skip to content
Who controls teachers' work? : power and accountability in America's schools Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Who controls teachers' work? : power and accountability in America's schools

Author: Richard M Ingersoll
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2003.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Schools are places of learning but they are also workplaces, and teachers are employees. As such, are teachers more akin to professionals or to factory workers in the amount of control they have over their work? And what difference does it make? Drawing on large national surveys as well as wide-ranging interviews with high school teachers and administrators, Richard Ingersoll reveals the shortcomings in the two  Read more...
Rating:

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

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy online

Find a copy in the library

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

Details

Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Ingersoll, Richard M.
Who controls teachers' work?.
Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2003
(DLC) 2002027274
(OCoLC)50124705
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Richard M Ingersoll
ISBN: 9780674038950 0674038959
OCLC Number: 433605348
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (x, 345 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: The debate over control --
Teachers and decision making in schools --
Rules for teachers --
The teacher in the middle --
The effects of teacher control.
Responsibility: Richard M. Ingersoll.

Abstract:

Drawing on large national surveys as well as wide-ranging interviews with high school teachers and administrators, this text reveals the shortcomings in the two opposing viewpoints that dominate  Read more...

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

Ingersoll's book is both scholarly and eminently readable. As a well-argued plea for a fairer deal for teachers, it is timely...This is an important book which should be read by all those involved in Read more...

