Turning Points in Curriculum A Contemporary American Memoir

ISBN-10: 0131128426
ISBN-13: 9780131128422
Edition: 2nd 2007 (Revised)
List price: $86.80
30 day, 100% satisfaction guarantee

If an item you ordered from TextbookRush does not meet your expectations due to an error on our part, simply fill out a return request and then return it by mail within 30 days of ordering it for a full refund of item cost.

Learn more about our returns policy

Description: Presenting a historic and contemporary look at curriculums journeyfrom its conceptualization in 1947 to presentthis innovative work combines intellectual commentary, impressionistic portraiture, parallel tales, interviews, and excerpted scholarly  More...

what's this?
Rush Rewards U
Members Receive:
coins
coins
You have reached 400 XP and carrot coins. That is the daily max!
You could win $10,000

Get an entry for every item you buy, rent, or sell.

Study Briefs

Limited time offer: Get the first one free! (?)

All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.

Add to cart
Study Briefs
Periodic Table Online content $4.95 $1.99
Add to cart
Study Briefs
Periodic Table Online content $4.95 $1.99
Add to cart
Study Briefs
SQL Online content $4.95 $1.99
Add to cart
Study Briefs
MS Excel® 2010 Online content $4.95 $1.99

Customers also bought

Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading

Book details

List price: $86.80
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 7/18/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 368
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

Presenting a historic and contemporary look at curriculums journeyfrom its conceptualization in 1947 to presentthis innovative work combines intellectual commentary, impressionistic portraiture, parallel tales, interviews, and excerpted scholarly materials to create a living history of the curriculum field. Unique in approach, it uses rich narrative, primary sources and thoughtful discussion to reveal the complex issues and dynamic conversations that have shaped major Turning Points in American curriculum. It is a book that chronicles contemporary curriculum and invites readers to identify with and ultimately participate in this important field of intellectual study.

