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Educational Leadership for Organisational Learning and Improved Student Outcomes

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ISBN-10: 1402037619

ISBN-13: 9781402037610

Edition: 2004

Authors: William Mulford, Halia Silins, Kenneth Leithwood

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The change in paradigm in our field is away from the great man or woman theory of leadership and the teacher in his or her own classroom to the development of learning communities which value differences and support critical reflection and encourage members to question, challenge, and debate teaching and learning issues. How to achieve such learning communities is far from clear, but we believe the areas of problem-based learning (PBL) and organizational learning (OL) offer valuable clues. The indications are that the successful educational restructuring agenda depends on teams of leaders, whole staffs and school personnel, working together (i.e., OL) linking evidence and practice in…    
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Book details

List price: $84.99
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Springer
Publication date: 10/14/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 272
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.880

Acknowledgements
List of tables
List of figures
The Critical Role Of Leadership For Organizational Learning And Improved Student Outcomes
The Critical Role Of Leadership For Organizational Learning And Improved Student Outcomes Introduction Sorting the Wheat From the ChaffThe EvidenceFour Implications Conclusion: No Need to Continue to Build in Canvas? Organization of the Book
Using The Book
Problem-Based Learning: A Vehicle For Professional Development Of School LeadersIntroduction Why Problem-Based Learning? Before, During, and After a One-Day WorkshopBefore, During, and After a Two-Day Workshop
Group Development And Warm-Up ActivitiesIntroduction: Lose Time To Gain Time Ice-Breaker InterdependenceTrading
The Problem-Based Learning Package
Workshop Problem/Situation OutlineForward Situation/ProblemProduct/Performance Specifications Learning Objectives Resources Guiding Questions
The Altona Case Study
The Heronwood Case Study
Survey Data Introduction AltonaHeronwood
A Challenge
The Survey Instruments And A Challenge To Use Them In Your Own School Introduction
Validity and Reliability The Short Form of the LOLSO Project Questionnaires
Appendixes
Conditions Fostering Organizational Learning In Schools
Leadership For Organizational Learning In Australian Secondary Schools
The Altona Case Study: Short Version
The Heronwood Case Study: Short Version
References
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