Collaborating

Author: Barbara Gray
Publisher: Jossey-Bass Inc Pub
ISBN: UOM:39015049707568
Size: 13.70 MB
Format: PDF
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Veteran mediator Barbara Gray presents an innovative approach to successfully mediating multi-party disputes. A superb resource for managers, public officials and others working to solve complex problems such as labor disputes, disposal of toxic wastes, racial integration, and the use of biotechnology.

Collaborating For Success

Author: John L. Mariotti
Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers
ISBN: 1583760873
Size: 20.95 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
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This handbook identifies the conditions that lead to a successful collaborative effort. The author shows you how to recognize the stages collaborative groups progress through, teaches you to move through those stages quickly, and demonstrates methods for heading off common problems such as resistance to change and interpersonal conflicts.

Collaborating With Students In Instruction And Decision Making

Author: Richard A. Villa
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 9781412972178
Size: 16.33 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This book offers practical strategies to help primary and secondary educators coach and mentor their students to become co-teachers, decision-makers, and advocates. In this unique resource for educators who are attempting to meet the needs of a diverse student population in mixed-ability classrooms, Richard A. Villa, Jacqueline S. Thousand, and Ann I. Nevin anchor practical examples within the current theories of learning and evidence-based research on these non-traditional student roles. Readers will find: - Practical, hands-on resources - Assessment tools - Lesson plans in user-friendly formats - Many personal case studies Collaborating With Students in Instruction and Decision Making provides easy-to-implement methods that can be used in classrooms, school buildings, or across school districts. The book's content is ideal for staff development personnel and school district curriculum specialists as well as faculty in colleges of education dedicated to the development of the teaching, decision making, and the advancement of students' advocacy skills.

Collaborating For Inquiry Based Learning

Author: Virginia L. Wallace
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 9781598848502
Size: 20.42 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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• More than two dozen ready-to-use tables, charts, rubrics, and sample lesson plans • A research process explored through a variety of research models • Sample collaborative units that illustrate key concepts, strategies, and implementation • Comparison charts and grids showing AASL and ISTE standards • A glossary of key pedagogical terms and their relationship to inquiry-based learning • A bibliography of professional, practical print and online resources on inquiry-based learning and collaboration

Collaborating To Manage

Author: Robert Agranoff
Publisher: Georgetown University Press
ISBN: 9781589019171
Size: 15.44 MB
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Collaborating to Manage captures the basic ideas and approaches to public management in an era where government must partner with external organizations as well as other agencies to work together to solve difficult public problems. In this primer, Robert Agranoff examines current and emergent approaches and techniques in intergovernmental grants and regulation management, purchase-of-service contracting, networking, public/nonprofit partnerships and other lateral arrangements in the context of the changing public agency. As he steers the reader through various ways of coping with such organizational richness, Agranoff offers a deeper look at public management in an era of shared public program responsibility within governance. Geared toward professionals working with the new bureaucracy and for students who will pursue careers in the public or non-profit sectors, Collaborating to Manage is a student-friendly book that contains many examples of real-world practices, lessons from successful cases, and summaries of key principles for collaborative public management.

Collaborating With Parents For Early School Success

Author: Stephanie H. McConaughy
Publisher: Guilford Publications
ISBN: 9781462514915
Size: 11.70 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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The Achieving-Behaving-Caring (ABC) Program is an evidence-based approach to addressing the needs of elementary students at risk for emotional and behavioral difficulties and promoting successful home-school collaboration. This practical guide demonstrates how classroom teachers and parents can work together to boost individual children's strengths, reduce problems that interfere with learning, and provide classwide social skills training. The use of trained parent liaisons is a special feature of the program. Detailed, step-by-step instructions for implementing ABC are accompanied by many useful case illustrations and tips. The book includes more than two dozen reproducible handouts and forms, in a convenient large-size format with lay-flat binding. This book is in The Guilford Practical Intervention in the Schools Series.

Collaborating Towards Coherence

Author: Sanna-Kaisa Tanskanen
Publisher: John Benjamins Publishing
ISBN: 9789027253897
Size: 17.21 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This book approaches cohesion and coherence from a perspective of interaction and collaboration. After a detailed account of various models of cohesion and coherence, the book suggests that it is fruitful to regard cohesion as contributing to coherence, as a strategy used by communicators to help their fellow communicators create coherence from a text. Throughout the book, the context-sensitive and discourse-specific nature of cohesion is stressed: cohesive relations are created and interpreted in particular texts in particular contexts. By investigating the use of cohesion in four different types of discourse, the study shows that cohesion is not uniform across discourse types. The analysis reveals that written dialogue (computer-mediated discussions) and spoken monologue (prepared speech) make use of similar cohesive strategies as spoken dialogue (conversations): in these contexts the communicators' interaction with their fellow communicators leads to a similar outcome. The book suggests that this is an indication of the communicators' attempt to collaborate towards successful communication.