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ERIC Number: ED307257
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989-Mar-27
Pages: 8
Abstractor: N/A
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The Institutional and Social Context of Teaching.
Tharp, Roland
This paper discusses the links among (1) schools' formal organizational structures; (2) the interactions of administrators and faculties; and (3) the patterns of thinking that grow from these interactions. These in turn have consequences for teacher-student interactions, and ultimately effect the cognitive development of students. Each of these levels of school functioning is nested within the next, in an organic unity, which accounts for the resistance of school to reform and innovation. The implications for educational research and practice is discussed, both in theoretical and practical terms. (Author)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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Note: Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association (San Francisco, CA, March 27-31, 1989).