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ISBN-10 0137029772ISBN-13 9780137029778
ISBN-10 0135094046ISBN-13 9780135094044
Author(s): Stephen F. Midlock
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon
Copyright year: © 2011 Pages: 192

A collection of practical and applicable case studies that teach students the lessons and problem-solving techniques needed most in educational leadership.

Case Studies for Educational Leadership gives educational leadership students an opportunity to project themselves into real-life administrative situations and prepare for their future positions in the field. Each case study contained in this practical first edition book asks students to analyze complex problems, consider the moral ramifications of their approach, think on their feet, and ultimately solve the issue at hand.

The book is organized by chapter into key areas of educational leadership, including instructional leadership; ethics and management; organization and development of curriculum and its alignment with instruction with assessment; supervision of personnel; school community relations and strategic planning; and diversity issues in educational leadership.   Covering a variety of administrative positions in a range of environments K-12, each realistic and engaging case study can be: utilized to fuel class discussion; assigned for homework; employed in group work sessions; or used as the jumping off point for essays or projects. Throughout the book, instructors are given suggestions for how the case studies can enhance classroom instruction and reinforce learning outside the classroom.