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The curriculum studies reader

Author: David J Flinders; Stephen J Thornton
Publisher: New York : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2017.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 5th editionView all editions and formats
Grounded in historical essays, this volume provides context for the growing field of curriculum studies, reflecting on dominant trends in the field and sampling the best of current scholarship.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David J Flinders; Stephen J Thornton
ISBN: 9781138121454 1138121452 9781138121461 1138121460
OCLC Number: 953963708
Notes: Previous edition: 2013.
Description: xiv, 476 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
Contents: Scientific method in curriculum-making / Franklin Bobbitt --
A critical consideration of the new pedagogy in its relation to modern science / Maria Montessori --
My pedagogic creed / John Dewey --
The meaning of curriculum in Dewey's laboratory (1896-1904) / Laurel N. Tanner --
The public school and the immigrant child / Jane Addams --
Dare the school build a new social order? / George S. Counts --
Basic principles of curriculum and instruction / Ralph W. Tyler --
Was there really a social efficiency doctrine? : the uses and abuses of an idea in educational history / Thomas Fallace and Victoria Fantozzi --
Man : a course study / Jerome S. Bruner --
Objectives / W. James Popham --
Educational objectives : help or hindrance? / Elliot W. Eisner --
A naturalistic model for curriculum development / Decker F. Walker --
Curriculum and consciousness / Maxine Greene --
The reconceptualization of curriculum studies / William F. Pinar --
The adult literary process as cultural action for freedom / Paulo Freire --
The Paideia proposal / Mortimer J. Adler --
The false promise of the Paideia : a critical review of The Paideia proposal / Nel Noddings --
Implementation as mutual adaptation : change in classroom organization / Milbrey Wallin McLaughlin --
Black curriculum orientations : a preliminary inquiry / William H. Watkins --
How schools shortchange girls : three perspectives on curriculum / American Association of University Women (AAUW) --
Subtractive schooling, caring relations, and social capital in the schooling of U.S.-Mexican youth / Angela Valenzuela --
Standardizing knowledge in a multicultural society / Christine Sleeter and Jamy Stillman --
High-stakes testing and curriculum control : a qualitative metasynthesis / Wayne Au --
What does it mean to say a school is doing well? / Elliot W. Eisner --
Teacher experiences of culture in the curriculum / Elaine Chan --
The bully curriculum : gender, sexualities, and the new authoritarian populism in education / Dennis Carlson --
Complementary curriculum : the work of ecologically minded teachers / Christy M. Moroye --
Too many people are going to college / Charles Murray --
Moving beyond fidelity expectations : rethinking curriculum reform for controversial topics in post-communist settings / Thomas Misco --
"We are the new oppressed" : gender, culture, and the work of home schooling / Michael W. Apple --
How language limits our understanding of environmental education / Chet Bowers --
The common core standards / Nel Noddings.
Responsibility: edited by David J. Flinders and Stephen J. Thornton.


Grounded in historical essays, this volume provides context for the growing field of curriculum studies, reflecting on dominant trends in the field and sampling the best of current scholarship.


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