Financing Education in a Climate of Change

Financing Education in a Climate of Change Author Vern Brimley Jr.
ISBN-10 9780133980349
Release 2015-01-29
Pages 432
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This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. This new edition of the classic text in the field of school finance retains the practical tone and superior presentation that made the previous editions best sellers, while presenting the most up-to-date information and material available on key subjects. Here readers get a firm, balanced look of all facets of financing education, clarified and reinforced through numerous clear tables, figures, and key concept lists, and a tone and presentation that illustrates even the most difficult concepts. The new Twelfth Edition of Financing Education in a Climate of Change includes information on hot button topics such as the economics of education, recent court decisions 50-state comparison tables, the Common Core State Standards, and the ongoing debate about school vouchers, tax credits, and charter schools.



Financing Education in a Climate of Change Pearson New International Edition

Financing Education in a Climate of Change  Pearson New International Edition Author Vern Brimley
ISBN-10 9781292035109
Release 2013-08-27
Pages 416
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For educational administration and leadership students taking school finance courses. A popular, user-friendly school finance text that is both current and comprehensive. The newly revised eleventh edition of this classic school finance text retains its practical tone and superior presentation while adding the most up-to-date information and material regarding education finance. Providing readers with a firm knowledge of all facets of financing education — along with a number of helpful pedagogical tools such as clear tables and end-of-chapter assignment projects — this new edition adds information on hot button topics including the economics of education, recent and relevant court decisions, and the ongoing debate about school vouchers, tax credits, and charter schools.



Enterprise Risk Management in International Construction Operations

Enterprise Risk Management in International Construction Operations Author Xianbo Zhao
ISBN-10 9789812875495
Release 2015-05-18
Pages 319
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This book provides readers an understanding of the implementation of Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) for international construction operations. In an extended case study, it primarily focuses on Chinese construction firms (CCFs) based in Singapore. In this regard, the book explains the differences and similarities between Risk Management (RM), Project Risk Management (PRM) and ERM in the construction industry, and examines their linkages for international construction operations in a broader context. The explanation elaborates on how companies may adopt and implement RM, PRM and ERM as appropriate in their various operations, both in their home market as well as in overseas host markets. The book also reviews the whole spectrum of work relating to organizational behavior (OB) as one of the key underpinnings for companies to evaluate and implement ERM. It will benefit practitioners from the industry as well as academics interested in the implementation of ERM practices in international construction operations.



Organizational Change Management Strategies in Modern Business

Organizational Change Management Strategies in Modern Business Author Goksoy, Asl?
ISBN-10 9781466695344
Release 2015-10-30
Pages 461
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Scholars agree that change has become a staple in organizational life and will likely remain as such beyond the 21st century. As the rate of change continues to accelerate, organizations must strive to develop and implement new initiatives in order to obtain significant benefits to organizational survival, economic viability, and human satisfaction. Organizational Change Management Strategies in Modern Business covers the most important elements of change management as well as the difficulties and challenges that organizations have faced when implementing change. In sampling different disciplines relevant to topics such as resistance to change, mergers and acquisitions management, leadership, the role of human resource strategies, and culture, this reference work is a useful resource for academics, professionals, managers, administrators, and others interested in organizational change.



Global Climate Change

Global Climate Change Author David Kitchen
ISBN-10 9780321864154
Release 2013-04-08
Pages 400
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This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. The science of climate change is a complex subject that balances the physical record and scientific fact with politics, policy, and ethics—and is of particular importance to the geosciences. This thoughtfully crafted new text and accompanying media encourage non-science majors to practice critical thinking, analysis, and discourse about climate change themes. Taking a cross-disciplinary approach, acclaimed educator and researcher, David Kitchen, examines not only the physical science, but the social, economic, political, energy, and environmental issues surrounding climate change. His goal: to turn knowledge into action, equipping students with the knowledge and critical skills to make informed decisions, separate facts from fiction, and participate in the public debate.



