Assessing the Conditions for Student Voice by Michael Fielding

This article was originally published as “Assessing the Conditions for Student Voice” and was written by Michael Fielding of the University of Sussex. It was originally published in FORUM Vol. 43, No. 2 in Summer 2001. It is included here with permission from author. Speaking Who is allowed to speak? To whom are they allowed to […]

Review of In Our Own Words: Students’ Perspectives on School

Originally published in Meaningful Student Involvement Research Guide by Adam Fletcher (2004) Olympia, WA: SoundOut. Review of Shultz, J., Cook-Sather, A. (Eds). (2001) In Our Own Words: Students’ Perspectives On School. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield. This book features the writing of eight student/adult teams, each sharing their feelings and perspectives of students about school. The teams consisted […]

A Review of “Student Perspectives on School Improvement”

Originally published in Meaningful Student Involvement Research Guide by Adam Fletcher (2004) Olympia, WA: SoundOut. Review of “Student Perspectives on School Improvement,” by J. Beresford. A paper presented in 2000 at the British Educational Research Association Conference, Cardiff University, Sep. 7-10. Student Perspectives traces the development of a survey that measures students’ ideas and concerns about particular […]

Review of “Authorizing Students’ Perspectives: Toward Trust, Dialogue, and Change in Education”

Originally published in Meaningful Student Involvement Research Guide by Adam Fletcher (2004) Olympia, WA: SoundOut. Review of “Authorizing Students’ Perspectives: Toward Trust, Dialogue, and Change in Education,” By A. Cook-Sather. Published in 2002 in Educational Researcher 31(4) pp 3-14. After a hundred years of public schooling entrenched in authoritarianism, it comes as no surprise that the past […]

Review: Look Who’s Talking Now; Student Views of Restructuring Schools

Originally published in Meaningful Student Involvement Research Guide by Adam Fletcher (2004) Olympia, WA: SoundOut. Review of Look Who’s Talking Now: Student Views of Restructuring Schools. By J. Kushman & J. Shanessey. Published in 1997 in Portland, OR by Northwest Regional Educational Lab. Look Who’s Talking Now is the story of a collaborative project that included researchers, […]