The Resource Introduction to the principalship : theory to practice, Leslie S. Kaplan, Wiliam A. Owings

Introduction to the principalship : theory to practice, Leslie S. Kaplan, Wiliam A. Owings

Label
Introduction to the principalship : theory to practice
Title
Introduction to the principalship
Title remainder
theory to practice
Statement of responsibility
Leslie S. Kaplan, Wiliam A. Owings
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Contributor
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The latest leadership textbook from respected author team Kaplan and Owings explores how principals can effectively build a culture around student achievement. Introduction to the Principalship helps aspiring principals understand how to develop a vision for improvement, make decisions and manage conflict, build teachers' capacity, communicate, monitor the organization's performance, and create a school climate of mutual respect. This important book provides readers with various leadership concepts to inform their practice, as well as the cognitive and practical tools to evaluate and prioritiz
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
371.2/0120973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
LB2831.92
LC item number
.K36 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Introduction to the principalship : theory to practice, Leslie S. Kaplan, Wiliam A. Owings
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication Page; Table of Contents; Detailed Contents; List of Figures; List of Tables; About the Authors; Preface; Acknowledgments; 1. Principal Leadership for a Student-Centered Learning Environment; Introduction; Educating Every Child to High Levels; Creating a Student-Centered Learning Environment; What a Student-Centered Learning Environment Looks Like; Instructional Leadership; High Teacher Expectations; A Safe and Orderly Learning Environment; Academic Press and Academic/Social Supports; Caring and Respectful Relationships; Conclusion
  • 2. Leadership: A Brief Look at Theory and PracticeIntroduction; Leadership Defined; Leadership vs. Management; Motivation Theory; Maslow's Hierarchy; Expectancy Theory; Theories X, Y, and Z; Motivation-Hygiene Theory; Leadership Theory and Behaviors; Research on Principal Leadership and Student Achievement; Leading a Diverse Faculty and Staff; Conclusion; 3. Developing Your Philosophy of Education; Introduction; A Philosophy of Education; Philosophy Defined; Three Perspectives on a Philosophy of Education; A Philosophy of Educational Leadership
  • Perspectives for Making Ethical DecisionsMultiple Ethical Paradigms; Integrating the Multiple Paradigms; Building Trusting Relationships; Trust is Implicit to School Effectiveness; Benefits of Developing Trusting Relationships; Developing Trusting Relationships; Building Trusting Relationships with Parents and Community; Conclusion; 7. Communicating Effectively; Introduction; The Communication Process; One-way Communication; Two-way Communication; Preventing Communication Breakdowns; Formal and Informal Communication; Improving Principals' Communication Skills
  • Research on Organizational Culture and ClimateConclusion; 5. Initiating and Sustaining Change; Introduction; The Culture of Change; Elements That Help Change School Culture; Respecting How Adults Learn; Conceptual Models of Change; Kurt Lewin: Change Theory; Chris Argyris: Single- and Double-Loop Learning; Robert Chin: Strategic Orientation; Lee Bolman and Terrance Deal: Multiple Frames; Michael Fullan: Change Leadership; Conclusion; 6. Building Ethical Behaviors and Relational Trust; Introduction; Schooling as an Ethical Enterprise; Principals are Moral Stewards; Ethical Dilemmas in School
  • Social Justice and Philosophies of Education and LeadershipWhat is Social Justice?; Social Justice in American Education: A Brief History; Justice as Fairness; Equity, Equality, and Fairness in Education; Conclusion; 4. Understanding and Leveraging School Culture; Introduction; Open Systems Theory; School Culture; School Culture Infuses a School; School Cultures: Strong/Weak, Healthy/Toxic; Why Yesterday's School Culture Doesn't Work Today; Finding Cultural Elements in Schools; Leadership as Culture Creation; Principal and Faculty Learning Changes Schools
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ocn904799133
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1 online resource
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Form of item
online
Isbn
9781317806073
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
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unknown
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Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)904799133
  • ebl1317806077

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