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Liang, Jia G.; Liou, Daniel D. – Leadership and Research in Education, 2018
Historically, Asian American school administrators' experiences leading the K-12 educational system have been under-researched and under-theorized. Today, as the fastest growing population in the United States, Asian American educators' experiences and contributions can no longer be ignored in educational policy and research. Drawing on the…
Descriptors: Women Administrators, Self Concept, Asian Americans, Administrator Attitudes
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Sampson, Pauline M. – Leadership and Research in Education, 2018
This paper describes a qualitative research study of the experiences of Texas female superintendents with longevity. Specifically, five superintendents with tenure of at least six years in one school district were interviewed to hear their voices. Findings show that a strong working relationship with their boards, a solid connection with their…
Descriptors: Women Administrators, Females, Superintendents, Qualitative Research
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Allen, Tawannah G.; Flood, Chena' T. – Leadership and Research in Education, 2018
The relationship challenges faced by women in leadership ranks within the academy are rarely researched. There is a dearth of research that explores the relationships between women in higher education settings and their colleagues, along with their ability to ascend to roles of leadership. Women have become well prepared to compete in the academy.…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Females, Instructional Leadership, Collegiality
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Yang, Yang; Carroll, Doris Wright – Leadership and Research in Education, 2018
Women remain underrepresented in both science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) workforce and academia. In this quantitative study, we focused on female faculty across STEM disciplines and their experiences in higher educational institutions through the lens of microaggressions theory. Two questions were addressed: (a) whether and…
Descriptors: Aggression, STEM Education, Gender Differences, Women Faculty
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Reis, Tania Carlson; Grady, Marilyn L. – Leadership and Research in Education, 2018
Eleven of the 81 public research universities within the Carnegie Classification of Doctoral Universities: Highest Research are led by woman presidents. Using Eagly & Carli's (2007) labyrinth framework, five of the women presidents were interviewed to identify their experiences navigating leadership barriers. Findings indicated that women…
Descriptors: College Presidents, Females, College Administration, Research Universities
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Bollinger, Alisha A.; Grady, Marilyn L. – Leadership and Research in Education, 2018
The purpose of this study was to examine the experiences of female superintendents as they relate to job satisfaction and retention. State department of education websites were consulted to obtain the number of women superintendents by state for 2015. From the list, 3,364 women superintendents were identified. The women represent 25% of U.S.…
Descriptors: Superintendents, Females, Job Satisfaction, Labor Turnover
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Johnson, Adrianne L.; DuVivier, Roxanne S.; Hambright, W. Grant – Leadership and Research in Education, 2017
This article examines motivations for faculty involvement in shared governance. Faculty members at a mid-sized, Midwestern university were surveyed to assess reasons for serving and leading in the shared governance process. Five predominant themes were identified as affecting faculty participation in university governance. The five predominant…
Descriptors: Governance, Teacher Attitudes, College Faculty, Teacher Surveys
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Mills, Jeremy R.; Clarke, Monica – Leadership and Research in Education, 2017
An absent element in many education preparation programs is sufficient training on dyslexia and how to effectively remediate the disorder. Defining characteristics and remedial strategies for dyslexia have been established for decades but have not sufficiently become a part of teacher preparation programs, thus creating a gap in professional…
Descriptors: Dyslexia, College School Cooperation, Partnerships in Education, Graduate Study
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Burney, Laurie; Zascavage, Victoria; Matherly, Michele – Leadership and Research in Education, 2017
Literature consistently documents a positive, direct effect of students' attitudes on learning (Lizzio, Wilson, & Simons, 2002). Hence, accounting studies describing active learning activities often report student attitudes as evidence of efficacy (e.g., Matherly & Burney, 2013), but rely on single-item instead of multi-item scales. This…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Active Learning, Test Construction, Test Validity
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Donovan, Courtney; Green, Kathy E.; Seidel, Kent – Leadership and Research in Education, 2017
Core competencies essential for effective teaching were identified via a literature review and a review of standards for teacher education, and vetted by state groups with interests in teacher education. Survey items based on these competencies asked teacher candidates, graduates, and teacher education program faculty how well the program prepared…
Descriptors: Teacher Effectiveness, Item Response Theory, Item Analysis, Test Items
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Aidman, Barry; Long, Tanya Alyson – Leadership and Research in Education, 2017
Educational leaders work in increasingly complex, high pressure environments with people who have diverse backgrounds, interests, and goals. To be effective, these leaders must understand the dynamic process of creating and managing culture and change. Stories have the potential to influence culture and to help people connect, develop genuine…
Descriptors: Instructional Leadership, Transformational Leadership, Story Telling, Educational Change
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Johnson, Justin L.; Vesely, Randall S. – Leadership and Research in Education, 2017
This article explores state school funding in Ohio and examines the concepts of equity and adequacy. This is accomplished not by conducting an empirical study but through a thorough review of the current environment of school funding in the state. For Ohio, the concepts of equity and adequacy are especially pertinent when considering that Ohio's…
Descriptors: Educational Equity (Finance), Educational Finance, State Aid, Resource Allocation
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Pregot, Michael – Leadership and Research in Education, 2016
This research study delves into the newly crafted ISSLC national school leadership standards asking current school leaders and school leadership candidates to prioritize their perceived level of importance of 20 administrative dispositions. 128 school principals and 165 school leadership candidates in the NYC schools responded to an electronic…
Descriptors: Leadership Qualities, Administrator Characteristics, National Standards, Consortia
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Gillham, John C.; Evans, Lesley Anne; Williams, Nicole V. – Leadership and Research in Education, 2016
The purpose of this study was to learn if teachers believe their experience with the Resident Educator Program improved their ability to meet the Ohio Standards for the Teaching Profession and increased support and retention. The 189 participants completed a 33 question Likert-based survey and provided more than 406 comments. The findings indicate…
Descriptors: Program Effectiveness, Teacher Effectiveness, State Standards, Teacher Competencies
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Martin, Jennifer L.; Sharp-Grier, Martina; Smith, Julia B. – Leadership and Research in Education, 2016
This study examines the Civil Rights Data Collection of 2014, consisting of 49,605,534 students from 95,635 public schools covering grades from Kindergarten to 12th grade. The primary focus of this study was to examine the relative distribution of different types of discipline between ethnic groups and genders. In every category, the levels…
Descriptors: Public Schools, Kindergarten, Elementary Secondary Education, Ethnic Groups
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