ERIC Number: ED465808
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1999
Measurement and Evaluation: Strategies for School Improvement. The School Leadership Library.
McNamara, James F.; Erlandson, David A.; McNamara, Maryanne
This book addresses the domain of Measurement and Evaluation, 1 of 21 domains of knowledge and skill deemed necessary for the principalship by the National Policy Board for Educational Administration. The purpose of this book is to help principals and others who assume leadership roles in schools to understand the importance of measurement and evaluation in school improvement. After an introductory chapter, Introduction and Overview, part 1 contains these chapters: (2) What Every Principal Should Know about Evaluation; (3) Collecting and Using Information; and (4) Structuring and Scheduling Program Evaluation. Part 2, Measurement, contains: (5) What Every Principal Should Know about Measurement. Part 3, Applications, contains: (6) Collaborative Problem Solving; and (7) Self-Appraisal System for Measurement. An appendix contains the self-appraisal system for measurement. (Contains 90 references.) (SLD)
Descriptors: Cooperation, Educational Improvement, Elementary Secondary Education, Evaluation Methods, Instructional Leadership, Measurement Techniques, Principals, Problem Solving, Program Evaluation
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
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