Dr Patrick Renihan

Professor & Director of the Saskatchewan Educational Leadership Unit
(DipEd, BEd, MEd, PhD) 

  • Organizational Behaviour
  • Instructional Supervision and Staff Development
  • Administrative Roles

Renihan

Undergraduate Teaching

  • EADM 425 - Legal and Institutional Contexts of Education

Graduate Teaching

  • EADM 811 - History and Development of Organizational Theory
  • EADM 816 - Instructional Leadership
  • EADM 881 - Organizational Paradigms and Analysis
  • EADM 885 - Advanced Research Methods

Graduate Supervision (Theses and Dissertations Completed)

  • Parchoma, G. (2007). Faculty integration of computer-mediated technologies into teaching praxis. [PhD] Department of Educational Administration, University of Saskatchewan (co-supervisor, R. Schwier).
  • Dray, N. (2007). The relationship of vision and supervision in a selected school district. [PhD] Department of Educational Administration, University of Saskatchewan.
  • Propp, J. (2007). Undergraduate education students’ leadership understandings. [PhD] Department of Educational Administration, University of Saskatchewan.
  • Becker, P. (2006). New science as a lens through which to view change in a university facilities management division. [PhD] Department of Educational Administration, University of Saskatchewan.
  • Konok, I. (2006).  An examination of school principal vision and its role within a professional learning community. [MEd] Department of Educational Administration, University of Saskatchewan.
  • Herron, S. (2006). Distributive leadership in a context of school-level change. [MEd] Department of Educational Administration, University of Saskatchewan.
  • Nsiah, J. (2006). The assistant principalship as a career: perceptions of selected assistant principals. [MEd] Department of Educational Administration, University of Saskatchewan.
  • Hudon, N. (2005). Student Voices: The Role of Elementary Vice-Principal. [MEd] Department of Educational Administration, University of Saskatchewan.
  • Young, J. (2005). First Nation Professionals’ Perceptions of Success. [MEd] Department of Educational Administration, University of Saskatchewan.
  • Propp, J. (2004). Psychological Contracts of Rural Vice Principals. [MEd] Department of Educational Administration, University of Saskatchewan.
  • Apesland, C. (2003). Principals' Perceptions of the Youth Criminal Justice Act. [MEd] Department of Educational Administration, University of Saskatchewan.
  • Burgess, D. (2003). A retrospective study of adolescent student resilience within Soviet and post-Soviet educational change. [MEd] Department of Educational Administration, University of Saskatchewan.
  • Kutsyuruba, B. (2003). Instructional Spervision: Perceptions of Canadian and Ukrainian Beginning High-School Teachers. [MEd] Department of Educational Administration, University of Saskatchewan.
  • Casavant, M. (2001). A Study of Mentoring Relationships Among Neophyte School Administrators. [PhD] Department of Educational Administration, University of Saskatchewan.
  • Newton, D. (2001). An Analysis of a School Improvement Initiative. [MEd] Department of Educational Administration, University of Saskatchewan.
  • Mitchell, R. (2000). Student Perceptions of Advisory Programs. [MEd] Department of Educational Administration, University of Saskatchewan.
  • Njaa, D. (2000). The Instructional Leadership Role of Secondary School Vice-Principals. [MEd] Department of Educational Administration, University of Saskatchewan.
  • Alexander-Theoret, P. (1999). The Socialization Experiences of Three Female Assistant Principals. [MEd] Department of Educational Administration, University of Saskatchewan.
  • Dellow, K. (1998). A Study of Teacher Resilience in a Context of Change. [PhD] Department of Educational Administration, University of Saskatchewan.
  • Li, X. (1998). University Autonomy in Three Chinese Universities. [PhD] Department of Educational Administration, University of Saskatchewan.
  • Clarke, P. (1997). Canadian Public School Teachers and Freedom of Expression: An Employment Law and Constitutional Law Analysis. [PhD] Department of Educational Administration, University of Saskatchewan.
  • Luther, F. (1997). First Nations Women: Experience with Technology. [PhD] Department of Educational Administration, University of Saskatchewan.
