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Author Fullan, Michael.

Title The meaning of educational change / Michael Fullan
Published New York : Teachers College, Columbia University, 1982


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Description xii, 326 pages ; 25 cm
Contents Understanding educational change -- The purpose and plan of the book -- The plan of the book -- What is school reform for? -- Sources of education -- The sources of innovation -- Innovations are not ends in themselves -- The meaning of educational change -- The general problem of the meaning of change -- The subjective meaning of educational change -- The objective reality of educational change -- Implications of the subjective and objective realities -- The causes and processes of adoption -- Factors affecting adoption -- Adoption and beyond -- Causes/processes of implementation and continuation -- Factors affecting implementation -- Factors affecting continuation -- Perspective on the change process -- Planning, doing, and coping with change -- Why planning fails -- Success is possible -- Planning and coping -- The scope of change -- The problem of change -- Educational change at the local level -- The teacher -- Where teachers are -- Enter change -- Change is necessary -- Change is possible -- The principal -- Where principals are -- The principal and change -- The principal's dilemma: coping with change -- Guidelines for coping -- The student -- Where students are -- The student and change -- Guidelines for coping -- The district administrator -- Where the district administrator are -- The district administrator and change -- Guidelines for coping -- The consultant -- Internal district consultants -- The role of internal and external consultants in perspective -- The parent and the community -- School boards, communities, and change -- Parent involvement in schools -- Guidelines for coping -- Educational change at the regional and national level -- governments -- The united states federal government -- The state education department -- Canadian federal and provincial governments -- Guidelines for governments -- Professional preparation and professional development -- The preparation of teachers -- The professional development of teachers -- The preparation and professional development of administrators and consultants -- Guidelines for effective professional development -- The future of educational change -- Cognitive vs. Social-development goals -- Fidelity vs. Variation -- Privatism vs. professional development -- Specific vs. generic capacity for change -- Time and change -- Leadership and change -- Grandeur vs. incrementalism -- Meaning and change -- School and society
Analysis Education and state Canada
Education and state United States
Educational change Canada
Educational change United States
Educational innovations Canada
Educational innovations United States
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Bibliography: pages [305]-324
Subject Curriculum change -- Canada.
Curriculum change -- United States.
Curriculum change.
Education and state -- Canada.
Education and state -- United States.
Educational change -- Canada.
Educational change -- United States.
Educational innovations -- Canada.
Educational innovations -- United States.
Educational innovations.
Educational planning -- Canada.
Educational planning -- United States.
Educational planning.
School management and organization -- Canada.
School management and organization -- United States.
LC no. 81018525
ISBN 0807727121