ERIC Number: ED359593
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: N/A
Roadmap to Restructuring: Policies, Practices and the Emerging Visions of Schooling.
Conley, David T.
Designed as a guide for practitioners, this book draws on over 600 sources to discuss school restructuring definitions, trends, and issues; achievements of a few select schools; and implementation techniques and strategies. Two overarching, indirectly stated issues pervading the reconceptualization of schooling are multiculturalism and a caring school staff. The book is organized into four parts. Part 1, Rationale and Context, presents a historical context for restructuring and a summary of the current motivations for, and implications of, educational restructuring. Part 2, Changing Roles and Responsibilities, examines the evolution of new roles for essentially all the groups that participate in public education. Part 3, Dimensions of Restructuring, explores the concepts of incremental and discontinuous change and extensively discusses current school restructuring activities along 12 dimensions: learner outcomes, curriculum, instruction, assessment, learning environment, technology, school-community relations, time schedules, governance, teacher leadership, personnel definitions and roles, and working relationships. Part 4, Process of Restructuring, captures the lessons being learned about the restructuring process and presents examples of strategies and techniques. (Contains over 600 references.) (MLH)
Descriptors: Collegiality, Curriculum, Educational Change, Educational Environment, Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Education, Governance, Guidelines, Multicultural Education, Outcomes of Education, Program Implementation, Role Perception, School Community Relationship, School Personnel, School Restructuring, School Schedules, Teacher Leadership
ERIC Clearinghouse on Educational Management, University of Oregon, 1787 Agate Street, Eugene, OR 97403-5207 ($19.95 prepaid; $3 postage and handling on billed orders sent library rate).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; ERIC Publications
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Educational Management, Eugene, OR.