Handbook of Research on the Education of School Leaders / Edition 1

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Sponsored by the University Council of Educational Administration, this comprehensive handbook will be the definitive work on leadership education in the United States. An in-depth portrait of what constitutes research on leadership development, this handbook provides a plan for strengthening the research-based education of school leaders in order to impact leadership's influence on student engagement and learning. Although research-oriented, the content is written in a style that makes it appropriate for any of the following audiences: university professors and researchers, professional development providers, practicing administrators, and policy makers who work in the accreditation and licensure arenas.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780805861587
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 6/30/2009
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 584
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 9.90 (h) x 1.30 (d)

Meet the Author

Michelle D. Young is the Executive Director of the University Council for Educational Administration (UCEA) and an Associate Professor in Educational Leadership and Policy at the University of Texas - Austin.

Gary M. Crow is Professor in the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies at Indiana University.

Joseph Murphy is Frank W. Mayborn Chair and Associate Dean for Special Projects at the Peabody College of Education, Vanderbilt University.

Rodney T. Ogawa is Professor of Education in the Education Department at the University of California - Santa Cruz.

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Table of Contents

List of Tables vii

List of Figures ix

Preface xi

Acknowledgements xiii

Introduction: Exploring the Broad Terrain of Leadership Preparation in Education Joseph Murphy Michelle D. Young Gary M. Crow Rodney T. Ogawa 1

1 The Landscape of Scholarship on the Education of School Leaders, 1985-2006 Robert B. Kottkamp Edith A. Rusch 23

2 An Historical Review of Research and Development Activities Pertaining to the Preparation of School Leaders Martha M. Mccarthy Patrick B. Forsyth 86

3 The Context of University-Based Educational Leadership Preparation Donald Lamagdeleine Brendan D. Maxcy Diana G. Pounder Cynthia J. Reed 129

4 Research on Leadership Preparation in a Global Context Jacky Lumby Allan Walker Miles Bryant Tony Bush Lars F. Bj&oumlet;rk Jacky Lumby Miles Bryant 157

5 Candidates in Educational Leadership Graduate Programs Tricia Browne-Ferrigno Rodney Muth 195

6 Characteristics, Preparation, and Professional Development of Educational Leadership Faculty Donald G. Hackmann Scott C. Bauer Nelda H. Cambron-Mccabe David M. Quinn 225

7 Curriculum in Leadership Preparation: Understanding Where We Have Been in Order to Know Where We Might Go Karen F. Osterman Madeline M. Hafner 269

8 Pedagogy Dianne L. Taylor Paula A. Cordeiro Janet H. Chrispeels 319

9 The Use of Internships in Preparing School Leaders Bruce G. Barnett Michael A. Copland Alan R. Shoho 371s

10 The Design and Delivery of Leadership Preparation Margaret Grogan Paul V. Bredeson Whitney H. Sherman Stacey Preis Danna M. Beaty 395

11 Student Assessment in Educational Leadership Preparation Programs: Looking at Our Past, Examining Our Present, and Framing Our Future Frances K. Kochan DemetrissL. Locke 417

12 Program Evaluation in Leadership Preparation and Related Fields Margaret Terry Orr Margaret E. Barber 457

13 Comprehensive Leadership Development: A Portrait of Programs Carolyn Kelley James J. Shaw 499

14 Establishing Meaningful Leadership Mentoring in School Settings: Transcending Simplistic Rhetoric, Self-Congratulation, and Claims of Panacea Steven Jay Gross 515

Conclusion: Moving Forward on Research for Enriching the Education of School Leaders Gary M. Crow Michelle D. Young Joseph Murphy Rodney T. Ogawa 535

Contributors 547

Index 553

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