  • Thompson, L. (1997). Patterns of the Psychological Contract Among Secondary School Teachers. [MEd] Department of Educational Administration, University of Saskatchewan.
  • Kikcio, T. (1997). Factors Influencing Parental Choice of Schools at Kindergarten Level. [MEd] Department of Educational Administration, University of Saskatchewan (co-supervisor, K. Walker).
  • Tunison, S. (1997). A Study of Superintendent, Principal, and Teacher Perceptions of Supervisory Policy. [MEd] Department of Educational Administration, University of Saskatchewan.
  • Bolender, M. (1996).  A Study of School Image Development in the Context of a New School. [MEd] Department of Educational Administration, University of Saskatchewan.
  • Pearce, J. (1995). A Study of Student Attachment in a Junior High School. Educational Administration. [MEd] Department of Educational Administration, University of Saskatchewan.
  • Gowans, W. (1994). Principal Succession in the N.W.T. [MEd] Department of Educational Administration, University of Saskatchewan.
  • Moen, L. (1994). The Influence of Social and Academic Integration on Student Withdrawal at Kelsey Institute. [MEd] Department of Educational Administration, University of Saskatchewan.
  • McLeod, J. (1994). Understanding and Experience of Collaboration in a Middle Years Setting. [MEd] Department of Educational Administration, University of Saskatchewan.
  • Sawa, R. (1994). An Evaluation of Teacher Evaluation Policies in Rural Saskatchewan School Divisions. [MEd] Department of Educational Administration, University of Saskatchewan.
  • Deneiko, E. (1993). Preferences for Inservice Professional Development of Elementary In- School Administrators. [MEd] Department of Educational Administration, University of Saskatchewan.
  • Smith, F. (1993). An Examination of the Effectiveness of School Audits. [MEd] Department of Educational Administration, University of Saskatchewan.
  • Peters, E. (1989). Pastoral Care and Student Advisement. [MEd] Department of Educational Administration, University of Saskatchewan.
  • Pentelichuk, M. (1989). Native Student Attitudes Toward School. [MEd] Department of Educational Administration, University of Saskatchewan.
  • McCormick, R. (1988). Music Education in Saskatchewan School Systems. [MEd] Department of Educational Administration, University of Saskatchewan.
  • Rathwell, G. (1987). A Study of the Planning and Delivery of Administrative Development Seminars. [MEd] Department of Educational Administration, University of Saskatchewan.
  • Rhaming-Nwosa, C. (1986). The Role of Principals in Government- Controlled Secondary Schools in The Bahamas. [MEd] Department of Educational Administration, University of Saskatchewan.
  • Bodnar, B. (1986). A Study of Perceptions of the Competencies Required by Elementary School Principals in Program Implementation. [MEd] Department of Educational Administration, University of Saskatchewan.
  • Dolmage, R. (1986). Provision for Physically Disabled Students at the University of Saskatchewan: A Partial Needs Assessment. [MEd] Department of Educational Administration, University of Saskatchewan.
  • Sealy, J. (1985). Leadership Styles of Principals in Native Schools in Saskatchewan. [MEd] Department of Educational Administration, University of Saskatchewan.

Selected Publications

  • Renihan, P. (2007). Profession-Based supervision: The principal’s role. Part four: Dealing with teaching difficulties. SSBA Newsletter, 33(4), 4-5.
  • Phillips, S., Renihan, P., & Raham, H. (2006). The role of the school principal: Present status and future challenges in managing effective schools. Kelowna, B.C.: Society for the Advancement of Excellence in Education.
  • Noonan, B., & Renihan, P. (2006). Demystifying Assessment Leadership. Canadian Journal of Educational Administration and Policy, 56.
  • Renihan, P. (2006). Profession-Based supervision: The principal’s role. Part one: Some underlying principles. SSBA Newsletter, 33(1), 6-7.

 

Contact

Dr Patrick Renihan
Department of Educational Administration
University of Saskatchewan
28 Campus Drive
Saskatoon, SK S7N 0X1, Canada


pat.renihan (a) usask.ca
tel. +1 (306) 966-7620
fax +1 (306) 966-7549