Curriculum: Foundations, Principles, and Issues / Edition 6by Allan C. Ornstein, Francis P. Hunkins
Pub. Date: 03/13/2012
Curriculum: Foundations, Principles, and Issues, 6/e presents a comprehensive, thoroughly balanced overview of the entire field of curriculum—principles, foundations, issues, and procedures for conceptualizing, developing, implementing, and evaluating curriculum. The authors use an approach that encourages readers to consider choices and formulate/i>
Curriculum: Foundations, Principles, and Issues, 6/e presents a comprehensive, thoroughly balanced overview of the entire field of curriculum—principles, foundations, issues, and procedures for conceptualizing, developing, implementing, and evaluating curriculum. The authors use an approach that encourages readers to consider choices and formulate their own views on curriculum. As In previous editions, the text thoroughly explores the historical, philosophical, psychological, and social context for the field; addresses the curriculum process and issues that influence it; and encourages readers to consider how new thinking impacts curriculum deliberations, development, and implementation.
See clearly the meaning of the research and insights into the curriculum process through the text’s “Curriculum Tips.”
Become oriented to the main ideas at the beginning of each chapter through helpful Focusing Questions.
See how learning becomes more meaningful through overview tables and summaries of the major concepts and principles discussed in each chapter.
Prepare for today’s standards-based curriculum environment in the Curriculum Development chapter (Ch.7), which integrates aims, goals, ad objectives.
Follow the curriculum process from start to finish in Part II, Principles of Curriculum that covers Curriculum Design, Curriculum Develop, Curriculum Implementation, and Curriculum Evaluation in that order.
The Sixth Edition of Ornstein and Hunkins’ widely popular text has been revised and updated to include balanced coverage of the latest issues, research, and thinking in national and global education and curriculum, including:
· A new chapter on International Education (Ch. 10) examines curriculum and education in six countries: Finland, Turkey, Australia, China, Brazil, and the Republic of South Africa
· This edition includes a major discussion on international testing.
· The Historical chapter has new information on Charles Eliot and William Harris.
· All chapters have been revised and updated, including major revisions to Social Foundations (50% new material).
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Table of Contents
All chapters close with "Conclusion."
1. The Field of Curriculum.
Definition of Curriculum.
Foundations of Curriculum.
Domains of Curriculum.
Theory and Practice.
The Roles of the Curriculum Worker.
I. FOUNDATIONS OF CURRICULUM.
2. Philosophical Foundations of Curriculum.
Philosophy and Curriculum.
3. Historical Foundations of Curriculum.
The Colonial Period: 1642-1776.
The National Period: 1776-1850.
Nineteenth-Century European Educators.
The Rise of Universal Education: 1820-1920.
The Transitional Period: 1893-1918.
Curriculum as a Field Is Born: 1918-1949.
4. Psychological Foundations of Curriculum.
Phenomenology and Humanistic Psychology.
5. Social Foundations of Curriculum.
Sociology, Education, and Schooling.
A Dynamic Changing Society.
Processing Social-Education Priorities.
National Task Force Reports on Education.
Planning for Educational Change.
6. Theoretical Ways of Thinking about Curriculum.
The Classic Bases of Curriculum Theorizing.
The Functions of Theory.
Metaphors and Theoretical Camps.
Directions for the Future.
II. PRINCIPLES OF CURRICULUM.
7. Curriculum Development.
Componentsto Consider in Developing a Curriculum.
Participants in Developing the Curriculum.
8. Curriculum Design.
Components of Design.
Design Dimension Considerations.
Representative Curriculum Designs.
9. Aims, Goals, and Objectives.
Aims of Education.
Goals of Education.
Objectives of Education.
Approaches to Educational Objectives.
10. Curriculum Implementation.
The Nature of Implementation.
Implementation as a Change Process.
Curriculum Implementation Models.
Roles of the Key Players.
11. Curriculum Evaluation.
The Nature and Purpose of Evaluation.
Approaches to Evaluation.
Scientific-Positivistic Evaluation Models.
Humanistic and Naturalistic Evaluation Models.
Practices and Issues of Evaluation.
Roles Played in Evaluation.
III. ISSUES OF CURRICULUM.
12. Curriculum Issues and Trends.
Technology and Curriculum.
Increasing Politicalization of the Curriculum.
13. Future Directions for Curriculum.
Future and Futurism.
Curriculum Considerations and Choice.
The Challenge of Dealing with the Future.
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