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Leadership for Educational Psychologists

Author : Julia Hardy
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Written by and for educational psychologists, this valuable text includes reflections and practical support that will equip professionals to confidently handle the challenges inherent to leadership in the field for decades to come. The book: Meets a need to support new and existing educational psychologists (EPs) in understanding a range of leadership models Provides useful frameworks to apply to the Local Authority contexts where leaders are working Offers chapters that can be read independently as stand-alone topics or in sequential order Is derived from decades of courses for leaders of educational psychology Written by experienced educational psychologists (EPs) for other EPs in leadership positions and those aspiring to become leaders, this unique and practical book addresses a number of themes including the debate over the nature of leadership and the growing concern for equity and ethics in practice. It emphasises the importance of building and maintaining relationships at all levels, especially during challenging times. Leadership for Educational Psychologists: Principles & Practicalities offers chapters covering such topics as: managing educational psychology services (EPSs); past and present leadership frameworks; ethical leadership; change management; women in leadership; inspirational and outward-facing leadership; educational psychology within a Welsh context; appreciative enquiry; recruitment and retention; managing data and quality standards; selling educational psychology services; and more. The book finishes with a section on available support mechanisms for EPs in leadership positions. Leadership for Educational Psychologists will be of great benefit to educational psychologists in leadership, including existing principal and senior educational psychologists, as well as those planning to move into promoted posts within EPSs. It will also be of interest to policymakers in local government, public sector leaders who manage professionals within local authorities, and voluntary and community organisations.

Leadership for Educational Psychologists

Author : Julia Hardy
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Written by and for educational psychologists, this valuable text includes reflections and practical support that will equip professionals to confidently handle the challenges inherent to leadership in the field for decades to come. The book: Meets a need to support new and existing educational psychologists (EPs) in understanding a range of leadership models Provides useful frameworks to apply to the Local Authority contexts where leaders are working Offers chapters that can be read independently as stand-alone topics or in sequential order Is derived from decades of courses for leaders of educational psychology Written by experienced educational psychologists (EPs) for other EPs in leadership positions and those aspiring to become leaders, this unique and practical book addresses a number of themes including the debate over the nature of leadership and the growing concern for equity and ethics in practice. It emphasises the importance of building and maintaining relationships at all levels, especially during challenging times. Leadership for Educational Psychologists: Principles & Practicalities offers chapters covering such topics as: managing educational psychology services (EPSs); past and present leadership frameworks; ethical leadership; change management; women in leadership; inspirational and outward-facing leadership; educational psychology within a Welsh context; appreciative enquiry; recruitment and retention; managing data and quality standards; selling educational psychology services; and more. The book finishes with a section on available support mechanisms for EPs in leadership positions. Leadership for Educational Psychologists will be of great benefit to educational psychologists in leadership, including existing principal and senior educational psychologists, as well as those planning to move into promoted posts within EPSs. It will also be of interest to policymakers in local government, public sector leaders who manage professionals within local authorities, and voluntary and community organisations.

Educational Psychology Reader

Author : Greg S. Goodman
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pragmaticaly-based thinker is the numerous manifestations that educational psychology can take, demonstrations of the art and the science of new questions, new possibilities"-David R. Holliway, Assistant Professor of Educational Research, Department of Educational Leadership and Counseling Psychology Washington State University Tri-Cities --

Strategic Leadership and Educational Improvement

Author : Margaret Preedy
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This book is an essential resource for providers and students of postgraduate level courses in educational management and leadership development for head teacher induction programs. It is also suitable for use on short courses and for practitioners occupying or aspiring to leadership roles in schools, colleges and other educational organizations.

Educational Psychology

Author : D. N. Tutoo
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EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY EVALUATION

Author : Dr. T.V. Somashekar
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The Knowledge of Psychology has been widely used in different fields and it is also used as testing device in many competitive examinations of present modern world, where more importance is being given to competencies and potentialities of the individual. Educational Psychology is playing, a vital role in the entire educational system. Neglects of which, causes total breakdown in the system itself. It is imperative for teachers, administrators, curriculum constructors and evaluation experts. The student-teachers gain access to the educational Psychology only in their B.Ed or D.Ed courses. This provides an insight into the subject and helps them to acquire the knowledge so that they can effectively implement it, in their actual classroom teaching-learning process. The present book titled “Educational Psychology and evaluation” is written keeping in mind, the need and requirements of B.Ed, D.Ed students and teacher educators in focus. Table of Content CHAPTER -1: PSYCHOLOGY CHAPTER -2: UNDERSTANDING THE LEARNER CHAPTER -3: INDIVIDUAL DIFFERENCES (I.D) CHAPTER -4: GROUP DYNAMICS CHAPTER -5: PERSONALITY CHAPTER -6: LEARNING CHAPTER -7: CONCEPT LEARNING CHAPTER -8: FACTORS INFLUENCING LEARNING CHAPTER -9: PROGRAMMED INSTRUCTION CHAPTER -10: MEASUREMENT, EVALUATION & ASSESSMENT CHAPTER -11: STATISTICS

