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ERIC Number: EJ1053651
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015
Pages: 12
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 52
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0013-1857
Toward an Ontology of Practices in Educational Administration: Theoretical Implications for Research and Practice
Newton, Paul; Riveros, Augusto
Educational Philosophy and Theory, v47 n4 p330-341 2015
In this article, we argue for a study of educational administration centered on an "ontology of practices." This is an initial proposal for thinking about and conceptualizing practices in educational administration. To do this, first, we explore how practices are constituted and how they configure the social realities of practitioners. Second, we explore what an ontology of practices has to offer for our understanding of organizations. Third, we examine how an ontology of practices might inform our understandings of leadership in educational organizations, and we conclude by exploring some implications of an ontology of practices for the study of educational administration.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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