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Discourse as a normative instrument : analysis of mental illness on a disability services discussion list
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2007)
Publicly available archives of an internet discussion list for people who operate disability service offices at colleges and universities across the U.S. provided a unique insight into the values, interactions, and norms of this professional group...
Evaluating the engaged institution : the conceptualizations and discourses of engagement
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2009)
As a relatively new term applied to the activities of higher education, "engagement" is an emerging conception that is being constructed and defined by actors within and outside of higher education. These constructions can ...
No silver bullet: a Delphi study of emergent leadership in Missouri high-performing, high-poverty schools
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2010)
This dissertation studied how principals allow leadership to emerge in high performing, high poverty schools (HP2S) in Missouri. Complexity science, self-organization, and emergence are keys to understanding how leadership can impact student...