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Educational Leadership: A Bridge to Improved Practice

Educational Leadership: A Bridge to Improved Practice - 4th edition

ISBN13: 978-0205578429

Cover of Educational Leadership: A Bridge to Improved Practice 4TH 09 (ISBN 978-0205578429)
ISBN13: 978-0205578429
ISBN10: 020557842X
Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 4TH 09
Copyright: 2009
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Inc.
Published: 2009
International: No

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Educational Leadership: A Bridge to Improved Practice - 4TH 09 edition

ISBN13: 978-0205578429

William G. Cunningham and Paula A. Cordeiro

ISBN13: 978-0205578429
ISBN10: 020557842X
Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 4TH 09
Copyright: 2009
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Inc.
Published: 2009
International: No
Summary

''This text supports improved practice in educational administration which in turn results in greater student learning in American schools. It is much more than an outstanding leadership theory and research text; it is also a highly usable, practical guide. This text focusing on present conditions, operations, new directions, and best practices in American schools. It successfully makes the important theory-to-practice transitions in a clearly written, readable format, with lots of hands on activities to draw students into the important content.''--BOOK JACKET.

Table of Contents

Preface 1 Administrative Theory, Values Clarification, and Leadership Responsibility bull;FlemSnopes High School: A New Administrative Team Educational Leadership Human Capital and the Accumulated Knowledge Base Administrative Process and Knowledge Philosophical Frames and Epistemological Influences Paradigms and the Scientific-Rational Approach Political, Critical, and Constructivist Frames of Reference Critical-Contextual, Gender, and Race Postmodernism, Poststructuralism bull;Grounding Moral Educational Leadership in the Intrinsically Moral Enterprise of Learning,by Robert J. Starratt Ethical Models The Ethic of Caring The Ethic of Justice The Ethic of Critique Foundations of Ethical Behavior: Standards for Good Practice Codes of Ethics Administrative Platforms The Knowledge Base in Educational Administration bull;The Knowledge Base in Educational Administration:by Robert Donmoyer, The University of San Diego Conclusion Portfolio Artifacts Terms Suggested Readings 2 Context and Perspective for Educational Leaders bull;NanuckMiddle School: Understanding the Context Contextual Knowledge Broad, Complex Context Federal Turning-Points Education Origins Land Grant Relief National De