Case Studies on Educational Administration / Edition 5

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A collection of case studies for prospective school administrators that emphasizes problem solving, decision-making, and effective management.

Based on the conviction that effective practice in school administration requires both leadership and management, this text provides a mix of problems that require administrative decisions as presented in 24 open-ended case studies. In today’s reform-minded, information-based society, practitioners must be able to frame problems correctly and then make effective decisions to ameliorate them. As leaders, district and school-level administrators are expected to focus on what should be done to improve schools; as managers, they are expected to focus on how to do things successfully. The cases in this book are designed to make students think about common problems of practice by encouraging them to bridge theory and practice. Each case provides an active form of learning, allowing students to demonstrate their ability to apply knowledge to common problem situations.

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Kowalski (educational administration, U. of Dayton, Ohio) uses 24 case studies to train the reader in the issues and dilemmas that face an administrator. The case studies are grouped by topic<-->such as lounge talk, using committees to make key decisions, the principal changes some valued rules, and different perceptions of effective teaching<-->and, following background on the topic, the case study is laid out in detail, with the end result suppressed and replaced by a list of key issues and questions to provoke thought and discussion in the classroom. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780205509072
  • Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Inc.
  • Publication date: 5/9/2007
  • Series: Alternative eText Formats Series
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 5
  • Pages: 240
  • Product dimensions: 7.48 (w) x 9.14 (h) x 0.49 (d)

Meet the Author

Theodore J. Kowalski holds the Kuntz Family Chair in Educational Administration, an endowed professorship at the University of Dayton. A former school superintendent, he previously taught at Purdue University, Saint Louis University, and Ball State University, where he also served as dean of the Teachers College. Professor Kowalski is the author or co-author of 18 books and over 135 book chapters and journal articles. He has published in leading journals such as Educational Administration Quarterly, Phi Delta Kappan, Leadership and Policy in Schools, and Planning and Changing. He also is editor of the Journal of School Public Relations and serves on the editorial boards of two other professional journals.

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Table of Contents

Case 1 Another federal intrusion 12
Case 2 What alternative school concept is best? 18
Case 3 A bully's threat 25
Case 4 Lounge talk 33
Case 5 Get rid of the sloppy assistant principal 41
Case 6 Let the committee decide 50
Case 7 A principal clashes with the culture 59
Case 8 How about school-based management? 66
Case 9 Getting back to basics 74
Case 10 A matter of honor 83
Case 11 An invisible superintendent 94
Case 12 Captain punishment 103
Case 13 An ambitious assistant principal 112
Case 14 A one-trick principal 118
Case 15 A maverick board member 127
Case 16 Excessive punishment or just politics? 134
Case 17 The passive principal 141
Case 18 A disillusioned assistant principal 149
Case 19 Dissention over the vocational school 156
Case 20 In-school suspension : an effective idea? 163
Case 21 Let's not rap 171
Case 22 Is the devil teaching spelling? 179
Case 23 Decentralization and inequality 187
Case 24 Who creates the school's vision? 199
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