Professional Development and Supervision of School Psychologists

Author : Virginia Smith Harvey
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Essential for fostering the professional development and enhanced competency of school psychologists, this book discusses administrative and clinical supervision and offers vignettes, assessment tools, and methods for evaluating professional growth.

The Influential School Leader

Author : CRAIG. MURPHY
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The Influential School Leader is a unique, accessible guide for any leader seeking to improve their vision and positively influence school communities in the face of adversity. A successful school today requires a nimble learning environment that is supportive, welcoming, and inspiring for teachers, students, and families. Based on numerous contributions from social and organizational psychology, this book provides a dynamic framework that prepares education stakeholders to examine problems from multiple perspectives and dimensions to create durable solutions. An ideal resource for principals, superintendents, department heads, school psychologists, and other educators in positions of leadership, this expansive toolkit is packed with pragmatic strategies and relatable vignettes.

Leadership Matters in the Education of Students with Special Needs in the 21st Century

Author : Festus E. Obiakor
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This book provides a practical focus and framework for establishing insightful leadership that will enhance the learning of students with exceptionalities in the 21st century by discussing critical leadership dimensions and topics by leading academics. Topics discussed include the following: shifting leadership paradigms for all students in general and special education, district leadership strategies for implementing individualized academic and behavioral student interventions, preparing leaders to work with students with diverse learning needs, critical leadership roles for regular classroom teachers in educating learners with special needs, innovative leadership to increase school completion and graduation of general and special education learners, why psychologists need to be a part of the school leadership team, the importance of culturally responsive leadership in general and special education, the role of school leaders in helping learners with physical and health impairments, school leadership for all students in rural schools, the use of technology by leaders to improve special education services, an international example model of leadership in general and special education, and future perspectives of leadership in special education. Leadership Matters in the Education of Students with Special Needs in the 21st Century is a critically needed addition to the successful education of students with exceptionalities as it provides much needed and innovative leadership perspectives for effective instructional practices for today's students with special needs. The book can be a model for best practices for school district leadership teams challenged by the multifaceted needs of students with exceptionalities.

The New Science Education Leadership

Author : Jane F. Schielack
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How can we use new technology to support and educate the science leaders of tomorrow? This unique book describes the design, development, and implementation of an effective science leadership program that promotes collaboration among scientists and science educators, provides authentic research experiences for educators, and facilitates adaptation and evaluation of these experiences for students in secondary and post-secondary classrooms. The information technology used focuses on visualization, simulation, modeling, and analyses of complex data sets. The book also examines program outcomes, including analyses of resulting classroom implementation and impacts on science and education faculty, graduate students, and secondary science teachers and their students. Contributors: Gillian Acheson, Ruth Anderson, Lawrence Griffing, Bruce Herbert, Margaret Hobson, Cathleen C. Loving, Karen McNeal, Jim Minstrell, George M. Nickles, Susan Pedersen, Carol Stuessy, and X. Ben Wu.

Readings in Innovation

Author : Stanley S. Gryskiewicz
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This book was created to place side by side the ideas of researchers and practitioners concerned with organizational innovation. Included are 18 papers: (1) "Social Environments That Kill Creativity" (Teresa Amabile); (2) "High Creativity versus Low Creativity: What Makes the Difference?" (Teresa Amabile and Sharon Sensabaugh); (3) "Creativity and Leadership: Causal Convergence and Divergence" (Dean Keith Simonton); (4) "Adaptors and Innovators: Problem-solvers in Organizations" (M. J. Kirton); (5) "Climate for Creativity: What to Measure? What to Say About It?" (Nancy Koester and Robert Burnside); (6) "Innovation through Investment in People: The Consideration of Creative Styles" (Robert Rosenfeld); (7) "Creating Healthy Change" (Perry Buffington); (8) "Facilitating Creative Problem-solving Groups" (Scott Isaksen); (9) "Establishing a Corporate Environment for Stimulating Innovation" (K. Larry Hastie); (10) "Making Organizations Adaptive to Change: Eliminating Bureaucracy at Shenandoah Life" (John Myers); (11) "Structuring for Innovation...And the Bottom Line" (Robert Swiggett); (12) "Leading a Revolution in American Health Care" (Erie Chapman); (13) "Fostering Creativity and Innovation in a New-Product Research Group" (Richard Wright); (14) "Creative Problem Solving" (David Morrison); (15) "Delivering Managed Service" (Ron Zemke); (16) "Growing Up Creative in America" (Elizabeth Larsen); (17) "Visioning: Building Pictures of the Future" (Robert Burnside); and (18) "The Era of Multiple Transformations: Megatrends for Adults" (Michael Marien). (NB)

