Call Number: UCF ONLINE General Collection -- LB2824 .E53 2014
"Economics can be a lens for understanding the behaviour of schools, districts, states, and nations in meeting education needs of their populaces, as well as for understanding the individual decisions made by administrators, teachers, and students. Insights from economics help decision makers at the state level understand how to raise and distribute funds for public schools in an equitable manner for both schools and taxpayers. Economics also can assist researchers in analyzing effects of school spending and teacher compensation on student outcomes. And economics can provide important insights into public debates on issues such as whether to offer vouchers for subsidizing student attendance at private schools. This two-volume Encyclopedia contains over 300 entries by experts in the field that cover these issues and more."
"The SAGE Encyclopedia of Educational Leadership and Administration presents the most recent theories, research, terms, concepts, ideas, and histories on educational leadership and school administration as taught in preparation programs and practiced in schools and colleges today."
"The field of educational psychology draws from a variety of diverse disciplines including: human development across the life span, measurement and statistics, learning and motivation and teaching. Within these different disciplines, many other fields are featured including psychology, anthropology, education, sociology, public health, school psychology, counselling, history and philosophy."
Handbook of Data-Based Decision Making in Education
by Theodore Kowalski; Thomas J. Lasley
Call Number: UCF Main Library General Collection - 3rd Floor -- LB2805.H2862 2009
Part I: Theoretical & Practical Perspectives -- Part II: Building Support for Data-Based Decisions -- Data-Based Applications
Handbook of Ethical Educational Leadership
Call Number: UCF Main Library General Collection - 3rd Floor -- LB2806.H3 2014
"Through detailed descriptions of contemporary theoretical precepts, qualitative and quantitative research, and extensive practical applications, readers of this handbook are provided with an extensive array of knowledge and understanding in this increasingly important field. Key topics covered in this handbook include: - Professionalism - Educational purpose - Social justice - Multiculturalism - Socio-political awareness - Sustainability - Empathy and caring - Organizational culture and ethics - Ethical leadership - Developing ethical leadership - Moral development - Ethical decision making - Moral motivation - Moral integrity - Values"
Handbook of Experiential Learning & Management Education
Call Number: UCF Main Library General Collection - 3rd Floor -- LB1027.3.H365 2007
pt. 1. Fundamental ideas and theoretical developments in experiential learning -- pt. 2.The Diversity of Classroom Experience -- pt. 3. Politically grounded experiential learning -- pt. 4. Experiential learning and systems psychodynamics -- pt. 5. Doctoral students' experience of learning -- pt. 6. Critically focused experiential learning
Handbook of Research on Educational Leadership for Equity & Diversity
Call Number: UCF Main Library General Collection - 3rd Floor -- LB2805.H2866 2013
Section I: The Tradition in Educational Leadership: Where We Have Come From & Where We Are Going -- Section II: Understanding & Working Successfully with the Rich Racial & Ethnic Diversity within U.S. Schools -- Section III: Understanding & Working Successfully with the Rich Language, Cultural, Social Class, Ability, Gender, & Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity Diversity in U.S. Schools -- Section IV: Research on Equitable & Excellent Schools: Lessons for Leadership Practice -- Section V: Critical Issues for Successful Schooling of All Students -- Section VI: Promoting the Preparation of Successful Leaders for Diverse, Equitable Schools
Handbook of Research on the Education of School Leaders
Call Number: UCF Main Library General Collection - 3rd Floor -- LB2831.82.H36 2017
"The Handbook of Research on the Education of School Leaders brings together empirical research on leadership preparation and development to provide a comprehensive overview and synthesis of what we know about preparing school leaders today. With contributions from the field's foremost scholars, this new edition investigates the methodological foundations of leadership preparation research, reviews the pedagogical and curricular features of preparation programs, and presents valuable insights into the demographic, economic, and political factors affecting school leaders."
Call Number: UCF ONLINE General Collection -- LB1027.55 .W45 2014
"The Handbook of School Mental Health offers ways for professionals to maximize resources, make and strengthen valuable connections, and attain more effective school-based services and programming. At the same time, the Handbook provides strategies and recommendations in critical areas, such as workforce development, interdisciplinary collaborations, youth/family engagement, consultation, funding, and policy concerns, summarizes the state of current research, and offers directions for further study."
Call Number: UCF ONLINE General Collection -- LB2805 2014
Part I: Conceptualizing Social Justice: More Than a Definition -- Part II: Approaches to Knowing/Studying Social Justice -- Part III: Leadership for Social Justice -- Part IV: Advocacy/Advocates for Social Justice -- Part V: Socio-Cultural Representations of Social Injustices -- Part VI: Glocal Policy Interventions -- Part VII: Leadership Preparation as Intervention
Call Number: UCF ONLINE General Collection -- LB2806 .I58 2011
pt. 1. Major themes in leadership for learning : an international perspective -- pt. 2. Theoretical & contextual frameworks for leadership for learning -- pt. 3. System & policy issues on leadership for learning -- pt. 4. Educating school leaders for leadership for learning -- pt. 5. Implementing leadership for learning : the role of the school leader -- pt. 6. Changing hearts & minds : building leadership for learning in current school leaders -- pt. 7. Spreading the task : including others in leadership for learning -- pt. 8. From people learning to organisational learning : building capacity -- pt. 9. Responding to diversity : different ways of moving towards leadershiop for learning -- pt. 10. Afterword : what have we learned?
Leader of Leaders: the handbook for principals on the cultivation, support, & impact of teacher-leaders
by Hal Portner; William E. Collins
Call Number: UCF Main Library General Collection - 3rd Floor -- LB2831.9.P58 2014
Secton I. The school administration: Becoming a more powerful leader through shared leadership -- A bountiful garden -- A leader of leaders -- section II. The teacher as leader: Who are teacher-leaders? -- Where & how teacher-leaders lead -- Learning to lead -- section III. The leader of leader culture: Shaping school culture : we don't know what we don't know -- School climate & culture -- Building sustainability -- Conclusion -- Appendix A. Suggested reading for those interested in additional study about high-performance work systems -- Appendix B. Commission on Effective Teachers & Teaching -- Appendix C. Teacher Leadership Exploratory Consortium -- Appendix D. Model standards for teacher leadership
The Palgrave International Handbook of Higher Education Policy & Governance
Call Number: UCF Main Library General Collection - 3rd Floor -- LC171.P35 2015
"Split into two sections, the first explores a range of policy concepts, theories and methods including governance models, policy instruments, institutionalism and organizational change, new public management and multi-level governance. The second section addresses salient themes such as institutional governance, funding, quality, employability, accountability, university rankings, widening participation, gender, inequalities, technology, student involvement and the role of higher education in society."
Call Number: UCF ONLINE General Collection -- H62 2014
"This encyclopedia brings together the many strands of action research and addresses the interplay between these disciplines by presenting a state-of-the-art overview and comprehensive breakdown of the key tenets and methods of action research as well as detailing the work of key theorists and contributors to action research."
Call Number: UCF Main Library General Collection - 3rd Floor -- LB2805.S262 2011
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pt. I: Multiple Lenses of Democratic Leadership -- pt. II: Management, Organization, & Law -- pt. III: Educational Politics & Policy: Creating Effective, Equitable, & Democratic Schools -- pt. IV: Theories of Leadership: Research Problems & Practices -- pt. V: Micropolitics of School Leadership
International Handbook on the Preparation & Development of School Leaders
Call Number: UCF Main Library General Collection - 3rd Floor -- LB2805.I4544 2008
Concepts of Leadership & its Development -- The Practice of Leadership Development -- International Reflections
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