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Educational Leadership : A Problem-Based Approach

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Edition:
2nd
ISBN13:

9780205347933

ISBN10:
0205347932
Format:
Hardcover
Pub. Date:
1/1/2003
Publisher(s):
Allyn & Bacon
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Summary

A succinct and compelling text, Educational Leadership: A Problem-Based Approach offers the latest coverage of key leadership topics including critical thinking, ethics, best practices, and field-situated opportunities presented in an applied format. Thoroughly revised and updated, this text shares with readers the very latest thinking in the field and relates it to significant real-life problems of practice. Reflecting on current changes and thinking in educational administration, this text includes updated expert analysis pieces by noted authorities in every chapter. This text uses a problem-based approach and provides readers with opportunities to analyze and apply their knowledge to authentic situations. This text includes multiple perspectives that challenge readers to synthesize the material into an effective administrative platform and to make productive choices arriving at problem solutions. Educational Administration presents the major aspects of administration and the complex set of problems and performance assessment challenges that administrators face every day. It emphasizes a number of important challenges such as the increasing diversity in our schools and society and the impact of reforms and technology on learning environments.

Table of Contents

Preface xv
Administrative Theory and Leadership Responsibility
1(25)
Flem Snopes High School: A New Administrative Team
1(2)
Educational Leadership
3(3)
Human Capital and the Accumulated Knowledge Base
6(1)
Administrative Process and Knowledge
7(11)
Philosophical Frames and Epistemological Influences
8(3)
Paradigms and the Scientific-Rational Approach
11(1)
Political, Critical, Constructivist Frames of Reference
12(1)
Critical-Contextual, Gender, and Race
13(2)
Postmodernism, Poststructural
15(3)
Administrative Platforms
18(2)
School Improvement
19(1)
Donald J. Willower
The Knowledge Base in Educational Administration
20(4)
ISLLC Standards
20(2)
The Knowledge Base in Educational Administration: Fact or Fiction?
22(2)
Robert Donmoyer
Conclusion
24(1)
Portfolio Artifacts
24(1)
Terms
25(1)
Suggested Readings
25(1)
Context and Perspective for Educational Leaders
26(27)
Scrivner Middle School: Understanding the Context
26(1)
Contextual Knowledge
27(1)
Broad, Complex Context
28(1)
Educational Origins
29(9)
Land Grant
30(1)
Relief
30(1)
National Defense
30(4)
Equal Educational Opportunity
34(2)
World Class Economic Competitiveness and Support-1980 to Present
36(2)
Establishing National Goals
38(3)
Thoughts for Leaders of Educational Institutions in Transition
39(2)
Luvern L. Cunningham
Novice G. Fawcett
The 1990s and Beyond
41(1)
New Technological Demands
42(1)
State Roles and Responses
43(5)
Challenges in the Twenty-First Century
48(2)
Conclusion
50(1)
Portfolio Artifacts
51(1)
Terms
51(1)
Suggested Readings
52(1)
School Reform
53(25)
Scrivner Middle School: Reform at Scrivner
53(1)
The Call for School Reform
54(2)
Leading Innovative Schools
54(2)
Stephanie Pace Marshall
The Context for School Reform
56(4)
Finding New Directions
57(2)
Common Themes in a Changing World
59(1)
Innovative Programs
60(8)
Innovators and Innovative Concepts
64(2)
