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The Sociology of Educational Innovation
Contemporary Sociology of the School





ISBN 9781138628960
Published September 17, 2018 by Routledge
132 Pages

 
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Innovation is a striking and polemical feature of contemporary schooling. The 1960s saw an upsurge of interest in progressive educational theories and debate and the benefits and disadvantages of their practical application, which continued after. But what was the reality behind the words? How far had teachers actually supported or adopted innov

Table of Contents

Editor’s introduction; 1. Innovation – the name of the game 2. The counter-attack on innovation 3. The extent and the nature of the change 4. The prospect of planned social change 5. Case studies of change 6. Innovation and the community 7. Students and innovation 8. Conclusion; References and name index; Subject index

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Tom Whiteside