Integrating Knowledge in Educational Administration: Moving Beyond Content. Improving the Preparation of School Administrators. Notes on Reform No. 3
Gordon Donaldson and Russell J. Quaglia
An experiential course in administrative practice was designed at the University of Maine to address public and professional demands for competency-centered preparation courses. The course employs a predesigned case study replicating a school setting to move students beyond theory and into the interpersonal relationships and personal dimensions of school leadership practices. The underlying conceptual framework that guided course development is presented in three sections: (1) a description of the laboratory course design and structure; (2)...