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ERIC Number: EJ468691
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1993
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ISSN: ISSN-0013-1784
Adapting Total Quality Doesn't Mean "Turning Learning into a Business."
Schmoker, Mike; Wilson, Richard B.
Educational Leadership, v51 n1 p62-63 Sep 1993
Although Alfie Kohn is a first-rate thinker, his article in the same "Educational Leadership" issue confuses adopting Total Quality Management methods with intelligently adapting them. Kohn wrestles too hard with the "worker/student" metaphor and wrongly disparages Deming's emphasis on data and performance. Schools can definitely benefit from precise feedback and assessment of meaningful activity. (MLH)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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