Supervision and Instructional Leadership: A Developmental Approach

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Allyn and Bacon, 2001 - Education - 496 pages
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This classic market leading text in instructional leadership and supervision continues to challenge the conventional purposes, practices, structure, and language of successful education.

This ground breaking book, now in its fifth edition, further challenges and bridges the boundaries of Supervision, Instructional Leadership, Educational Change, and School Success. The change in title to SuperVision and Instructional Leadership signifies the need and reality of viewing school improvement as a whole; accounting for complexity, paradoxes, and shifting reforms. This book once again pushes into new frontiers of thinking and practice.

Building on the success of previous editions, the fifth edition now addresses hot issues such as school improvements, constructivist teaching, professional development, Chaos Theory, and state mandated standards. This is a resource that students purchase, use in class, and reference throughout their careers as education leaders.

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About the author (2001)

Carl D. Glickman holds the Roy F. and Joann Cole Mitte Endowed Chair in School Improvement in the College of Education at Southwest Texas State University. He is also president of the Institute for Schools, Education, and Democracy, and university professor emeritus of education at the University of Georgia. Glickman is the author of many books on school leadership, educational renewal, and the moral imperative of education, including" Revolutionizing America's Schools" (1998) and "Renewing America's Schools "(1993), both from Jossey-Bass.

Gordon of Southwest Texas State University

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