Journal article

Variation in the experience of leadership of teaching in higher education

E Martin, K Trigwell, M Prosser, P Ramsden

Studies in Higher Education | Published : 2003

Abstract

This article describes ways in which heads of university academic departments and the subject coordinators of large first-year subjects experience the leadership of teaching. It examines variation in perceptions of leadership experienced by the teachers in the same subjects and departments. It explores empirical relations between subject coordinators' conceptions of leadership and teachers' perceptions of leadership, and between teachers' perceptions of subject coordinators' leadership and teachers' approaches to teaching. The authors show that there is an empirical relationship between the way subject coordinators conceive of leadership of teaching, how their subject teachers perceive that ..

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