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Teacher Development And Educational Change

Author : Michael Fullan
ISBN : 9781317973492
Genre : Education
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First published in 1992. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

New Understandings Of Teacher S Work

Author : Christopher Day
ISBN : 940070545X
Genre : Education
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Within educational research that seeks to understand the quality and effectiveness of teachers and school, the role emotions play in educational change and school improvement has become a subject of increasing importance. In this book, scholars from around the world explore the connections between teaching, teacher education, teacher emotions, educational change and school leadership. (For this text, “teacher” encompasses pre-service teachers, in-service teachers and headteachers, or principals). New Understandings of Teacher’s Work: Emotions and Educational Change is divided into four themes: educational change; teachers and teaching; teacher education; and emotions in leadership. The chapters address the key basic and substantive issues relative to the central emotional themes of the following: teachers’ lives and careers in teaching; the role emotions play in teachers’ work; lives and leadership roles in the context of educational reform; the working conditions; the context-specific dynamics of reform work; school/teacher cultures; individual biographies that affect teachers’ emotional well-being; and the implications for the management and leadership of educational change, and for development, of teacher education.

The New Meaning Of Educational Change

Author : Michael Fullan
ISBN : 0807740691
Genre : Education
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Over the last few decades there have been attempts at planned educational change. The benefits have not equalled the cost. Fullan distils from these experiences lessons about how to cope with, and influence, educational change.

The New Meaning Of Educational Change Fifth Edition

Author : Michael Fullan
ISBN : 9780807756805
Genre : Education
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Michael Fullan's New Meaning of Educational Change is the definitive textbook on the study of educational change. Based on practical and fundamental work with education systems in several countries, the text captures the dilemmas and leading ideas for successful large-scale systemic reform. This updated edition includes decisionmakers at all levels, from the local school community to the state and national level, and introduces many new and powerful ideas for formulating stategies and implementing solutions that will improve educational systems. Widely used by university professors, policy makers, and practitioners throughout North America and in many other countries this perennial bestseller shows us how to: develop collaborative cultures at the school level, while avoiding superficial versions of professional learning communities; foster district wide success in all schools illustrating how state and national systems can achieve total system transformation based on identifying and fostering meaning for education at every level; and integrate individucal and systemic success, a rare feat in today's school reform efforts.

Educational Change

Author : Clifford H. Edwards
ISBN : 9781607099871
Genre : Education
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"Clifford H. Edwards presents a convincing case for the power of learning communities to more genuinely reflect the nature of the broader American society and to more authentically empower students as learners. How else can it be than the means necessarily being consistent with the ends? `Shades of John Dewey,' you might say! Yes, but more validly, the research findings of Jean Piaget and Lev Vygotsky are extensively actualized---that is, knowledge is constructed by the individual child/learner while immersed in a social context, whether family or school. Traditional education has always ignored how children truly learn, resulting in very limited learning outcomes---while the classroom itself has often been a scene of contrary wills between teacher and student."---Lary M. Arnoldsen, EdD, emeritus professor of secondary education, Brigham Young University --

Teacher Education In Times Of Change

Author : Beauchamp, Gary
ISBN : 9781447318538
Genre : Education
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Teacher education in times of change offers a critical examination of teacher education policy in the UK and Ireland over the past three decades. Written by a research group from five countries, it makes international comparisons, and covers broader developments in professional learning, to place these key issues and lessons in a wider context.

The Sharp Edge Of Educational Change

Author : Nina Bascia
ISBN : 9781317973546
Genre : Education
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The Sharp Edge of Educational Change conveys the realities of reform as they affect educators' practice. The collected chapters each focus on particular current reform and reveal the technical and logistical complications, social and political dynamics, cognitive disjunctures and limitations, and emotional demands of reform. In so doing, they provide new and rich conceptual perspectives on the contemporary nature of teachers' and administrators' work in classrooms, schools and other educational settings.

Images Of Educational Change

Author : Altrichter, Herbert
ISBN : 9780335201884
Genre : Education
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This important book takes a fresh look at educational change - a concept which is in frequent use but rarely examined for the variety of meanings it conveys. It brings together the ideas of major educational change theorists from three continents, and invites the reader to explore the idea of educational change at a number of levels and from a variety of perspectives.

Renewing Schools And Teacher Education

Author : Kenneth A. Sirotnik
ISBN : 0893331872
Genre : Education
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Teacher Learning For Educational Change

Author : Garry Francis Hoban
ISBN : 033520953X
Genre : Education
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"How many teachers (including academics) understand the dynamic relationship between learning and teaching? In this highly readable account of teacher learning for educational change, Hoban provides both the theory and the detailed examples for a rich and engaging new perspective on teachers' professional learning. This is essential reading for all who would improve their own teaching or provide meaningful support and leadership for such teachers." - Tom Russell, Professor of Education, Queen's University (Canada) "Hoban pays careful attention to the dynamic interplay between personal, social and situated conditions for learning in his Professional Learning System by valuing extended time frames and learning communities in his quest for real teacher change. But beyond his theory, persuasive arguments and compelling examples is the learning through reflection that he embodies himself in this book. A wonderful read." - J. John Loughran, Faculty of Education, Monash University, Australia This book presents a new mindset for teacher learning and educational change. When viewed from a conventional mechanistic paradigm, educational change is a linear step-by-step process that is supported by a simplistic approach to teacher learning. Although this approach often produces disappointing results, rarely is an alternative one proposed. What is new in this book is that educational change and teacher learning are viewed from a paradigm based on complexity theory, assuming that change is a nonlinear process that needs to be supported by a framework for long-term teacher learning. The central question of this book, therefore, is 'What conditions will help to establish a framework for long-term teacher learning to support educational change?' To address this question, a systems thinking approach is used to draw together ideas from existing learning perspectives into a new theoretical framework called a Professional Learning System. This framework is not a formula, but a new mindset to help us understand the nonlinear dynamics of educational change and teacher learning.

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