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Stoll, Louise; Louis, Karen Seashore – Open University Press, 2007
There is great interest internationally in the potential of professional learning communities for enhancing educational reform efforts and sustaining improvement. This international collection, with contributions from researchers and those leading initiatives in five countries, aims to broaden and deepen conceptions and understanding of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Capital, Faculty Development
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Whitford, Betty Lou, Ed.; Wood, Diane R., Ed. – SUNY Press, 2010
This book raises provocative questions about the efficacy, viability, and sustainability of professional learning communities given the current political and structural realities of public schools. The culmination of six years of research in five states, it explores real-world efforts to establish learning communities as a strategy for…
Descriptors: Public Schools, Teacher Collaboration, Educational Change, Educational Policy
Gordon, Stephen P., Ed. – Teachers College Press, 2008
This timely book describes the work of the School Improvement Network, a partnership in which university professors and graduate students collaborated with K-12 school leaders and teachers to design, implement, and assess schoolwide action research projects focused on long-term school improvement. Presenting a comprehensive model, this resource…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, College Faculty, Elementary Secondary Education, Action Research
Blankstein, Alan M., Ed.; Houston, Paul D., Ed.; Cole, Robert W., Ed. – Corwin Press, 2007
The third volume of "The Soul of Educational Leadership" series offers key concepts and strategies for sustaining the critically important work of professional learning communities. With contributions from Shirley Hord, Maurice Elias, Karen Seashore Louis, Andy Hargreaves, and other nationally known educators, this essential reading for all school…
Descriptors: National Standards, Educational Change, Instructional Leadership, Transformational Leadership
Van Maele, Dimitri, Ed.; Forsyth, Patrick B., Ed.; Van Houtte, Miek, Ed. – Springer, 2014
This book samples recent and emerging trust research in education including an array of conceptual approaches, measurement innovations, and explored determinants and outcomes of trust. The collection of pathways explores the phenomenon of trust and establishes the significance of trust relationships in school life. It emboldens the claim that…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Trust (Psychology), Equal Education, Educational Quality
Carroll, Thomas G., Ed.; Fulton, Kathleen, Ed.; Doerr, Hanna, Ed. – National Commission on Teaching and America's Future, 2010
This document contains excerpts from Team Up for 21st Century Teaching & Learning. This document includes the excerpts of five articles that provide a substantial evidence-based argument for the power of collaborative communities to improve teaching and learning. These articles are: (1) Professional Communities and the Artisan Model of…
Descriptors: Student Teachers, Academic Achievement, Teacher Collaboration, Educational Change
Achilles, Charles M., Ed.; Irby, Beverly J., Ed.; Alford, Betty, Ed.; Perreault, George, Ed. – NCPEA Publications, 2009
This volume presents the 2009 Yearbook of the National Council of Professors of Educational Administration. This year's theme is "Remembering Our Mission: Making Education and Schools Better for Students." This Yearbook contains six parts. Part 1, Invited Chapters, includes the following: (1) President's Message: Remembering Our Mission…
Descriptors: Educational Administration, Personality Assessment, Administrator Attitudes, Administrator Behavior
Hilty, Eleanor Blair, Ed. – Peter Lang New York, 2011
Over the past two decades, numerous textbooks have been published on teacher leadership; however, this is the only volume that provides a definitive overview of the scholarship and writing being done in the field of teacher leadership. This book introduces the reader to the scholarship of over 35 authors, and thus, becomes an essential tool needed…
Descriptors: Teacher Leadership, Teacher Role, Educational Change, School Administration
Shoho, Alan R., Ed.; Barnett, Bruce, Ed.; Tooms, Autumn K., Ed. – IAP - Information Age Publishing, Inc., 2011
This edited book highlights the importance and complexity of the assistant principalship. As noted in all the chapters, the assistant principal is a critical partner in creating a professional learning community that serves all students well. Often neglected or ignored in the literature, assistant principals are more than disciplinarians and…
Descriptors: Assistant Principals, Administrator Education, Administrator Role, Administrator Responsibility
Falk, Joni K., Ed.; Drayton, Brian, Ed. – Teachers College Press, 2009
This volume presents the work of trailblazing researchers and developers of electronic communities for professional learning. It illuminates the essential work behind the scenes in building successful online communities and scaffolding site interactions, including content selection, creation and management, administrative structures, tools and…
Descriptors: Communities of Practice, Faculty Development, Electronic Learning, Web Sites
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Issa, Tomayess, Ed.; Isaias, Pedro, Ed.; Kommers, Piet, Ed. – IGI Global, 2014
Diversity among university students plays a significant role in raising awareness of numerous issues surrounding cultural heritage, language differences, cross-cultural collaboration, and international education. The integration of technological tools can assist students in cooperating nationally and internationally both in their current…
Descriptors: Technology Uses in Education, Educational Technology, Higher Education, Student Diversity
Glass, Don; Henderson, Bill; Barnum, Leah; Kronenberg, Deborah; Blair, Kati; Jenkins, Richard; Hurel, Nicole Agois – Online Submission, 2010
The purpose of this publication is to share models and case examples of the process of inclusive arts curriculum design and evaluation. The first section explains the conceptual and curriculum frameworks that were used in the analysis and generation of the featured case studies (i.e. Understanding by Design, Differentiated Instruction, and…
Descriptors: Educational Strategies, Learning Theories, Curriculum Design, Educational Technology
Kettlewell, Janet S., Ed.; Henry, Ronald J., Ed. – Rowman & Littlefield Education, 2009
The U. S. is losing its competitive edge in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Thomas Friedman warns that America is not producing enough young people in STEM fields that are essential for entrepreneurship and innovation in the 21st century (The World Is Flat: A Brief History of the Twenty-First Century, 2005). Blue ribbon…
Descriptors: Mathematics Curriculum, Higher Education, Teacher Effectiveness, Elementary Secondary Education
Houston, Paul D.; Blankstein, Alan M.; Cole, Robert W. – Corwin, 2008
This fourth volume of "The Soul of Educational Leadership" series offers key strategies for identifying the moral and ethical dimensions of school leadership practice. With thought-provoking contributions from top leadership figures like Terrence E. Deal, Dawna Markova, and Scott Thompson, this enlightening resource combines research with…
Descriptors: Moral Values, Religious Factors, Community, Inquiry
Eby, Gulsun; Yuzer, T. Volkan – IGI Global, 2013
Developments in online learning and its design are areas that continue to grow in order to enhance students' learning environments and experiences. However, in the implementation of new technologies, the importance of properly and fairly overseeing these courses is often undervalued. "Project Management Approaches for Online Learning Design"…
Descriptors: Instructional Design, Electronic Learning, Distance Education, Internet
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