Analyzing The Curriculum / Edition 3

Analyzing The Curriculum / Edition 3

by George Posner
     
 

This primary text provides the backbone for a basic curriculum course at either the senior or graduate level. The book shows how the parts of a curriculum fit together and helps students identify assumptions underlying curricula. In doing so, students develop the ability to determine why a curriculum proves better for some students than for others; what approaches to… See more details below

Overview

This primary text provides the backbone for a basic curriculum course at either the senior or graduate level. The book shows how the parts of a curriculum fit together and helps students identify assumptions underlying curricula. In doing so, students develop the ability to determine why a curriculum proves better for some students than for others; what approaches to teaching are compatible with a particular curriculum; what difficulties a curriculum is likely to encounter during implementation; and what kinds of changes parents, students, and administrators are likely to demand.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780072823271
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
07/24/2003
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
336
Sales rank:
49,897
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

PART I: CURRICULUM DOCUMENTATION AND ORIGIN
CHAPTER 1: Concepts and Purposes of Curriculum Study
CHAPTER 2: Situating the Curriculum
CHAPTER 3: Theoretical Perspectives on Curriculum
PART II: THE CURRICULUM PROPER
CHAPTER 4: Curriculum Purpose and Content: Basic Concepts
CHAPTER 5: Curriculum Purpose and Content: Conflicting Perspectives
CHAPTER 6: Curriculum Organization: Basic Concepts
CHAPTER 7: Curriculum Organization: Conflicting Perspectives
PART III: THE CURRICULUM IN USE
CHAPTER 8: Curriculum Implementation: Basic Concepts
CHAPTER 9: Curriculum Implementation: Conflicting Perspectives
CHAPTER 10: Curriculum Evaluation: Basic Concepts
CHAPTER 11: Curriculum Evaluation: Conflicting Perspectives
PART IV: CURRICULUM CRITIQUE
CHAPTER 12: Re-Examination and Critique
Appendix: Sample Curriculum Analysis

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