 
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/433605348> # Who controls teachers' work? : power and accountability in America's schools
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book, schema:MediaObject ;
    library:oclcnum "433605348" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801769488#Place/cambridge_mass> ; # Cambridge, Mass.
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/mau> ;
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008111249> ; # School environment--United States
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801769488#Topic/avaliacao_da_educacao_estados_unidos> ; # Avaliação da educação--Estados unidos
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/903326> ; # Educational accountability
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/371.1/e22/> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801769488#Topic/kwaliteitszorg> ; # Kwaliteitszorg
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1767821> ; # Teachers--Professional relationships
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801769488#Topic/milieu_scolaire_etats_unis> ; # Milieu scolaire--États-Unis
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008102670> ; # Educational accountability--United States
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1107379> ; # School environment
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801769488#Topic/didactiek> ; # Didactiek
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801769488#Topic/escolas_estados_unidos> ; # Escolas--Estados unidos
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801769488#Topic/responsabilite_du_rendement_education_etats_unis> ; # Responsabilité du rendement (Éducation)--États-Unis
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204155> ; # United States.
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801769488#Topic/enseignants_relations_professionnelles_etats_unis> ; # Enseignants--Relations professionnelles--États-Unis
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2010115756> ; # Teachers--Professional relationships--United States
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801769488#Topic/leerkrachten> ; # Leerkrachten
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801769488#Topic/pedagogische_aspecten> ; # Pedagogische aspecten
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801769488#Topic/education_teaching_methods_&_materials_general> ; # EDUCATION--Teaching Methods & Materials--General
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801769488#Topic/politica_educacional_estados_unidos> ; # Política educacional--Estados unidos
    schema:bookFormat schema:EBook ;
    schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/23844991> ; # Richard M. Ingersoll
    schema:datePublished "2003" ;
    schema:description "Schools are places of learning but they are also workplaces, and teachers are employees. As such, are teachers more akin to professionals or to factory workers in the amount of control they have over their work? And what difference does it make? Drawing on large national surveys as well as wide-ranging interviews with high school teachers and administrators, Richard Ingersoll reveals the shortcomings in the two opposing viewpoints that dominate thought on this subject: that schools are too decentralized and lack adequate control and accountability; and that schools are too centralized, giving teachers too little autonomy. Both views, he shows, overlook one of the most important parts of teachers' work: schools are not simply organizations engineered to deliver academic instruction to students, as measured by test scores; schools and teachers also play a large part in the social and behavioral development of our children. As a result, both views overlook the power of implicit social controls in schools that are virtually invisible to outsiders but keenly felt by insiders. Given these blind spots, this book demonstrates that reforms from either camp begin with inaccurate premises about how schools work and so are bound not only to fail, but to exacerbate the problems they propose to solve."@en ;
    schema:description "The debate over control -- Teachers and decision making in schools -- Rules for teachers -- The teacher in the middle -- The effects of teacher control."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/801769488> ;
    schema:genre "Electronic books"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50124705> ;
    schema:name "Who controls teachers' work? : power and accountability in America's schools"@en ;
    schema:productID "433605348" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/433605348#PublicationEvent/cambridge_mass_harvard_university_press_2003> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801769488#Agent/harvard_university_press> ; # Harvard University Press
    schema:url <http://public.eblib.com/choice/publicfullrecord.aspx?p=3300460> ;
    schema:url <http://books.google.com/books?id=RrKcAAAAMAAJ> ;
    schema:url <http://site.ebrary.com/id/10318453> ;
    schema:url <http://catalog.hathitrust.org/api/volumes/oclc/50124705.html> ;
    schema:url <http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=e000xna&AN=282276> ;
    schema:url <http://0-search.ebscohost.com.librarycatalog.vts.edu/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&AN=282276> ;
    schema:url <http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=282276> ;
    schema:url <http://public.ebookcentral.proquest.com/choice/publicfullrecord.aspx?p=3300460> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780674038950> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/433605348> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801769488#Agent/harvard_university_press> # Harvard University Press
    a bgn:Agent ;
    schema:name "Harvard University Press" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801769488#Place/cambridge_mass> # Cambridge, Mass.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Cambridge, Mass." ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801769488#Topic/avaliacao_da_educacao_estados_unidos> # Avaliação da educação--Estados unidos
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Avaliação da educação--Estados unidos"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801769488#Topic/education_teaching_methods_&_materials_general> # EDUCATION--Teaching Methods & Materials--General
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "EDUCATION--Teaching Methods & Materials--General"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801769488#Topic/enseignants_relations_professionnelles_etats_unis> # Enseignants--Relations professionnelles--États-Unis
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Enseignants--Relations professionnelles--États-Unis"@fr ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801769488#Topic/escolas_estados_unidos> # Escolas--Estados unidos
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Escolas--Estados unidos"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801769488#Topic/milieu_scolaire_etats_unis> # Milieu scolaire--États-Unis
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Milieu scolaire--États-Unis"@fr ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801769488#Topic/pedagogische_aspecten> # Pedagogische aspecten
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Pedagogische aspecten"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801769488#Topic/politica_educacional_estados_unidos> # Política educacional--Estados unidos
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Política educacional--Estados unidos"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801769488#Topic/responsabilite_du_rendement_education_etats_unis> # Responsabilité du rendement (Éducation)--États-Unis
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Responsabilité du rendement (Éducation)--États-Unis"@fr ;
    .

<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/sh2008111249> # School environment--United States
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "School environment--United States"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2010115756> # Teachers--Professional relationships--United States
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Teachers--Professional relationships--United States"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1107379> # School environment
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "School environment"@en ;
    .

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

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1767821> # Teachers--Professional relationships
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Teachers--Professional relationships"@en ;
    .

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

<http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=e000xna&AN=282276>
    rdfs:comment "from EBSCO Academic Collection" ;
    rdfs:comment "(Unlimited Concurrent Users)" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/23844991> # Richard M. Ingersoll
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Ingersoll" ;
    schema:givenName "Richard M." ;
    schema:name "Richard M. Ingersoll" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780674038950>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0674038959" ;
    schema:isbn "9780674038950" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50124705>
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
    rdfs:label "Who controls teachers' work?." ;
    schema:description "Print version:" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/433605348> ; # Who controls teachers' work? : power and accountability in America's schools
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/433605348>
    a genont:InformationResource, genont:ContentTypeGenericResource ;
    schema:about <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/433605348> ; # Who controls teachers' work? : power and accountability in America's schools
    schema:dateModified "2018-08-09" ;
    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.