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Future of the Curriculum School Knowledge in the Digital Age

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ISBN-10: 0262518821

ISBN-13: 9780262518826

Edition: 2013

Authors: Ben Williamson

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Although ideas about digital media and learning have become an important area foreducational research, little attention has been given to the practical and conceptual implicationsfor the school curriculum. In this book, Ben Williamson examines a series of contemporary curriculuminnovations in the United States, Great Britain, and Australia that reflect the social andtechnological changes of the digital age. Arguing that the curriculum is always both forward- andrearward-looking, Williamson considers how each of these innovations represents a certain way ofunderstanding the past while also promoting a particular vision of the future.Thecurriculum initiatives are all examples of what…    
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Book details

List price: $15.99
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: MIT Press
Publication date: 4/23/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 152
Size: 5.43" wide x 7.87" long x 0.38" tall
Weight: 0.374
Language: English

Series Foreword
Introduction: Prototyping and Researching the Curriculum of the Digital Age
Curriculum Change and the Future of Official Knowledge
Networks, Decentered Systems, and Open Educational Futures
Creative Schooling and the Crossover Future of the Economy
Psychotechnical Schools and the Future of Educational Expertise
Globalizing Cultures of Lifelong Learning
Making Up DIY Learner Identities
Conclusion: An (Un)official Curriculum of the Future?