ERIC Number: EJ629996
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
The Complex and Dynamic Nature of Quality in Early Care and Educational Programs: A Case for Chaos.
Buell, Martha J.; Cassidy, Deborah J.
Journal of Research in Childhood Education, v15 n2 p209-19 Spr-Sum 2001
Describes how chaos theory can be used to understand the nature of quality in early care and education settings. Reviews research on quality and quality initiatives, noting challenges to such quality enhancement initiatives. Details an application of the tenets of chaos theory to early care and educational settings, and includes recommendations for research and policy. (Author/KB)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
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