Uh-oh, it looks like your Internet Explorer is out of date.
For a better shopping experience, please upgrade now.
Describes the process of collaborative educational reform in the context of the professional development school model. First-person stories describe how "reformed" schools and universities look and assess the impact of such reform on students, teachers, and colleges of education.
Lessons from Restructuring Experiences describes the process of collaborative educational reform in the context of the professional development school model. First-person stories and literature reviews show how “reformed” schools and universities look and assess the impact of such reform on students, teachers, and colleges of education.
|Publisher:||State University of New York Press|
|Series:||SUNY series, Restructuring and School Change Series|
About the Author
Nancy E. Hoffman is Associate Professor and Coordinator of Field Experiences; and W. Michael Reed is Professor of Instructional Technology, both in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction at West Virginia University. Reed is the co-author of Educational Computing and Problem Solving; Computer Use in the Improvement of Writing; Multimedia and Megachange: New Directions for Educational Computing; and Hypermedia: Theory, Research, and Practice.
Gwen Socol Rosenbluth is an English Teacher and Teacher Education Site Coordinator at Morgantown High School, Morgantown, West Virginia. She has been a Monongalia County Teacher of the Year.
Table of Contents
Part I. Working Together to Restructure in Professional Development Schools
Overview of Part I
1. The Nature of Professionalism in the Context of School Reform
2. Collaboration Between K-12 Schools and Universities
3. The Benedum Collaborative: The Story of an Educational Reform Effort
Sarah Steel and Nancy E. Hoffman
Part II. Stories of Professional Development School Change
Overview of Part II
4. The Story of Two Changing Teachers
Sarah Steel, Rhonda Jenkins, and Diana Colebank
5. The Story of a Changing Role: Teacher Research in Action
W. Michael Reed, David J. Ayersman, and Nancy E. Hoffman
6. The Story of Two Principles: Constructing Leadership, Balancing Tensions, and Creating Relationships
Van Dempsey with Thomas Hart and Susanne Lynch
7. The Story of Changing Practices: Classroom Based Collaboration as a Model for a Communications Program
Jennifer Borsch, Ruth Oaks, and Cheryl Prichard
8. The Story of a Changing Program: West Virginia's First Science, Math, and Technology Center
Mary Ann Gaston, Raymond Francis, Janet Crescenzi, and Perry Phillips
9. The Story of a Changing School
Teresa T. Field and Mary Alice Barksdale-Ladd
10. The Story of Changing School-University Relationships
Nancy E. Hoffman, Gwen Socol Rosenbluth, and Kaye McCrory
Part III. The Outcomes of Restructuring: Problems and Possibilities
Overview of Part III
11. Teachers' Perspectives on School Change: Lessons from the Classroom
Joy Faini Saab, Sarah Steel, and Jerrald Shive
12. Reconsidering Assessment to Be Reflective of School Reform
13. Impact on Colleges of Education
Richard D. Hawthorne