Exploring editorial leadership : a qualitative study of scholastic journalism advisers teaching leadership in Missouri secondary schools
This qualitative study explored advisers' perspectives on teaching leadership. This study identified the significant need for the role of leadership in scholastic journalism programs. Advisers illustrated soft skills provide many opportunities for students to grow into leaders. The leadership skills provide advisers opportunities to articulate their passion and genuine convictions with their students. This current study focused on editorial leadership practices in high school journalism news labs for a clearer understanding of how advisers utilize many leadership practices. The findings will benefit high school journalism teachers to develop leadership for effective production, encourage creativity, and foster decision making. Thus, leadership skills are important in journalism education.
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