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Morrison, Faith Andrea – ProQuest LLC, 2012
The purpose of this study was to explore whether William Deming's 8 Step Model would increase reading achievement in 3rd grade students. The study investigated how well the process based plan-do-check-act model when used as a treatment with fidelity, coupled with the principal as instructional leader would result in success in the age of federal…
Descriptors: Reading Achievement, Elementary Schools, Grade 3, Instructional Leadership
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Kenworthy, Sue – Educational Research Quarterly, 1994
Results from a study with 41 Hawaiian elementary school principals indicate that, although there is no significant difference in visionary leadership scores of principals from varying levels of school climate when covaried with psychological characteristics, there is a significant main effect for "capacity of status" on visionary…
Descriptors: Administrator Characteristics, Behavior Patterns, Educational Environment, Elementary Education
LeSourd, Sandra J.; And Others – 1990
Findings from a study to develop and validate an instrument for the measurement of principals' attitudes toward visionary leadership are presented in this paper. Two leadership styles--visionary and managerial--were measured by a 35-item five-point Likert attitude scale. Questionnaires mailed to a random sample of 250 K-12 Nebraska and 250…
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, Administrator Characteristics, Attitude Measures, Elementary Secondary Education
Younes, Jean Eias – ProQuest LLC, 2011
This qualitative case study investigated the leadership perspectives of 13 Lebanese Catholic school principals and 4 educational leaders in the Governorate of Mount Lebanon via personal interviews, observations, and documents. It focused on whether Catholic school principals are able to act as revolutionary or transformational change agents to…
Descriptors: Catholic Schools, Administrator Education, Administrator Qualifications, Money Management
Hill, Diane – ProQuest LLC, 2012
During the past decade, urban colleges and universities have been undergoing changes attributable to the reemergence of outreach initiatives. More recently, these outreach efforts have been specifically designed to increase community engagement among faculty and students and to lend the institution's scientific, policy and social service expertise…
Descriptors: Urban Universities, Outreach Programs, School Community Relationship, Case Studies
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Coers, Natalie J. – Journal of Leadership Education, 2018
Vision has long been a quality and characteristic defining leadership. To cultivate vision among undergraduate students in a course, the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals are utilized as a foundation to inspire a vision that connects local service and personal interests to global, complex issues. Students select a goal to work with for…
Descriptors: Leadership Training, Administrator Education, Undergraduate Students, Student Projects
Keaveny, Stacy M. – ProQuest LLC, 2013
Federal and state guidelines for school reform dominate the landscape of public education. Florida and its school districts, as a Race to the Top state, are in the process of fully implementing a value-added model of teacher evaluation. Effective school leaders are calling upon the theoretical framework of transformational, visionary and…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Public Education, Instructional Leadership, Value Added Models
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Bencivenga, Anthony S.; Elias, Maurice J. – NASSP Bulletin, 2003
In the 21st century, students' character, social-emotional skills, and academic competencies will define school excellence. This article describes characteristics of visionary leadership for such schools based on settings already characterized by strengths in "EQ + IQ = Best Leadership Practices for Caring and Successful Schools." Core beliefs…
Descriptors: Personality, Instructional Leadership, Emotional Development, Empathy
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Jenkins, John A. – Higher Education Policy, 2002
Describes the University of Massachusetts Amherst's commitment to and program of general education for undergraduates, asserting that a curriculum balanced between professional specialization and general education provides the most practical education for a life of visionary leadership. (EV)
Descriptors: Academic Education, College Role, Curriculum Development, General Education
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Saltmarsh, Sue; Sutherland-Smith, Wendy; Randell-Moon, Holly – Ethics and Education, 2011
Research leadership in Australian universities takes place against a backdrop of policy reforms concerned with measurement and comparison of institutional research performance. In particular, the Excellence in Research in Australian initiative undertaken by the Australian Research Council sets out to evaluate research quality in Australian…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Institutional Research, Work Environment
Richards, Maurice V. – ProQuest LLC, 2010
This study examines the process of change within law enforcement, focusing on the leadership, learning, and organizational change required to reduce crime, violence, and social disruption caused by criminal street gangs. The study tests the viability, results, and implications of a new policing model, the trans-jurisdictional task force, through…
Descriptors: Expertise, Qualitative Research, Juvenile Gangs, Crime
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Dambe, M.; Moorad, F. – South African Journal of Higher Education, 2008
This article argues that there has been a clear shift in leadership approaches from those where the leader is in control and commanding i.e., power-based leadership to one where there is empowerment. Here the power comes from the followers and is shared. Burns concepts of transactional and transformational leadership are used interchangeably with…
Descriptors: Transformational Leadership, Leadership Qualities, Leadership Styles, Participative Decision Making
Hedgecock, Dara Jeannene – ProQuest LLC, 2012
Principals must be instructional leaders in their schools in order to adhere to federal, state, and local mandates as well as being able to discern that the programs for students with disabilities are being developed and implemented with fidelity to meet the needs of those students. The transition a school goes through to include students with…
Descriptors: Principals, Administrator Role, Inclusion, Program Implementation
Lashway, Larry – 1997
"Vision" is one of the most frequently used buzzwords in the education literature of the 1990s. This digest in Spanish presents an overview of visionary leadership, which many education experts consider to be a make-or-break task for the school leader. It discusses various definitions of vision, the significance of vision for…
Descriptors: Administrator Effectiveness, Administrator Role, Educational Environment, Educational Objectives
Lashway, Larry – 1997
"Vision" is one of the most frequently used buzzwords in the education literature of the 1990s. This digest presents an overview of visionary leadership, which many education experts consider to be a make-or-break task for the school leader. It discusses various definitions of vision, the significance of vision for organizations, the…
Descriptors: Administrator Effectiveness, Administrator Role, Educational Environment, Educational Objectives
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