The Ecology of Educational Systems

The Ecology of Educational Systems

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This informative, interesting book addresses those who need to understand educational data and its place in school leadership and decision-making. It provides a set of practical tools for data analysis and decision-making using spreadsheet software and system dynamic models. Examples of the use of the popular MicrosoftAr Excel, several system dynamic models created by ITHINK6.0, and an introduction to the development of dynamic simulations all contribute to the reader's understanding of the concepts presented. The use of real data ensures that readers receive a realistic a€œfeela€ for handling and manipulating information, guaranteeing an understanding of the broad diversity of financial, demographic, and economic situations that occur. Topics include: information sharing in schools, organizing and manipulating data, system linkages, system dynamics, applied systems thinking, and structured improvisation. An excellent resource for all school administrators, especially those who plan budgets and need to report to school boards and their communities.... ithink analysis, 206-2 1 0 matrix model data, 205-206 Epistemology, evolution of educational systems, 16 Escalation, system ... See Microsoft Excel Executive summary, policy briefs, 29, 31-32 F statistic analysis of variance test in Microsoft Excel, ... 215-216 system archetypes escalation structure, 225-227 limits to success structure, 224 shifting the burden structure, ... 83 cost-effectiveness, 81 effort index, 80-81 relative share, 81-82 sample problem, 84 types of indexes cost indexes, anbsp;...

Title:The Ecology of Educational Systems
Author: Bruce D. Baker, Craig E. Richards
Publisher:Prentice Hall - 2004

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