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Overcoming inertia in school reform : how to successfully implement change

Author: R Murray Thomas
Publisher: Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Corwin Press, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This insightful guide provides a unique insiderAEs look into the various causes for ineffectual education reform efforts. It features concrete steps and suggestions that arm educators with 20/20  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Thomas, R. Murray (Robert Murray), 1921-
Overcoming inertia in school reform.
Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Corwin Press, ©2002
(OCoLC)606763749
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: R Murray Thomas
ISBN: 0761945911 9780761945918 076194592X 9780761945925
OCLC Number: 48767634
Description: xiii, 217 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: pt. I. The Role of Inertia Theory in Education. Ch. 1. Inertia Theory in Education --
Why Things Don't Change. Ch. 2. System Participants --
pt. II. The Teaching/Learning System. Ch. 3. Learning Objectives. Ch. 4. Teaching Methods and Materials. Ch. 5. Evaluation Techniques --
pt. III. The Internal Support System. Ch. 6. Policy-Making. Ch. 7. Management. Ch. 8. Services --
pt. IV. The External Support System. Ch. 9. Cultural Traditions. Ch. 10. Political Forces. Ch. 11. Economic Conditions --
pt. V. A Practical Use for Inertia Theory. Ch. 12. Applying Inertia Theory to Education.
Responsibility: R. Murray Thomas.
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