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ERIC Number: EJ1063558
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015-Jun
Pages: 22
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 37
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0192-6365
Preparing Principals as Instructional Leaders: Perceptions of University Faculty, Expert Principals, and Expert Teacher Leaders
Taylor Backor, Karen; Gordon, Stephen P.
NASSP Bulletin, v99 n2 p105-126 Jun 2015
Although research has established links between the principal's instructional leadership and student achievement, there is considerable concern in the literature concerning the capacity of principal preparation programs to prepare instructional leaders. This study interviewed educational leadership faculty as well as expert principals and teacher leaders to determine their perceptions concerning applicant screening; content to be taught, including functions, knowledge, skills, and dispositions; teaching and learning strategies; field experiences; and induction support. The researchers found considerable agreement across the three groups.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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