Action Research for Educators

Author: Daniel R. Tomal
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
ISBN: 160709648X
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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This user-friendly book covers the principles and history of action research, ethical and legal considerations, methods for conducting both formal and informal action research, data collection methods, analysis and interpretation, action planning and initiation, and results evaluation.

Leading School Change

Author: Daniel R. Tomal
Publisher: R&L Education
ISBN: 1475803311
Format: PDF, Docs
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Everything you need to know on initiating and managing school change are covered: planning change, conditions for successful change, models for improvement, tools and strategies, understanding and using research data, implementing school initiatives, managing resources, getting student results and more.

Resource Management for School Administrators

Author: Daniel R. Tomal
Publisher: R&L Education
ISBN: 1475802536
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Resource Management for School Administrators is the only comprehensive book covering all school resources---fiscal, facilities and human resources. Each chapter has objectives that are aligned with the new ELCC and ISLCC standards on accreditation. Many of the federal and various state policies and laws are included. Everything you need to know on managing school resources are covered: national and state perspectives, future challenges to funding public education, resource allocation, developing a school district budget, sources of revenue, accounting budgeting and reporting, financial statements, allocating resource for higher student performance, human resource, laws and policies, compensation, facilities and auxiliary services and safety and security Each chapter contains a comprehensive case study and exercises for easy application. This practical book will be useful to all school leaders who are trying to improve their school resource management.

How to Finish and Defend Your Dissertation

Author: Cynthia Grant
Publisher: R&L Education
ISBN: 1475804024
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This CHOICE award winning author has teamed up with a Chair of the Department of Research at Concordia University Chicago to write a comprehensive book on finishing and defending a dissertation. A first of its kind, this book provides you everything you need to know about successfully passing the dissertation defense such as: preparing and finishing the manuscript, using cloud-based communities, preparing presentations, using effective communication strategies, managing stress, motivating yourself, revising and editing the manuscript, publishing and presenting the final dissertation and more.

Managing Human Resources and Collective Bargaining

Author: Daniel R. Tomal
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1475802633
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Daniel Tomal Ph.D., CHOICE award winning author, has teamed up with Craig A. Schilling Ed.D., a national school resource expert, to write a comprehensive book on managing human resources and collective bargaining. Everything you need to know on managing human resources and collective bargaining are covered: planning human resources, recruiting, selecting, mentoring, professional development, benefits and compensation, unions and bargaining, and more.

Technology for Classroom and Online Learning

Author: Samuel M. Kwon
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 147581545X
Format: PDF, Docs
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This is a comprehensive book on technology for classroom and online learning for educators. Everything you need to know about using educational technology such as computer networking, peripherals, security, troubleshooting and maintenance, and teaching and learning with technology are covered.

Supervision and Evaluation for Learning and Growth

Author: Daniel R. Tomal
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1475813740
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Everything you need to know about supervision and student learning, professional development, coaching and evaluation, standards, and creating an environment for professional growth are covered in this book.

Ethics and Politics in School Leadership

Author: Jeffrey Brierton
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1475819005
Format: PDF, Kindle
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The authors are national school resource experts and have teamed up to write a comprehensive book on ethics and politics. It covers everything you need to know about ethical leadership and dealing with politics in schools. The book starts with an ethical framework and moves on to politics with unions, administrators, and School Boards with suggested strategies for effective conflict resolution. There are realistic cases in every chapter of the book with the final chapter focused on comprehensive ethical and political cases to test the reader in addressing such issues in the educational or related settings.

The Challenge for School Leaders

Author: Ronald Warwick
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1475810962
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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The Challenge for School Leaders identifies essential systems and their elements that enhance the school leader’s knowledge and skill to continually improve the academic program through a faculty collaborative process.

The Teacher Leader

Author: Daniel R. Tomal
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1475807465
Format: PDF
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Everything you need to know regarding the leadership role of teacher leaders in school improvement, managing change and improving learning are covered. The book starts by reviewing some original research on the role of teacher leaders in schools and then addresses the skill sets needed by teacher leaders: state and federal frameworks, coaching for effective instruction, selecting and mentoring, managing change, managing resources for student learning, and school improvement.