Contemporary Readings In Curriculum

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 “This book combines a number of excellent authors thinking about curriculum. It’s a nice blend of known authors and newer writers in the field.” ― Robert C. Morris, University of West Georgia

“The range of topics―reading, science, art―makes this a complete and comprehensive reader for both novices and experienced educational teachers and leaders.”
―Jeffrey S. Kaplan, University of Central Florida

Contemporary Readings in Curriculum provides beginning teachers and educational leaders with a series of articles that can help them build their curriculum knowledge base

Key Features and Benefits

  • Provides a historical context of the curriculum field, giving educators a solid foundation for curriculum knowledge
  • Describes the political nature of curriculum and how we must be attentive to the increasingly diverse populations found in our schools
  • Connects the readings to traditional course goals, providing practical applications of curriculum topics
  • Covers cocurricular issues, which have become a major contemporary topic within school systems
  • Enhances the articles with a strong pedagogical framework, including detailed Internet references, questions for each article, topic guides tying each article to course topics, and article abstracts for the instructor

Includes Articles From the Following Journals
American School Board Journal
Community College Review
Curriculum & Teaching Dialogue
Education & Urban Society
Educational Leadership
Educational Policy
Harvard International Journal of Press/Politics
Journal of Cases in Educational Leadership
Journal of Chemical Education,
Journal of Curriculum & Supervision
Journal of Curriculum Studies
NASSP Bulletin
Phi Delta Kappan
Rethinking Schools
Teachers College Record
The American Behavioral Scientist
The Educational Forum
The Journal of Social Issues
Theory and Research in Education
Urban Education
Youth Violence and Juvenile Justice

Intended Audience
This book is intended as a supplement for graduate courses such as Curriculum Development, Curriculum Theory, and Curriculum Leadership.

Author : Barbara Slater Stern
ISBN : 1412944724
Language : English
No of Pages : 416
Publication Date : 3/20/2008
Format/Binding : Paperback
Book dimensions : 9.1x7.4x0.9
Book weight : 0.02

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