Michael Imber

School of Education -
Professor
Primary office:
Joseph R. Pearson Hall, 406
University of Kansas
1122 West Campus Rd
Lawrence, KS 66045-3101


Summary

Education

Ph.D., Education, Stanford University
Ed.M., Counseling and Student Personnel, University of Rochester
B.A., Philosophy, University of Rochester

Teaching

Selected Presentations

Imber, M. (12/31/1999). 'Rational Educational Explanation' or Politics as Usual?: Evaluating the Outcome of Educational Finance Litigation in Kansas. American School Finance Association Annual Meeting
Imber, M. (12/31/1999). Scholastic Performance Average: A Better Method for Comparing Student Achievement. American Education Research Association (AERA) Annual Meeting
Imber, M. (12/31/1998). The School's Responsibility for Student-on-Student Sexual Harrassment. American Education Studies Association Annual Meeting
Imber, M. (12/31/1998). Value and Ethics: Their Role in the Preparation of Educational Administrators. University Council for Education Administration Annual Meeting
Imber, M. (12/31/1995). Evaluating the Knowledge Base in Educational Administration: A Discussion of Primis. AERA Annual Meeting
Imber, M. (12/31/1994). The Brown Decision and American Education. Hall Center for the Humanities conference: "Brown v. Topeka Board of Education Forty Years Later: Where Do We Go from Here?", University of Kansas
Imber, M. (12/31/1993). What Do Educational Administrators Know?. AERA Annual Meeting
Imber, M. (3/31/1992). The Future of Education in Kansas. University of Kansas School of Law conference: "America's Educational Policy for the 21st Century"
Imber, M. (12/31/1990). The Discourse on Educational Change Ignores Society Inequities. AERA Annual Meeting
Imber, M. (12/31/1989). Categorizing Education-Related Litigation and Determining the Frequency of Each Category. AERA Annual Meeting
Imber, M. (12/31/1989). Patterns of Litigation in Education: Results of a National Survey. National Organization for Legal Problems in Education (NOLPE) Annual Meeting
Imber, M. (12/31/1988). The Criteria Used by Educators to Identify Effective Elementary Schools. AERA Annual Meeting
Imber, M. (12/31/1986). Alternative Types of Research in Education Law. NOLPE Annual Meeting
Imber, M. (12/31/1986). Statistical Analysis of Trends in Education Related Litigation Since 1959. AERA Annual Meeting
Imber, M. (12/31/1985). A Conceptual Basis for the Evaluation of Principals. AERA Annual Meeting
Imber, M. (12/31/1984). A Scheme for Classifying Discrimination in Education. AERA Annual Meeting
Imber, M. (12/31/1984). Sexism, Genderism and Philosophy of Education. Missouri Valley Philosophy of Education Society (MVPES) Annual Meeting
Imber, M. (12/31/1983). An Ethical Basis for Educational Program Design: An Overview and Six Principles. AERA Annual Meeting
Imber, M. (12/31/1983). Out of School Education: Important to Think About, Dangerous to Talk About. MVPES Annual Meeting
Imber, M. (12/31/1982). Justice in Education: A Rawlsian Analysis. AERA Annual Meeting
Imber, M. (12/31/1982). The Evolution of the Automobile: A Deweyan Analysis. MVPES Annual Meeting
Imber, M. (12/31/1982). Two Hundred Twenty Educational Administrators. AERA Annual Meeting
Imber, M. (12/31/1981). The First Campaign for Sex Education. AERA Annual Meeting
Imber, M. (12/31/1981). The Genealogy of an Education Campaign: The Social and Intellectual Origins of Sec Education. History of Education Society Annual Meeting
Imber, M. (12/31/1981). Toward a Comprehensive Theory of Curriculum Change. AERA Annual Meeting
Imber, M. (12/31/1981). World War I and Sex Education. AERA Annual Meeting
Imber, M. (12/31/1980). Compulsory Part-time Schooling for Child Workers: The Continuation School, 1910-1935. AERA Annual Meeting
Imber, M. (12/31/1980). Costs to Teachers of Involvement in School Decision Making. AERA Annual Meeting
Imber, M. (12/31/1980). Increased Decision Making Involvement for Teachers: Ethical and Practical Considerations
Imber, M. (12/31/1980). Teacher Participation in School Decision Making: An Analysis of Between-School Differences. AERA Annual Meeting

Selected Grants

Categorizing Education-Related Litigation and Determining the Frequency of Each Category. University of Kansas. (12/31/1988). University (KU or KUMC). Status: Funded
Evaluating the Judicial Commitment to Equality of Educational Opportunity. University of Kansas. (12/31/1984). University (KU or KUMC). Status: Funded
Educational Entitlement: Individual Rights and Societal Responsibility. University of Kansas. (12/31/1982). University (KU or KUMC). Status: Funded
A Case Study of Proactive School District Retrenchment. University of Kansas. (12/31/1981). University (KU or KUMC). Status: Funded

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3.35: average GPA of students admitted to teacher education program
All teacher education programs accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
All teacher education programs accredited by the Kansas State Department of Education
Alumni have been named Kansas Teacher of the Year
Alumni have received the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching and the Horizon Award
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