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Currie, Nikki S. – Educational Considerations, 2010
Virtual schools are increasing in popularity as a method of providing formal education for a growing number of students in the United States. The economy, coupled with technological advances and parental demand for a more personalized, innovative, individually tailored, and high quality education alternative for their children has led to the…
Descriptors: Counseling Services, Distance Education, Confidentiality, Counselor Training
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Vesely, Randall S. – Educational Considerations, 2010
Elementary and secondary students can be impacted by a number of risk factors, all of which can have a negative influence on their academic success. To that end, the identification of risk factors is an important first step in closing achievement gaps. For example, clear evidence of an achievement gap can be found in Indiana's high school…
Descriptors: Evidence, Achievement Gap, Graduation Rate, Academic Achievement
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Crampton, Faith E. – Educational Considerations, 2010
Across the nation, a surprising number of both critics and advocates of urban schools demonstrate a naivete about the limits and possibilities of funding in relationship to the academic success of urban students. On one hand, critics often argue, without solid evidence or informed analysis, that urban school districts have sufficient funds to…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, Educational Finance, Financial Support, Government Role
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Miller, Teresa; Ribble, Michael – Educational Considerations, 2010
Online learning has changed education in many ways. This change was not mandated, but instead filled a need expressed by students. A problem with this shift toward online teaching is that it has happened randomly and irregularly within K-12 systems. Demands from students for online learning at both K-12 and higher education levels have not always…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Teacher Education Programs, Resistance to Change, Barriers
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Moody, Robert A.; Wieland, Regi L. – Educational Considerations, 2010
Successful operation of videoconferencing technology for interactive learning demands preparation and scheduling. Well-organized strategies for interaction assist faculty in meeting individual student needs and developing the "social presence" necessary to facilitate quality online learning. Organizations can be proactive by offering…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Student Needs, Distance Education, Online Courses
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Ivory, Gary; McClellan, Rhonda; Hyle, Adrienne E. – Educational Considerations, 2009
In this article, the authors propose that pragmatism is a perspective with great promise for understanding and researching the work of small district superintendents and developing the abilities of both pre-service students and in-service practitioners to do that work. They maintain, based on their reading of focus group interviews with small…
Descriptors: Critical Theory, Focus Groups, Instructional Leadership, Superintendents
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Arensdorf, Jill R.; Andenoro, Anthony C. – Educational Considerations, 2009
Leadership, regardless of definition, cannot be taught by a textbook alone, and if educators are to embrace the idea of highly engaged, holistic classrooms for Millennials, they must teach students to participate in real changes as both leaders and followers through practice and experiences. As new generations of young people mature and enter…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Higher Education, Age Groups, Young Adults
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Scott, Susan M.; Tolar, Mary Hale – Educational Considerations, 2009
In recent decades, leadership scholars have bemoaned the lack of true leaders and leadership education at all levels and issued the fabled "cry for leadership." Although institutions of higher learning have been engaged in guiding the leaders of society since their inception, they offered no formalized programs or courses until relatively…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Leadership Training, Institutes (Training Programs), Residential Programs
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Komives, Susan R.; Johnson, Matthew – Educational Considerations, 2009
Leadership research on college students has largely ignored pre-college leadership experiences. High school educators and administrators facilitate student involvement in high school through a variety of outlets; and although involvement in extracurricular activities is considered inherently positive, the degree to which these activities…
Descriptors: College Students, Student Leadership, Educational Experience, Secondary Education
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Davila, Gilbert – Educational Considerations, 2009
All students have the right to a quality education. At the same time, future principals will likely face the challenge of educating the most diverse student body since the turn of the 20th century. In this commentary, the author provides principals, new and experienced, with the means to navigate successfully the challenges of meeting the…
Descriptors: Principals, Elementary Secondary Education, Administrator Responsibility, Administrator Role
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Kan, Daniel B.; Reichard, Rebecca J. – Educational Considerations, 2009
With the success of graduates directly influencing the college's reputation and ranking, leadership propensity should be an important selection criterion in higher education institution's undergraduate admissions processes, but is it? For most colleges and universities, selection is done through a paper application containing only a sliver of the…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Leadership, Aptitude, Admission Criteria
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Shoop, Robert J. – Educational Considerations, 2009
In 1997, two faculty members at Kansas State University began the process of creating something special and distinctive that never existed before. They clearly understood that they were embarking on a journey that would be exciting, yet not totally within their control. They were passionate about the value of developing a leadership studies…
Descriptors: Leadership, Intellectual Disciplines, Undergraduate Study, Curriculum Development
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O'Dell, Irma – Educational Considerations, 2009
Pressure from external stakeholders increasingly requires higher education institutions to provide concrete evidence of student learning. As such, assessment of student learning has become a significant part of the process of determining institutional quality. This article describes an example of one of university's response to the call for…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Accountability, Student Evaluation, Outcomes of Education
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Thurston, Linda P.; Middendorf, B. Jan – Educational Considerations, 2009
In higher education, assessment of leadership capacities and performance of department chairs and students allows stakeholders to evaluate individuals and programs. To that end, this article describes the Individual Development and Educational Assessment (IDEA) Feedback for Department Chairs system, a psychometrically sound instrument developed…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Assessment, Evaluation Methods, Department Heads
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Banwart, Mary Christine; Winfrey, Kelly – Educational Considerations, 2009
The political arena, where historically women in the United States have been under-represented, provides an important laboratory for examining leadership and gender via the candidacy of now Secretary of State Hilary Rodham Clinton, who in 2008 was the first woman to run competitively for the Democratic presidential nomination. This study sought to…
Descriptors: Politics, Leadership, Sex Role, Females
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