The SAGE Guide to Educational Leadership and Management

Author : Fenwick W. English
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The SAGE Guide to Educational Leadership and Management allows readers to gain knowledge of educational management in practice while providing insights into challenges facing educational leaders and the strategies, skills, and techniques needed to enhance administrative performance. This guide emphasizes the important skills that effective leaders must develop and refine, including communication, developing teams, coaching and motivating, and managing time and priorities. While being brief, simply written, and a highly practical overview for individuals who are new to this field, this reference guide will combine practice and research, indicate current issues and directions, and choices that need to be made. Features & Benefits: 30 brief, signed chapters are organized in 10 thematic parts in one volume available in a choice of electronic or print formats designed to enable quick access to basic information. Selective boxes enrich and support the narrative chapters with case examples of effective leadership in action. Chapters conclude with bibliographic endnotes and references to further readings to guide students to more in-depth presentations in other published sources. Back matter includes an annotated listing of organizations, associations, and journals focused on educational leadership and administration and a detailed index. This reference guide will serve as a vital source of knowledge to any students pursuing an education degree as well as for individuals interested in the subject matter that do not have a strong foundation of the topic.

The Oxford Handbook of Leadership

Author : Michael G. Rumsey
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This book both acknowledges the complexity emerging from the three main components of leadership--the leader, the led, and the environment--while providing a sound, foundational structure in which the complexity of this area of study can be better understood.

The Oxford Handbook of Leadership and Organizations

Author : David V. Day
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"The Oxford Handbook of Leadership and Organizations provides in-depth treatment on scholarly topics representing the discipline of leadership. The Handbook comprises a collection of comprehensive, state-of-the-science reviews and perspectives on the most pressing historical and contemporary leadership issues, with a particular focus on theory and research. It provides a broad picture of the leadership field, as well as detailed reviews and perspectives within the respective areas. The Handbook features the contributions of leading international scholars across forty chapters, which are organized into eight sections representing the history and background of leadership, research methods, leader-centric theories and approaches, follower-centric theories and approaches, dyadic and team-centric theories and approaches, emerging issues in organizational leadership, emerging contextual issues in leadership, and special issues in leadership. The knowledge compiled in this volume represents the state of the science with regard to leadership and organizations."--Publisher's website.

Handbook for Social Justice in Counseling Psychology

Author : Rebecca L. Toporek
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The Handbook for Social Justice in Counseling Psychology: Leadership, Vision, and Action provides counseling psychology students, educators, researchers, and practitioners with a conceptual "road map" of social justice and social action that they can integrate into their professional identity, role, and function. It presents historical, theoretical, and ethical foundations followed by exemplary models of social justice and action work performed by counseling psychologists from interdisciplinary collaborations. The examples in this Handbook explore a wide range of settings with diverse issues and reflect a variety of actions.

The Psychologist Manager Journal

Author : Rodney L. Lowman
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First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Library of Congress Subject Headings

Author : Library of Congress
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Refocusing Educational Psychology

Author : Neville Jones
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This work is a follow-up volume to Management and the Psychology of Schooling (1988), which looked at an alternative style of working for psychological services in the future. From this starting point the present volume aims to be more precise about what a psychology of schooling entails.

School Leadership

Author : Stuart C. Smith
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Emphasizing the school leader's role in student learning, this new edition covers the principalship, accountability, leadership effects, distributed leadership, political leadership, resource allocation, and more!

EQ IQ Best Leadership Practices for Caring and Successful Schools

Author : Maurice J. Elias
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In this dynamic book, today's educational leaders offer their best ideas for building school communities that are safe, smart, caring, successful, and emotionally intelligent.