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Twale, Darla J.; Place, A. William – Educational Leadership and Administration: Teaching and Program Development, 2005
This article offers a conceptual model for a school of education that depicts the collegiate ideology, academic culture, mission statement, managerial climate, and organizational structure. It is designed to help administrators and faculty envision their school/college more holistically when dealing with issues and changes rather than forcing…
Descriptors: Schools of Education, Educational Environment, Graduate Students, Leadership Training
Reilly, Elizabeth C. – Educational Leadership and Administration: Teaching and Program Development, 2005
To engage in the goal of equity requires a certain amount of rage in one's belly. Understanding the context in which we are presently situated regarding our successes and challenges to achieve equity and social justice can serve to inform our future actions as educational leaders.
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Educational Change, Social Justice, Equal Education
Storms, Barbara A.; Gordon, Andrew – Educational Leadership and Administration: Teaching and Program Development, 2005
Increasingly, the viability of university programs to develop in school leaders the knowledge, skills and dispositions needed to bring about reform are being questioned. This article uses case study methodology for looking at how an increasing emphasis on collaborative inquiry in one university's program influenced a school principal several years…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Instructional Leadership, Educational Improvement, Principals
Schulte, Laura E.; Kowal, Penny – Educational Leadership and Administration: Teaching and Program Development, 2005
The purpose of this study was to validate the instrument, Administrator Dispositions Index (ADI), that measures the dispositions of effective school leaders. The ADI could be used to assess administrator candidate dispositions and to integrate dispositions of effective school leaders into the curricula of administrator preparation programs.…
Descriptors: Administrator Education, Administrator Characteristics, Administrator Role, Leadership
Choi, Cynthia C.; Browne-Ferrigno, Tricia; Muth, Rodney – Educational Leadership and Administration: Teaching and Program Development, 2005
The goal of this comparative study was to explore the online interactions among members of two learning communities. The two cases examined two different cohorts in the same professional preparation program for school principals and administrators: a distance-learning cohort and an onsite university-district partnership cohort in which online…
Descriptors: Role, Computer Mediated Communication, Academic Achievement, Learning Activities
Smith, Camille A. – Educational Leadership and Administration: Teaching and Program Development, 2005
Both socioeconomic and school factors contribute to the underachievement of poor children and children of color. This article explores factors that contribute to the underachievement of students of color and offers practices that culturally proficient school leaders can use to build a school culture that may positively impact the academic…
Descriptors: Socioeconomic Influences, Low Income Groups, Educational Environment, Underachievement
Slaby, Robert; Loucks, Sharon; Stelwagon, Patricia – Educational Leadership and Administration: Teaching and Program Development, 2005
Studies suggest that three and four-year old children who are exposed to preschool have a greater chance of academic success throughout their schooling. This article highlights a five-year case study of children of poverty who attended a structured preschool in Salinas, California. The longitudinal study exposed various components of a successful…
Descriptors: Poverty, Preschool Education, Academic Achievement, Grade 3
Ritchie, Jim; Lindstrom, Phyllis H.; Mendoza-Reis, Noni – Educational Leadership and Administration: Teaching and Program Development, 2004
Large numbers of projected retirements have created the need for recruiting and preparing capable school leaders for the future. This study explored the characteristics of candidates in an administration preparation program, factors for their career decisions, and the implications of these factors for recruiting candidates and building stronger…
Descriptors: Administrator Education, Instructional Leadership, Recruitment, Administrator Characteristics
Basom, Margaret R.; Yerkes, Diane M. – Educational Leadership and Administration: Teaching and Program Development, 2004
School university partnerships have become important in the reform efforts to develop the next generation of school leaders. This study examines one university's approach of working with several school districts as partners in the development of school leaders. Findings include benefits and concerns from the perspective of students, faculty, and…
Descriptors: Administrator Education, Partnerships in Education, College School Cooperation, School Districts
Browne-Ferrigno, Tricia; Muth, Rodney – Educational Leadership and Administration: Teaching and Program Development, 2004
Cohorts are increasingly popular management tools for recruiting students into professional education programs, for organizing their learning experiences, for promoting performance-based outcomes, and for developing and using innovative teaching-learning practices. This article explores the role of a cohort leader in ensuring that the curriculum…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Professional Education, Integrated Curriculum, Learning Experience
Kim, Lori – Educational Leadership and Administration: Teaching and Program Development, 2004
An on-line education administration course was evaluated using Seven Lessons Learned by Graham, Cagiltay, Lim, Craner, and Duffy (2001 ) as the framework. The framework was found to be useful in revealing areas of strengths and weaknesses in offering virtual education administration courses. The evaluation provided information that clear…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Educational Administration, Program Evaluation, Educational Technology
Cushing, Katherine S.; Kerrins, Judith A. – Educational Leadership and Administration: Teaching and Program Development, 2004
The shortage of principals in California is examined in this article. While the data show that there is not a shortage of individuals having the necessary credential to hold the position, often there are not enough applicants for principal positions. Reconceptualizing and restructuring of principal positions are emphasized as potentially correct…
Descriptors: Principals, Supply and Demand, Job Applicants, Recruitment
Jensen, Chet – Educational Leadership and Administration: Teaching and Program Development, 2004
Professors of Educational Administration spend an inordinate amount of time tracking student attendance and calculating absences into final grades. A study of student attendance in one educational administration program at a medium-sized public institution of higher education in California concluded that: (1) negative and positive grade-related…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Academic Achievement, Attendance Patterns, Attendance
Szabo, Margaret A. – Educational Leadership and Administration: Teaching and Program Development, 2004
This paper recounts one instructor's importing action research into teaching to improve a Tier II Professional Administrative Services Credential program at a public university in California. The state and local context is described, why and how the action research was conducted, and the lessons that emerged about what advanced students need,…
Descriptors: Credentials, Action Research, Leadership, Public Colleges
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Educational Leadership and Administration: Teaching and Program Development, 1997
The 10 articles in this 1997 issue cover a wide range of research. Each of the articles addresses one of the seven questions: "What do we know about leadership capacity and how is it built?""How do we work with those enrolled in leadership preparation programs to enable these future leaders to build leadership capacity in schools?""How do we…
Descriptors: Educational Administration, Elementary Secondary Education, Instructional Leadership, Leadership
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