Curriculum: A Comprehensive Introduction / Edition 5

Curriculum: A Comprehensive Introduction / Edition 5

by John D. McNeil
     
 

ISBN-10: 0471364703

ISBN-13: 9780471364702

Pub. Date: 09/01/1995

Publisher: Wiley

Fifth Edition Curriculum A Comprehensive Introduction John McNeil, University of California, Los Angeles "The material on selecting learning activities and planning instruction is especially interesting…The section on qualitative research is timely and relevant…On the basis of having taught curriculum theory for 2 years I consider it [the text] to be…  See more details below

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Fifth Edition Curriculum A Comprehensive Introduction John McNeil, University of California, Los Angeles "The material on selecting learning activities and planning instruction is especially interesting…The section on qualitative research is timely and relevant…On the basis of having taught curriculum theory for 2 years I consider it [the text] to be one of the best of its class." —Clifford A. Hardy, University of North Texas "I found the chapter on the Academic Subjects Curriculum to be improved and more valuable than ever." —E. John Kleinert, University of Miami "I think he [McNeil] has done a great deal of first-rate updating…This is my present textbook (I’ve been using McNeil for years)." —John McLure, University of Iowa Curriculum offers a broad, comprehensive introduction to curriculum theory and practice, highlighting major philosophies and principles in the context of several conceptions of curriculum. The text presents a balanced analysis of humanistic, social reconstructionist, technological, and academic perspectives to help future educators understand practices, issues, and possible achievements in the curriculum. The fifth edition includes treatment of the constructivists’ view of learning, and revised chapters on change, politics, and the teaching of subject fields.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471364702
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
09/01/1995
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
480
Product dimensions:
7.65(w) x 9.59(h) x 1.14(d)

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Table of Contents

CONCEPTIONS OF CURRICULUM.

Humanistic Curriculum.

The Social Reconstructionist Curriculum.

Technology and the Curriculum.

The Academic Subject Curriculum.

CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT.

Deciding What Should Be Taught.

Developing and Selecting Learning Opportunities.

Designing and Organizing Classroom Learning Opportunities.

MANAGING CURRICULUM.

Administering Curriculum.

Implementing Curriculum Change.

Evaluating the Curriculum.

The Politics of Curriculum Making.

ISSUES AND TRENDS.

Current Issues Demanding Responses.

Directions in the Subject Fields.

RESEARCH THEORY AND CURRICULUM.

A Historical Perspective of Curriculum Making.

The Promise of Theory and Research in Curriculum.

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