ERIC Number: EJ464899
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1992
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Coherence, the Rebel Angel.
Buchmann, Margret; Floden, Robert E.
Educational Researcher, v21 n9 p4-9 Dec 1992
Among concepts that seem to be the guardian angels of school reform, coherence is a rebel angel, advancing human learning, but escaping control. Coherence must not be confused with consistency. It allows for change and imagination but remains true to concepts and experiences that construct coherence without fabricating consistency. (SLD)
Descriptors: Coherence, Comprehension, Educational Change, Educational Planning, Educational Theories, Elementary School Teachers, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Integrated Activities, Learning, Preservice Teacher Education, Reliability, Secondary School Teachers, Skill Development, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
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