School Law

School Law Author Michael W. La Morte
ISBN-10 STANFORD:36105063655158
Release 2005
Pages 484
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School Law: Cases and Concepts is written for educators and others who have little background in school law. It focuses on an understanding of legal rationale and principles that inform practice. Clearly and interestingly written, this book offers its readers the optimal balance of case law, statutes, regulations, and commentary, thereby providing first hand knowledge of the law and useful guidance in understanding the meaning and application of the law in schools. This approach enables educators to operate in a legally defensible and educationally sound manner. In addition to providing historical perspective, this new edition examines policies and litigation pertaining to church and state issues, legal rights and restrictions applicable to students and teachers, desegregation, school finance, vouchers, and charter schools, developments in disabilities law, and harassment of students.



Educational Facilities Planning

Educational Facilities Planning Author C. Kenneth Tanner
ISBN-10 0205342469
Release 2006
Pages 437
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This book includes a thorough conceptual framework, with descriptions and “how to” applications of educational planning, architectural design, and research. Serving as both a reference and textbook, each of the 18 chapters includes exercises to expand traditional and computer-assisted facilities planning and design activities. The book is amenable to web-assisted instruction and there are numerous citations from the Internet. Each chapter provides a special “reality-based” contribution to the educational facilities planning and design process. Ideas are conveyed through comprehensive descriptions, illustrations, summaries, and extended activities developed to increase understanding and emphasize the relevance of school planning and design in a regulated, political climate. The reader is guided to visualize a broader context for educational planning and design, where design principles are categorized according to building organization, primary education, shared school and community resources, character of all spaces, and site design and outdoor spaces.



RESULTS Coaching

RESULTS Coaching Author Kathryn Kee
ISBN-10 9781412986748
Release 2010-08-09
Pages 242
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This resource offers “coach-leaders” tools and strategies for guiding staff to continuously grow and improve, maximize their potential, and create productive school cultures.



Campbell Essential Biology with Physiology Pearson New International Edition

Campbell Essential Biology with Physiology  Pearson New International Edition Author Eric J. Simon
ISBN-10 1292026324
Release 2013
Pages 772
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Campbell Essential Biology with Physiology with MasteringBiology(r), Fourth Edition, makes biology irresistibly interesting for non-majors biology students. This best-selling text, known for its scientific accuracy and currency, makes biology relevant and approachable with increased use of analogies, real world examples, more conversational language, and intriguing questions. Over 100 new MasteringBiology activities engage students outside of the classroom, plus new PowerPoint(r) presentations on issues like infectious disease and climate change offer a springboard for high-impact lectures. Campbell Essential Biology with Physiology...make biology irresistibly interesting.



SuperVision and Instructional Leadership

SuperVision and Instructional Leadership Author Carl D. Glickman
ISBN-10 0134290089
Release 2017
Pages 480
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NOTE: Used books, rentals, and purchases made outside of Pearson If purchasing or renting from companies other than Pearson, the access codes for the Enhanced Pearson eText may not be included, may be incorrect, or may be previously redeemed. Check with the seller before completing your purchase. This package includes the Enhanced Pearson eText and the bound book. The new edition of SuperVision and Instructional Leadership continues the innovative approach that has made it so widely popular, and includes a number of new content changes that bring the subject matter thoroughly up to date. Long recognized as a leading text in the field, this book calls for a collegial approach to instructional supervision; considers the knowledge necessary for successful supervision; discusses interpersonal skills, including different approaches to supervision and how they are used in developmental supervision; presents the technical skills of supervision, such as observing, assessing, planning, implementing, and evaluating; describes the technical tasks of supervision; and deals with the cultural tasks of supervision. A variety of learning aids ensure understanding of the theories and concepts. The Enhanced Pearson eText features embedded videos and chapter quizzes. Improve mastery and retention with the Enhanced Pearson eText* The Enhanced Pearson eText provides a rich, interactive learning environment designed to improve student mastery of content. The Enhanced Pearson eText is: Engaging. The new interactive, multimedia learning features were developed by the authors and other subject-matter experts to deepen and enrich the learning experience. Convenient. Enjoy instant online access from your computer or download the Pearson eText App to read on or offline on your iPad� and Android� tablet.* Affordable. Experience the advantages of the Enhanced Pearson eText along with all the benefits of print for 40% to 50% less than a print bound book. *The Enhanced eText features are only available in the Pearson eText format. They are not available in third-party eTexts or downloads. *The Pearson eText App is available on Google Play and in the App Store. It requires Android OS 3.1-4, a 7" or 10" tablet, or iPad iOS 5.0 or later. 0134290089 / 9780134290089 SuperVision and Instructional Leadership: A Developmental Approach, with Enhanced Pearson eText -- Access Card Package, 10th Edition Package consists of: 0134521943 / 9780134521947 SuperVision and Instructional Leadership: A Developmental Approach , Enhanced Pearson eText -- Access Card, 10th Edition 0134449894 / 9780134449890 SuperVision and Instructional Leadership: A Developmental Approach, Bound Book, 10th Edition



