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Technology and Its Impact on Educational Leadership

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Technology and Its Impact on Educational Leadership: Innovation and Change covers not only K-12 and higher education leadership, but also the relationship between Web 2.0 technologies and educational leadership. Contributions within this book discuss chronic issues in the study of to technology and its impact on educational leadership that have perplexed educational establishments. This work promotes learning and further research for professors, scholars, researchers, and graduate students involved in educational leadership and related fields.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Editorial Advisory Board and List of Reviewers
    1. Editorial Advisory Board
    2. List of Reviewers
  5. Preface
    1. TARGET AUDIENCE
  6. Acknowledgment
  7. Chapter 1: E-Leadership in the Digital Age
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. THEORETICAL FRAMEWORK
    4. ELECTRONIC LEADERSHIP IN THE DIGITAL AGE
    5. FUTURE DIRECTIONS FOR RESEARCH
    6. CONCLUSION
  8. Chapter 2: Addressing and Leading Change
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. THEORIES OF CHANGE
    4. TECHNOLOGY AND CHANGE
    5. CONCLUSION
  9. Chapter 3: Innovative Leadership Training Using Technology across Borders
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. PRESENT PERSPECTIVES
    5. FUTURE TRENDS
    6. CONCLUSION
  10. Chapter 4: Leadership Characteristics of the Ideal School Superintendent
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. QUALITIES OF EFFECTIVE SUPERINTENDENTS FOR THE 21st CENTURY
    5. INTERNATIONAL RECOMMENDATIONS
    6. CONCLUSION
  11. Chapter 5: Thinking like a School Technology Leader
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BRIEF LITERATURE
    4. CURRENT VIEWS
    5. FUTURE TRENDS
    6. CONCLUSION
  12. Chapter 6: Utilising Learning Management Systems to Involve and Engage Parents, Families and the Community in Children’s Learning
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. PREPARING CHILDREN FOR THE FUTURE
    4. LEARNING MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS
    5. STRATEGIES AND EXAMPLES OF ENGAGING PARENTS AND THE COMMUNITY
    6. CHALLENGES
    7. CONCLUSION
  13. Chapter 7: Changes in Organizational Learning and Leadership Influenced by Technology
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. PRESENT PERSPECTIVES
    5. FUTURE TRENDS
    6. CONCLUSION
  14. Chapter 8: Leadership in Higher Education in Adopting a Telecommuting Program
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. PURPOSE OF THE STUDY
    5. FINDINGS
    6. CONCLUSION
  15. Chapter 9: A Discussion of Critical Leadership Issues in Higher Education
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. THEORETICAL FRAMEWORK
    4. CRITICAL ISSUES REVOLVING AROUND HIGHER EDUCATION
    5. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    6. CONCLUSION
  16. Chapter 10: Tenets of Community Leadership
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. TENETS
    4. CASE STUDY OF RESTIN COUNTY
    5. IMPLICATIONS FOR PRACTICE
  17. Chapter 11: Educational Leadership for the Technology Enhanced Learning World
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND: A CONCEPTUAL FRAMEWORK FOR TEL
    4. CONCLUSION: LEARNING IN THE 21ST CENTURY
  18. Chapter 12: Leading Pedagogical Change with Innovative Web Tools and Social Media
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. DIGITAL AGE LEARNING: FORMAL AND INFORMAL
    4. FUTURE TRENDS
    5. CONCLUSION
  19. Chapter 13: Integrated Readiness Matrix
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. THEORY AND PEDAGOGY
    4. BEST PRACTICES AND THEORY
    5. PEDAGOGY AND TECHNOLOGY
    6. PEDAGOGY AND LEADERSHIP
    7. THE IRM MODEL: INTEGRATING TECHNOLOGY AND PEDAGOGY
    8. THE INTEGRATED READINESS MATRIX: NEXT STEPS
    9. LEARNING OUTCOMES: THE ULTIMATE CRITERIA OF SUCCESS
    10. APPENDIX A: TABLE OF COGNITIVE ACTION VERBS
    11. APPENDIX B: TABLE OF TECHNOLOGY ACTION VERBS
  20. Chapter 14: E-Leadership and Information Literacy
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. E-LEARNING AND INFORMATION LITERACY
    4. E-LEARNING CONTEXT FOR LEARNING INFORMATION LITERACY
    5. INFORMATION LITERACY AS A REFORM EFFORT
    6. CONCLUSION
  21. Chapter 15: Community College Leadership and Technology
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. HISTORICAL AND CONTEMPORARY ROLES OF COMMUNITY COLLEGES IN AMERICA
    4. FULFILLING THE SOCIAL CONTRACT
    5. CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES IN LEADERSHIP IN COMMUNITY COLLEGES
    6. LEADERSHIP NEEDS IN THE COMMUNITY COLLEGE
    7. CONCLUSION
  22. Chapter 16: Leadership for Learning
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. ADVANCING WITH LEADERSHIP AND TECHNOLOGY
    5. FURTHER RESEARCH
    6. Conclusion
  23. Chapter 17: Organizational Learning and Technology
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. CRITICAL ISSUES AND RECOMMENDATIONS
    5. FUTURE TRENDS
    6. CONCLUSION
  24. Chapter 18: Challenges in International Consulting
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. Nonprofits and NGOs in the 21st Century
    4. BACKGROUND: THE ORGANIZATION
    5. The NGO Contract
    6. Qualitative Study Research Design
    7. The NGO headquarters interviews
    8. Themes from the HeadQuarters Interviews
    9. Post-Workshop Focus Group InterviewS
    10. The NGO Global Leadership Survey
    11. Criteria Used to Understand the organization
    12. Implications for Professional Practice
    13. Further Research
    14. Conclusion
  25. Chapter 19: Sustaining Organizational Innovation
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. CHANGE
    4. INNOVATION
    5. PRESENT PERSPECTIVES
    6. TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATION
    7. GUIDING QUESTIONS
    8. FUTURE TRENDS
    9. CONCLUSION
  26. Chapter 20: Counseling in an Andragogical Approach
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND AND UNDERSTANDING OF THE COUNSELING CONCEPT
    4. CONCLUSION
  27. Compilation of References
  28. About the Contributors
  29. Index