Designing school contexts for success: paternalism or libertarianism?

Designing school contexts for success: paternalism or libertarianism? Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to develop, illustrate, and apply the concept of choice architecture to schools. Design/methodology/approach – The analysis is a synthesis of concepts from the social science research that nudge people toward positive actions. Findings – A dozen concepts are identified, defined, and illustrated as a set of principles and guidelines that are elaborated to guide school leaders in the science and art of choice architecture. Practical implications – The principles of choice architecture are demonstrated to be of practical utility for school leaders in designing educational contexts for school achievement. Originality/value – A mental toolbox of concepts and principles that are highlighted for use by school leaders to benefit students and teachers. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png International Journal of Educational Management Emerald Publishing

Designing school contexts for success: paternalism or libertarianism?

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
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Copyright © Emerald Group Publishing Limited
ISSN
0951-354X
DOI
10.1108/IJEM-02-2013-0027
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Abstract

Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to develop, illustrate, and apply the concept of choice architecture to schools. Design/methodology/approach – The analysis is a synthesis of concepts from the social science research that nudge people toward positive actions. Findings – A dozen concepts are identified, defined, and illustrated as a set of principles and guidelines that are elaborated to guide school leaders in the science and art of choice architecture. Practical implications – The principles of choice architecture are demonstrated to be of practical utility for school leaders in designing educational contexts for school achievement. Originality/value – A mental toolbox of concepts and principles that are highlighted for use by school leaders to benefit students and teachers.

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International Journal of Educational ManagementEmerald Publishing

Published: Jun 3, 2014

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