Understanding Weather and Climate

Understanding Weather and Climate Author Edward Aguado
ISBN-10 9780133943641
Release 2014-11-19
Pages 608
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&>For Introductory Meteorology Science Courses. Engage Students in Learning About Atmospheric Processes Aguado/Burt’s Understanding Weather and Climate illustrates meteorology and climatology using everyday occurrences and inspired technology tutorials to engage students in learning about atmospheric processes and patterns. The Seventh Edition extends coverage of global climate change with new and unique sections covering oceans and climate in the Earth system. Each chapter also focuses on the human aspect of weather and climate, covering high interest weather-related hazards that draw students into the course, while incorporating the latest science and the most relevant issues. MasteringMeteorology with eText for Understanding Weather and Climate is an online homework, tutorial, and assessment product designed to improve results by helping your students quickly master concepts. The book and MasteringMeteorology work together to create a classroom experience that is tightly integrated to help students succeed both in and outside of the classroom. Note: If you are purchasing the standalone text or electronic version, MasteringMeteorology does not come automatically packaged with the text. To purchase MasteringMeteorology please visit www.masteringmeteorology.com or you can purchase a package of the physical text + MasteringMeteorology by searching for 0321984439 / 9780321984432. MasteringMeteorology is not a self-paced technology and should only be purchased when required by an instructor.



The School and Community Relations

The School and Community Relations Author Edward H. Moore
ISBN-10 0133905411
Release 2014-12-24
Pages 304
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Established and aspiring school leaders and executives get solid grounding in the theories and practices essential to promoting successful school and community relations With a focus on successfully implementing communication activities with critical internal and external audiences, this widely used resource guides readers through the theory, research, and practice essential to communication planning. Organized around key communication practices, "The School and Community Relations" stresses the importance of generating communication outcomes that go well beyond the dissemination of information to benefit schools and students. School leaders get practical help for tying their communication investments to developing engaged audiences that will understand and support education initiatives. The authors present their authoritative advice on both communication strategies and tactics, with a focus on new and emerging practices using digital and social media. Their knowledge, examples, and strategies come from their many combined years as educators and practitioners in school systems throughout North America. Find out what's new to the Eleventh Edition: Students learn more efficiently and effectively using the new Learning Objectives presented for every chapter. Readers get the latest information, case studies, and expert insights on communication issues vital to their work. Teachers see the many ways new technology has impacted both traditional and new school-communication tactics in a new and updated section on Communication Tools (Part 3). Readers explore ways of working more effectively with the media. How to approach the many tricky aspects of disseminating information is covered in the revised chapter on Working with Publications (Chapter 12). A revised chapter on Working with Online Tactics (Chapter 13) documents the many new two-way communication options-from traditional Web sites to information-rich smartphone apps-being deployed by schools to engage with all types of audiences.



