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HEDU504 Academic Leadership in Higher Education

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A critical examination of academic leadership using contemporary leadership theories. Understanding how academic leadership is situated in a contemporary higher education sector.

HEDU 504 is a compulsory paper within the Master of Higher Education programme (MHEd).

Paper title Academic Leadership in Higher Education
Paper code HEDU504
Subject Higher Education
EFTS 0.25
Points 30 points
Teaching period(s) Semester 2 (Distance learning)
Semester 2 (On campus)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $2,069.75
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $7,201.25

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Limited to
MHEd
Notes
As one of the principal modes of teaching is on-line learning, all students are required to have access to the internet.
Eligibility
University teachers and researchers who are either currently working or intending to work in Higher Education, as part of the MHEd
Contact
hedc@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Lecturers: Dr Vivienne Anderson and Professor Kerry Shephard
Paper Structure
The paper covers three main areas:
  • Academic leadership
  • Mentoring in higher education
  • Philosophy of leadership in higher education
Teaching Arrangements
Nine 2-hour classes and a two-hour symposium.
Textbooks
A reading list will be provided.
Course outline
Available on request from HEDC
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Communication, Ethics, Research.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
By the end of this paper participants will be able to:
  • Critique the literature on academic leadership
  • Demonstrate an in-depth understanding of academic mentoring
  • Apply their understanding of leadership theories in the design of a mentoring programme
  • Demonstrate an in-depth understanding of the purposes of higher education to situate academic leadership in this broader context

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Timetable

Semester 2

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught through Distance Learning
Learning management system
Blackboard

Workshop

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
A1 Thursday 10:00-11:50 28-34, 36-41

Semester 2

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

Workshop

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
A1 Thursday 10:00-11:50 28-34, 36-41

A critical examination of academic leadership using contemporary leadership theories. Understanding how academic leadership is situated in a contemporary higher education sector.

HEDU 504 is a compulsory paper within the Master of Higher Education programme (MHEd).

Paper title Academic Leadership in Higher Education
Paper code HEDU504
Subject Higher Education
EFTS 0.25
Points 30 points
Teaching period(s) Semester 2 (11 July 2022 - 11 November 2022) (Distance learning)
Semester 2 (On campus)
Domestic Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for 2022 have not yet been set
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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Limited to
MHEd
Notes
As one of the principal modes of teaching is on-line learning, all students are required to have access to the internet.
Eligibility
University teachers and researchers who are either currently working or intending to work in Higher Education, as part of the MHEd
Contact
hedc@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff

Lecturer: Professor Kerry Shephard

Paper Structure
The paper covers three main areas:
  • Academic leadership
  • Mentoring in higher education
  • Philosophy of leadership in higher education
Teaching Arrangements
Nine 2-hour classes and a two-hour symposium.
Textbooks
A reading list will be provided.
Course outline
Available on request from HEDC
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Communication, Ethics, Research.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
By the end of this paper participants will be able to:
  • Critique the literature on academic leadership
  • Demonstrate an in-depth understanding of academic mentoring
  • Apply their understanding of leadership theories in the design of a mentoring programme
  • Demonstrate an in-depth understanding of the purposes of higher education to situate academic leadership in this broader context

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Timetable

Semester 2 (11 July 2022 - 11 November 2022)

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught through Distance Learning
Learning management system
Blackboard

Workshop

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
A1 Thursday 10:00-11:50 28-34, 36-41

Semester 2

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

Workshop

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
A1 Thursday 10:00-11:50 28-34, 36-41