"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."
"Key themes and topics include: biographies of reformers and dissenters theoretical and ideological perspectives; key programs and legislation; judicial verdicts impacting educational change in America; and more."
Handbook of Education Policy Research
Call Number: UCF Main Library General Collection - 3rd Floor -- LC71.H363 2009
"Organized into seven sections, the Handbook focuses on (1) disciplinary foundations of educational policy, (2) methodological perspectives, (3) the policy process, (4) resources, management, and organization, (5) teaching and learning policy, (6) actors and institutions, and (7) education access and differentiation."
Handbook of Education Politics & Policy
Call Number: UCF Main Library General Collection - 3rd Floor -- LC89.H24 2015
"In its second edition, this comprehensive handbook has been updated to capture recent developments in the politics of education, including Race to the Top and the Common Core State Standards, and to address the changing role politics play in shaping and influencing school policy and reform. Detailed discussions of key topics touch upon important themes in educational politics, helping leaders understand issues of innovation, teacher evaluation, tensions between state and federal lawmakers over new reforms and testing, and how to increase student achievement. Chapter authors also provide suggestions for improving the political behaviors of key educational groups and individuals with the hope that an understanding of political goals, governance processes, and policy outcomes may contribute to ongoing school reform."
Handbook of Educational Data Mining
Call Number: UCF Main Library General Collection - 3rd Floor -- LB1028.43.H355 2011
"Handbook of Educational Data Mining (EDM) provides a thorough overview of the current state of knowledge in this area. The first part of the book includes nine surveys and tutorials on the principal data mining techniques that have been applied in education. The second part presents a set of 25 case studies that give a rich overview of the problems that EDM has addressed."
Handbook of Research in Education Finance & Policy
Call Number: UCF Main Library General Collection - 3rd Floor -- LB2824.H36 2015
"The Handbook of Research in Education Finance and Policy traces the evolution of the field from its initial focus on school inputs and revenue sources used to finance these inputs, to a focus on educational outcomes and the larger policies used to achieve them. Chapters show how the current decision-making context in school finance inevitably interacts with those of governance, accountability, privatization, and other areas of education policy."
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 School Choice
Call Number: UCF Main Library General Collection - 3rd Floor -- LB1027.9.H34 2009
"Sponsored by the National Center on School Choice (NCSC), this handbook makes readily available the most rigorous and policy-relevant research on K-12 school choice. Coverage includes charters, vouchers, home schooling, magnet schools, cyber schools, and other forms of choice, with the ultimate goal of defining the current state of this evolving field of research, policy, and practice."
Handbook of Special Education
Call Number: UCF Main Library General Collection - 3rd Floor -- LC3965.H262 2011
Section I: Historical & Contemporary Issues in Educating Exceptional Learners -- Section II: Legal Aspects of Special Education -- Section III: General Education Context of Special Education -- Section IV: Special Education Categories -- Section V: Assessment of Students with Disabilities -- Section VI: Policy & Leadership in the Administration of Special Education -- Section VII: Instructional Issues for Students with High Incidence Disabilities -- Section VIII: Instructional Issues for Students with Low Incidence Cognitive Disabilities -- Section IX: Transition to Adulthood & High Incidence Disabilities -- Section X: Transition of Students with Low Incidence Disabilities -- Section XI: Parent & Family Issues in Special Education -- Section XII: Early Identification & Intervention in Exceptionality -- Section XIII: Cultural & International Issues in Special Education
Handbook of the Economics of Education
Call Number: UCF Main Library General Collection - 3rd Floor -- LC66.H35 2006
"With contributions from leading researchers, each Handbook presents an accurate, self-contained survey of the current state of the topic under examination. These surveys summarize the most recent discussions in journals, and elucidate new developments. Although original material is also included, the main aim of this series is the provision of comprehensive and accessible surveys."
Call Number: UCF ONLINE General Collection -- LB2322.2 .H54
"Published annually since 1985, the Handbook series provides a compendium of thorough and integrative literature reviews on a diverse array of topics of interest to the higher education scholarly and policy communities. Each chapter provides a comprehensive review of research findings on a selected topic, critiques the research literature in terms of its conceptual and methodological rigor and sets forth an agenda for future research intended to advance knowledge on the chosen topic."
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?
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
Call Number: UCF ONLINE General Collection -- LB2806 .S43 2010
The updated handbook remains connected to the classical concerns of the field, such as educational innovation, reform, and change management, and also offers new insights into educational change that have been brought about by social change and shifting contexts of educational reform."
Call Number: UCF ONLINE General Collection -- LB43 2015
"Divided into two parts, the handbook first examines globalisation and education policy reforms, including coverage of main trends as well as specific policy issues such as gender, equity, minorities and human rights. Next, the handbook offers a comparative perspective that evaluates the ambivalent and problematic relationship between globalisation, the state and education reforms globally. It features coverage on curricula issues and education reforms in schools around the world as well as the curriculum in the global culture."
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