Recent Publications

Faculty members in the Department of Leadership Studies regularly publish in national and international peer-reviewed journals. Below are a sample of relevant publications.

Bathon, J., Beckmann, J., & Björk, L. (2011). Parent Participation in School Governance: A Legal Analysis of Experiences in South Africa and Kentucky. Journal of School Public Relations, 32(4), 349-378.

Björk, L, & Browne-Ferrigno, T. (2011). Introduction to special issue: International perspectives on school-parent relations. Journal of School Public Relations, 32(4), 296-299.

Björk, L & Blase, J. (2009). The micropolitics of school district decentralization. Education Assessment, Evaluation and Accountability,  21, 195-208.

Björk, L, & Browne-Ferrigno, T. (2012). Introduction to special issue: International perspectives on school-parent relations. Journal of School Public Relations, 33(1), 4-7.

Browne-Ferrigno, T., & Muth, R. (in press). Use of learner-centered instructional strategies in higher education: Doctoral student assessments. International Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching & Learning.

Browne-Ferrigno, T., & Jensen, J. M. (in press). Preparing EdD students to conduct group dissertations. Innovative Higher Education, 37(5). doi:10.1007/s10755-012-9212-5

Browne-Ferrigno, T. (2011). Mandated university-district partnerships for principal preparation: Professors’ perspectives on required program redesign. Journal of School Leadership, 21(5), 735-756.

Hegland, S.M., Aronson, S.S., Isbell, P.I., Benjamin, S., Rous, B.S., & Krajicek, M.J. (2011). Measuring health-related aspects of quality in early childhood settings. In M. Zaslow, I. Martinez-Beck, K. Tout, & T. Hallee (Eds.) Quality Measurement in Early Childhood Settings. Baltimore, MD: Paul H. Brookes Publishing.

Lewis, W., Björk, L., Zhao,Y., & Chi, B. (2011). Parent-School Councils in Beijing China. Journal of School Public Relations, Volume 32(4), 379-394.

Lewis, W. D., Colditz, P., & Browne-Ferrigno, T. (2011). Parent involvement in public school governance: The United States of America and South Africa. Journal of School Public Relations, 32(4), 325-348.

McLeod, S., Bathon, J., & Richardson, J. W. (2011). Studies of technology tool usage are not enough: A response to the articles in this special issue. Journal of Research in Leadership in Education, 6(5), 288-297.

McLeod, S. & Richardson, J. W., (2011). The dearth of technology coverage. Journal of School Leadership, 21(2), 216-240.

Richardson, J. W., Bathon, J., Flora, K., & Lewis, W. D. (in press). NETS-A scholarship: A review of published literature. Journal of Research on Technology in Education, 42(2)

Richardson, J. W., & Brantmeier, E. (in press). From head to hand to global community: The role of ICTs in catalyzing conflict transformation in Egypt. Education, Business and Society: Contemporary Middle Eastern Issues, 5(4).

Richardson, J. W., Moore, T., & Sales, G., & Mackritis, M. (2011). Using computer simulations to support STEM learning. International Journal of Engineering Education, 27(4), 766-777.

Richardson, J. W., Imig, S., & Ndoye, A. (in press). Developing culturally-aware school leaders: Measuring the impact of an international internship. Educational Administration Quarterly, doi:10.1177/0013161X12455055

Richardson, J. W., McLeod, S., & Garrett Dikkers, A. (2011). How do school districts treat K-12 principals and principal candidates with online credentials? International Journal of Leadership in Education, 14(3), 351-368. doi:10.1080/13603124.2011.560284

Richardson, J. W., McLeod, S., & Garrett Dikkers, A. (2011). Perceptions of online credentials for school principals. Journal of Educational Administration, 49(4), 378-395.

Richardson, J. W., & McLeod, S. (2011). Technology leadership in Native American schools. Journal of Research in Rural Education, 26(7), 1-14. Retrieved from http://www.jrre.psu.edu/articles/26-7.pdf

Richardson, J. W. (2011). Challenges of adopting technology for education in less developed countries: The case of Cambodia. Comparative Education Review, 55(1), 8-29.

Risku, M., Björk, L., & Browne-Ferrigno (2012). School-Parent Relations in Finland. Journal of School Public Relations, 33(1), 48-71.

Rosenkoetter, S. E., Dogaru*, C. M., Rous, B., & Schroeder, C. (2011). Children with disabilities, school readiness, and transition to kindergarten. In C. J. Groark (Series Ed.) & L. Kaczmarek (Vol. Ed.) Early childhood intervention: Shaping the future for children with special needs and their families, three volumes: Vol. 3. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO, Praeger Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO, Praeger.

Rous, B. & Hallam, R. (2012). Transition services for children with disabilities: Research, policy and practice. 25th Anniversary Volume Topics in Early Childhood Special Education 31(4): 232-240.

Rous, B., & Smith, B. (2011). Key national and state policy implementation issues. In C. J. Groark (Series Ed.) & S. Eidelman (Vol. Ed.) Early childhood intervention: Shaping the future for children with special needs and their families, three volumes: Vol. 1. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO, Praeger Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO, Praeger.

Smith , B. & Rous, B. (2011). Historical perspectives. In C. J. Groark (Series Ed.) & S. Eidelman (Vol. Ed.) Early childhood intervention: Shaping the future for children with special needs and their families, three volumes: Vol. 1. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO, Praeger Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO, Praeger.