Case Studies in Curriculum Change: Great Britain and the United States

Case Studies in Curriculum Change: Great Britain and the United States

by William A Reid
     
 

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One of the educationist’s major concerns today is to find effective ways of translating new goals for the curriculum into classroom practices. American and British contributions analyse curriculum change as it actually occurs, with people, institutions and constraints of time and money acknowledged and accepted as a necessary and rightful part of the whole

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One of the educationist’s major concerns today is to find effective ways of translating new goals for the curriculum into classroom practices. American and British contributions analyse curriculum change as it actually occurs, with people, institutions and constraints of time and money acknowledged and accepted as a necessary and rightful part of the whole process. Detailed accounts are given of curriculum change in a wide variety of settings: American and English school systems, a college of education, an art curriculum project, Scottish classrooms. Analytic perspectives are employed that help to clarify the underlying forces at work. The contributors probe the adequacy of current theorizing about curriculum development, and suggest new ways of thinking about the problems involved in bringing about change.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415753371
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
01/19/2012
Series:
Routledge Library Editions: Education Series
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)

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