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Diamantes, Thomas – Education, 2010
Student use of cell phone is a new area of concern in today's schools. Cell phone providers have attempted to convince parents that each child should be provided with their own cell phone for safety reasons and to stay in contact with their families. This has resulted in many students arriving at school with a cell phone, taking it to class and…
Descriptors: Telecommunications, Handheld Devices, Safety, Student Behavior
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Rayfield, Robin; Diamantes, Thomas – Education, 2004
Researchers on the job of principal have discussed the increasing complex nature of educational leadership. Some have even suggested why the principal's position is one that fewer and fewer teachers seek to fill (Fenwick, 2000). A recent report (Rayfield, 2002) suggests that the job of a principal is complex and difficult, and many duties of the…
Descriptors: School Administration, Instructional Leadership, Administrator Role, Task Analysis
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Hambright, W. Grant; Diamantes, Thomas – Education, 2004
The concept of tenure is an integral part of the employment relationship between institutions of higher education and individual faculty members (Mawdsley, 1999). Promotion and tenure decisions are often difficult and always have important long-term consequences for both the candidate and the institution (Rhoades-Catanach & Stout, 2000). Mentoring…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Tenure, Mentors, Professional Development
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Hambright, Grant; Diamantes, Thomas – Education, 2004
Many school districts in recent years have chosen, or have been mandated, to initiate planning process components identical, or closely akin, to those found in strategic planning models designed for educational organizations. Several model components and concepts are universal to the planning models, while other components and concepts are…
Descriptors: Journal Articles, Elementary Secondary Education, Doctoral Dissertations, Content Analysis