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Cornelius, Jeff; Harris, Felecia – Alabama Journal of Educational Leadership, 2018
The purpose of this study was to investigate graduate educational leadership students' perceptions of academic readiness of content knowledge on the "Praxis" test. The study also sought to determine if statistically significant correlations existed between the different content area categories of the "Praxis" test. Data were…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Student Attitudes, Readiness, Praxis
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Hildreth, Debra; Rogers, Reenay R. H.; Crouse, Tammy – Alabama Journal of Educational Leadership, 2018
Rural instructional leaders require specialized training and ongoing support to effectively navigate within their local and unique contexts. A review of the literature written predominantly between 2007 and 2017 was conducted to explore effective practices in developing and supporting rural instructional leaders. Approximately 32 studies focused…
Descriptors: Rural Schools, Instructional Leadership, Leadership Training, Professional Development
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Harrell, Shonta; Bynum, Yvette – Alabama Journal of Educational Leadership, 2018
Technology is an integral part of our everyday lives. In fact, students in our public schools are considered digital natives and have become accustomed to always being connected to their devices and the Internet. In 2013, 71 percent of the US population age 3 and older used the Internet (Snyder, de Brey, & Dillow, 2016). Given the importance…
Descriptors: Technology Integration, Program Implementation, Barriers, Faculty Development
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Brown, Benjamin D.; Horn, Rolanda S.; King, Gwendolyn – Alabama Journal of Educational Leadership, 2018
During recent decades, professional learning communities (PLCs) have enhanced education from lower grade levels through college years, with many resulting benefits. PLCs provide an environment that encourages professional development, collaboration and innovation among teachers. Research suggests positive school reform occurs when teachers…
Descriptors: Program Effectiveness, Program Implementation, Communities of Practice, Faculty Development
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Loague, Averil; Caldwell, Naomi; Balam, Esenc – Alabama Journal of Educational Leadership, 2018
Since the 1970's the implementation of technology into instruction in K-12 schools and higher education has been an uneven process of acceptance and use despite the fact that digital literacy and computer skills are now an accepted requirement for anyone to participate in today's society. This uneven flow of adoption moves along a continuum that…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, College Faculty, Black Colleges
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Davenport, Elizabeth K.; Howard, Betty; Harrington Weston, Sonja – Alabama Journal of Educational Leadership, 2018
Some of the nation's most prominent colleges and universities have abandoned their affirmativeaction-based admission policies and adopted race-neutral affirmative action as a result of twolawsuits against the University of Michigan, which threaten the availability of undergraduate andgraduate program access to applicants of color. In this article,…
Descriptors: Affirmative Action, Court Litigation, College Admission, Universities
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Lewis, Jennifer; Asberry, Jacqueline; DeJarnett, Gregory; King, Gwendolyn – Alabama Journal of Educational Leadership, 2016
School culture is the belief and attitude influencing every aspect of how a school functions. Culture shared by all school stakeholders makes the actualization of both short-and long-term objectives easier. In this context, the best practices for shaping school culture for professional educators are personal mastery, team learning, and building a…
Descriptors: Best Practices, School Culture, Instructional Leadership, Transformational Leadership
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Gurley, D. Keith; Mendiola, Brenda – Alabama Journal of Educational Leadership, 2016
During a collegial conversation between faculty members who attended the annual fall conference of the Alabama Association of Professors of Educational Leadership, faculty members posed many questions about how the Instructional Leadership programs for which they worked compared across the state. In the winter of 2015, researchers surveyed faculty…
Descriptors: Instructional Leadership, Educational Administration, College Faculty, Administrator Education
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Larkin, Brittany – Alabama Journal of Educational Leadership, 2016
Two independent studies conducted by Baker, Sciarra, and Farrie (2015) and Augenblick, Palaich and Associates (2015) reveal Alabama's public school funding mechanism to be regressive and inequitable. The recommendation from both of these studies is to develop a funding formula including per pupil-based allocation and supplemental categorical…
Descriptors: Funding Formulas, Public Schools, Finance Reform, Resource Allocation
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Young, William; Allen, Linda; Warfield, Kimberly – Alabama Journal of Educational Leadership, 2016
Colleges and universities are looking for creative ways to increase student enrollment while providing flexible course offerings and maintaining adequate fiscal stewardship. This review of selected literature advocates for the use of online instruction in higher education in order to address, with instructional fidelity, the learning preferences…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Models, College Programs, Online Courses
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Cobia, F. Jane; Smith, Elizabeth F.; Wood, Leah Anne – Alabama Journal of Educational Leadership, 2016
The purpose of this study was to examine factors impacting program quality in leadership development programs as a means to inform the Shelby County School System of effective practices in leadership development. The qualitative research design method was used to explore two school systems identified through a comprehensive review of research as…
Descriptors: Leadership Training, County School Districts, Management Development, Models
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Edwards, Anjell H.; Neill, Patricia; Faust, Phyllis B. – Alabama Journal of Educational Leadership, 2015
This study examined differences in perceptions of content area teachers receiving literacy coaching and teachers receiving no literacy coaching regarding implementation of literacy instruction. It also examined student achievement on standardized tests relative to literacy coaching. A survey measured teachers' perceptions regarding their…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Coaching (Performance), Literacy Education, Academic Achievement
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Stinson, Antwuan – Alabama Journal of Educational Leadership, 2015
Educational research focuses on the way teachers and students interact and how teachers structure learning environments to promote interactions. Rural schools require more efficient use of limited human resources if they are not able to hire sufficient numbers of teachers who possess the knowledge and skills. The researcher used a phenomenological…
Descriptors: Teacher Student Relationship, Interaction, Educational Environment, Rural Schools
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Connell, Peggy H.; Cobia, F. Jane; Hodge, Pat H. – Alabama Journal of Educational Leadership, 2015
Eighty percent of public school teachers are females, but only 24% of school superintendents are females. This upward trend from a low of 1.3% in the early 1970s has not mirrored the increase of females in executive level positions in other professions. A mixed-methods design identified the barriers that contribute to the under-representation and…
Descriptors: Women Administrators, Likert Scales, Qualitative Research, Administrator Attitudes
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Grace, Ronald A.; Harrington, Sonja Y. – Alabama Journal of Educational Leadership, 2015
Using a quantitative study the researchers examined perceptions regarding school climate of parents with children who attend urban schools, based on several dimensions: quality of the instructional program, support for learning, school climate/environment for learning, parent/school relationships, and resource management. Of the 150 administered…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, Public Schools, Educational Environment, Educational Improvement
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