Research Leadership Learning Podcast

Welcome to the Research Leadership Learning Podcast from Dowling College's Research Leadership Learning Center.

On this podcast we explore many fields of knowledge related to leadership in social agencies, bringing you conversations with teachers, principals, superintendents and others working in and around the Long Island region, including Dowling faculty and Dowling doctoral candidates. By sharing research and knowledge from the field, we hope to develop a profound human awareness among leaders of social agencies in Nassau and Suffolk Counties and beyond.

School Boards

click to download Posted Tuesday, October 14, 2008. Total length: 23:01

"...boards were more effective when they focused on the financial aspects of their work."
Dr. Judith Chen

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What makes a school board effective? In this episode, Dr. Manley speaks with Dr. Judith Chen on the results of her doctoral research at Dowling into the governance practices of school boards in urban, suburban, and rural areas. Along with Dr. Al Inserra, who helped design this national study, they discuss the factors that contribute to effectiveness: teamwork, assessment, financial health, and more.


Music: Mozart's Oboe Quartet in F after K496 - Allegretto-by American Baroque courtesy of Magnatunes.

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