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Roots of Educational Change

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ISBN-10: 1402032897

ISBN-13: 9781402032899

Edition: 2005

Authors: Andy Hargreaves, Ann Lieberman, Michael Fullan, David Hopkins

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This volume attempts to delineate the roots of a self-conscious field of educational change that grew up in and grew out of the turbulent political, social, economic and cultural life of the post-World War II years. Its authors, who provided many of the seminal writings that helped to create and shape the field, examine their work from current perspectives.The issues they raise allow the reader to see the connections between the recent history of education in general, and the field of educational change in particular. In the 50s and 60s these scholars represented a broad spectrum of innovative thought and action shifting the focus of research in education and school improvement to…    
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List price: $49.95
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Springer
Publication date: 10/1/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 274
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.188
Language: English

Michael Fullan is the former Dean of the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education of the University of Toronto . nbsp; He is recognized as an international authority on education reform. nbsp; He is engaged in training in, consulting for, and evaluating change projects around the world. nbsp; His ideas for managing change are used in many countries, and his books have been published in several languages. nbsp; His books, which are widely acclaimed, include Whats Worth Fighting For trilogy (with Andy Hargreaves), Change Forces trilogy, The New Meaning of Educational Change, and Leading in a Culture of Change that was awarded the 2002 Book of the Year Award by the National Staff Development…    

Introduction: The Growth of Educational Change as a Field Study: Understanding its Roots and Branches
The Roots
World War II and Schools
Finding Keys to School Change: A 40-Year Odyssey
Listening and Learning From the Field: Tales of Policy Implementation and Situated Practice
The Vital Hours: Reflecting on Research on Schools and their Effects
A Kind of Educational Idealism: Integrating Realism and Reform
School-Based Curriculum Development
Unfinished Work: Reflections on Schoolteacher
Seduced and Abandoned: Some Lasting Conclusions about Planned Change from the Cambire School Study
Ecological Images of Change: Limits and Possibilities
Three Perspectives on School Reform
The Meaning of Educational Change: A Quarter of a Century of Learning
Expanding the Dialogue
Patterns of Curriculum Change
Change and Tradition in Education: The Loss of Community
Educational Reform, Modernity and Pragmatism