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The New Meaning of Educational Change,9780807740699

The New Meaning of Educational Change

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3rd
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9780807740699

ISBN10:
0807740691
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Paperback
Pub. Date:
2/1/2001
Publisher(s):
Teachers College Pr
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Summary

When first published in 1982, this classic guide revolutionized how educational reform was regarded. Now, Michael Fullan has greatly revised and expanded his ideas to provide powerful insights into the complexity of reform and to recommend inspiring and practical strategies for lasting improvement.

Author Biography

Michael Fullan is the Dean of the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education of the University of Toronto.

Table of Contents

Preface xi
Part I: UNDERSTANDING EDUCATIONAL CHANGE
A Brief History of Educational Change
3(18)
The First Attempt Falls Flat
4(5)
The Plan of the Book
9(7)
Prospects for Reform
16(5)
Sources of Educational Change
21(8)
Innovation Overload
21(3)
Innovations Abound
24(5)
The Meaning of Educational Change
29(20)
The General Problem of the Meaning of Change
30(2)
The Subjective Meaning of Educational Change
32(6)
The Objective Reality of Educational Change
38(8)
Shared Meaning and Program Coherence
46(3)
The Causes and Processes of Initiation
49(20)
Factors Affecting Initiation
53(12)
The Dilemmas of Initiation
65(4)
Causes/Processes of Implementation and Continuation
69(26)
Factors Affecting Implementation
71(1)
Key Factors in the Implementation Process
72(15)
Factors Affecting Continuation
87(3)
Implementation/Continuation Worries
90(1)
Perspectives on the Change Process
91(4)
Planning, Doing, and Coping with Change
95(20)
Why Planning Fails
95(8)
Success Is Possible
103(1)
Planning and Coping
104(6)
The Scope of Change
110(5)
Part II: EDUCATIONAL CHANGE AT THE LOCAL LEVEL
The Teacher
115(22)
Where Teachers Are
116(7)
Enter Change
123(10)
Professionalism at the Crossroads
133(4)
The Principal
137(14)
Where Principals Are
138(3)
The Principal and Change
141(6)
The Complexity of Leadership
147(4)
The Student
151(14)
Where Students Are
153(6)
The Student and Change
159(6)
The District Administrator
165(20)
Where District Administrators Are
165(5)
The District Administrators and Change
170(5)
What School Success Looks Like
175(4)
Cautions and Implications
179(6)
The Consultant
185(12)
The Problem and Promise of Consultancy
185(8)
External Consultants: Outside-In
193(2)
Using Consultants: Inside-Out
195(2)
The Parent and the Community
197(22)
Parent Involvement in Schools
198(10)
School Board and Communities
208(5)
Implications
213(6)
Part III: EDUCATIONAL CHANGE AT THE REGIONAL AND NATIONAL LEVELS
Governments
219(18)
The Role of Governments
220(5)
The Case of the National Literacy and Numeracy Strategy
225(7)
Implications
232(5)
Professional Preparation of Teachers
237(16)
The Preparation of Teachers
239(10)
Hiring and Induction
249(4)
Professional Development of Educators
253(14)
Standards of Practice
255(4)
Reculturing Schools
259(1)
The Role of Leadership
260(5)
To Recreate a Profession
265(2)
The Future of Educational Change
267(6)
References 273(14)
Index 287(10)
About the Author 297


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