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Aibangbe, Mary O. – Planning and Changing, 2015
Child trafficking continues to pose a major hindrance to the freedom and educational development of the girl-child in Nigeria. Most of the girls trafficked are forced into prostitution, forced labour and in some cases as human sacrifice. Some families support this trend because they see it as a means to break the yoke of economic hardship. The…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Females, Womens Education, Slavery
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Plough, Bobbie; Garcia, Ray – Planning and Changing, 2015
This work highlights a heuristic model for professional learning while examining the implementation of a reform initiative. The researchers used longitudinal data collected from surveys to develop and fit a model of professional learning where patterns of interaction among teachers changed the discussion about English learner instruction. Data…
Descriptors: English Language Learners, Educational Change, Heuristics, Faculty Development
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Lindahl, Ronald A.; Beach, Robert H. – Planning and Changing, 2013
Although evaluation serves many purposes in education, there is virtually unanimous agreement that evaluation is a critical component of all school improvement processes. Hamilton et al. (2003) asserted that "assessment and evaluation should be built into reform programs from the outset" (p. 26). Kimball, Lander, and Thorn (2010)…
Descriptors: Educational Improvement, Evaluation Utilization, Evidence Based Practice, Educational Change
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Gallagher, Karen Symms – Planning and Changing, 2013
This article is a retrospective description of the decisions, strategies, and context of program changes made at the USC Rossier School of Education, related specifically to the education doctorate. The primary purpose is to highlight the change process from the perspective of the academic dean. Drawing on work in systems change and strategic…
Descriptors: Doctoral Degrees, Education Majors, Educational Improvement, Educational Change
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Aiken, Judith A.; Gerstl-Pepin, Cynthia – Planning and Changing, 2013
The Carnegie Project on the Education Doctorate (CPED)--which the College of Education and Social Services (CESS) at the University of Vermont has actively been involved in since 2007--has invited us to think carefully about our EdD doctoral program and its role in the improvement of schools and society. Although the EdD program in Educational…
Descriptors: Partnerships in Education, Educational Change, Doctoral Programs, Educational Development
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Welch, Olga M. – Planning and Changing, 2013
This article focuses on one dean's approach to securing and maintaining faculty involvement in developing a School of Education CPED Initiative. Using the conceptual framework of "execution" (Bossidy & Charan, 2002), the author describes how the goal of creating a "change-capable" culture (a) demanded congruence between the…
Descriptors: Deans, College Faculty, Teacher Participation, Guidelines
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Hochbein, Craig; Perry, Jill A. – Planning and Changing, 2013
The authors argue for a clearer understanding of the role of research in the preparation of educational professionals at the doctoral level. Building on the work of the Carnegie Project on the Education Doctorate (CPED), the authors define the nature of problems of practice, offer three ways in which professional practitioners engage research in…
Descriptors: Doctoral Programs, Research Utilization, Professional Education, Educational Practices
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Diem, Sarah; Carpenter, Bradley W. – Planning and Changing, 2012
Despite the dramatic shift in demographics occurring within public schools, there is still a dismal amount of research connecting issues of diversity and race with the curricula guiding educational leadership preparation programs. In the field of leadership preparation, little information has been offered as to how professors facilitate social…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Leadership Training, Instructional Leadership, Culturally Relevant Education
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Cosner, Shelby; Tozer, Steve; Smylie, Mark – Planning and Changing, 2012
This article describes the process of replacing a modest Master's level school leader preparation program with an innovative Ed.D. program at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC). The new doctoral program is intensive, highly selective, intellectually rigorous, and field-based. The authors provide side-by-side comparisons of the difference…
Descriptors: Administrator Education, Doctoral Programs, Instructional Leadership, Total Quality Management
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Lochmiller, Chad R.; Huggins, Kristin S.; Acker-Hocevar, Michele A. – Planning and Changing, 2012
Improving student achievement in math and science has become a priority in the United States. As instructional leaders, principals can influence instruction in these vital subjects by working with classroom teachers to improve their instruction. Surprisingly, the research about the principal's role in supporting instruction in these subjects is…
Descriptors: Mathematics Achievement, Instructional Leadership, Principals, Leadership Training
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Prusaczyk, Jennifer; Baker, Paul J. – Planning and Changing, 2011
This article describes how Southern Illinois University-Carbondale (SIUC) partnered with twelve rural schools with high percentages of students in poverty. SIUC provided faculty development activities featuring the adoption of Cognitively Guided Instruction, combined with activities to increase math content and to reduce math anxiety for groups of…
Descriptors: Rural Schools, Teacher Effectiveness, Faculty Development, Mathematics Anxiety
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Davis, Stephen H.; Leon, Ronald J. – Planning and Changing, 2011
Instead of focusing on how principals should be trained, an contrarian view is offered, grounded upon theoretical perspectives of experiential learning, and in particular, upon the theory of andragogy. A brief parable of the DoNoHarm School of Medicine is used as a descriptive analog for many principal preparation programs in America. The…
Descriptors: Andragogy, Experiential Learning, Leadership, Principals
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Nixon, Andy; Dam, Margaret; Packard, Abbot – Planning and Changing, 2010
School principals sift through a milieu of data, perceptions, and circumstances to determine which teachers are worthy of contract renewal. This paper provides a review of the research on the role that teacher dispositions play in principals' decision-making regarding contract renewals, as well as a theoretical perspective on the implications for…
Descriptors: Teacher Orientation, Principals, Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Characteristics
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Wright, Howell, Jr.; Harris, Sandra – Planning and Changing, 2010
The purpose of this qualitative, narrative study was to investigate the role of the superintendent in leading the district to be more culturally proficient, resulting in the narrowing of the achievement gap in culturally diverse small districts. Eight superintendents of small school districts were purposefully selected based on their district size…
Descriptors: Achievement Gap, Small Schools, Academic Achievement, School Districts