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Implementation of a curriculum innovation in Australian schools

Marsh, C.J. (1984) Implementation of a curriculum innovation in Australian schools. Science Communication, 6 (1). pp. 37-58.

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Using Concerns-Based Adoption Model (CBAM) procedures, the author studied the implementation of a new geography curriculum m public and private secondary schools in one Australian state. The results indicated that the majority of geography teachers had attained "routine"levels of use but that few were mvolved in collaborating with others or experimenting with alternatrves to produce more effective levels of implementation. The data highlight the need for carefully differentiated staff development programs.

Item Type: Journal Article
Murdoch Affiliation: School of Education
Journal or Publication Title: Science Communication
Page Range: pp. 37-58
Publisher: Sage Publications
Copyright: © 1984 by SAGE Publications
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