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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
 
Acknowledgments
 
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
 
References
 
Additional Resources for the Concerns-Based Adoption Model
 
Index

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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: http://www.generative-learning.com Jim helped to revitalize the Minnesota Staff Development Council from 1998 – 2004 and served as its President for four of... More About Author