The Principalship: A Reflective Practice Perspective by Thomas J. SergiovanniThe Principalship: A Reflective Practice Perspective by Thomas J. Sergiovanni

The Principalship: A Reflective Practice Perspective

byThomas J. Sergiovanni, Reginald Leon Green

Hardcover | September 22, 2014

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The new Seventh Edition of the widely popular text from Sergiovanni and Green, The Principalship, gives readers an authoritative look at where and how principals spend their time, standards that inform their behavior, and the competencies they need to master in order to be effective. In it, a new theory for the principalship is advocated that encourages practitioners and students to aspire to the highest good for themselves and all stakeholders. The book addresses today’s most current issues; includes updated research on the principalship; features video clips and Self-Check Quizzes (in the Pearson eText only) and scenarios illustrating important concepts; and continues to focus on leadership as a moral craft that advocates imagination, creativity, and ethical integrity. The Enhanced Pearson eText features embedded video and assessments.


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Thomas J. Sergiovanni is Lillian Radford Professor of Education at Trinity University, San Antonio, Texas, where he teaches in the school leadership program and in the five-year teacher education program. Prior to joining the faculty at Trinity, he was on the faculty of education administration at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Ch...
Title:The Principalship: A Reflective Practice PerspectiveFormat:HardcoverDimensions:416 pages, 9.2 × 7.4 × 1 inPublished:September 22, 2014Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0132613646

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Table of Contents

Part 1 The Moral Dimension

Chapter 1 Setting the Stage: Administering as a Moral Craft

Part 2 Toward a New Theory of Principal Leadership

Chapter 2 The Principal's Job Today and Tomorrow

Chapter 3 The Limits of Traditional Management Theory

Chapter 4 A New Theory for the Principalship

Chapter 5 The School as a Moral Community

Part 3 Providing Leadership

Chapter 6 The Forces of Leadership and the Culture of Schools

Chapter 7 The Stages of Leadership: A Developmental View

Chapter 8 Leading in a Community of Leaders

Part 4 Instructional Leadership

Chapter 9 Characteristics of Successful Schools

Chapter 10 Becoming a Community of Mind

Chapter 11 Teaching, Learning, and Community

Chapter 12 Instructional Leadership, Supervision, and Teacher Development

Chapter 13 Clinical Supervision, Coaching, Peer Inquiry, and Other Supervisory Practices

Part 5 Motivation, Commitment, and Change

Chapter 14 Motivation, Commitment, and the Teacher's Workplace

Chapter 15 The Change Process