ERIC Number: ED380454
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Publication Date: 1995
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Educating Teachers for Leadership and Change. Teacher Education Yearbook III.
O'Hair, Mary John, Ed.; Odell, Sandra J., Ed.
Consistent with education reform, the chapters in this book examine how to better prepare teachers for leadership roles in the profession. Following the introductory material, the volume is organized into four sections. The first section, "Contexts for Leadership and Change," provides an introduction, "Contexts: Overview and Framework" (M. Fullan), and three chapters: (1) "Co-Reform as an Approach to Change in Education: The Origin of Revolution" (C. D. Glickman, B. F. Lunsford, and K. A. Szuminski); (2) "Role Change for Principals in Restructured Schools: Implications for Teacher Preparation and Teacher Work" (P. V. Bredeson); and (3) "Changing Roles and Occupational Stress in the Teaching Profession" (W. H. Gmelch and F. W. Parkay). The second section, "Processes for Leadership and Change: Teacher Leadership for Urban Schools," begins with an overview "Processes: Overview and Framework" (K. Zeichner and B. Baker), and offers three chapters: (4) "Preparing the Urban Teacher: Reconceptualizing the Experience" (N. P. Carter and P. J. Larke); (5) "Project MASTER: Peer Coaching and Collaboration as Catalysts for Professional Growth in Urban High Schools" (J. A. Ponticell, G. E. Olson, and P. S. Charlier); and (6) "Preservice Teachers and Coursework: When Is Getting It Right Wrong?" (D. Holt-Reynolds). The third section, "Communicating Leadership and Change," opens with "Communication: Overview and Framework" (C. L. Book), and includes three chapters: (7) "Communicating and Teaching: Applied Communication Theory for Teacher Educators" (R. M. Jacobs); (8) "Evaluating Communication Skills of Students in Teacher Education" (G. C. Hess and R. H. Short); and (9) "Reflections in Leadership: An Examination of Peer Leader Role Development" (A. L. Darling and M. L. Dewey). The final section, "Curriculum for Leadership and Change," presents "Curriculum: Overview and Framework" (K. A. Sirotnik), and three chapters: (10) "Preparing Teachers To Be Leaders: Barriers in the Workplace" (T. J. Kowalski); (11) "Introducing Prospective Teachers to Contemporary Views of Teaching and Learning Science: The Science and Youth Project" (R. Ponzio and C. Fisher); and (12) "Preparing Teachers for the 21st Century" (R. Alley and B. Jung). Each setion ends with a few pages of reflections and implications on the topic of the section. A concluding chapter is titled "Changing Role of the Teacher" (Joseph Murphy). (LL)
Descriptors: Communication Skills, Curriculum Development, Educational Change, Elementary School Teachers, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Inservice Teacher Education, Leadership Training, Preservice Teacher Education, Role Perception, Science Education, Secondary School Teachers, Teacher Education Programs, Teacher Leadership, Teacher Role, Urban Schools
Corwin Press, Inc., 2455 Teller Road, Thousand Oaks, CA 91320 (paperback: ISBN-0-8039-6217-7, $25; clothbound: ISBN-0-8039-6216-9).
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