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Curriculum theory : conflicting visions and enduring concerns

Author: Michael Stephen Schiro
Publisher: Los Angeles : SAGE, ©2008.
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Presents readers with an unbiased perspective on the major curriculum philosophies that have exerted influence on American educators and schooling over the last century. This work enables readers to  Read more...


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Stephen Schiro
ISBN: 1412953154 9781412953153 1412953162 9781412953160
OCLC Number: 806038973
Description: XVII, 237 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Contents: Preface1. Introduction to Curriculum Ideologies Your Beliefs About Curriculum The Curriculum Ideologies Curriculum Workers The Nature of the Curriculum Ideologies2. Scholar Academic Ideology Scholar Academic Curricula Curriculum and the Disciplines The Academic Disciplines Curriculum Issues Historical Context Aims Knowledge The Child Learning Teaching Evaluation Concluding Perspective3. Social Efficiency Ideology A Scientific Technique of Curriculum Making Programmed Curriculum and the Behavioral Engineer The Analogy Social Orientation Objectives Historical Context Aims Knowledge Learning The Child Teaching Evaluation Concluding Perspective4. Learner Centered Ideology The Ideal School Learners The Growing Individual The Learning Person The Curriculum: Unit of Work Versus School Subject Historical Context Aims The Child Learning Teaching Knowledge Evaluation Concluding Perspective5. Social Reconstruction Ideology Highlander Sixth-Grade Social Reconstruction Mathematics Society and Reconstruction Reconstruction Through Education Historical Context Aims The Child Learning Teaching Knowledge Evaluation Concluding Perspective6. A Comparative Overview of Curriculum Ideologies Comparative Summary Other Parameters Concluding Perspective7. Individual Perspectives on Curriculum Ideologies Curriculum Life Histories Can People Believe in More Than One Ideology? Why Do Educators Change Ideologies? Concluding PerspectiveAppendix: Curriculum Ideologies InventoryReferencesIndexAbout the Author
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