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📒Curriculum ✍ Alistair Ross
✏Curriculum Book Summary : Examines the ways in which a curriculum is developed, through compromises between differing points of view on the nature and purpose of education.
📒Curriculum Schooling And Society In Hong Kong ✍ Paul Morris
✏Curriculum Schooling and Society in Hong Kong Book Summary : "Hong Kong is a fascinating place for the study of curriculum. Its schooling system is influenced by the legacies of a Chinese tradition and British colonialism and was developed at a time when, around the world, that state was taking more responsibility for the education of young people and educational policies were increasingly influenced by the impact of globalization. To this we can add the complexities of Hong Kong as a society--one that has witnessed major political and economic changes over the past 150 years or so, and particularly since the late 1970s. The dynamics produce an intricate interplay of innovation and conservatism, globalization and localization, liberalism and authoritarianism, devolution and centralization, and many other tensions. This book provides a comprehensive introduction to curriculum as a field of study in a way which highlights its inherent dilemmas and complexities by illustrating the diverse ways in which a curriculum can be developed and analyzed. It also presents a specific analysis of the Hong Kong school curriculum and highlights the ways in which the curriculum both reflects and changes in response to broader socio-political shifts."--Publisher's website.
📒Curriculum ✍ John D. McNeil
✏Curriculum Book Summary : Focuses on the teacher's role in creating curriculum by putting teacher's in touch with postmodernism ideas and helping them see the implications of these ideas for their own practice. Discusses the purpose, method, and organization of creating curriculum. Focuses on curriculum development from constructivist to social reconstructionist perspectives rather than on transmission models of curriculum making. Teachers and prospective teachers, in curriculum and curriculum development courses for K-12.
📒Managing The Curriculum ✍ David Middlewood
✏Managing the Curriculum Book Summary : Keeping the focus clearly on learning and teaching, the authors explore the practical issues for managers at the institutional level, within the context of their need to understand and analyze key educational values and principles.
📒Curriculum Practice In The Elementary And Middle School ✍ J. Allen Queen
✏Curriculum Practice in the Elementary and Middle School Book Summary : This first edition book offers very current treatment of curriculum issues, instructional planning, and new curriculum standards. The book integrates elements of the major historical, philosophical, and social influences upon past curriculum development. It compares traditional and futurist philosophies and describes the developmental aspects of children and their changing needs and interests within a framework of instructional expectations at specific grade levels. It also teaches the skills of curriculum development and instructional design. While a balanced coverage of viewpoints has been attempted, the book is intended to open new avenues by including educational futurism in a curricular model. It contains key chapter concepts, focus questions, a futurist curriculum model, actual units of instruction, and exercises for the reader to try.For educators at the elementary and middle school levels.
📒Curriculum And Instruction ✍ D.S. Srivastava
✏Curriculum And Instruction Book Summary : The book discusses in an analytical manner and in a lucid style the concepts of curriculum, instructions process of curriculum planning and development, curriculum effectiveness, instructional designs and objectives. This provides helpful instructional material to teachers and students.
📒What Are The Sources Of The Curriculum ✍ Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development
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📒Citizenship Education And The Curriculum ✍ David Scott
✏Citizenship Education and the Curriculum Book Summary : Examines the relationship between curriculum and citizenship education, making reference to a number of important debates in these fields: universality and equal opportunity, social literacy, race, civic education, assessment, cultivating respect in human relations, and global citizenship education.
📒Class Culture And The Curriculum ✍ Denis Lawton
✏Class Culture and the Curriculum Book Summary : It is often argued that education is concerned with the transmission of middle-class values and that this explains the relative educational failure of the working class. Consequently, distinctive culture needs a different kind of education. This volume examines this claim and the wider question of culture in British society. It analyses cultural differences from a social historical viewpoint and considers the views of those applying the sociology of knowledge to educational problems. The author recognizes the pervasive sub-cultural differences in British society but maintains that education should ideally transmit knowledge which is relatively class-free. Curriculum is defined as a selection from the culture of a society and this selection should be appropriate for all children. The proposed solution is a common culture curriculum and the author discusses three schools which are attempting to put the theory of such curriculum into practice. This study is an incisive analysis of the relationships between class, education and culture and also a clear exposition of the issues and pressures in developing a common culture curriculum.
📒Curriculum Development In The Postmodern Era ✍ Patrick Slattery
✏Curriculum Development in the Postmodern Era Book Summary : Curriculum Development in the Postmodern Era provided the first introduction to and analysis of contemporary concepts of curriculum development in relation to postmodernism. It challenged educators to transcend purely traditional approaches to curriculum development and instead to incorporate various postmodern discourses into their reflection and action in schools. Since its publication in 1995, the curriculum studies field has exploded, the very notion of the postmodern has shifted and the landscape of American schooling has changed dramatically - federal policies like "No Child Left Behind" have dramatically increased the focus on accountability and consequently what and how teachers teach. In this much-anticipated and thoroughly updated edition, noted curriculum studies scholar Patrick Slattery tackles these and other issues to reflect on the current state of curriculum development and on where the field may go from here.