Mark L. McCaslin's Blog

Mark L. McCaslin's Blog

The Scholar-Practitioner-Leader: An Introduction

Separately, a scholar, a practitioner, and a leader can accomplish many things, but in combination, the whole is truly greater than the sum of its parts.

Time Management: Leading with Purpose

Time management surfaces as one of the key tools necessary for today’s scholarly leader. In a move towards leadership, this brief article introduces time management as a way to increase the quality of your personal and professional life.

Academic Review: In the Spirit of Professional Development

Soon dissertation chairs and staff will all be engaging in a well thought out Academic Review process for University

Setting Intentions on Your Doctoral Journey

In setting intentions for successfully and healthfully navigating the dissertation journey the first concern is about

Five Tips for Making the Most of Your Dissertation Committee

I was fortunate to have had Dr. John Creswell as my dissertation advisor. He was instructive on how to form a committee that “works.” By that, he meant that the committee works for the topic, works as a functional and integrated group, and works to aid the doctoral candidate in developing and improving as a scholar/practitioner/leader.

Dispelling the Leader Myth

When confused with “leader” and “leading” leadership can become a social myth.  Gemmill and Oakley (1992) referred to