Madda, Christina L, Richard R. Halverson, and Louis M. Gomez, "Exploring Coherence as an Organizational Resource for Carrying Out Reform Initiatives," Teachers College Record, 109(August, 2007), 1957-1979.


Reports on a study of how one district's program design team approached implementing a reform program to provide district-wide student performance data; attention was given to attaining design process coherence as well as instructional program coherence.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Administration, Leadership, Finance

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Ethnographic Inquiry

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Curriculum Implementation, Curriculum Development Strategies, Curriculum Standards and Testing


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