American Journal of Educational Research
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American Journal of Educational Research. 2014, 2(3), 173-182
DOI: 10.12691/education-2-3-11
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Leadership Influence in Learning

Ibitoye Rachel Adeola1,

1Faculty of psychology and Education Science, University of Bucharest

Pub. Date: March 17, 2014

Cite this paper:
Ibitoye Rachel Adeola. Leadership Influence in Learning. American Journal of Educational Research. 2014; 2(3):173-182. doi: 10.12691/education-2-3-11

Abstract

A very good and functional way to measure the value of any learning process is by taking into consideration and also utilizing the impact the process as a whole has had on the learner, his society, his economy, his organization and also the level at which more knowledege can be generated. Nowadays, with the level of exposure that we have through the help of science and technology, learning can be done through many different means. However the different ways through which learning can occur can be summed up into these four circumstances, being Education, Self discovery, Experience and Discussions. As mentioned earlier the disposable availabity of science and technology in our todays world simply goes to emphasis the importance and neccessity for not just Teaching but at the same time Learningto occur. Nonetheless for this two processes to occur in such a way that it would be easily said that a learning process has indeed taken place, there’s a dire need for what we can refer to as Effecting Leadership: A role played by the teacher, and alongside, Willful Learning: A role apparently played by the learner. A leader, as much as he has the abilities and powers to Influence his subordinate positively also with the same magnitude can influence the same subordinate negatively. Nevertheless, before going into how this can happen or what circumstances can bring about such divastating results, it is of optimost importance that I highlight with clarity the meaning of the key words in this paper work, so as to enable us have a good understanding of not only the theme but as well as the major aim of the paper, which is tobring to light and in clear terms too, the types of Leaders that can Influence their learners and their immediate environment in the most positive ways. This can be said to be the most important focus of this Paper.

Keywords:
leadership influence and learning

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