ERIC Number: ED493662
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2004-Feb
Supervision for Today's Schools. 7th Edition
Oliva, Peter F.; Pawlas, George E.
Jossey-Bass, An Imprint of Wiley
Updated to reflect changes and advances in the supervision of teachers, this highly respected text provides a comprehensive overview of the field of instructional supervision, including instructional development, curriculum development, and staff development. Throughout, the authors emphasize practice, particularly the supervisor's responsibilities as instructional leader. Following a preface, this book is divided into six major parts and 14 chapters. Part I, Nature of Supervision, consists of the following chapters: (1) Roles of the School Supervisor; and (2) Issues in Supervision. Part II, Leadership in Instructional Development, continues with: (3) Helping Teachers Plan for Instruction; (4) Helping Teachers Present Instruction; (5) Helping Teachers with Classroom Management; and (6) Helping Teachers Evaluate Instruction. Part III, Leadership in Curriculum Development, then presents: (7) Helping Teachers Plan and Implement Curricula; and (8) Helping Teachers Evaluate Curricula. Part IV, Leadership in Staff Development, includes: (9) Helping Teachers through In-Service Programs; (10) Helping Teachers on a One-to-One Basis; (11) Helping Teachers Work Together; and (12) Helping Teachers Evaluate Their Own Performance. Part V, The Summative Dimension of Teacher Evaluation, contains the next chapter: (13) Summative Assessment of Teacher Performance. Part IV, Instructional Supervision: Evaluation and Change, presents the final chapter: (14) Improving Instructional Supervision. Also included are: (1) Name Index; and (2) Subject Index.
Descriptors: Teacher Supervision, Supervisory Methods, Supervisors, Role, Instructional Development, Curriculum Development, Staff Development, Leadership, Classroom Techniques, Summative Evaluation, Teacher Evaluation, Curriculum Evaluation, Inservice Teacher Education, Self Evaluation (Individuals)
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Administrators
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