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Educational Technology

1992 Volume 32, Number 11

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Number of articles: 12

  1. The Imperative for Systemic Change

    Charles M. Reigeluth

    Examines the concept of systemic change in education and reasons why it is needed in education today. Paradigm shifts in society and the relationship between society and education are considered;... More

    pp. 9-13

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  2. To Start a School: NASDC as a Catalyst for Systemic Change

    C Reid Rundell

    Describes the role of the New American Schools Development Corporation (i.e., a private nonprofit organization established by business leaders to reexamine the nation's schools) in bringing about... More

    pp. 13-16

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  3. Envisioning a New System of Education

    Charles M. Reigeluth & Robert J. Garfinkle

    Presents a new image of education, called Learning Sphere 2000, which is emerging from the educational needs of an information society. Features of this paradigm are explained, including learning... More

    pp. 17-23

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  4. Integration of Social Services in Education: A Process of Development

    James M. Caccamo & Diane F. Levitt

    Overview of social service programs for families offered by the Independence (Missouri) School District describes programs designed to meet needs in the following areas: accessing community... More

    pp. 23-27

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  5. School Finance in a Transformed Education System

    Chris Pipho

    Discussion of the impact of systemic educational change on the school funding mechanism addresses the forces driving school finance and examines new outcome-driven funding models. The implications ... More

    pp. 27-30

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  6. State Policy and Systemic School Reform

    Marshall S. Smith

    Proposes a strategy for educational reform that provides a supportive state policy structure of sustained school-level reform. Three coordinated components are described: a unifying vision and... More

    pp. 31-36

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  7. Measuring Up: Student Assessment and Systemic Change

    Ruth Mitchell

    Examines the power of performance assessment to influence learning and to effect change in the educational system. A vision of education in the near future is presented that addresses standards,... More

    pp. 37-41

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  8. Designing Educational Systems: Creating Our Future in a Changing World

    Bela H. Banathy

    Advocates a systems approach to designing educational systems in a changing world. The intellectual technology of systems design is outlined; and a design architecture is described that addresses... More

    pp. 41-46

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  9. Educational Reform: Top-Down or Bottom-Up?

    Robert M. Morgan

    Considers the role of states in implementing educational reform efforts. The Instructional Systems Development (ISD) approach to designing learner-centered instruction is explained; and Project... More

    pp. 47-51

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  10. What Can We Learn from Corporate Education about Systemic Change?

    Jack E. Bowsher

    Examines changes taking place in corporate training and their relevance to public school restructuring. Topics addressed include learner success, lesson relevance, instructional design, learning... More

    pp. 51-54

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  11. Expanding the Sphere: The Importance of Effective Communications in Change

    Lee Wiggam

    Discusses the process of educational change at a small rural elementary school in Gosport, Indiana. A design team made up of school staff and community representatives is explained, and design team... More

    pp. 54-57

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  12. Toward a Common Vision: The Change Process in Practice

    Nancy A. S. Miller

    Discusses the following conditions which are necessary for effective systemic change in education: all stakeholders agree on a common vision of education; the existing system does not meet these... More

    pp. 58-62

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