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ERIC Number: EJ1054858
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014
Pages: 5
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0013-1962
Paradigms, Mental Models, and Mind-Sets: Triple Barriers to Transformational Change in School Systems
Duffy, Francis M.
Educational Technology, v54 n3 p29-33 May-Jun 2014
This article presents a simile for understanding the power of paradigms, mental models, and mind-sets as religion-like phenomena. The author clarifies the meaning of the three phenomena to help readers to see how the phenomena become significant sources of resistance to change. He concludes by outlining a paradigm-shifting process to assist educators in opening their minds to the possibilities embedded in the Knowledge-Age paradigm for educating children.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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