Jill Alexa Perry
Dr. Jill Perry is the Executive Director of the Carnegie Project on the Educational Doctorate (CPED) and a Professor of Practice in the Department of Administrative and Policy Studies at the University of Pittsburgh. She has edited two books and is currently researching the ways EdD programs teach practitioners to utilize research evidence.
Books by Jill Alexa Perry:
The Improvement Science Dissertation in Practice provides a narrative and illustration about the purpose and features comprising the Dissertation in Practice and how this culminating experience is well suited to using Improvement Science as a signature methodology for preparing professional practitioners. This methodology, when combined with the Dissertation in Practice experience in EdD programs, reinforces practitioner learning about and skills for leadership and change. As a guide, the book is an extremely valuable resource that supports faculty, students, and practitioners in the application of Improvement Science to pressing educational problems in a structured, disciplined way.
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