Contemporary School Administration: An Introduction / Edition 1

Contemporary School Administration: An Introduction / Edition 1

by Theodore J. Kowalski, Ulrich C. Reitzug
     
 

ISBN-10: 0801308321

ISBN-13: 9780801308321

Pub. Date: 12/31/1992

Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Inc.

Kowalski (U. of Dayton) provides students beginning their study of school administration with a broad overview of the field as a specialized area of study and as an applied field of professional practice. Reflecting the many changes which have occurred in education and school administration since publication of the first edition in 1993, the second edition gives…  See more details below

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Kowalski (U. of Dayton) provides students beginning their study of school administration with a broad overview of the field as a specialized area of study and as an applied field of professional practice. Reflecting the many changes which have occurred in education and school administration since publication of the first edition in 1993, the second edition gives increased attention to career considerations, includes a new chapter on private schools, identifies and analyzes trends affecting contemporary practice, and contains new material on such topics as decision making, communication, school reform and school change. Annotation (c)2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780801308321
Publisher:
Allyn & Bacon, Inc.
Publication date:
12/31/1992
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
388
Product dimensions:
6.60(w) x 9.57(h) x 1.03(d)

Table of Contents

Alternate Table of Contents
Illustrations
Preface
Introduction
Pt. IAn Overview1
Ch. 1A Perspective of Educational Administration3
Ch. 2Administration Roles in Professional Education24
Ch. 3The Study of School Administration53
Ch. 4School Administration: Requirements and Opportunities81
Pt. IISchools as a Workplace: Social, Political, and Historical Contexts105
Ch. 5Control and Authority in Public Education107
Ch. 6The Social, Political, and Historical Context of Private Education135
Ch. 7The Organizational Dimensions of Schools153
Ch. 8The Roles of School in Society177
Pt. IIILeadership in Education197
Ch. 9Challenges of Leadership199
Ch. 10Leadership Styles223
Pt. IVContemporary Issues245
Ch. 11American Society in Transition247
Ch. 12Demands for School Reform278
Ch. 13Transforming the School304
Ch. 14Women and Minorities in School Administration326
Pt. VA Career in School Administration347
Ch. 15Planning Your Career349
Ch. 16A Commitment to Excellence364
Index377

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