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Whitenack, David – Educational Leadership and Administration: Teaching and Program Development, 2015
This paper highlights the importance of school principals in English Learners' academic achievement in the age of the Common Core State Standards. Revising the curriculum of administrator preparation programs to include a greater emphasis on curriculum and instruction is one approach to enhancing principal leadership for English Leaners. Another…
Descriptors: Principals, Administrator Role, English (Second Language), Academic Achievement
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Dailey, Ardella – Educational Leadership and Administration: Teaching and Program Development, 2015
The central assumption of this paper is that the use of autoethnography is the best approach to obtain a deeper understanding of the political context, organizational culture, and complex dynamics of a person's lived experience in a leadership position. The central narrative follows the accounts documented through systematic journaling, and…
Descriptors: African Americans, Superintendents, Reflection, Ethnography
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Brooke-Garza, Elizabeth – Educational Leadership and Administration: Teaching and Program Development, 2015
Two-way bilingual immersion (TWBI) programs have demonstrated great success in improving Latino English learners' educational outcomes. Nevertheless, TWBI classrooms are not immune to the greater power dynamics and influences of United States society. This Participatory Action Research study brought together eight two-way bilingual immersion…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, Bilingual Education Programs, Immersion Programs, Educational Benefits
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Dunlap, Jody; Li, Jinyi; Kladifko, Robert – Educational Leadership and Administration: Teaching and Program Development, 2015
Purpose: With the increasing need for well-­-prepared and leading practitioners in the field of education as well as the renewed efforts to further distinguish the EdD from the PhD in higher education in recent years, the curriculum of EdD programs nationwide has been questioned and criticized for its disconnection from the needs of leading…
Descriptors: Leadership Effectiveness, Minimum Competencies, School Effectiveness, Relevance (Education)
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Kearney, W. Sean; Valadez, Albert – Educational Leadership and Administration: Teaching and Program Development, 2015
This paper presents a newly implemented model of principal preparation at a public university in the southwestern United States. The authors begin by identifying a number of innovative practices currently being carried out within educational administration programs across the United States. Informed by the context of these national models, the…
Descriptors: Principals, School Districts, College School Cooperation, Curriculum Design
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Celoria, Davide; Roberson, Ingrid – Educational Leadership and Administration: Teaching and Program Development, 2015
This study examines new principal coaching as an induction process and explores the emotional dimensions of educational leadership. Twelve principal coaches and new principals--six of each--participated in this qualitative study that employed emergent coding (Creswell, 2008; Denzin, 2005; Glaser & Strauss, 1998; Spradley, 1979). The major…
Descriptors: Beginning Principals, Coaching (Performance), Staff Orientation, Leadership Training
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Burciaga, Rebeca – Educational Leadership and Administration: Teaching and Program Development, 2015
This article discusses how deficit thinking is manifested through a presumption of incompetence for people of color from preschool to university levels. Examples are presented as a way to demonstrate that leadership programs can support future leaders in curtailing deficit thinking in our schools and communities.
Descriptors: Leadership Training, Competence, African American Achievement, African American Students
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Hayashi, Christine A.; Fisher-Adams, Grace – Educational Leadership and Administration: Teaching and Program Development, 2015
This study surveys graduates of a west-coast university regarding their perception of how well their graduate degree programs prepared them to meet the challenge of leading for learning in the digital age, particularly in the areas of visionary leadership, student learning, organizational management, working with diverse families, ethics, and the…
Descriptors: Alumni, Leadership, Leadership Training, Graduate Surveys
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Marcos, Teri A.; Loose, William V. – Educational Leadership and Administration: Teaching and Program Development, 2015
This report, the second in a series, provides comparative empirical data on current state and national university trends around the thematic strategies and constructs ten fully online Educational Leadership programs engage within their innovative designs. Our 2014 iPrincipals report provided information on how one California University…
Descriptors: Administrator Education, Leadership Training, Educational Administration, Educational Innovation
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Morgan, Ronald D.; Lock, Peter – Educational Leadership and Administration: Teaching and Program Development, 2014
This biographical account of Erin Gruwell's work with marginalized youth explores the relevancy of her work for today's educators, especially those responsible for the education of future school leaders. Through both a review of the literature and in-depth interview with Gruwell, this paper shows how Gruwell emerged as a teacher leader…
Descriptors: Teacher Leadership, Educational Change, Change Agents, Literature Reviews
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Mirci, Philip; Jungwirth, Linda – Educational Leadership and Administration: Teaching and Program Development, 2014
This commentary explains and expands upon Wenger's concept of communities of practice. Knowledge construction to improve common practice within a community committed to learning is critical. Vertical and horizontal communication, interactions within and between boundaries of organizations are necessary for creating learning organizations. One…
Descriptors: Educational Administration, Conference Papers, Reader Response, Communities of Practice
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Plough, Bobbie – Educational Leadership and Administration: Teaching and Program Development, 2014
The intent of this study is to determine whether there was a difference between school board members' perceptions of their own behaviors and beliefs related to student achievement in California's high-performing poverty districts as opposed to such perceptions in low-performing poverty districts. Due to the findings of this study, the author calls…
Descriptors: Beliefs, Administrator Behavior, Administrator Attitudes, Boards of Education
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Lu, Mei-Yan; Newman, Richard E.; Miller, Michael T. – Educational Leadership and Administration: Teaching and Program Development, 2014
Social media has become common ground for many high school and college students, and its use has the potential to impact learning. With fast response times and immediate availability of ideas and data, students change their perceptions about how education should be experienced. This study explored how high school and college students view the…
Descriptors: Media Literacy, College Students, Student Attitudes, Technology Uses in Education
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Moore-Gumora, Courteny – Educational Leadership and Administration: Teaching and Program Development, 2014
This study brings together the theoretical and empirical practices of traditional informative education, radical transformative education, and sustainable education reform. An analysis of learning disability and constructivist learning are used to elucidate the socio-complexity of historic academic constructs concerning educational leadership for…
Descriptors: High School Students, Transitional Programs, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders
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Dell'Olio, Franca; Jones, Albert; Jindra, Susan; Jungwirth, Linda; Lindsey, Delores B.; Lindsey, Randall B.; Mirci, Philip; Purrington, Linda; Moore-Steward, Thelma; Thomas, Chris; Ward, Cheryl; Winkelman, Peg; Wise, Don – Educational Leadership and Administration: Teaching and Program Development, 2014
This feature article charts the efforts of the California Association of Professors of Educational Administration (CAPEA) to move from primarily a policy-driven organization that lacked a significant number of diverse members and perspectives to a values-driven organization committed to equity and cultural competency. This is a chronicle of the…
Descriptors: Educational Administration, Teacher Associations, Administrator Education, College Faculty
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