouHa? S UsDoContinuous ImprovementTh ts?Circle(CIC) ?wsedlll Ho su We eAs It beWh reWiat Re ses anss ult When Me es Will itRBe Assessed?Cycle Dana/Thomas-Smith/Closing the Loop Six Question Model/landscapeCourse Requirements &amp; Evaluation MethodsThis course will utilize the following instruments to determine student grades and proficiency of the learningoutcomes for the course.Manuscript written assignment designed to measure ability to apply presented course material (20 pointsdeduction for late assignment)Exercises written assignments designed to supplement and reinforce course material (20 points deductionfor each late assignment)Final Exam written test designed to measure knowledge of presented course material (Book: Ways ofKnowing through the Realms of Meaning)Class Participation Class participation/discussion/attendanceGrading MatrixInstrument Value (points or percentages)Total ManuscriptWays of Knowing through the100 Realms of Meaning Due: April 9 Exercise: Activities for 13 Virtues Notebook on the 13 Virtues 130 Due: April 30 Exercise: Activities forNotebook on William Kritsonis On 150 Philosophy of Schooling Schooling Chapter 3: Notebook 1-15 Philosophies of Schooling, pages 81-159 Due: April 30 Final ExamWays of Knowing through the100 Realms of Meaning Date: May 7 Class Participation/Discussion5 pts. X 15 class sessions75 Total: 555 3 4. Grade Determination:A = 501 555 ptsB = 446 500 ptsC = 391 445 ptsD = 336 390 ptsF = 335 and BelowEvaluation of Research Papers/Manuscripts for Dr. Kritsonis Classes A (90-100 pts) - The research paper has a clear beginning, middle, and an end. This is clearly original, superiorwork product with no spelling or grammatical errors. The information is compelling and supported. The paper has aconclusion that is supported by the evidence. B (80-89 pts) - The research paper has most of the requirements to receive an A, but falls short in one or moreareas. Spelling and grammatical errors, no matter how minor, usually result in the grade of a B even if all otherindices have been met.C (70-79 pts) - The research paper fails to meet one or more of the above requirements and contains manyspelling, grammatical or syntactical errors. The information is not clear or not supportable. The paper is asuperficial treatment and not very original.D (60 69) - The research paper is unacceptable. The information shows no real understanding of the premises.The connections are not clear.F (59 and below) - The research paper is unacceptable. In addition to the above errors, there are many spelling,grammatical or syntactical errors in this paper.True OutcomesTrue Outcomes was a tool used by the University for Assessment Purposes. Currently, PVAMU is transitioningfrom it to another assessment tool for students. The new assessment tool and artifacts for spring 2011 will beannounced during the course of the semester.eCoursesPVAMU is moving to a new course management system (CMS) for online and web-assisted courses. Starting in2008 Fall semester, WebCT will be replaced by eCourses-an upgraded version of WebCT 4.1 with improvedcapabilities and better integration with the new Banner Student Information System.Course ProceduresSubmission of Assignments for Dr. Kritsonis (Face to Face Class)Please submit two bound hard copies of the manuscript on Ways of Knowing through the Realms of Meaning. Themanuscript must be 10-12 pages using APA guidelines for national publication (double spaced that includesreferences and citations). You will turn in two notebooks of your completed work representing Benjamin Franklins 13Virtues. Please submit two copies of the Activities for Philosophy of Schooling Notebook. It should reflect deepthinking, imagination, creativity, and critical analysis (double spaced that includes references and other citations).There will be a 20 point deduction for late submissions.Formatting Documents:Microsoft Word is the standard word processing tool used at PVAMU. If youre using other word processors, besure to use the save as tool and save the document in either the Microsoft Word, Rich-Text, or plain text format.Exam PolicyExams should be taken as scheduled. No makeup examinations will be allowed except under documentedemergencies (See Student Handbook).Professional Organizations and JournalsAmerican Association for School AdministratorsNational Association of Elementary School PrincipalsNational Association of Secondary School PrincipalsPhi Delta KappaTexas Elementary Principals and Supervisors AssociationTexas Association of Secondary School PrincipalsAmerican Journal of Education4 5. American School Board JournalEducation Administration AbstractsEducation Administration QuarterlyEducation WeekEducational LeadershipNASSP BulletinNational FORUM Journals ( Delta KappanTASSP News HighlightsTEPSA JournalTexas