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Joseph F. Murphy - Author

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Books by Joseph F. Murphy

Leadership Lessons from Comprehensive School Reforms

Leadership Lessons from Comprehensive School Reforms

Author: Joseph F. Murphy Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/12/2002

`Leadership Lessons From Comprehensive School Reform addresses a topic that has received far too little attention in the comprehensive school reform movement: the role of school and district leaders in the reform process. This volume shows how much we've learned about how leaders shape comprehensive reform and how the reform process must shape leadership' - Robert Slavin, Co-Director, Center for Research on the Education of Students Placed at Risk, Johns Hopkins University This book explores three clusters and ten actual models used in comprehensive school reform. The book shows how leadership is affected by and transformed by the major reform initiatives being implemented in America's schools. While research-based, the editors and contributors have committed to writing to a broad audience of practitioners. The editors provide readers with lessons in leadership that can be drawn from the programs explored in each chapter by leaders in their field.

Leadership Lessons from Comprehensive School Reforms

Leadership Lessons from Comprehensive School Reforms

Author: Joseph F. Murphy Format: Hardback Release Date: 03/12/2002

`Leadership Lessons From Comprehensive School Reform addresses a topic that has received far too little attention in the comprehensive school reform movement: the role of school and district leaders in the reform process. This volume shows how much we've learned about how leaders shape comprehensive reform and how the reform process must shape leadership' - Robert Slavin, Co-Director, Center for Research on the Education of Students Placed at Risk, Johns Hopkins University This book explores three clusters and ten actual models used in comprehensive school reform. The book shows how leadership is affected by and transformed by the major reform initiatives being implemented in America's schools. While research-based, the editors and contributors have committed to writing to a broad audience of practitioners. The editors provide readers with lessons in leadership that can be drawn from the programs explored in each chapter by leaders in their field.

The Productive High School Creating Personalized Academic Communities

The Productive High School Creating Personalized Academic Communities

Author: Joseph F. Murphy, Dr. Lynn G. Beck, Marilyn W. Crawford, Amy Slamp Format: Hardback Release Date: 27/03/2001

This book seeks to provide researched-based literature focused on high-school-level educational reform-an area not addressed very well by the current literature on school reform. The authors place the notion of the productive high school in a historical context, address research on productive high school classrooms, and link organizational structures and routines with enhanced learning.

The Productive High School Creating Personalized Academic Communities

The Productive High School Creating Personalized Academic Communities

Author: Joseph F. Murphy, Dr. Lynn G. Beck, Marilyn W. Crawford, Amy Slamp Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/03/2001

This book seeks to provide researched-based literature focused on high-school-level educational reform-an area not addressed very well by the current literature on school reform. The authors place the notion of the productive high school in a historical context, address research on productive high school classrooms, and link organizational structures and routines with enhanced learning.

Educational Administration A Decade of Reform

Educational Administration A Decade of Reform

Author: Joseph F. Murphy, Patrick B. Forsyth Format: Hardback Release Date: 16/03/1999

Examines how well the educational administration reforms in Uniteed States as recommended by the National Commission in Educational Administration, have been implemented. A valuable book for anyone involved in the educational administration process.

Educational Administration A Decade of Reform

Educational Administration A Decade of Reform

Author: Joseph F. Murphy, Patrick B. Forsyth Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/03/1999

Examines how well the educational administration reforms in Uniteed States as recommended by the National Commission in Educational Administration, have been implemented. A valuable book for anyone involved in the educational administration process.

The Privatization of Schooling A Powerful Way to Change Schools and Enhance Learning

The Privatization of Schooling A Powerful Way to Change Schools and Enhance Learning

Author: Joseph F. Murphy Format: Hardback Release Date: 06/09/1996

Focusing on an important emerging issue in United States' education - school reform via privatization - this book is designed to meet three major goals: to examine the foundations and the context of the privatization movement; to review the evidence on privatization in areas other than schooling; and to shape decisions about privatization in the school-reform arena.

The Privatization of Schooling A Powerful Way to Change Schools and Enhance Learning

The Privatization of Schooling A Powerful Way to Change Schools and Enhance Learning

Author: Joseph F. Murphy Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/09/1996

Focusing on an important emerging issue in United States' education - school reform via privatization - this book is designed to meet three major goals: to examine the foundations and the context of the privatization movement; to review the evidence on privatization in areas other than schooling; and to shape decisions about privatization in the school-reform arena.