Other Innovative Models and Their Benefits
66(1)
A Framework for School Improvement
67(1)
Carl Glickman
Lew Allen
James Weiss
Harnessing Technology
68(6)
Technology Opens New Opportunities
70(2)
Wilson Elementary School District: Five Steps to a Successful Technology Program
72(2)
Jane M. Juliano
The Leadership Challenge
74(1)
Conclusion
75(1)
Portfolio Artifacts
76(1)
Terms
76(1)
Suggested Readings
77(1)
Cultural Diversity and Community Relations
78(30)
Oakes High School: Cultures Clash in Fairhaven
78(1)
Diversity in Schools
79(4)
Socioeconomic Status and Social Class
80(1)
U.S. Population Demographics
81(1)
A Word about the Language We Use
81(2)
Racial Categories: What's in a Name?
83(4)
Cultural Identity
83(4)
Cultural Transitions
87(1)
Prejudice and Discrimination
87(1)
Discrimination in Schools
88(2)
Competing Perspectives: Theories, Models, and Approaches to Race, Class, and Gender
90(6)
Cultural Deficiency Approach
90(2)
Single-Group Studies Approach
92(1)
Multicultural Education Approach
93(1)
Social Justice Education Approach
94(2)
Segregation, Desegregation, and Integration
96(5)
Magnet Schools
96(1)
Language Diversity in U.S. Schools: Program Options
97(1)
Promoting Linguistically Diverse Learners' Academic Success
98(2)
Viviana Alexandrowicz
English Only, English Plus, and Programs for Nonstandard English Speakers
100(1)
Fostering School, Family, and Community Partnerships
101(3)
Developing Programs of School, Family, and Community Partnerships: Administrators Make a Difference
102(2)
Joyce L. Epstein
Connecting Schools and Community Organizations
104(2)
Conclusion
106(1)
Portfolio Artifacts
106(1)
Terms
107(1)
Suggested Readings
107(1)
School District Organizational Structure and Leadership
108(27)
Ophilia School District: Political Tensions
108(1)
The Local Role
109(1)
The Local School Division
110(2)
The School Board
112(3)
The School Division Superintendent
115(4)
Central Office Operations
119(3)
Local School Structures and Arrangements
121(1)
Marilyn Tallerico
The School Administrator
122(9)
Principal: Instructional Leader or School Manager?
126(1)
Putting ``C's'' into the Village
127(1)
Paul C. Houston
A Typical Day
128(3)
Conclusion
131(1)
Portfolio Artifacts
132(1)
Terms
133(1)
Suggested Readings
133(1)
Appendix 5.A: The Joint AASA-NSBA Superintendent Guidelines
134(1)
Successful School Leadership
135(50)
Atlas Shrug High School: Failing Health
135(1)
Assessing Leadership Characteristics
136(1)
Paradigms of Leadership: A Growing Knowledge Base
137(2)
Leadership Instrument Analyses
139(18)
McGregor's Theories X and Y
139(2)
NREL Behavior Matrix
141(2)
The Ohio State Studies
143(2)
The New Managerial Grid
145(8)
Situational and Contingency Leadership
153(1)
University of Michigan Studies
154(2)
Leadership and the Change Process
156(1)
Michael Fullan
Recent Theories of Leadership
157(11)
Search for Excellence
157(1)
The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People
158(2)
The Learning Organization
160(1)
The New Science of Leadership
161(1)
Total Quality Management (TQM)
162(1)
School-Based Management (SBM)
163(1)
Cultural Leadership
164(3)
Transformational Leadership
167(1)
The Reflective Practitioner
168(2)
Principals as Instructional Leaders: Modeling and Supporting Teaching and Learning
168(2)
Paul V. Bredeson
Leadership Traits or Skills
170(1)
Conclusion
171(2)
Portfolio Artifacts
173(1)
Terms
174(1)
Suggested Readings
174(1)
Appendix 6.A: Directions for Scoring Box 6.1: The X-Y Scale
175(1)
Appendix 6.B: Directions for Interpreting Box 6.4: The Behavior Matrix
