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Neal, Jennifer Watling; Mills, Kristen J.; McAlindon, Kathryn; Neal, Zachary P.; Lawlor, Jennifer A. – Educational Administration Quarterly, 2019
Purpose: We apply diffusion of innovations theory to examine two key research questions designed to inform efforts to improve the research--practice gap in education: (1) Are there distinct types of educators that differ in their prioritization of the compatibility, observability, complexity, relative advantage, and trialability of research? and…
Descriptors: Research Utilization, Research and Development, Theory Practice Relationship, Principals
Pasatta, Jason; Hamilton, Erica; DeDoes, Stephanie – Educational Leadership, 2017
With the push toward personalized learning, many districts are finding that teachers are unprepared for a completely new method of teaching. In this article, the authors describe a professional development program from Ottawa Area Intermediate School District in western Michigan called FuturePREP'd. In the program, teachers experience personalized…
Descriptors: Individualized Instruction, Faculty Development, Teaching Methods, Teacher Student Relationship
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Mårtensson, Katarina; Roxå, Torgny – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2016
This paper explores, mainly through a socio-cultural perspective, the role of mid-level leadership in higher education in relation to educational development. It is argued that supporting and engaging local-level leaders, such as academic programme directors, increases the potential for development of local teaching and learning cultures. The…
Descriptors: Educational Development, Leadership, Higher Education, Improvement Programs
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Knassmüller, Monika; Veit, Sylvia – Teaching Public Administration, 2016
Senior civil servants (SCS) are powerful actors with great responsibilities in the field of policymaking and management. Due to public sector reforms that are New Public Management oriented, specialised education and structured training programmes for (future) SCS as well as fast-track systems for high-potential employees have become increasingly…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cultural Context, Cultural Influences, Public Administration Education
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Eddy, Pamela L.; Ward, Kelly – Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning, 2015
Casual observers of academic environments might conclude that women's problems in higher education have been resolved. Colleges enroll more women than men on an overall basis. There is gender parity in entry-level faculty hires, and the number of women in senior administrative positions continues to rise. A closer look however at the work, lives,…
Descriptors: Women Faculty, Womens Education, Womens Studies, Higher Education
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Keaton, Patrick – National Center for Education Statistics, 2010
This report presents findings on the numbers and types of public elementary and secondary local education agencies (LEAs) in the United States and other jurisdictions in the 2008-09 school year, using data from the Local Education Agency Universe Survey of the Common Core of Data (CCD) survey system. The CCD is an annual collection of data that…
Descriptors: Public Education, School Districts, Elementary Secondary Education, Institutional Characteristics
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Koehler, Ronald – Journal of School Public Relations, 2009
Michigan's intermediate school districts were created by constitutional convention in 1962. Between their inception and 2000, few units of government were less visible and less understood. This article chronicles the emergence of one intermediate school district as an aggressive force for change in education and a locus of activity for community…
Descriptors: Intermediate Administrative Units, Power Structure, Government School Relationship, Public Relations
Mattern, Janet Anne – ProQuest LLC, 2013
Children grow and change more rapidly during the first eight years of life than any other time in their life span. Progression through the physical, cognitive, and social-emotional developmental stages varies for each individual child. Children with atypical development experience a wide spectrum of variability in their development. Over the past…
Descriptors: Mixed Methods Research, Early Intervention, Program Implementation, Special Needs Students
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Stichter, Janine P.; Crider, Greg; Moody, Mark; Kay, Denise – Beyond Behavior, 2007
To date, the field has had difficulty coming to a consensus about any individual program that can successfully provide a full continuum of supports across settings to produce sustainable outcomes across time for all types of students with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) (Dawson & Osterling, 1997; National Research Council [NRC], 2001; Odom et…
Descriptors: Autism, Outcome Based Education, Curriculum, Intermediate Administrative Units
Turner, Walter G. – Compact, 1980
Education service agencies provide vital services and specialized personnel to school districts that, because of economic constraints, can not supply them independently. (Author)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Intermediate Administrative Units
Burke, Dennis P. – Appalachian Advance, 1970
Descriptors: Agency Cooperation, Intermediate Administrative Units, Regional Programs
Appalachian Advance, 1970
Descriptors: County Officials, Intermediate Administrative Units, Regional Cooperation
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Bennett, Peter Lloyd – British Journal of Special Education, 2006
The emotional and behavioural problems experienced by pupils continue to be a key concern for educationalists. In this article, Peter Lloyd Bennett, an educational psychologist, reports on his research into the views of staff about this important area of work. Questionnaires on meeting the needs of pupils with emotional and behavioural…
Descriptors: Emotional Disturbances, Behavior Problems, Educational Psychology, Questionnaires
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Teter, Ralph – Planning and Changing, 1972
Provides several guidelines drawn from the successful experiences of the Education Service Center concept in Texas for intermediate service unit involvement in educational planning. (Author/JH)
Descriptors: Educational Planning, Guidelines, Intermediate Administrative Units, Regional Cooperation
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Sumida, Janet I. – Educational Perspectives, 1970
Descriptors: Educational Programs, Intermediate Administrative Units, Program Evaluation, Public Schools
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