Toward Lawfulness in Schooling

Toward Lawfulness in Schooling

by Dolores Silva
     
 

ISBN-10: 0819193550

ISBN-13: 9780819193551

Pub. Date: 04/01/2002

Publisher: The Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group Inc

This book is an examination of the relationship between program development and policy-making for schooling. Silva considers these questions: What is the prevailing character of policy-making for schooling? From what sources might such constraints be derived? Toward Lawfulness in Schooling is offered as a plan that could enable schooling to meet the conditions

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This book is an examination of the relationship between program development and policy-making for schooling. Silva considers these questions: What is the prevailing character of policy-making for schooling? From what sources might such constraints be derived? Toward Lawfulness in Schooling is offered as a plan that could enable schooling to meet the conditions of being rule-governed, rule abiding, and rule-making. Contents: Introduction; About Legislation, The Courts, and Public Schooling; Inquiry into Law; Inquiry into Mind; Toward Constraints for Schooling; Inquiry into Disciplines: Toward Core Premises; Curriculum Design: Toward Paradigm Cases; About Subject Matter Organization, Teaching, Learning; Afterword; Reference; Associated Readings; Name Index.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780819193551
Publisher:
The Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group Inc
Publication date:
04/01/2002
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
150
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 5.50(h) x 0.35(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction1
1About Legislation, the Courts, and Public Schooling7
2Inquiry Into Law15
Utilitarian Limits for Schooling22
3Inquiry Into Mind27
4Toward Constraints for Schooling33
Alternative Bases for Decision Making35
The Centrality of Subject Matter: What We Think Governs How We Think41
5Inquiry Into Disciplines: Toward Core Premises45
Core Premises52
6Curriculum Design: Toward Paradigm Cases63
Alternative Sources of Criteria67
Toward Paradigm Case: The Structural Argument67
Toward Paradigm Case: The Functional Argument77
Toward Paradigm Case: The Structural-Functional Argument84
Toward Paradigm Case: The Phenomenologic Argument89
Toward Paradigm Case: The Hermeneutic Argument96
7About Subject Matter Organization, Teaching, Learning107
Afterword: Refocusing Schooling117
References123
Associated Readings129
Name Index135

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