Public Relations in Schools / Edition 3by Theodore J. Kowalski
Pub. Date: 05/21/2003
With chapter contributions by leading experts Public Relations in Schools, 4/e, provides a comprehensive view of how community relations affect organizational behavior and the effective management of districts and schools. With a focus on communication alternatives in modern technology and political demands for change it offers an/i>… See more details below
With chapter contributions by leading experts Public Relations in Schools, 4/e, provides a comprehensive view of how community relations affect organizational behavior and the effective management of districts and schools. With a focus on communication alternatives in modern technology and political demands for change it offers an integrated foundation of theory and craft to help practitioners facilitate a positive change in public relations.
Beginning with the organizational characteristics of public relations this text offers coverage of specific duties assumed by administrative personnel in planning, collecting and analyzing data, media relations, funding campaigns, evaluating public relations activities, and responding to crisis situations.
Features of the fourth edition include:
· NEW! Greater focus on principals and their role in public relations.
· NEW! Greater attention throughout the text on the use of technology in practice.
· NEW! Greater attention to understanding and dealing with emerging school reform trends. NEW! A new chapter (Chapter 10) on communicating with parents and the community.
· NEW! Chapter 7 is a revision distilled from chapters 7 and 8 of theprevious edition combining the coverage of districts and schools.
· Case Studies with end of chapter questions confront the reader with real-life situations designed to promote critical thinking in problem solving.
Related books from Merrill Education:
· The School Finance, First Edition, Craig E. Richards, Bruce D. Baker, and Preston Green, ISBN: 0-13-098458-2
· Human Resources Administration, Fifth Edition, L. Dean Webb and M. Scott Norton, ISBN: 0-13-239771-4
· The Human Resource Function in Educational Administration, Ninth Edition, Phillip Young, ISBN: 0-13-243541-1
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Table of Contents
|1||School Public Relations: A New Agenda||3|
|2||Changes in Society and Schools||30|
|3||Public Opinions and Political Contexts||47|
|4||Legal and Ethical Aspects of Public Education||68|
|5||Public Relations in a Communication Context: Listening, Nonverbal, and Conflict-Resolution Skills||96|
|6||The Social Dimensions of Public Relations||125|
|7||Effective Programming at the District Level||151|
|8||Effective Programming at the School Level||174|
|9||Practice in Private Schools and Nontraditional Public Schools||202|
|10||Planning in Public Relations: Setting Goals and Developing Strategies||227|
|11||Working with the Media||251|
|12||Responding to Crisis||274|
|13||Collecting and Analyzing Decision-Oriented Data||299|
|14||Public Relations in a Funding Campaign||319|
|15||Evaluating Public Relations Programs||341|
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