Mullen, Carol A.

The Handbook of Leadership and Professional Learning Communities

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Table of contents

1. Introducing Collaborative Communities With Edge and Vitality
Carol A. Mullen

Section I. Organization and the Learning Community

2. Understanding Schools as Organizations: Implications for Realizing Professional Learning Communities
Bob L. Johnson

3. Forming School—University Partnerships to Create Professional Learning Communities That Improve Schools
Leonard R. Goduto, Virginia Doolittle, Donald Leake

4. Developing Professional Learning Communities in a University—Public School Partnership
Robert V. Bullough, Steven C. Baugh

5. Professional Development Schools: Learning Communities for Leaders and Teachers as Change Agents
Maria Sudeck, Virginia Doolittle, Peter Rattigan

6. Teacher Education Is Everybody’s Business: Northern Guilford High School—A Professional Development Community
Carl Lashley, Jewell Cooper, Jessica McCall, Joseph Yeager, Christine Ricci

7. The University Connection: Transformational Learning That Enhances Professional Learning Communities
Sandra Harris, Vicky Farrow, Hollis Lowery-Moore

8. A Vision for Linking Pre-K and Higher Education Through Learning Communities
John R. Hoyle, Timothy M. Kutka

Section II. Democracy and the Learning Community

9. Forming Culturally Responsive Learning Communities in Demographically Changing Schools
Camille Wilson Cooper, Romy M. Allen, Silvia Cristina Bettez

10. Transforming the Space of Schools into Learning Communities: Teacher Leadership as Pedagogy of Democratic Place
Patrick M. Jenlink, Karen Embry Jenlink

11. Catalysts and Barriers: Practitioner Concepts of Professional Learning Communities as Democracies in Action
Carol A. Mullen, Sandra Harris

12. Faculty of Color Constructing Communities at Predominantly White Institutions
Donyell L. Roseboro, C. P. Gause

13. Support for Women Leaders: The Visible and the Invisible
Jane H. Applegate, Penelope M. Earley, Jill M. Tarule

Section III. Technology and the Learning Community

14. Professional Learning Communities and the Culture of Digital Technology: A Philosophic Inquiry
Glenn M. Hudak

15. Virtual Learning Communities: Encountering Digital Culture, Politics, and Capital
Roymieco A. Carter, Leila E. Villaverde

16. Graduate Students’ and Preservice Teachers’ Electronic Communications in a Community of Practice
Janet C. Richards, Susan V. Bennett, Kim G. Thomas

Section IV. Mentoring and the Learning Community

17. Leadership in K—12 Learning Communities: Activism and Access Through Intergenerational Understanding
Dannielle Joy Davis, Lisa Green-Derry, Jovan Wells

18. Facilitating Professional Learning Communities Through Mentor Teacher Preparation
Susan D. Myers, Helenrose Fives

19. Peer Learning Communities in Action: Coaching to Improve Preservice Teaching
Caroline R. Pryor, Barbara D. O’Donnell

20. Conclusion: Community Change Through Activism—Insights and Lessons
Carol A. Mullen

Keywords: Social Sciences, Sociology of Education, Sociology of Education, Organic Chemistry, Education, general, Administration, Organization and Leadership, Educational Policy and Politics

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