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Brooks, Laurie – Theory Into Practice, 2018
This article explores the ways in which the quantitative and qualitative tools used by risk managers can help students think critically about issues. In particular, it identifies some of the quantitative skills used for risk assessment that can be taught and used in mathematics and science classes. It also examines the qualitative knowledge of…
Descriptors: Risk Management, Critical Thinking, Moral Issues, Ethical Instruction
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Scheurich, James Joseph; Fuller, Edward – Theory into Practice, 1995
Discusses what is typically meant by systemic reform, describes a study of five science reform efforts, then examines the cautions about systemic reform that arise from the study of the reform efforts. The paper ends by discussing alternative ideas about state level efforts to reform science teaching and learning. (SM)
Descriptors: Change Strategies, Curriculum Development, Educational Change, Educational Policy
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McKibbin, Michael; Joyce, Bruce – Theory into Practice, 1980
A study of a group of 21 teachers focused on the relationship between their psychological states and their utilization of professional growth activities and programs. The study's objective was to generate a practical way of applying Maslow's Theory of Personality to the study of staff development. (JN)
Descriptors: Adult Learning, Cognitive Style, Curriculum Development, Delivery Systems
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Scharf, Peter – Theory Into Practice, 1977
It is suggested that problems in implementing a Deweyite democratic process in education may be reduced by using Kohlberg's developmental theory as a psychological basis to guide school democracy. (MJB)
Descriptors: Administrative Problems, Change Strategies, Democratic Values, Developmental Stages
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Campbell, Roald F. – Theory Into Practice, 1976
Cultural pluralism is an issue that must be dealt with by the whole society but that places two specific demands upon the schools themselves: the development of a curriculum that teaches about the nature of cultural pluralism and the development of a governance system reflecting that pluralism. (MB)
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Cultural Pluralism, Curriculum Development, Educational Philosophy
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Hack, Walter G. – Theory Into Practice, 1972
Describes the nature of contemporary society in terms of gross or general changes observed during the past twenty years in order to consider possible breakthroughs of school finance as products of social ferment. (Author/AN)
Descriptors: Economic Change, Educational Finance, Equal Education, Governance
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Larson, Knute – Theory Into Practice, 1972
Author, a district superintendent, gives bases for governance based on Constitutional freedoms, and urges a humanitarian and pragmatic" approach. (SP)
Descriptors: Dissent, Governance, School Law, School Policy
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Wilson, Gretchen Groth; Weissman, Andrew – Theory Into Practice, 1970
Descriptors: College Administration, College Students, Decision Making, Governance
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Graff, Orin B. – Theory Into Practice, 1970
Descriptors: Behavior Patterns, College Administration, Educational Objectives, Governance
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Corbally, John E., Jr. – Theory Into Practice, 1970
Descriptors: College Administration, Governance, Governing Boards, Higher Education
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Frymier, Jack R. – Theory Into Practice, 1970
Descriptors: Decision Making, Educational Improvement, Governance, Higher Education