The paper examines some of the theoretical and empirical literature on the acceptance or rejection of innovation in school settings. A number of innovations models are examined and comment made upon their application. A comment is made on a case study of the diffusion of a particular innovation in social science teaching in Queensland schools.
Nisbet, R. I.,
& Collins, J. M.
Barriers and Resistance to Innovation.
Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 3(1).