skip to content
Inside the Black Box of Classroom Practice : Change Without Reform in American Education Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Inside the Black Box of Classroom Practice : Change Without Reform in American Education

Author: Larry Cuban
Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard Education Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
"Inside the Black Box of Classroom Practice takes as its starting point a strikingly blunt question: 'With so many major structural changes in U.S. public schools over the past century, why have classroom practices been largely stable, with a modest blending of new and old teaching practices, leaving contemporary classroom lessons familiar to earlier generations of school-goers?' It is a question that ought to be of  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Larry Cuban
ISBN: 9781612505565 1612505562 9781612505572 1612505570
OCLC Number: 829386746
Description: x, 243 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: pt. 1. Engineering structures to reform classroom teaching --
Restructuring Las Montanas and technology, 1976-2010 --
Restructuring the science curriculum, 1890s-2011 --
How and why test-driven accountability influenced teaching practice --
pt. 2. Changes in medical practice and classroom teaching --
Structural changes and the reform of medical practice --
Structural changes and reforming teaching practices --
pt. 3. Unlocking the black box of the classroom --
Why so many structural changes in schools and so little reform in teaching practice?
Responsibility: Larry Cuban.

Abstract:

In an era of major reform in education, this book poses a serious question: Why haven t classroom practices evolved to reflect changes in policy? The book exposes persistent, routine teacher  Read more...

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

"Timely and thoughtful, "Inside the Black Box of Classroom Practice" would be a marvelous work for introductory and seminar classes or any level in between." S.T. Schroth, Choice Magazine"

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/829386746> # Inside the Black Box of Classroom Practice : Change Without Reform in American Education
    a schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork ;
    library:oclcnum "829386746" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/mau> ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1211672171#Place/cambridge_massachusetts> ; # Cambridge, Massachusetts
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008102666> ; # Education and state--United States
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1122778> ; # Social problems
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008102490> ; # Educational change--United States
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/903326> ; # Educational accountability
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008102670> ; # Educational accountability--United States
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/863730> ; # Classroom management
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/863720> ; # Classroom environment
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/371.1020973/e23/> ;
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204155> ; # United States.
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/902835> ; # Education and state
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008111171> ; # Social change--United States
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008100512> ; # Classroom environment--United States
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008117703> ; # Classroom management--United States
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/903371> ; # Educational change
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008111604> ; # Social problems--United States
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1122310> ; # Social change
    schema:author <http://viaf.org/viaf/91311255> ; # Larry Cuban
    schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
    schema:datePublished "2013" ;
    schema:description ""Inside the Black Box of Classroom Practice takes as its starting point a strikingly blunt question: 'With so many major structural changes in U.S. public schools over the past century, why have classroom practices been largely stable, with a modest blending of new and old teaching practices, leaving contemporary classroom lessons familiar to earlier generations of school-goers?' It is a question that ought to be of paramount interest to all who are interested in school reform in the United States. It is also a question that comes naturally to Larry Cuban, whose much-admired books have focused on various aspects of school reform--their promises, wrong turns, partial successes, and troubling failures. In this book, he returns to this territory, but trains his focus on the still baffling fact that policy reforms--no matter how ambitious or determined--have generally had little effect on classroom conduct and practice."--Publisher information."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/1211672171> ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:name "Inside the Black Box of Classroom Practice : Change Without Reform in American Education"@en ;
    schema:productID "829386746" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/829386746#PublicationEvent/cambridge_massachusetts_harvard_education_press_2013> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1211672171#Agent/harvard_education_press> ; # Harvard Education Press
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781612505565> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781612505572> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/829386746> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1211672171#Agent/harvard_education_press> # Harvard Education Press
    a bgn:Agent ;
    schema:name "Harvard Education Press" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1211672171#Place/cambridge_massachusetts> # Cambridge, Massachusetts
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Cambridge, Massachusetts" ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008100512> # Classroom environment--United States
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Classroom environment--United States"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008102490> # Educational change--United States
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Educational change--United States"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008102666> # Education and state--United States
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Education and state--United States"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008102670> # Educational accountability--United States
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Educational accountability--United States"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008111171> # Social change--United States
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Social change--United States"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008111604> # Social problems--United States
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Social problems--United States"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008117703> # Classroom management--United States
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Classroom management--United States"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1122310> # Social change
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Social change"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1122778> # Social problems
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Social problems"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204155> # United States.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "United States." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/863720> # Classroom environment
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Classroom environment"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/863730> # Classroom management
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Classroom management"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/902835> # Education and state
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Education and state"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/903326> # Educational accountability
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Educational accountability"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/903371> # Educational change
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Educational change"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/91311255> # Larry Cuban
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Cuban" ;
    schema:givenName "Larry" ;
    schema:name "Larry Cuban" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781612505565>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "1612505562" ;
    schema:isbn "9781612505565" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781612505572>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "1612505570" ;
    schema:isbn "9781612505572" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/829386746>
    a genont:InformationResource, genont:ContentTypeGenericResource ;
    schema:about <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/829386746> ; # Inside the Black Box of Classroom Practice : Change Without Reform in American Education
    schema:dateModified "2015-03-04" ;
    void:inDataset <http://purl.oclc.org/dataset/WorldCat> ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.