ERIC Number: EJ627850
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
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Data Analysis In Administrators' Hands: An Oxymoron?
Creighton, Theodore B.
School Administrator, v58 n4 p6-11 Apr 2001
Educators' fear of statistics stems from various factors, including deficiencies in their preparation programs: insufficient relevance, inadequately integrated technologies, and stress on inferential statistics. Attendance statistics are worthless unless principals and superintendents can interpret them and incorporate them into their instructional decisions. Software and resources are described. (MLH)
Descriptors: Administrator Education, Administrator Role, Change Strategies, Computer Software, Data Collection, Data Interpretation, Elementary Secondary Education, Graduate Study, Higher Education, Instructional Leadership, Leadership Responsibility, Mathematics Anxiety, Misconceptions, Relevance (Education), Schools of Education, Statistical Analysis, Superintendents, Teacher Education, Teacher Role, Technological Advancement, Technology Integration, Theory Practice Relationship
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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