ERIC Number: EJ1100233
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016-Apr
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 173
Effective Preparation Program Features: A Literature Review
Crow, Gary M.; Whiteman, Rodney S.
Journal of Research on Leadership Education, v11 n1 p120-148 Apr 2016
This article is a summary of a report prepared for the University Council for Educational Administration Program Improvement Project for the Wallace Foundation. This explores the research base for educational leadership preparation programs, specifically examining literature on program features. The review covers context, candidates, faculty, curriculum, design, delivery, pedagogy, internships, student assessment, mentoring and coaching, comprehensive leadership development, and program evaluation. In addition to summarizing the major findings in these program feature areas, the article provides a critical evaluation of the substantive and methodological gaps and future research directions.
Descriptors: Literature Reviews, Educational Administration, Program Improvement, Leadership Training, Administrator Education, Educational Research, Program Design, Program Evaluation, Principals, Educational Resources, Context Effect, Participant Characteristics, Teacher Characteristics, Curriculum Evaluation, Delivery Systems, Program Implementation, Teaching Methods, Internship Programs, Student Evaluation, Mentors, Coaching (Performance)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research; Information Analyses
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
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