Curriculum and Aims

ISBN-10: 0807749842

ISBN-13: 9780807749845

Edition: 5th 2009

Authors: Decker F. Walker, Jonas F. Solis, Frances Schoonmaker, Richard Rothstein

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List price: $23.95
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Teachers College Press, Teachers College, Columbia University
Publication date: 7/6/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 144
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.440

Decker F. Walker is a Professor at Stanford University and author of Fundamentals of Curriculum. Jonas F. Soltis is William Heard Kilpatrick Professor Emeritus, Teachers College, Columbia University. Frances Shoonmaker is Professor Emeritus, Teachers College, Columbia University

Rothstein is a research associate at the Economic Policy Institute.

Acknowledgments
The Teacher and the Curriculum
Ambivalent Feelings About Curriculum Work
Finding Time and Resources for Curriculum Work
Who Has the Authority to Make Curriculum Decisions?
When Is a Curriculum Change a Change for the Better?
Preparing for Curriculum Work
For Further Inquiry
The Aims of Education
Aims as Ideals
Progressive and Traditional Perspectives on Curriculum
Curriculum Theory
For Further Inquiry
General Education
Teaching the Basics
Historical Precedents
Relating School to Life
In Search of the Best Curriculum for General Education
The Value of Different Perspectives
For Further Inquiry
Conceptualizing Curriculum Phenomena
Knowledge in Use
Conceptualizing the Instructional Process
The Structure of Subjects
Meaningful Learning Experiences
Program Conceptualization
For Further Inquiry
Procedures for Curriculum Making
Sources of Curriculum Making
The Tyler Rationale
Schwab's Practical and Eclectic Approach
Freire's Emancipation Approach
The Politics of Curriculum Making
For Further Inquiry
Explaining and Critiquing Curriculum Practices
A Critique of the Tyler Rationale
Curriculum and Criticism of Modem Life
Understanding How Curriculum Works in the Classroom
Curriculum in Relation to Culture
For Further Inquiry
Cross-Currents of Reform
The Anatomy of Reforms
Reform and Incremental Change
Teachers and Reform
Who's in Charge of the Curriculum?
The American Curriculum Influence System
Is Reform a Good Thing?
Reform: Pros and Cons
Working with Reform
Curriculum Today and Tomorrow
For Further Inquiry
Cases and Disputes
Curriculum Change
Freedom and Learning
Education for Life
Workforce School
Individual Differences and Equality of Opportunity
Mass or Class Culture?
Educational Equity: Closing the Achievement Gap
Go Fly a Kite
Individualized Learning
Grading Policies
A Social Studies Curriculum
To Each His Own
Do Procedures Make a Difference?
Teaching �Relevant� Literature
The Teacher as Critic
Theory and Practice
One School's Philosophy of Education
Whose Aims Matter?
Notes
Annotated Bibliography
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