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Curriculum : Foundations, Principles, and Issues

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Edition:
5th
ISBN13:

9780205592579

ISBN10:
0205592570
Format:
Hardcover
Pub. Date:
8/4/2008
Publisher(s):
Pearson

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Summary

A thorough exploration of the historical, philosophical, psychological, and social context for the field of curriculum,Curriculum: Foundations, Principles, and Issuesaddresses the curriculum process and issues that influence it and encourages readers to consider how new thinking impacts curriculum deliberation, development, and implementation. A more concise Fifth Edition provides both the student and the professor of curriculum with a comprehensive treatment of the field: curriculum foundations as well as the principles and procedures for conceptualizing, developing, implementing, and evaluating curriculum. As in previous editions, it provides solid coverage of the philosophical, historical, psychological, and social foundations of curriculum including recent research and thinking in these areas.

Table of Contents

Curriculum Tips
Preface
The Field of Curriculum
Curriculum Approaches
Behavioral Approach
Managerial Approach
The Systems Approach
Academic Approach
Humanistic Approach
Reconceptualists
Definition of Curriculum
The Challenges of Definition
Background Issues for Defining the Field
Fundamental Questions
Foundations of Curriculum
Major Foundations: Philosophy, History, Psychology, and Sociology
Domains of Curriculum
Curriculum Development
Curriculum Design
Other Domains of Curriculum
The Planned and Unplanned Curriculum
Theory and Practice
From Theory to Practice
Curriculum Certification
The Roles of the Curriculum Worker
Responsibilities of the Curriculum Worker
The Role of the Student
The Teacher and the Curriculum
The Principal and the Curriculum
Conclusion
Foundations of Curriculum
Philosophical Foundations of Curriculum
Philosophy and Curriculum
Philosophy and the Curriculum Worker
Philosophy as a Curriculum Source
Major Philosophies
Idealism
Realism
Pragmatism
Existentialism
Educational Philosophies
Perennialism
Essentialism
Progressivism
Reconstructionism
Conclusion
Historical Foundations of Curriculum
The Colonial Period: 1642-1776
Three Colonial Regions
Colonial Schools
Old Textbooks, Old Readers
The National Period: 1776-1850
Rush: Science, Progress, and Free Education
Jefferson: Education for Citizenship
Webster: Schoolmaster and Cultural Nationalism
McGuffey: The Readers and American Virtues
Nineteenth-Century European Educators
Pestalozzi: General and Special Methods
Froebel: The Kindergarten Movement
Herbart: Moral and Intellectual Development
Spencer: Utilitarian and Scientific Education
The Rise of Universal Education: 1820-1920
Monitorial Schools



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