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eBook Supervision as Proactive Leadership, Fourth Edition ePub

by John C. Daresh

  • ISBN: 157766468X
  • Category: Management and Leadership
  • Subcategory: Perfomance and Work
  • Author: John C. Daresh
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Waveland Pr Inc; 4 edition (September 1, 2006)
  • Pages: 399
  • ePub book: 1977 kb
  • Fb2 book: 1588 kb
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Supervision as Proactive. has been added to your Cart. The text and writer made an otherwise uninteresting subject (school admin leadership) into an interesting topic that teaches a future leader what he or she needs to know to be an effective school administrator.

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ISBN 13: 9781577661610. Effective leadership skills are crucial for managing the varied agendas, profiles, and populations of today's schools. The section "Supervision as Social Action" includes discussions of critical theory, or critical pedagogy, and postmodern thought.

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John C. Daresh is professor of educational leadership at the University of Texas at El Paso. Over the years, he has held faculty or administrative appointments at the University of Cincinnati, The Ohio State University, the University of Northern Colorado, and Illinois State University.

Part 1 contains three chapters that examine the tradition and context of educational supervision.

Today’'s effective school leaders look at their responsibilities holistically, not as a series of tasks and responses to emergencies. The latest edition of this well-established text stresses the development of the skills, knowledge, and attitudes essential for inspired, proactive leadership that increases the quality of educational programs. It provides future administrators and supervisors with insights on exercising power and authority, dealing with conflict, and working with groups, as well as valuable advice on motivation, communication, and managing change. While maintaining its original focus on applying foundational theories and models to supervisory activities in schools, the fourth edition adds a chapter on accountability and discusses the impact of the No Child Left Behind legislation. The author’s belief that leaders have a responsibility to increase the opportunities for followers to influence organizational goals and outcomes is reflected in a new discussion of distributive leadership. In addition to useful case studies and engaging activities, an end-of-chapter section has been added to encourage readers to apply concepts to real-world issues and practices.

Titles of related interest from Waveland Press: Henson, Supervision: A Collaborative Approach to Instructional Improvement (ISBN 9781577665892) and Marion-Gonzales, Leadership in Education: Organizational Theory for the Practitioner, Second Edition (ISBN 9781577669517).