In an engaging style, the authorfounder of the Idaho Administrative Technology Leadership Centerexplores the complexities of change and implementation of technology in schools.
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About the Author
Theodore B. Creighton is currently a Professor and Program Leader in the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies at Virginia Tech. Prior to joining the faculty at Virginia Tech, he served as Director of the Center for Research and Doctoral Studies in Educational Leadership at Sam Houston State University and as a Professor in Educational Leadership at Idaho State University. His background includes teaching atall grade levels in Washington, D.C.; Cleveland, Ohio; and Los Angeles, California. His administrative experience includes serving as principal and superintendent in both Fresno and Kern Counties, California. He holds a BS degree in teacher educationfrom Indiana University of Pennsylvania,a master's degree in educational administration from California State University Long Beach,and a doctorate from the University of California Davis. Though active in many professional organizations, he devotes considerable time to his role as Executive Director of the National Council of Professors of Educational Administration. He also serves as a member of the National Policy Board for Educational Administration (NPBEA), and as a Stafford Faculty Fellow for the National Institute on Leadership, Disabilities and Students Placed at Risk (NILDSPAR). He recently was appointed as Project Director of the Connexions Knowledge Base Project, an international initiative in collaboration with Rice University charged with assembling the knowledge base in educational administration. His research includes examining the forces of the school principalship, and he is widely published in the area of schools with alternative forms of school leadership.
Table of Contents
PrefaceAbout the AuthorIntroduction1. Principal Leadership and Successful Technology Implementation2. Are Schools and Technology Leaders Doing Enough?3. Why Do Technology Programs Fail?4. Strategic Planning for Technology: An Oxymoron?5. Setting the Stage for Staff Development: Uniting Technology and Constructivist Teaching and Learning Environments6. Resisters and Saboteurs: Dealing With Teachers Resistant to Technology Implementation7. Teacher Evaluation and the Use of Technology8. Sustaining Effective Technology Plans: Management and Leadership9. The Future: Leadership and Technology Implementation10. OK School Leaders, Let's Put One TogetherResource A: A SWOT Matrix for Technology PlanningResource B: Administrative Dimensions and Look-ForsResource C: List of Tables and FiguresReferencesIndex