ERIC Number: ED422142
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
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Creating High Functioning Schools: Practice and Research.
Cano, Yvonne, Ed.; Wood, Fred H., Ed.; Simmons, Jan C., Ed.
This book contains 17 papers, chosen from those presented within the last 2 years at the annual National Conference on Creating the Quality School, hosted by the Center for the Study of Small/Rural Schools at the University of Oklahoma. The papers are grouped into three sections: leadership for school improvement; classroom practices for school improvement; and innovation and continuous improvement: technology and total quality education (TQE) in school improvement. The papers include the following: (1) "Leadership Styles for Total Quality Schools" (Connie Ruhl-Smith, Bonnie M. Beyer); (2) "Perspectives on the Principal's Resolve as a Factor in Creating the Quality School" (Martin Jason); (3) "Trust: The Quality Required for Successful Management" (Martha Blake, Angus J. MacNeil); (4) "The Deliberative Opinion Caucus: Improving Quality in School Decision-Making" (Michael Connelly, Greg Moss); (5) "Conflict Resolution: An Option for Educators?" (Carolyn L. Tyree); (6) "An Intelligent Paradigm for Quality Education in Cross-Cultural Teaching and Learning Environments" (Kamal Dean Parhizgar); (7) "Collaborative Research Systemic Reform in Elementary Science Education Study" (Barbara A. Nye); (8) "Are Nongraded Programs Providing Students with a Quality Education? Some Answers from the School Success Study" (Barbara A. Nye); (9) "A Field Test of a Full Inclusion Project" (Feng S. Din); (10) "Rural School Personnel's Perception and Categorization of Children at Risk: A Multi-Methodological Account" (John Storer, Barbara L. Licklider); (11) "Quality Schools--Resilient Schools" (L. Kay Forsythe, Barbara L. Licklider); (12) "On-Line Learning and Authentic Assessment" (Lee Hodges, Riley Hodges); (13) "National Television News in Seven Districts" (Roy Nasstrom, Anne Gierok); (14) "Modeling Total Quality in the University Classroom" (Carol F. Baker); (15) "Modeling the Quality Classroom in Teacher Education" (R. Timothy Rush, Diane Galloway); (16) "Quality Schools through Quality Leadership" (James Machell, Dean Sorenson); and (17) "The Belle's of St. Mary's: A Rural Alternative School for Teenage Mothers" (Rebecca A. Lee-Grigg). (Contains references and name and subject indexes.) (SV)
Descriptors: Administrator Education, Educational Environment, Educational Practices, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Improvement Programs, Leadership, Organizational Climate, Participative Decision Making, Principals, Rural Schools, School Administration, Teacher Education, Total Quality Management
Charles C. Thomas Publisher, Ltd., 2600 S. First Street, Springfield, IL 62794-9265 (cloth: ISBN-0-398-06858-5, $58.95; paper: ISBN-0-398-06859-3, $45.95).
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