176(3)
Appendix 6.C: Directions for Scoring Box 6.5: Leadership Behavior Survey
179(1)
Appendix 6.D: Directions for Scoring Box 6.6: Measuring Preferred Management Styles
180(2)
Appendix 6.E: Twenty-One Combined Domains of Effective School Leadership
182(3)
Moral and Ethical Dimensions of Leadership
185(17)
Cuyamaca High School: Value Collision
185(1)
The Purposes of Leadership
185(7)
On Being Truly Human
186(1)
The Role of Culture
187(1)
Clarifying and Resolving Value Conflicts
187(3)
The Authentic Self
190(1)
Grounding Moral Educational Leadership in the Intrinsically Moral Enterprise of Learning
191(1)
Robert J. Starratt
Creating Community
192(2)
Building an Ethical School
193(1)
Ethics-Based Leadership
194(3)
Transformational Leadership
195(1)
Servant Leadership
195(1)
Principle-Centered Leadership
196(1)
Stewardship
196(1)
The Ethical Challenge of Educational Administrators: Grappling with the Complexity of Moral Leadership
196(1)
Lynn Beck
Foundations of Ethical Behavior: Standards for Good Practice
197(1)
Being an Ethical Leader: Approaches to Skill Development
198(2)
Codes of Ethics
199(1)
Building an Educational Platform
200(1)
Conclusion
200(1)
Portfolio Artifacts
201(1)
Terms
201(1)
Suggested Readings
201(1)
Program Development, Delivery, and Assessment
202(30)
Linton Elementary School: Program Improvement
202(1)
Conceptions of Academic Achievement
202(7)
Theories of Intelligence
203(1)
Types of Knowledge
204(2)
Learning Transfer
206(1)
Constructivism: A New Conception of Learning
207(1)
Building a Culture of Learning
208(1)
Teaching and Learning Approaches
209(3)
Apprenticeship Learning
210(1)
Cooperative Learning
210(1)
Problem-Based Learning
210(2)
Curriculum Design and Educational Programming
212(3)
Functions of Curriculum
212(1)
Principal as Curriculum Leader
213(1)
Allan A. Glatthorn
The Standards Movement
213(2)
Curricular and Instructional Change
215(5)
Developing Curriculum and Programs
216(1)
Designing and Managing the Curriculum
217(1)
Seeing the Curriculum Whole: The Function of a Real Educational Leader
218(2)
Laurel N. Tanner
Program Improvement and Evaluation
220(1)
Utilizing Time
221(3)
Year-Round Education
221(1)
Block Scheduling
222(1)
Looping
222(2)
Time on Task
224(1)
Assessing Student Progress
224(5)
Portfolios
225(1)
Assessing Student Performance
225(2)
Grant Wiggins
Reporting Student Progress
227(1)
Presenting Student Outcomes to the Community
228(1)
Conclusion
229(1)
Portfolio Artifacts
230(1)
Terms
231(1)
Suggested Readings
231(1)
Pupil Personnel Services
232(24)
Thurber High School: Student Problems
232(1)
Pupil Personnel-Student Service Team
233(2)
Counseling, Guidance, Psychological Services
235(2)
School Counseling and Guidance: Standards and Needs
236(1)
Lonnie Rowell
Special Education and Remedial Instruction
237(5)
Principles of Leadership for Special Services
240(2)
Leonard Burrello
School Health Services
242(1)
Child Accounting and School Safety
242(6)
Student Discipline
243(4)
School Security
247(1)
Pupil Appraisal, Testing, and Diagnostics
248(2)
Extracurricular Activities
250(1)
Integrating Services for Children and Families
251(2)
Conclusion
253(1)
Portfolio Artifacts
254(1)
Terms
254(1)
Suggested Readings
254(2)
Human Resource Management
256(31)
Lincoln Elementary School: Staffing Problems
256(3)
Taking Care of the Staff
259(2)
Job Analysis, Classification, and Staff Planning
261(4)
Job Analysis
261(2)
Job Classification
263(1)
Staff Planning
264(1)
Recruitment
265(1)
