Increasingly post-secondary institutions are dedicating resources to develop online courses. This includes hybrid (classroom and online instruction) and fully online classes. The growth of online options coincides with the creation of various platforms that make communication between graduate students and faculty members seamless. However, there is a gap in the research which examines the development of online courses for current and aspiring school leaders (e.g., teachers, principals, district staff). For this reason, this article utilizes extant literature and autoethnographic vignettes to 1) investigate the steps universities and school districts should take to make online classes more accessible for school leaders; 2) discuss the advantages and challenges of taking online classes for school leaders and 3) describe a faculty members experience developing a graduate online course. The article includes limitations and implications.
Walker, Larry J. and Sullivan, Michelle
"Moving Beyond Tradition: Designing an Online Course for School Leaders,"
Journal of Educational Leadership in Action: Vol. 6
, Article 2.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.lindenwood.edu/ela/vol6/iss3/2
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