School-Based Management as School Reform Taking Stock

School-Based Management as School Reform Taking Stock

Author: Joseph F. Murphy, Dr. Lynn G. Beck Format: Hardback Release Date: 03/08/1995

In the book, Joseph Murphy and Lynn G Beck provide a clear understanding of the organizational form, operating characteristics and outcomes of School-Based Management (SBM) in the United States. Following an examination of the definitions, premises and types of SBM, the authors consider its historical perspective and then examine evidence of SBM in the current education reform era. The book concludes with a look at the effects of and lessons learned from the implementation of SBM.

School-Based Management as School Reform Taking Stock

School-Based Management as School Reform Taking Stock

Author: Joseph F. Murphy, Dr. Lynn G. Beck Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/08/1995

In the book, Joseph Murphy and Lynn G Beck provide a clear understanding of the organizational form, operating characteristics and outcomes of School-Based Management (SBM) in the United States. Following an examination of the definitions, premises and types of SBM, the authors consider its historical perspective and then examine evidence of SBM in the current education reform era. The book concludes with a look at the effects of and lessons learned from the implementation of SBM.

Reshaping the Principalship Insights From Transformational Reform Efforts

Reshaping the Principalship Insights From Transformational Reform Efforts

Author: Joseph F. Murphy, Karen Seashore Louis Format: Hardback Release Date: 13/04/1995

This volume examines how the work of principals is being reshaped by transformational reform measures, as well as how the principals themselves are shaping initiatives. The authors explore the challenges and possiblities for principals in restructuring schools, and analyze nine case studies which highlight the changing role of the principal.

Reshaping the Principalship Insights From Transformational Reform Efforts

Reshaping the Principalship Insights From Transformational Reform Efforts

Author: Joseph F. Murphy, Karen Seashore Louis Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/04/1994

This volume examines how the work of principals is being reshaped by transformational reform measures, as well as how the principals themselves are shaping initiatives. The authors explore the challenges and possiblities for principals in restructuring schools, and analyze nine case studies which highlight the changing role of the principal.

Restructuring Schooling

Restructuring Schooling

Author: Joseph F. Murphy Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/05/1993

The editors of this volume aim to help educators make better decisions about their efforts at restructuring by showing what has and has not worked in some of the most widely known experiments. Because the programmes examined have been in place for several years, the cases offer richness of detail and a wealth of ideas. This book's insights and practical detail will benefit educators both in schools and at district level, as well as students and academics in the field.

Restructuring Schooling

Restructuring Schooling

Author: Joseph F. Murphy Format: Hardback Release Date: 13/05/1993

The editors of this volume aim to help educators make better decisions about their efforts at restructuring by showing what has and has not worked in some of the most widely known experiments. Because the programmes examined have been in place for several years, the cases offer richness of detail and a wealth of ideas. This book's insights and practical detail will benefit educators both in schools and at district level, as well as students and academics in the field.

The Landscape of Leadership Preparation Reframing the Education of School Administrators

The Landscape of Leadership Preparation Reframing the Education of School Administrators

Author: Joseph F. Murphy Format: Hardback Release Date: 20/10/1992

In this book, the author offers a new vision of the purpose of leadership preparation programmes, and a series of principles to guide the development of the knowledge base, instructional strategies and structures in defining future programmes. The design presented is based on: lessons learned from an extensive review of training programmes over the last 100 years; an in-depth investigation into the problems currently plaguing preparation programmes, and an examination of the important changes likely to shape the future of education and educational leadership.

The Landscape of Leadership Preparation Reframing the Education of School Administrators

The Landscape of Leadership Preparation Reframing the Education of School Administrators

Author: Joseph F. Murphy Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 20/10/1992

In this book, the author offers a new vision of the purpose of leadership preparation programmes, and a series of principles to guide the development of the knowledge base, instructional strategies and structures in defining future programmes. The design presented is based on: lessons learned from an extensive review of training programmes over the last 100 years; an in-depth investigation into the problems currently plaguing preparation programmes, and an examination of the important changes likely to shape the future of education and educational leadership.