Educational Administration Theory, Research, and Practice

ISBN-10: 0078024528
ISBN-13: 9780078024528
Edition: 9th 2013
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List price: $173.99
Edition: 9th
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Publication date: 5/1/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 592
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.848
Language: English

One of the most widely read books in educational leadership,Educational Administrationuses a systems perspective to synthesize the relevant theory and research on organizational behavior and focuses on understanding and applying theory to solve problems of practice. With each new edition, the latest research and theory are incorporated into the analysis of teaching, learning, and leading.Educational Administrationhelps future administrators understand the content and context of schools, remember key ideas and principles, and apply and practice those principles as they lead.

Wayne K. Hoy, former chair of the department of educational administration, associate dean of academic affairs, and distinguished professor at Rutgers University, is now the Novice Fawcett Chair in Educational Administration at The Ohio State University. Professor Hoy received his B. A. from Lock Haven State College in 1959 and his D. Ed. from The Pennsylvania State University in 1965. His primary research interests are theory and research in administration, the sociology of organizations, and the social psychology of administration. In 1973, he received the Lindback Foundation Award for Distinguished Teaching from Rutgers University; in 1987, he was given the Alumni Award for Professional Research from the Graduate School of Education; in 1991, he received the Excellence in Education Award from The Pennsylvania State University; and in 1992, he was given the Meritorious Research Award from the Eastern Educational Research Association. He is past secretary-treasurer of the National Conference of Professors of Educational Administration (NCPEA) and is past president of the University Council for Educational Administration (UCEA). He currently serves on the editorial boards of the Educational Administration Quarterly, Journal of Educational Administration, the McGill Journal of Education, and the Journal of Research and Development in Education. Professor Hoy is coauthor with Professors D. J. Willower and T. L. Eidell of The School and Pupil Control Ideology (1967), with Patrick Forsyth of Effective Supervision: Theory into Practice (1986), and with John Tarter and Robert Kottkamp, Open Schools-Healthy Schools: Measuring Organizational Climate (1991). He has been described by the Australian Institute of Educational Administration as one of "the world's most widely read authors in the field of Educational Administration." Professor Hoy has written more than a hundred books, articles, chapters, and papers. His most recent books are Administrators Solving the Problems of Practice, (Allyn & Bacon, 1995) with C. J. Tarter; The Road to Open and Healthy Schools (Corwin, 1997) with C. J. Tarter; Quality Middle Schools (Corwin, 1998) with Dennis Sabo.

Since October 1988, Cecil G. Miskel has been dean of and a professor in the School of Education at the University of Michigan. He served the University of Utah as a professor and chairperson of the Department of Educational Administration from 1982 to 1983 and dean of the Graduate School of Education from 1983 to 1988. He holds a doctor of education degree from Oklahoma State University. In addition, to being a co-author of the five editions of Education Administration, he has published widely in a variety of scholarly journals.

The School as a Social System
The Technical Core: Learning and Teaching
Structure in Schools
Individuals in Schools
Organizational Culture of Schools
Organizational Climate of Schools
Power and Politics in Schools
External Environments and Accountability of Schools
School Effectiveness
Decision Making in Schools
Shared Decision Making: Empowering Teachers
Communication in Schools
Leadership in Schools
One Last Time: A Review of the School as a Social System
A Collection of Cases for Educational Leadership
Bibliography
Name Index
Subject Index

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