ERIC Number: ED250802
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983-Apr
Reference Count: 0
International Perspectives on Educational Change. Research on the Improvement Process in Schools and Colleges.
Marsh, Colin; And Others
These papers represent the efforts of individual researchers from five countries: Australia, Belgium, Canada, The Netherlands and the United States. Each paper reports on educational change in a different country, based on the Concerns-Based Adoption Model developed at the Research and Development Center for Teacher Education at the University of Texas at Austin. Papers included are as follows: "Implementing a High School Geography Curriculum in the State of Western Australia," by Colin J. Marsh (Australia); "Studying Change in Primary and Secondary Schools in Belgium and the Netherlands," by Roland Vandenberghe (Belgium); "The Effectiveness of Concerns-Based Staff Development in Facilitating Curriculum Implementation," by Jim Leary (Manitoba, Canada); "A Study of Curricular and Instructional Change Processes in Rural High Schools," by Robert Larson (Vermont, United States) and "The Functioning of School Principals in Relation to Large-Scale Change Efforts in the Netherlands," by Rudolf van den Berg (Netherlands). References are included with each paper. (TE)
Descriptors: Administrator Role, Adoption (Ideas), Change Strategies, Curriculum Development, Data Analysis, Educational Change, Educational Innovation, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Instructional Development, Instructional Improvement, Organizational Change, Principals, Staff Development
Publications Sales, Research and Development Center for Teacher Education, EDA 3.203, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78712-1288 ($4.50).
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers; Reports - Research; Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. of Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Texas Univ., Austin. Research and Development Center for Teacher Education.
Identifiers: American Educational Research Association; Australia (Western Australia); Belgium; Concerns Based Adoption Model; Manitoba; Netherlands; Vermont
Note: Papers presented in the symposium on International Perspectives on Educational Change at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association (Montreal, Quebec, Canada, April 11-15, 1983). For selected individual documents, see ED 231 584, ED 231 788, and ED 233 439. For other related documents, see EA 017 309-311 and EA 017 320-324.