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

Overview

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

Preface to the Second EditionIX
IntroductionXI
ILooking Back: A Prologue to Curriculum Studies1
1Scientific Method in Curriculum-making9
2My Pedagogic Creed17
3The Public School and the Immigrant Child25
4Dare the School Build a New Social Order?29
5The Rise of Scientific Curriculum-Making and its Aftermath37
IICurriculum at Education's Center Stage47
6Basic Principles of Curriculum and Instruction51
7School Curriculum Reform in the United States61
8Objectives71
9Educational Objectives-Help or Hindrance?85
10The Daily Grind93
11The Practical: A Language for Curriculum103
IIIReconceptualizing Curriculum Theory119
12Pedagogy of the Oppressed125
13Curriculum and Consciousness135
14The Reconceptualization of Curriculum Studies149
15The Paideia Proposal159
16The False Promise of the Paideia: A Critical Review of the Paideia Proposal163
17Implementation as Mutual Adaptation: Change in Classroom Organization171
18Controlling the Work of Teachers183
IVAfter a Century of Curriculum Thought: Change and Continuity199
19How Schools Shortchange Girls: Three Perspectives on Curriculum205
20HIV/AIDS Education: Toward a Collaborative Curriculum229
21The Four R's-An Alternative to the Tyler Rationale253
22The Burdens of the New Curricularist261
23Voluntary National Tests Would Improve Education271
24Creating New Inequalities: Contradictions of Reform275
25Teaching for Cultural Literacy: A Curriculum Study285
26What Does It Mean To Say a School Is Doing Well?297
27Silence on Gays and Lesbians in Social Studies Curriculum307
28The Importance of Multicultural Education315
29"In These Shoes Is the Silent Call of the Earth": Meditations on Curriculum Integration, Conceptual Violence, and the Ecologies of Community and Place323
30The Aims of Education331
Index345

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