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School district triggers for reconstructing professional knowledge
In a recent publication, Senge (All systems go: the change imperative for whole system reform. Corwin Press, Thousand Oaks, 2010, x) stated “at no time in history has there been a more powerful needExpand
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Administrative Assignment of Teachers in Restructuring Secondary Schools: The Effect of Out-of-Field Course Responsibility on Teacher Efficacy
Previous studies have treated teacher efficacy as a unitary trait without considering how teachers’expectations of their ability to produce student learning varies within teaching assignments. InExpand
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Secondary School Change: The Role of Department Heads.
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Building Change Capacity Within Secondary Schools Through Goal-driven and Living Organisations
Restructuring and reculturing secondary schools within one Ontario school district began in 1994 when Government policy towards subject integration made it difficult to assign traditional departmentExpand
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Predictors of Teachers' Confidence in Their Ability to Implement Computer-Based Instruction
The purpose of the research was to investigate the effect of selected personal, school, and district factors on K-3 teachers' confidence in their ability to implement computer-based instruction inExpand
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Effects of Teacher Efficacy on Computer Skills and Computer Cognitions of Canadian Students in Grades K-3
In this study of 387 students aged 6-9, we examined the effects of a change in teacher efficacy when students moved to a new grade. The effects of 4 dimensions of computer teacher efficacy on 3 typesExpand
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Department Heads as Middle Managers? Questioning the Black Box
In secondary schools, subjects dominate teaching and also the organizational structures. Typically, subject department heads perform a middle-management role in secondary schools and often this roleExpand
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Towards a Critical Theory of Reflective Inquiry
Although reflective inquiry has been pro moted for many years as a progressive and effective method of teaching the social studies, its incorporation into classroom practice remains question able.Expand
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