Curriculum: Foundations, Principles, and Issues / Edition 6

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Overview

The ideal resource for researchers, theoreticians, and practitioners of curriculum; a ready reference for teachers, supervisors, and administrators who participate in curriculum making; and a widely popular text for courses in curriculum planning, development, implementation, and evaluation, this book presents a comprehensive, thoroughly documented, balanced overview of the foundations, principles, and issues of curriculum today. The information presented encourages readers to consider choices and then formulate their own views on curriculum.

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A basic text for those studying curriculum development and planning, as well as a reference for teachers, supervisors, and administrators. Overviews foundations, principles, and issues in the field, combining coverage of both theory and practice, and presents various theories and paradigms, some competing. This third edition maintains curriculum tips, chapter-opening focus questions, and overview tables. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780132678100
  • Publisher: Pearson
  • Publication date: 3/13/2012
  • Edition number: 6
  • Pages: 336
  • Sales rank: 54,658
  • Product dimensions: 7.90 (w) x 10.10 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Allan C. Ornstein is a professor of education at St. John's University. He is a former Fulbright Hayes Scholar and has been a consultant for more than 60 different government and education agencies, including the American Federation of Teachers,the National Association of Secondary School Principals, and the Educational Testing Service. Dr. Ornstein has published more than 400 articles and 55 books, recently including Contemporary Issues in Curriculum, Fifth Edition; Class Counts:Education, Inequality, and the Shrinking Middle Class; Educational Administration: Concepts and Practices, Fifth Edition; and F oundations of Education, Tenth Edition. Dr. Ornstein's philosophical, social, and economic views are best represented by his recent books, Class Counts and Wealth vs Work: How 1% Victimize 99%, both written as trade books.

Francis P. Hunkins was a professor of education specializing in general curriculum, curriculum development, curriculum issues, and curriculum theory in the College of Education at the University of Washington for 35 years. Since retiring, Dr. Hunkins has remained active in writing educational textbooks. As a past president, he also remains active in the Association for Teaching and Curriculum.

During his tenure at the University of Washington, Dr. Hunkins served as chairperson of the area of curriculum and instruction (1995—2000). He also consulted widely with school systems around the country. He was a visiting scholar at Monash University in Australia twice and was also a visiting scholar at the Hong Kong Institute of Education in 1999.

Over his career, he has written 21 educational textbooks and numerous articles for educational journals. He makes his home with his wife, Dr. Patricia A. Hammill, in the Seattle area.

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Table of Contents

PART I: Foundations of Curriculum

Chapter 1 The Field of Curriculum

Chapter 2 Philosophical Foundations of Curriculum

Chapter 3 Historical Foundations of Curriculum

Chapter 4 Psychological Foundations of Curriculum

Chapter 5 Social Foundations of Curriculum

PART II: Principles of Curriculum

Chapter 6: Curriculum Design

Chapter 7: Curriculum Development

Chapter 8: Curriculum Implementation

Chapter 9: Curriculum Evaluation

PART III: Issues of Curriculum

Chapter 10: International Scenes in Education

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