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Keane, Francis J. – 1978
Knowledge of leadership is an important consideration for both teacher preparation and performance, and effectiveness in both areas can be improved through an understanding of the relationship between the dynamics of the classroom social system and the leadership style (motivation) of the teacher, and the conditions under which they meet.…
Descriptors: Goal Orientation, Group Dynamics, Leadership, Leadership Styles
Isherwood, Geoffrey B. – 1982
Leadership effectiveness is related to leadership behavior in two types of situations, cooperative and counteractive. In cooperative situations, participants form an interactive group to solve a problem and usually develop shared goals. The leader decides whether to form a cooperative group, defines participants' level of involvement in…
Descriptors: Behavior, Conflict, Cooperation, Elementary Secondary Education
Pickering, Dennis A. – 1979
A description is provided of the Field-Based Curriculum Leadership Training Program at Pittsburgh State University. The purpose of the program is to help establish a new type of working relationship between the university and local schools in the area of curriculum development. Three program phases are outlined. The first consists of a series of…
Descriptors: Administrator Education, College School Cooperation, Cooperative Programs, Curriculum Development
Rocksund, Jill Ann – ProQuest LLC, 2017
School board governance matters. Past research has demonstrated that effective school boards are associated with higher student achievement. However, this research has been less clear about what those agreed upon effective practices are. The current study set out to identify effective school board governance practices and to determine the extent…
Descriptors: Governance, Boards of Education, Delphi Technique, School Districts
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Martinez, Bobby J.; Slater, Charles L. – Educational Forum, 2000
The process of developing a doctoral program at the University of the Incarnate Word demonstrates the use of both transformational leadership (empowerment, advocacy, reconciliation) and transactional leadership (power brokering, making legitimate decisions). The contemporary environment needs multiple leaders who exercise different types of…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Doctoral Programs, Higher Education, Leadership Qualities
Greenfield, William D. – 1991
Recognizing the importance of leadership in effective school administration, this document begins by discussing leadership as defined by Etzioni (1975), including ideas such as personal influence; positional power; the difference between instrumental and expressive leadership; and organizational type as defined by the dominant means of control in…
Descriptors: Administrator Effectiveness, Administrator Role, Decision Making, Educational Administration
MacGregor, Mariam – 2000
This facilitator's guide and student workbook package includes a high school curriculum designed to establish a foundation for adolescent/young adult leadership education programs. It targets diverse, at-risk teenagers, presenting an adaptable and broad-based perspective of leadership. The facilitator's guide takes instructors and students through…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Communication Skills, Consciousness Raising, Creative Thinking
Noga, Michael A. – ProQuest LLC, 2012
Using meta-ethnography as a research method, this study identified, organized, and synthesized efforts to implement learning communities at the 19 American colleges and universities that prepared written reports at the conclusion of the 1996-1999 National Learning Communities Dissemination Project (FIPSE). The researcher used 10 research questions…
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, Higher Education, Integrated Curriculum, Curriculum Development
Jacobs, T. O. – 1972
This paper presents a definition of leadership in relation to power and authority and in terms of the impact of various types of influence attempts in formal organizations. The actions and reactions of superordinates and subordinates occur in terms of cultural values, group norms, and social responses derived from the social learning processes.…
Descriptors: Leadership, Leadership Qualities, Organizations (Groups), Social Exchange Theory
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Espelage, Dorothy; Anderman, Eric M.; Brown, Veda Evanell; Jones, Abraham; Lane, Kathleen Lynne; McMahon, Susan D.; Reddy, Linda A.; Reynolds, Cecil R. – American Psychologist, 2013
Violence directed against K-12 teachers is a serious problem that demands the immediate attention of researchers, providers of teacher pre-service and in-service training, school administrators, community leaders, and policymakers. Surprisingly, little research has been conducted on this growing problem despite the broad impact teacher…
Descriptors: Violence, Teacher Effectiveness, School Holding Power, Intervention
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Cohen, Rinat; Schechter, Chen – Planning and Changing, 2019
The professional literature views school principals as major socializing agents for assistant principals (AP) due to their ability to determine the AP's responsibilities, assess performance, and influence the AP's willingness to advance to higher management roles. The effect of the relationship between the two on the AP's functioning is even…
Descriptors: Assistant Principals, Principals, Interprofessional Relationship, Socialization
Reed, Donald B. – 1990
Over the past 50 years, theoretical and methodological problems have plagued the study of leadership. This paper, proposing an alternative theory, argues that leadership has three fundamental components: projection and social control, which are linked by action. Projection is the visualization of a project to be completed. Educational…
Descriptors: Behavior Patterns, Elementary Secondary Education, Leadership, Power Structure
Sage, Daniel D. – 1976
Trends and problems involved in administrative decentralization of special education services are examined. Noted is the exclusion of special education from recent political and administrative decentralization attempts in large urban settings. Increased emphasis on mainstreaming is seen to necessitate greater role clarification between special and…
Descriptors: Administration, Administrative Organization, Conceptual Schemes, Decentralization
Li, Yihui – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Sense of belonging on campus has been identified as one of the most important factors that affect college students' persistence, retention, and graduation. The purpose of this quantitative research was to explore the within-group heterogeneity of sense of belonging among Asian American undergraduate students on campus. Specifically, I explored how…
Descriptors: Sense of Community, Asian Americans, Undergraduate Students, Campuses
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Lips, Hilary M. – Psychology of Women Quarterly, 2000
Examined how college students imagined their possible powerful selves and absorbed cultural messages about power and gender. Students were asked to describe their possible selves as powerful persons and various types of leaders. Women were less optimistic than men about holding positions of power and were more likely to anticipate problems…
Descriptors: College Students, Higher Education, Leadership, Political Power
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