How Can I Fix It? Finding Solutions and Managing Dilemmas, An Educator's Road Map / Edition 1

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780807740491
  • Publisher: Teachers College Press
  • Publication date: 4/13/2001
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 80
  • Sales rank: 334,430
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.20 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 1
Pt. I Framing Problems and Dilemmas 3
What Is a Problem? 4
The Problem-Solving Process 5
Framing a Problem: The Blame Trap 8
Tame and Wicked Problems (a.k.a Dilemmas) 9
How to Analyze Situations in Framing Problems and Dilemmas 20
Reframing Problems and Dilemmas 22
Common Questions That Arise When Practitioners Begin Reframing Problems and Dilemmas 27
Applying Problem and Dilemma Framing to Actual Cases 31
Pt. II Change 41
Thinking and Doing Change 41
Types of Planned Change 43
Is the Distinction Between Incremental and Fundamental Change Important? 46
Applying Concepts of Change to Actual Cases 47
App. A The Case of the Disappointed High-School Department Head: My Answers to Questions 57
App. B Reframing the Dilemma of the Disappointed High-School Department Head 61
Notes 63
References 67
About the Author 69
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