Selection
266(2)
Alternative Selection Approaches
268(1)
Performance Appraisal and Evaluation
269(4)
Planning the Evaluation
270(1)
Collecting Information
271(1)
Using Information
272(1)
Staff Development
273(6)
Employee Assistance and Wellness Programs
277(1)
Human Resource Administration in the Third Millennium
277(2)
Ronald Rebore
Organizational Development
279(1)
Wage and Salary Considerations
279(3)
Benefits
282(1)
Collective Bargaining
282(1)
Employee Records and Reports
283(1)
Employee Litigation
284(1)
Conclusion
284(1)
Portfolio Artifacts
285(1)
Terms
285(1)
Suggested Readings
285(2)
Schools and the Law
287(21)
Benton I.S.D: Not Following School Board Policy
287(1)
Legal Responsibility
288(1)
Learning about Schools and Legal Issues
288(1)
The U.S. Legal System
288(7)
Federal Role in Education
288(1)
Federal Courts
289(2)
Understanding Court Decisions
291(2)
Perry A. Zirkel
Kathleen A. Sullivan
The State's Legal Role in Education
293(1)
State Legislatures, Administrative Agencies, and Local Boards of Control
294(1)
School Districts and Litigation
295(1)
Legal Issues and Schools
295(6)
Due Process
296(1)
Freedom of Speech and Expression
297(1)
Discipline and Students with Disabilities
298(1)
The Confidentiality of Student Records
298(1)
Student Rights
299(1)
Charles J. Russo
Torts
300(1)
Monitoring Compliance with Policies and Procedures
301(4)
Legal and Ethical Dimensions of Educational Leadership
304(1)
Martha McCarthy
Conclusion
305(1)
Portfolio Artifacts
306(1)
Terms
307(1)
Suggested Readings
307(1)
Court Cases
307(1)
Resource Allocation and Management
308(24)
Oceanview School District: Identifying Funding Sources for Meadows High
308(1)
Financing Schools
308(1)
Taxes
309(1)
Federal Involvement in Financing Schools
309(1)
State Involvement in Financing Schools
310(2)
Local Involvement in Financing Schools
312(1)
Vouchers
313(1)
Nontraditional Revenue Sources
313(3)
School Foundations
315(1)
Revenue Sources for Independent Schools
316(1)
Obtaining Funding for Educational Programs
316(1)
Harvey B. Polansky
Grant Writing
317(1)
Budgeting, Accounting, and Facility Management
318(3)
The Budgeting Process
318(3)
Types of Budgeting
321(3)
Line-Item Budgeting
321(1)
Planning, Programming, Budgeting System (PPBS)
322(1)
Zero-Based Budgeting
322(1)
Incremental Budgeting
323(1)
School-Based Management (SBM) and School-Based Budgeting
324(1)
Activity Funds
324(1)
Fiscal Accounting
324(2)
The Audit
326(2)
Acquiring, Allocating, and Accounting for Resources
326(2)
Richard A. King
Managing School Supplies and Equipment
328(1)
Maintaining School Buildings and Grounds
328(1)
School Safety
328(2)
Conclusion
330(1)
Portfolio Artifacts
330(1)
Terms
331(1)
Suggested Readings
331(1)
Problem-Based Learning Projects
332(38)
Problem-Based Learning
332(4)
Problem-Based Learning in Educational Leadership
334(2)
Ed Bridges
Philip Hallinger
Facilitating Groups
336(34)
Group and Team Processing Skills
337(1)
Donn Gresso
Safe Havens: Developing School-Based Health Clinics
338(7)
Ellen Smith Sloan
A Jalapeno in a Candy Jar: Addressing Cultural Diversity
345(5)
Paula A. Cordeiro
Atoms and Bits: A Technology Project
350(7)
Barbara S. Campbell
Discouraging SOL Test Scores at Madison High School
357(6)
William G. Cunningham
Mattie Rockett-Houston
Marveling at the Results: Power, Roles, Relationships, and School Reform
363(7)
William G. Cunningham
References and Bibliography 370(23)
Name Index 393(8)
Subject Index 401


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