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Leadership in Educational Technology

Journal of Educational Technology Volume 10, Number 4, ISSN 0973-0559


In life, one will come across diverse types of leaders. While each leadership type has positive and negative qualities, each style fits appropriately in distinct situations. Supervisors must determine how to manage their staff in constructive ways, engaging and motivating them to learn more and do more within their specific professional area. The purpose of this research is to define the various types of Educational Leadership and their pros and cons, compare and contrast various ways to manage educators, how to engage others, and to identify best practices in Educational Technology. The writer will also define professional learning networks/communities and identify their purpose. Questions involved with this research include: What are the various kinds of leaders and the pros and cons that apply to those leadership styles? How can Educational Technology superiors effectively manage their staff? How can they motivate their staff? What are PLNs/PLCs and why are they important? The conclusion of this work will highlight the importance of technology leaders within the educational realm.


Puckett, R. (2014). Leadership in Educational Technology. Journal of Educational Technology, 10(4), 1-5. Retrieved January 21, 2020 from .

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