Introduction
Contextual Panorama for Contemporary Curriculum Work (1897-1946)
Prelude to Contemporary Curriculum Theory and Development
Overview
Conclusion
The Rise and Fall of Curriculum Specialists (1947-1960)
Curriculum Development at Its Zenith: Curriculum People
Curriculum Work as Curriculum Making
Curriculum Meccas and Mentors
Varied Tale: IBM: The Rise of Big Blue
Visitor: Arthur Wellesley-Foshay
Seeking Guidance and Direction
Primary Document Excerpt: Next Steps in the Development of a More Adequate Curriculum Theory
Varied Tale: IBM: Leadership in Computer Development
Serving and Shaping School Personnel
Discovering the Public's Perceptions
Visitor Bibliography: Arthur Wellesley-Foshay
Transfer by Eminent Domain: National Interest
Visitor: Louis J. Rubin: Curriculum Consultant
Varied Tale: Twentieth-Century Roman Catholic Church: In a Postwar World
Upside Down in a Satellite's Glow
Varied Tale: Twentieth-Century Roman Catholic Church: A New Day Dawns for Church and State
A Curriculum Spokesperson Emerges
Primary Document Excerpt: The Process of Education
No Turning Back
Visitor Bibliography: Louis J. Rubin
Reestablishing Agency and Agendas (1961-1969)
Muted Heretics Endure (1961-1964): "Outsiders"
Visitor: Louise M. Berman
Varied Tale: U.S. Supreme Court: Social Activism and Justice
Modeling Compassionate and Democratic Ideals in Curriculum
Primary Document Excerpt: Preparing Instructional Objectives
Dissidence Comes Alive
Acting on Ideals, Seeking New Priorities
We Shall Overcome (and Endure)...Someday
Varied Tale: U.S. Supreme Court: Perseverance as the Mother of Satisfaction
Visitor Bibliography: Louise M. Berman
Transcending a Muddled Juncture (1965-1969): Publications
(Re)Emerging Differences and Traditions
Visitor: Michael W. Apple
Undercurrents to the Mainstream
Visitor: Apple and Curriculum Traditions
Struggles Suggest the Beginnings of Change
Visitor: Apple and Curriculum Transformation
Swimming Uphill with History at Your Back
Varied Tale: From the Homophile Movement to Gay Liberation
1969: A Year of Declarations
Joseph Schwab: Coroner for Conventional Curriculum Making
Primary Document Excerpt: The Practical: A Language for Curriculum
The Time Has Come for Change
Visitor: Michael Apple
Visitor Bibliography: Michael Apple
(Re)Shaping the Contemporary Curriculum Field (1970-1983)
The Renaissance Blossoms: Professional Organizations and Gatherings
Visitor: Janet L. Miller
The 1970s Unravel
Visitor: Alex Molnar
The Slow Dismantling of Convention
Varied Tale: Tennis: A Civilized Sport, Indeed
Transition and Transformation
A Field in Search of Meaning
Primary Document Excerpt: A Transcendental Developmental Ideology of Education
Letting Go of the Past
Varied Tale: Tennis: At the Crossroads
Revisioning Curriculum History
The Hassles of History Making
Varied Tale: Tennis: Full-Circle Transformations
Assisting the Blossoming of Contemporary Curriculum Studies
Visitor Bibliography: Janet L. Miller
Visitor Bibliography: Alex Molnar
From Chorus to Cacophony: Paradigms and Perspectives
Primary Document Excerpt: Where We Are Going
Visitor: Henry Giroux
Varied Tale: NASA: The Fall
Freedom and Beyond
Discontent and Divergence in the Field
Varied Tale: NASA: Weathering the Coming Storms
Orbiting Outside the Curriculum Field
Varied Tale: NASA: Reconceptualizing Space
Continuing Journey, Different Hurdles
Visitor Bibliography: Henry Giroux
The Uncertainties of Contemporary Curriculum Work (1984-2002)
Implosion and Consolidation: Marginalized Voices
Juxtapositions
Reclamations and Reformations
Visitor: Tom Barone
Teaching and Theorizing
Primary Document Excerpt: Practitioners Influence Curriculum Theory
The End of Science in the Postmodern Era
Textual Paradoxes in Life and Print
Visitor: Mary-Ellen Jacobs
Visitor: Susan Edgerton
Primary Document Excerpt: Structures of Feeling in Curriculum and Teaching
Implosion and the Search for Efficiency
Categorically Denied
Varied Tale: Popular Music: Performativity and Unrepresentability
Curriculum Sampling
Varied Tale: Popular Music: When the Music Died
Shifting Ground
Primary Document Excerpt: The Shifting Ground of Curriculum Thought and Everyday Practice
Visitor: Tom Barone
Metanarratives and Nanonarratives: The Postmodern Curriculum Condition
Primary Document Excerpt: "Dreamt into Existence by Others": Curriculum Theory and School Reform
Eclectic Connections
Varied Tale: Popular Music: Postmodern Pop
Visitor Bibliography: Tom Barone
Visitor Bibliography: Mary-Ellen Jacobs
Visitor Bibliography: Susan Edgerton
Difference That Breeds Hybridity: Race, Reform, and Curriculum
The New World Order
A Perfect Storm
Multiculturalism and the Role of the School
Visitor: Peter Hlebowitsh
Visitor: Petra Munro
The Roots of Difference
Varied Tale: Big Tobacco: Big Brother
Shifting Political and Curriculum Landscapes
Cultural Combatants, Curriculum Warriors
Bi-Coastal Curriculum Wars
Visitor: Bill Watkins
Varied Tale: Big Tobacco: "You've Come a Long Way, Baby"
Connecting the Dots of National Education Reform
Goals 2000
Congressional Curriculum Convulsions: The National History Standards
Primary Document Excerpt: Proceedings and Debates of the 104th Congress, First Session (January 18, 1995)
From National Goals to Star Assessments: Educators Lose Control
Varied Tale: Big Tobacco: Accountability and Globalization
A Pedagogy of Poverty
Resegregation and Student Learning
Cultural Studies: The Ultimate Hybrid
Primary Document Excerpt: The Devil Finds Work: Re-reading Race and Identity in Contemporary Life
And...So..."Where are You/We, Anyway?"
Visitor Bibliography: Peter Hlebowitsh
Visitor Bibliography: Petra Munro
Visitor Bibliography: Bill Watkins
Imagining the Postmillennial Curriculum Field
Democracy, Globalization, and Technology
Globalizing the Curriculum
Early International Influences
UNESCO
Globalization and Curriculum Workers
At Play with Outtakes
A Final Exchange
Momentary Thoughts
Afterword: The Age of Pluralism
Afterword to the Second Edition: Democratic Education Through Curriculum Work
Bibliography
Name Index
Subject Index

×
Free shipping on orders over $35*

*A minimum purchase of $35 is required. Shipping is provided via FedEx SmartPost® and FedEx Express Saver®. Average delivery time is 1 – 5 business days, but is not guaranteed in that timeframe. Also allow 1 - 2 days for processing. Free shipping is eligible only in the continental United States and excludes Hawaii, Alaska and Puerto Rico. FedEx service marks used by permission."Marketplace" orders are not eligible for free or discounted shipping.

Learn more about the TextbookRush Marketplace.

×