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Implementing Change Through Learning

Implementing Change Through Learning
Concerns-Based Concepts, Tools, and Strategies for Guiding Change

First Edition

168 pages | SAGE India
The definitive guide to implementing change from the experts who designed CBAM!

The Concerns-Based Adoption Model (CBAM) is one of the most robust and empirically grounded frameworks for implementing educational change ever created. Now you can learn how to use CBAM to drive successful school improvement from the experts who created it more than 20 years ago, Shirley Hord and Gene Hall! The authors share six strategies for ensuring successful educational change: 

-Create a shared vision of the change

-Plan and identify resources necessary for the change

-Invest in professional development

-Check or assess progress

-Provide assistance

-Create a context conducive to change

Foreword by Gene E. Hall
Preface: What You Will Find in This Book
1. Introduction Six
Beliefs About Change
Critical Understandings
An Informal Introduction
EveryWhere School District
2. Six Strategies: Moving From Adoption to Full Implementation
EveryWhere Begins the Implementation Journey
Learning Map 2.1: Explaining Six Research-Based Strategies for Change
Learning Map 2.2: Planning Strategies for a Change Effort
Learning Map 2.3: Reviewing the Literature on Structural and Relational Conditions for Change
Learning Map 2.4: Assessing Change Readiness
3. Innovation Configurations: Creating a Vision of the Change
EveryWhere Begins Creating A Vision of Its Changes
Learning Map 3.1: Articulating the Need for Precision About the Change
Learning Map 3.2: Identifying Structures of an Innovation Configuration Map
Learning Map 3.3: Creating an IC Map With Guided Practice
Learning Map 3.4: Developing an IC Map Independently
Learning Map 3.5: Reviewing and Revising the Map
Learning Map 3.6: Field-Testing and Revising the Map
Learning Map 3.7: Sharing the Map With Implementers
Learning Map 3.8: Using an IC Map for Developing an Implementation Plan
4. Stages of Concern: Understanding Individuals
EveryWhere Considers the Compelling Case for Concerns
Learning Map 4.1: Considering the Compelling Case for Concerns
Learning Map 4.2: Generating Responses to Concerns
Learning Map 4.3: Collecting Concerns Data
5. Levels of Use: Using Innovations
EveryWhere Meets Levels of Use
Learning Map 5.1: Articulating Behaviors Associated With the Use of Innovations
Learning Map 5.2: Identifying the Level of Use of Individuals
Learning Map 5.3: Collecting Levels-of-Use Data
EveryWhere's Journey Comes to an End, or Does It?
Implementing Change Through Learning
Finale by Gene E. Hall
Additional Resources for the Concerns-Based Adoption Model

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Shirley Moos Hord

Shirley M. Hord, PhD, is the scholar laureate of Learning Forward (previously National Staff Development Council), following her retirement as Scholar Emerita at the Southwest Educational Development Laboratory in Austin, Texas. There she directed the Strategies for Increasing Student Success Program. She continues to design and coordinate professional development activities related to educational change and improvement, school leadership, and the creation of professional learning communities. Her early roles as elementary school classroom teacher and university science education faculty at The University of Texas at Austin were followed... More About Author

James Lloyd Roussin

James L. Roussin, M.A.L.S., has been committed to improving teaching and learning in schools across the US and abroad throughout his professional career. He has worked as a Language Arts Teacher, Gifted Coordinator, ESL Coordinator, Curriculum Director, Executive Director of Teaching, Learning & School Improvement, Adjunct Professor, and Educational Consultant. Jim is currently working as a Strategic Change Consultant and is the Executive Director for Generative Learning. Website: Jim helped to revitalize the Minnesota Staff Development Council from 1998 – 2004 and served as its President for four of... More About Author