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Supervision: New Perspectives for Theory and Practice (Hardback)
  • Supervision: New Perspectives for Theory and Practice (Hardback)

Supervision: New Perspectives for Theory and Practice (Hardback)

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Hardback 300 Pages / Published: 30/10/2015
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This edited volume presents the most current thinking about state of the field of supervision. It gathers the top scholars in the field to bring their knowledge and expertise to bear on some of the intractable problems and issues in the field. Readers will be impressed by the depth and breadth of coverage. Combined with the latest theories, the volume provides practical ideas to improve teaching and learning in schools for all students.

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9781475814941
Number of pages: 300
Weight: 481 g
Dimensions: 236 x 156 x 15 mm

Supervision: New Perspectives for Theory and Practice makes a significant contribution to the literature on supervision by presenting a wide variety of thoughtful perspectives on supervision and evaluation and by examining both preservice and inservice teacher development. Those who are engaged in the study of supervision, evaluation and instructional leadership will find the ideas presented by these well-known authors both refreshing and thought provoking. The inclusion of guiding questions as well as suggested readings provides the reader with an opportunity to deepen his/her understanding of the ideas that are presented here. -- James F. Nolan, PhD, professor emeritus, Penn State University
This timely and important text is evidence that 'Supervision' is a critically important academic discipline with a dedicated community of scholars from whom much can be learned about improving schools and supporting those who work in them. The authors carry forward a long tradition of inquiry that defines and redefines the field. These scholars not only emphasize current issues in supervision, but also identify important concepts that deserve continued study. The text makes clear the importance of scholarship in supervision and the possibilities that scholarship has to improve teaching and learning for the twenty first century. -- Bernard Badiali, PhD, associate professor of education (Curriculum & Instruction), Penn State University
In Supervision: New Perspectives for Theory and Practice, two of the top scholars in the field of instructional supervision have collected the insights of the brightest and best scholars working in the field today. This volume provides a fresh look at the policy, statutory, cultural, and historical challenges confronting those responsible for supervising and evaluating school district personnel. The comprehensive nature and practicality of this book make it a 'must have' for all educators. -- R. Stewart Mayers, EdD, professor department of educational instruction and leadership, Southeastern Oklahoma State University
Congratulations to editors Glanz and Zepeda for orchestrating this collection of contemporary writings by a wide array of university and school based scholars/ practitioners. The book is of immediate and future importance to the way school supervisors lead, collaborate, and act towards achieving the goal of educating all students for new worlds of opportunities. A great service for bringing new energy, thought, and prominence to the field of educational supervision! -- Carl Glickman, University Professor Emeritus of Education,The University of Georgia, Athens

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