Educational Administration

Educational Administration Author Wayne K. Hoy
ISBN-10 0072322896
Release 2001
Pages 498
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The leading text in its field, the sixth edition presents the most comprehensive synthesis available of theory and research in organizational behavior as it applies to the practice of Educational Administration. It provides practitioners with the concepts and research findings necessary to solve practical problems. Each theoretical perspective concludes with an authentic case study which challenges students to apply their knowledge to an actual contemporary school problem.



Educational Leadership

Educational Leadership Author William G. Cunningham
ISBN-10 0132678128
Release 2013
Pages 493
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Educational Leadership: A Bridge to Improved Practice describes how successful and effective schools and administrators operate in an increasingly challenging, fast-paced, demanding, and at times revolutionary environment. Readers are offered an integrated view of the knowledge base, research, and practice of administration within a context of multiple perspectives and a wide range of thinking. This edition provides a comprehensive discussion of the field of educational administration in three sections. The Foundations of Educational Leadership presents a context for educational leadership studies with thorough descriptions and applications of educational standards, common practices, and assessments that equip each learner with a solid understanding of his or her own leadership style. Instructional Leadership and Student Learning emphasizes the critical role of the school leader in education, and to the student and the teacher. Operational Support for Effective Teaching and Learning examines the major functions of the school leader, including legal, financial, and stewardship responsibilities. FEATURES OF THIS EDITION INCLUDE: A Problem-Based Learning Project at the end of each section, offering opportunities for applied practice and further understanding New Chapter, Technology and Learning , studies the growth of technologies in schools and what that means for aspiring school leaders. All new Expert Opinions from influential and award-winning educational scholars, including Kathleen Binkowski, Chris Devers, and Ian Martin.



Introduction to Environmental Engineering and Science Pearson New International Edition

Introduction to Environmental Engineering and Science  Pearson New International Edition Author Gilbert M. Masters
ISBN-10 9781292038179
Release 2013-08-29
Pages 696
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Appropriate for undergraduate engineering and science courses in Environmental Engineering. Balanced coverage of all the major categories of environmental pollution, with coverage of current topics such as climate change and ozone depletion, risk assessment, indoor air quality, source-reduction and recycling, and groundwater contamination.



Successful School Leadership

Successful School Leadership Author James W. Guthrie
ISBN-10 020546999X
Release 2010
Pages 442
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The introductory volume in the Peabody Educational Leadership Series, Successful School Leadesrhip provides readers with a solid overview of the primary topics that current and aspiring leaders will be faced with when making decisions regarding education organizations. Blending leadership theory and practice, this foundational leadership text provides cutting edge content in each of the key domains of responsibility facing current and aspiring school leaders while weaving case studies, current media articles, and reflection point into each chapter to enhance student synthesis and application. The book is divided into four frames of reference for optimal learning: Planning, Politics, Performance, and Power -- the functions with which educational leaders must continually grapple. In each section, readers are presented with information about what school leaders need to know to successfully surmount the modern challenges to education and instruction. Section one provides a foundation for the book by discussing the evolving context of educational leadership and proposes a strategic orientation to leading educational organizations through continual cycles of appraisal, analysis and action. Section two delves into the important issues of governance, politics, finance and law as major contributors to the context of education, and as levers by which school leaders can shape institutions. Section three explores the various ways in which school leaders can assess and enhance the performance of their schools and educational organizations. The final section of text provides students with information about educational leader strategies in the development of people, partnering with communities, and uses of power, while the final two chapters give practical insights into the preparation for practicing strategic education leadership.



Educational Administration Concepts and Practices

Educational Administration  Concepts and Practices Author Fred Lunenburg
ISBN-10 9781111301248
Release 2011-02-17
Pages 552
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Highly respected and now in its Sixth Edition, EDUCATIONAL ADMINISTRATION: CONCEPTS AND PRACTICES is the best-selling and most comprehensive text of its kind. The authors discuss all topics necessary for a complete understanding of educational administration, balancing theory and research with practical coverage of culture, change, curriculum, human resources administration, diversity, effective teaching strategies, and supervision of instruction. A variety of in-text features help students learn, comprehend, and apply the material. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.