StudyTheory Into PracticeTodays EducationReferencesAmerican Association for School Administrators ( Psychological Association (2009). Publication manual of the APA (6th ed.). Washington DC: AuthorEducational Leadership Constituents Council (ELCC) Standards ( School Leaders Licensure Consortium (ISLLC) Standards ( Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) ( WEEK CALENDARWeek 1: Jan. 22, 2011Topic: Introduction to class, discussion of syllabus and course requirements, and pretest Assignment: Work on Weekly Activities for Both NotebooksWeek 2: Jan. 29, 2011Topic: Introduction and Part I: Meaning and Human Nature (Ways of Knowingthrough the Realms of Meaning) Assignment: Work on Weekly Activities for Both NotebooksWeek 3: Feb. 5, 2011 Topic: Part II: Fundamentals Patterns of Meaning (Introduction) and First Realm: Symbolics Assignment: Work on Weekly Activities for Both NotebooksWeek 4: Feb. 12, 2011Topic: Second Realm: Empirics Assignment: Work on Weekly Activities for both NotebooksWeek 5: Feb. 19, 2011 Topic: Third Realm: EstheticsAssignment: Work on Weekly Activities for Both NotebooksWeek 6: Feb. 26, 2011 Topic: Fourth Realm: SynnoeticsAssignment: Begin Work on Manuscript and Continue Work on WeeklyActivities for Both NotebooksWeek 7: Mar. 5, 2011Topic: Fifth Realm: EthicsAssignment: Work on Manuscript and Weekly Activities for Both NotebooksWeek 8: Mar. 12. 2011 Topic: Sixth Realm: SynopticsAssignment: Work on Manuscript and Weekly Activities for Both NotebooksWeek 9: Mar. 19, 2011 Topic: SPRING BREAKAssignment: Work on Manuscript and Weekly Activities for Both Notebooks 5 6. Week 10: Mar. 26, 2011 Topic: Part III: The Curriculum for General Education Assignment: Work on Manuscript and Weekly Activities for Both NotebooksWeek 11: April 2, 2011 Topic: Continuation of Part IIIAssignment: Work on Manuscript and Weekly Activities for Both NotebooksWeek 12: April 9, 2011 Topic: Continuation of Part IIIManuscript due on Ways of Knowing through the Realms of MeaningAssignment: Work on Weekly Activities for Both NotebooksWeek 13: April 16, 2011 Topic: Discussion of Notebooks Assignment: Work on Weekly Activities for Both NotebooksWeek 14: April 23, 2011 Topic: EASTER HOLIDAYAssignment: Work on Weekly Activities for Both NotebooksWeek 15: April 30, 2011 Topic: Discussion of NotebooksNotebooks due on the 13 Virtues and the Philosophies of SchoolingAssignment: Study for Final ExamWeek 16: May 7, 2011 Topic: Final Exam (Ways of Knowing through the Realms of Knowing)Assignment:University Rules and ProceduresDisability statement (See Student Handbook):Students with disabilities, including learning disabilities, who wish to request accommodations in class shouldregister with the Services for Students with Disabilities (SSD) early in the semester so that appropriatearrangements may be made. In accordance with federal laws, a student requesting special accommodations mustprovide documentation of their disability to the SSD coordinator.Academic misconduct (See Student Handbook):You are expected to practice academic honesty in every aspect of this course and all other courses. Make sure youare familiar with your Student Handbook, especially the section on academic misconduct. Students who engage inacademic misconduct are subject to university disciplinary procedures.Forms of academic dishonesty: 1. Cheating: deception in which a student misrepresents that he/she has mastered information on anacademic exercise that he/she has not mastered; giving or receiving aid unauthorized by the instructoron assignments or examinations. 2. Academic misconduct: tampering with grades or taking part in obtaining or distributing any part of ascheduled test. 3. Fabrication: use of invented information or falsified research. 4. Plagiarism: unacknowledged quotation and/or paraphrase of someone elses words, ideas, or data asones own in work submitted for credit. Failure to identify information or essays from the Internet andsubmitting them as ones own work also constitutes plagiarism.Nonacademic misconduct (See Student Handbook)The university respects the rights of instructors to teach and students to learn. Maintenance of these rightsrequires campus conditions that do not impede their exercise. Campus behavior that interferes with either (1) theinstructors ability to conduct the class, (2) the inability of other students to profit from the instructional program, or 6 7. (3) campus behavior that interferes with the rights of others will not be tolerated. An individual engaging in suchdisruptive behavior may be subject to disciplinary action. Such incidents will be adjudicated by the Dean ofStudents under nonacademic procedures.Sexual misconduct (See Student Handbook):Sexual harassment of students and employers at Prairie View A&amp;M Universi...</p>