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EDPD 8083 PHD in Early Childhood Leadership and Advocacy: Welcome & Course Readings

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EDPD 8083 Required Course Readings

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Abell, E, Arsiwall, D., Putnam, R., & Miller, E. (2014). Mentoring and Facilitating Professional Engagement as Quality Enhancement Strategies: An Overview of Evaluation of the Family Child Care Partnerships Program. Child & Youth Care Forum, 43(5), 569-592.

Bloom, P. J. & Abel, M. B. (2015). Expanding the lens— leadership as an organizational asset. Young Children, 70(2), 10-17.

Campos, M. M. (2013). Between the politics of quality and the quality of practices. Cadernos de Pesquisa, 43(148), 22-43.

Coleman, A., Sharp, C., & Handscomb, G. (2015). Leading Highly Performing Children’s Centre Supporting the Development of the ‘Accidental Leaders’. Educational Management Administration & Leadership.

Elicker, J., & McMullen, M. B. (2013). Appropriate and meaningful assessment in family-centered programs. YC Young Children, 68(3), 22.

Fundus, J. L. (2015). Exploring the Relationship between Success on Evaluations of Preschool Programs and Children's Pre-academic Progress. Delta Kappa Gamma Bulletin, 81(4).

Hallet, E. (2013). ‘We all share a common vision and passion’: Early years professionals reflect upon their leadership of practice role. Journal of Early Childhood Research, 11(3), 312-325.

Hard, L., & Jónsdóttir, A. H. (2013). Leadership is not a dirty word: Exploring and embracing leadership in ECEC. European Early Childhood Education Research Journal, 21(3), 311-325.

Krome, M. A. (2014). Knowledge Transformation: A Case For Workforce Diversity. Journal of Diversity Management (Online), 9(2), 103.

Lofdahl, A. (2014). Teacher-parent relations and professional strategies: A case study on documentation and talk about documentation in a Swedish preschool. Australasian Journal of Early Childhood, 39(3), 103.

Martin, G. C. (2014). The effects of cultural diversity in the workplace. Journal of Diversity Management (Online), 9(2), 89.

Munoz, M., Boulton, P., Johnson, T., & Unal, C. (May, 2015). Leadership development for a changing early childhood landscape. YC: Young Children, 70(2), 26-31.

Olsen, S., Fiechtl, B., & Rule, S. (2012). An Evaluation of Virtual Home Visits in Early Intervention: Feasibility of" Virtual Intervention". The Volta Review, 112(3), 267.

Orr, T., & Cleveland-Innes, M. (2015). Appreciative leadership: Supporting education innovation. The International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning, 16(4), 235-240.

Ramey, M. D. (2015). Out from under the radar: Making leadership visible. YC: Young Children, 70(2), 6-10.

Saracho, O. N. (2015). Historical and contemporary evaluations of early childhood programmes. Early Child Development and Care, 185(8), 1255–1267.

Van Wart, M. (2013). Lessons from leadership theory and the contemporary challenges of leaders. Public Administration Review, 73(4), 553-565.

Zinsser, K. M., & Curby, T. W. (2014). Understanding Preschool Teachers’ Emotional Support as a Function of Center Climate. SAGE Open, 4(4).

Other Readings

Optional or supplemental readings may or may not be available in the library. Find further information about optional readings here.

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