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SCHOOL LEADERSHIP AND ADMINISTRATION: IMPORTANT CONCEPTS CASE STUDIES AND SIMULATIONS https://www.mheducation.com/cover-images/Jpeg_400-high/1260836975.jpeg 11 2023 9781260836974 School Leadership and Administration: Important Concepts, Cases Studies, and Simulations, helps principals, administrators, and supervisors develop and improve their leadership skills with case studies and simulations. Part I presents concepts and research findings. Part II includes over 60 case studies, simulations, and suggested learning activities to put learning into action and prompt discussion. Since the text focuses on leadership, its principles may be applied in areas such as higher education administration, military educational training programs, agency management, and government services administration. There are Boxed features (Window on Diversity, Research Spotlight) and activities throughout the text that complement the content of each chapter.
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SCHOOL LEADERSHIP AND ADMINISTRATION: IMPORTANT CONCEPTS  CASE STUDIES  AND SIMULATIONS

SCHOOL LEADERSHIP AND ADMINISTRATION: IMPORTANT CONCEPTS CASE STUDIES AND SIMULATIONS, 11th Edition

ISBN10: 1260836975 | ISBN13: 9781260836974
By Richard Gorton, Judy Alston
© 2023

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School Leadership and Administration: Important Concepts, Cases Studies, and Simulations, helps principals, administrators, and supervisors develop and improve their leadership skills with case studies and simulations. Part I presents concepts and research findings. Part II includes over 60 case studies, simulations, and suggested learning activities to put learning into action and prompt discussion. Since the text focuses on leadership, its principles may be applied in areas such as higher education administration, military educational training programs, agency management, and government services administration. There are Boxed features (Window on Diversity, Research Spotlight) and activities throughout the text that complement the content of each chapter.

PART I MAJOR CONCEPTS IN ADMINISTRATION AND THE SOCIAL SCIENCES
INTRODUCTION
PROFESSIONAL STANDARDS FOR EDUCATIONAL LEADERS (2015)
LEADERSHIP COMPETENCIES FOR LEARNER-CENTERED, PERSONALIZED EDUCATION
CHAPTER 1 LEADERSHIP
CHAPTER 2 DECISION MAKING
CHAPTER 3 AUTHORITY, POWER, AND INFLUENCE 
CHAPTER 4 COMMUNICATION 
CHAPTER 5 CONFLICT MANAGEMENT 
CHAPTER 6 ORGANIZATIONAL CULTURE 
CHAPTER 7 CHANGE 


PART II CASE STUDIES AND SIMULATIONS 
CHAPTER 8 INTRODUCTION TO CLINICAL MATERIALS AND LEARNING EXPERIENCES 
CHAPTER 9 BEGINNING CHALLENGES 
CHAPTER 10 STUDENT PROBLEMS 
CHAPTER 11 ADMINISTRATOR–STAFF RELATIONSHIPS 
CHAPTER 12 SCHOOL–COMMUNITY RELATIONS 
CHAPTER 13 ROLE AND ORGANIZATIONAL PROBLEMS 
CHAPTER 14 PROBLEMS OF CHANGE 


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Available within Connect, SmartBook 2.0 is an adaptive learning solution that provides personalized learning to individual student needs, continually adapting to pinpoint knowledge gaps and focus learning on concepts requiring additional study. SmartBook 2.0 fosters more productive learning, taking the guesswork out of what to study, and helps students better prepare for class. With the ReadAnywhere mobile app, students can now read and complete SmartBook 2.0 assignments both online and off-line. For instructors, SmartBook 2.0 provides more granular control over assignments with content selection now available at the concept level. SmartBook 2.0 also includes advanced reporting features that enable instructors to track student progress with actionable insights that guide teaching strategies and advanced instruction, for a more dynamic class experience.

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About the Author

Richard Gorton

Richard A. Gorton received his doctorate from Stanford University, majoring in school administration. His Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science and his Master’s Degree in Counseling and Guidance were conferred by the University of Iowa. Dr. Gorton’s school experience includes teaching, counseling and guidance, and administration. He was Department Chairperson and Professor of Administrative Leadership and Supervision at the University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee. He is currently a consultant with Gorton Associates in San Diego, California.A leader in state and national administrator orga-nizations, Dr. Gorton has collaborated on a national study of “the effective principal.” Because of his expertise and practical experience, he has frequently been called on as a consultant and workshop leader in the areas of teacher and administrator evaluation, in-service education, program evaluation, instructional supervision, student disciplinary problems, school-community relations, problem solving, and conflict resolution.Dr. Gorton has published two textbooks, two monographs, and over 100 articles, book reviews, and abstracts on a variety of topics related to educational administration and supervision, as well as education in general. Dr. Gorton’s other textbook for which he was senior author, School-Based Leadership. Challenges and Opportunities, is used in nu-merous university courses devoted to administrator preparation and by school districts for in-service education. He has also served as senior editor for The Encyclopedia of School Administration and Supervision.

Judy Alston

Judy A. Alston is Professor and Director of the Ed. D. in Leadership Studies at Ashland University. In 2010, Dr. Alston became the first Black woman to be promoted to Full Professor in the history of Ashland University. She earned her Ph.D. in Educational Administration from The Pennsylvania State University; a M.Div. from Methodist Theological School in Ohio; a M.Ed. in Educational Administration; a M.Ed. in Secondary Education both from the University of South Carolina; and a B. A. in English from Winthrop College. She is the author of many articles, book chapters, and books including Herstories: Leading with the Lessons of the Lives of Black Women Activists, Multi-leadership in Urban Schools, and School Leadership and Administration: Important Concepts, Case Studies, & Simulations (7th-11th editions). She is co-editor of Purveyors of Change: School Leaders of Color Share Narratives of Student, School, and Community Success. Dr. Alston is an active member of AERA.

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