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  • Influence
Rethinking Instructional Supervision: Notes on Its Language and Culture. New Prospects Series: 1.
  • D. Waite
  • Political Science, Psychology
  • 1 March 1995
Introduction: The Limits of Supervision and Beyond The Instructional Supervisor as a Cultural Guide and other not so Obvious Roles Supervisors' Talk Teachers in Conference Problematising SupervisionExpand
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Corruption and Abuse of Power in Educational Administration
Corruption and abuse of power in educational administration in K–12 and higher education institutions are important, though neglected, research topics. As such, they might rightfully be termed ourExpand
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Teachers in Conference: A Qualitative Study of Teacher-Supervisor Face-to-Face Interactions
Ethnographic methods and conversation analysis were used to examine five teacher-supervisor conferences and their contexts. Related to the literature of supervision, teacher socialization, andExpand
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Dewey's Democracy and Education Revisited: Contemporary Discourses for Democratic Education and Leadership
Part 1 Leadership and Democratic Education Chapter 2 Introduction: Dewey's Democracy and Education Revisited Chapter 3 Dewey's Legacy for Democratic Education and Leadership-Democracy and EducationExpand
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On the shortcomings of our organisational forms: with implications for educational change and school improvement
This article informs school improvement and educational change from a radically different perspective. Building upon work done recently in neural psychology, primatology and ethology, the articleExpand
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Supervisors' Talk: Making Sense of Conferences from an Anthropological Linguistic Perspective.
Much, though certainly not all, of the work of supervisors is carried out in face-to-face interactions with teachers, administrators, and others. The prevalent medium or channel for these encountersExpand
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Teaching the Unteachable
In this essay I broach some of the issues surrounding the teaching of qualitative research methods, not in an effort to necessarily resolve them, but so that we might wrestle with them. Some of theExpand
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Negotiating school-university partnerships: Participants' voices in co-reform
Although many educators recognize the importance of voice, fostering voice in those who have traditionally been voiceless has been difficult. This article, like the program that it describes, tacklesExpand
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