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EDUC 8642 Transformative Leadership in Higher Education: Welcome & Course Readings

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Please find your required library readings below. If you have problems with the links below, please contact the Library. If you have APA questions about these materials, please contact the Writing Center.

EDUC 8642 Required Course Readings


The links are for required readings found in the Walden databases ONLY. For all other readings, see your course resources.

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Bolman, L. G., & Deal, T. E. (1991). Leadership and management effectiveness: A multi-frame, multi-sector analysis. Human Resource Management, 30(4), 509–534.

Brennan, J., & Naidoo, R. (2008). Higher education and the achievement (and/or prevention) of equity and social justice. Higher Education, 56(3), 287–302.

Eddy, P. L., & VanDerLinden, K. E. (2006). Emerging definitions of leadership in higher education. Community College Review, 34(1), 5–26.

Foster, C. R. (2007). Teaching and learning in the service of transformation. Change, 39(3), 38–42.

Fullan, M. (2006). The future of educational change: system thinkers in action. Journal of Educational Change, 7(3), 113–122.

Giroux, H. A. (2010). Lessons from Paulo Freire. The Chronicle of Higher Education 57(9), B15–B16.

Hanna, D. E. (2003). Building a leadership vision: Eleven strategic challenges for higher education. Educause Review 38 (25–34).

Harris, M., & Cullen, R. (2008). Learner-centered leadership: An agenda for action. Innovative Higher Education, 33(1), 21–28.

Kezar, A. (2000). Pluralistic leadership: Bringing diverse voices to the table. About Campus, 5(3), 6–11.

Kezar, A. (2006). Redesigning for collaboration in learning initiatives: An examination of four highly collaborative campuses. The Journal of Higher Education, 77(5), 804–838.

Kezar, A., Lester, J., Carducci, R., Gallant, T. B., & McGavin, M. C. (2007). Where are the faculty leaders? Liberal Education, 93(4), 14–21.
Kezar, A., & Eckel, P. (2008). Advancing diversity agendas on campus: Examining transactional and transformational presidential leadership styles. International Journal of Leadership in Education, 11(4), 379–405.

Kezar, A., Eckel, P., Contreras-McGavin, M., & Quaye, S. (2008). Creating a web of support: An important leadership strategy for advancing campus diversity. Higher Education, 55(1), 69–92.

Other Readings

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