A practical and visionary look at creative educational leadership in today’s digital environment FeaturesCritical questions at the beginning of each chapter help readers focus on key objectives. Case studies with discussion questions and activities provide opportunities for readers to analyze applied situations. End-of-chapter learning aids include Key Principles for Leaders to Know sections that summarize each chapter's content and Web Resources that provide links to additional information.

Chapter 5: Leading Adult Learners: Preparing Future Leaders and Professional Development of Those They Lead

Leading Adult Learners: Preparing Future Leaders and Professional Development of Those They Lead

Leading adult learners: Preparing future leaders and professional development of those they lead
RosemaryPapa and JessicaPapa

Two key questions begin this chapter: What are the changing dynamics for faculty teaching today that prospective educational leaders need to know? And, what are the primary challenges prospective administrators face in professional development and optimally managing teachers who are using technology in their respective settings? It is critical for those faculty instructing prospective educational leaders to understand the adult learner to maximize teaching and learning. In this chapter adult learning theories, or theories about how adults learn, and how we engage adult learners, or adults in a learning environment, set the stage for managing and using technology ...

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