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The Resource Reform and resistance in schools and classrooms : an ethnographic view of the Coalition of Essential Schools, Donna E. Muncey and Patrick J. McQuillan

Reform and resistance in schools and classrooms : an ethnographic view of the Coalition of Essential Schools, Donna E. Muncey and Patrick J. McQuillan

Label
Reform and resistance in schools and classrooms : an ethnographic view of the Coalition of Essential Schools
Title
Reform and resistance in schools and classrooms
Title remainder
an ethnographic view of the Coalition of Essential Schools
Statement of responsibility
Donna E. Muncey and Patrick J. McQuillan
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
What constitutes better schooling for today's youth? In 1984 educational theorist Theodore R. Sizer formulated nine Common Principles to answer this question and launched The Coalition of Essential Schools, an organization of schools attempting to change their own structure, curriculum, pedagogy, and power relations according to Sizer's Principles. This important book, the first comprehensive look at Coalition schools, charts the course of reform at eight charter member schools. Donna E. Muncey and Patrick J. McQuillan, experts in anthropology as well as education, conducted a five-year ethnographic study to understand what happened in Coalition schools. The authors looked at curricular and pedagogical developments; how changes affected individual students, teachers, administrators, and other school personnel; and how American cultural beliefs influenced efforts to change
Cataloging source
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Muncey, Donna E
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
McQuillan, Patrick J
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Coalition of Essential Schools
  • Coalition of Essential Schools
  • Coalition of Essential Schools
  • High schools
  • Education, Secondary
  • Ethnology
  • Écoles secondaires
  • Enseignement secondaire
  • Ethnologie
  • Education, Secondary
  • Ethnology
  • High schools
  • United States
  • High school
  • Schulreform
  • Höhere Schule
  • Unterrichtsreform
  • USA
  • EDUCATION / Philosophy & Social Aspects
Label
Reform and resistance in schools and classrooms : an ethnographic view of the Coalition of Essential Schools, Donna E. Muncey and Patrick J. McQuillan
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 307-314) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword / Seymour B. Sarason -- 1. The Coalition of Essential Schools -- 2. "Students Feel That This is Their Program": Lewis High's Essential School Program -- 3. "Different People with Different Agendas": Russell High's Essential School -- 4. "A Struggle That Had to Play Itself Out": Elliston High School -- 5. "But We're Not Failing Here": The Coalition at Evans Hill High School -- 6. "I'm Not in This All Alone": The Wade School and Coalition Philosophy -- 7. A Comparative Look at Schoolwide Change -- 8. "If Only I Had the Time": A Teacher in the Midst of Change -- 9. "But We Have Oral History Projects, Time Lines, and Tests. We Don't Even Know Where to Start": Negotiation and Resistance in a Coalition Classroom -- 10. "From Whose Point of View?": Two Humanities Classes in Coalition Schools -- 11. "You Can't Always 'Do Change' on Top of Everything Else": A Comparative Look at the Role of the Principal in Coalition Schools
Control code
ocn956712152
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 319 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780300159332
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
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JSTOR
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22573/ctt1dst4mb
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)956712152
Label
Reform and resistance in schools and classrooms : an ethnographic view of the Coalition of Essential Schools, Donna E. Muncey and Patrick J. McQuillan
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 307-314) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword / Seymour B. Sarason -- 1. The Coalition of Essential Schools -- 2. "Students Feel That This is Their Program": Lewis High's Essential School Program -- 3. "Different People with Different Agendas": Russell High's Essential School -- 4. "A Struggle That Had to Play Itself Out": Elliston High School -- 5. "But We're Not Failing Here": The Coalition at Evans Hill High School -- 6. "I'm Not in This All Alone": The Wade School and Coalition Philosophy -- 7. A Comparative Look at Schoolwide Change -- 8. "If Only I Had the Time": A Teacher in the Midst of Change -- 9. "But We Have Oral History Projects, Time Lines, and Tests. We Don't Even Know Where to Start": Negotiation and Resistance in a Coalition Classroom -- 10. "From Whose Point of View?": Two Humanities Classes in Coalition Schools -- 11. "You Can't Always 'Do Change' on Top of Everything Else": A Comparative Look at the Role of the Principal in Coalition Schools
Control code
ocn956712152
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 319 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780300159332
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt1dst4mb
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)956712152

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