Envisioning Process as Content: Toward a Renaissance Curriculum / Edition 1

Envisioning Process as Content: Toward a Renaissance Curriculum / Edition 1

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Envisioning Process as Content: Toward a Renaissance Curriculum / Edition 1

The contributors present a strong case for teaching the learning process--which evidence shows can be more effective than the teaching of specific disciplines.

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ISBN-13: 9780803963108
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 12/26/1996
Series: Curriculum Design Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 280
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Arthur L. Costa, Ed.D., is an Emeritus Professor of Education at California State University, Sacramento. He is Co-Founder of the Institute for Habits of Mind and Co-founder of the Center for Cognitive Coaching. He served as a classroom teacher, a curriculum consultant, and an assistant superintendent for instruction in the Office of the Sacramento County Superintendent of Schools and as the director of educational programs for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. He has made presentations and conducted workshops in all 50 states as well as on six of the seven continents
Active in many professional organizations, Art served as president of the California Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development and was the National President of Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, from 1988 to 1989. He was the recipient of the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Urban Alliance in 2010.

Table of Contents

Foreword - Peter M Senge
Towards Renaissance Curriculum - Arthur L Costa and Rosemarie M Liebmann
An Idea Whose Time Has Come
Difficulties with the Disciplines - Arthur L Costa and Rosemarie M Liebmann
Shifting Paradigms from Either/Or to Both/And - Arthur L Costa and Rosemarie M Liebmann
Curriculum - Arthur L Costa
A Decision-Making Process
How Process Is Connected with the Human Spirit - Rosemarie M Liebmann
Process as Content - Nancy Skerritt
Reading as a Thinking Process - Ruth Lorig
Mathematics [u/s]Is Process Education - Carol Lloyd
Teaching the Process of Aesthetic Knowing and Representation - James Henderson and David Dees
Problem-Based Learning and Critical Thinking in Teaching for Science Literacy - Robert Swartz
Paper Thinking - Peg Luidens
The Process of Writing
Learning Creative Process - Louis T Coulson and Alison Strickland
A Basic Life Skill
Historical Inquiry - Merv Akin and Martha I Turner
Above the World - Virginia Rojas
When Process Is Content in Foreign Language Teaching
Humor as Process - John Dyer
Afterword - Lou Rubin

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