Turning Points in Curriculum : A Contemporary American Memoir / Edition 1

Turning Points in Curriculum : A Contemporary American Memoir / Edition 1

by J. Dan Marshall, William H. Schubert, James T. Sears, James T. Sears
     
 

ISBN-10: 0023764511

ISBN-13: 9780023764516

Pub. Date: 08/02/1999

Publisher: Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference

This comprehensive book is designed to engage readers in a story of curriculum and to invite them too identify with and participate in this important book. It illustrates how changes in American society and culture correlate with the American filed of curriculum studies and curriculum work. It contains five parts that focus on the United States; the first offers a…  See more details below

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This comprehensive book is designed to engage readers in a story of curriculum and to invite them too identify with and participate in this important book. It illustrates how changes in American society and culture correlate with the American filed of curriculum studies and curriculum work. It contains five parts that focus on the United States; the first offers a backdrop for parts II-V, which present curriculum's journey through the last half of the 20th century. For educators and school administrators, and those interested in curriculum development.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780023764516
Publisher:
Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference
Publication date:
08/02/1999
Edition description:
FIRST
Pages:
292
Product dimensions:
6.04(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.68(d)

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Table of Contents

I. CONTEXTUAL PANORAMA FOR CONTEMPORARY CURRICULUM WORK: 1897-1946.

1. Prelude to Contemporary Curriculum Theory and Development.

II. THE RISE AND FALL OF CURRICULUM SPECIALISTS: 1947-1960.

2. Curriculum Development at its Zenith.
3. Transfer by Eminent Domain.

III. RE-ESTABLISHING AGENCY AND AGENDAS: 1961-1969.

4. Muted Heretics Endure, 1961-1964.
5. Transcending a Muddled Juncture, 1965-1969.

IV. RE-SHAPING THE CONTEMPORARY CURRICULUM FIELD: 1970-1983.

6. The Renaissance Blossoms.
7. From Chorus to Cacophony.

V. THE UNCERTAINTIES OF CONTEMPORARY CURRICULUM WORK: 1984 to Lately.

8. Implosion and Consolidation.
9. Imagining the Post-Millennial Curriculum Field.
Afterword: The Age of Pluralism by Wilma Longstreet.
Bibliography.
Index.

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