Curriculum Fundations, Principles, and Issues

ISBN-10: 0205277020

ISBN-13: 9780205277025

Edition: 3rd 1998

Authors: Allan C. Ornstein, Francis P. Hunkins

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The third edition of Curriculum: Foundations, Principles, and Issues 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. Recent research and thinking in these areas is included, providing new information on, for example: thereconceptualists, learning styles and developmental psychology, American modal personality, charter schools and privitizations, and Goals 2000. It places curriculum within the dynamic social context, both present and emerging, and presents a balanced treatment of the various issues confronting the field. Throughout the text, the reader is engaged in considering the tension between postmodern thinking and modern thinking and how they are impacting curriculum deliberation, development, and implementation. Coverage of the social foundations of curriculum develops the idea that curriculum cannot be divorced from its social context. Thediversity of the American society and what it means for school curricula is included in this discussion. Updated to include the most current thinking in curriculum, the text engages the reader in its discussion of both technical and nontechnical models of curriculum development. Ornstein and Hunkins discuss these models, not to urge acceptance of a narrow view of curriculum thinking, but to allow students to comprehend the assumptions behind these models and to learn how they might utilize these models in a changing and emerging curriculum environment.
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Book details

List price: $102.00
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 1998
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/28/1997
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 416
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.738
Language: English

All chapters close with Conclusion
The Field of Curriculum
Curriculum Approaches
Definition of Curriculum
Foundations of Curriculum
Domains of Curriculum
Theory and Practice
The Roles of the Curriculum Worker
Foundations of Curriculum
Philosophical Foundations of Curriculum
Philosophy and Curriculum
Major Philosophies
Educational Philosophies
Historical Foundations of Curriculum
The Colonial Period: 1642-1776
The National Period: 1776-1850
Nineteenth-Century European Educators
The Rise of Universal Education: 1820-1920
The Transitional Period: 1893-1918
Curriculum as a Field Is Born: 1918-1949
Current Focus
Psychological Foundations of Curriculum
Developmental Psychology
Phenomenology and Humanistic Psychology
Social Foundations of Curriculum
Sociology, Education, and Schooling
A Dynamic Changing Society
Processing Social-Education Priorities
National Task Force Reports on Education
Planning for Educational Change
Theoretical Ways of Thinking about Curriculum
Theoretical Perspectives
The Classic Bases of Curriculum Theorizing
The Functions of Theory
Theory Building
Curriculum Theory
Metaphors and Theoretical Camps
Directions for the Future
Principles of Curriculum
Curriculum Development
Technical-Scientific Approach
Nontechnical-Nonscientific Approach
Components to Consider in Developing a Curriculum
Participants in Developing the Curriculum
Curriculum Design
Components of Design
Design Dimension Considerations
Representative Curriculum Designs
Aims, Goals, and Objectives
Aims of Education
Goals of Education
Objectives of Education
Taxonomic Levels
Approaches to Educational Objectives
Curriculum Implementation
The Nature of Implementation
Implementation as a Change Process
Curriculum Implementation Models
Roles of the Key Players
Curriculum Evaluation
The Nature and Purpose of Evaluation
Approaches to Evaluation
Scientific-Positivistic Evaluation Models
Humanistic and Naturalistic Evaluation Models
Practices and Issues of Evaluation
Roles Played in Evaluation
Issues Of Curriculum
Curriculum Issues and Trends
National Curriculum
Censored Curriculum
Textbook Curriculum
Compensatory Curriculum
Multicultural Education
School Reform
Moral Education
Technology and Curriculum
Increasing Politicalization of the Curriculum
Future Directions for Curriculum
Future and Futurism
Future Directions
Future Intelligence
Future Curricula
Curriculum Considerations and Choice
The Challenge of Dealing with the Future
Name Index
Subject Index
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