ERIC Number: EJ501948
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1994
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Team Negotiation and Decision-Making: Linking Leadership to Curricular and Instructional Innovation.
Polite, Mary M.
Research in Middle Level Education, v18 n1 p65-81 Fall 1994
Examined how curricular and instructional decisions are negotiated on interdisciplinary teams. Explored how district and state forces and schools' administrations affect schools' ability to change, and what supports are needed to initiate innovation. The interdisciplinary team was identified as an important link between school level reform and changes in classroom practice. (AA)
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Decision Making, Educational Change, Educational Cooperation, Educational Policy, Instructional Improvement, Instructional Leadership, Interdisciplinary Approach, Middle Schools, Organization, Participative Decision Making, Policy Formation, Politics of Education, School Policy, Teacher Administrator Relationship
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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