Curriculum Studies Reader / Edition 1

Curriculum Studies Reader / Edition 1

by David J. Flinders
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415916984

ISBN-13: 9780415916981

Pub. Date: 06/28/1997

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This highly anticipated second edition of The Curriculum Studies Reader retains key features of the successful first edition while incorporating an updated introduction and new, timely essays. Grounded in historical essays, the volume provides context for the growing field of curriculum studies, reflects upon the trends that have dominated the field, and samples the…  See more details below

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This highly anticipated second edition of The Curriculum Studies Reader retains key features of the successful first edition while incorporating an updated introduction and new, timely essays. Grounded in historical essays, the volume provides context for the growing field of curriculum studies, reflects upon the trends that have dominated the field, and samples the best of current scholarship. This thoughtful combination of essays provides a survey of the field coupled with concrete examples of innovative curriculum, and an examination of contemporary topics like HIV/AIDS education and multicultural education.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415916981
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
06/28/1997
Pages:
416
Product dimensions:
7.01(w) x 9.96(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
1Scientific Method in Curriculum-making9
2My Pedagogic Creed17
3Dare the School Build a New Social Order?24
4The Rise of Scientific Curriculum Making and Its Aftermath31
5School Curriculum Reform in the United States45
6Objectives55
7Educational Objectives - Help or Hindrance?69
8The Taxonomy, Curriculum, and Their Relations76
9The Daily Grind92
10The Practical: A Language for Curriculum101
11The Reconceptualization of Curriculum Studies121
12Poetry and Power: The Politics of Curricular Development130
13Curriculum and Consciousness137
14Pedagogy of the Oppressed150
15Humanistic Trends and the Curriculum Field159
16Implementation as Mutual Adaptation: Change in Classroom Organization167
17Teachers, Research, and Curriculum Development178
18Curriculum and the Work of Teachers188
19Forgetting the Questions: The Problem of Educational Reform198
20"To Dwell with a Boundless Heart": On the Integrated Curriculum and the Recovery of the Earth213
21HIV/AIDS Education: Toward a Collaborative Curriculum224
22Can Tracking Research Inform Practice? Technical, Normative, and Political Considerations247
23School Reform Based on What Is Taught and Learned266
24A New Word for an Old Problem: Multicultural "School Wars" Date to the 1840s274
25Race, Class, Gender, and Disability in Current Textbooks279
26Toward an Education for Women306
27Does Everybody Count? Reflections on Reforms in School Mathematics324
28Who Decides What Schools Teach?337
29Is There a Curriculum Voice to Reclaim?342
30Navigating the Four C's: Building a Bridge over Troubled Waters350
Index355

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