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Curriculum Theory

Condition: BRAND NEW
ISBN: 9781412988902
Author(s): Michael Stephen Schiro
Format: Paperback
Year: 2012
Edition: 2nd
Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
Dimensions: 187 x 20 x 232 (w x l x h)
Pages: 320

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The Second Edition of Curriculum Theory: Conflicting Visions and Enduring Concerns presents a clear, unbiased, and rigorous description of the major curriculum philosophies that have influenced educators and schooling over the last century. Author Michael Stephen Schiro analyzes four educational visions: Scholar Academic, Social Efficiency, Learner Centered, and Social ReconstructionA'to enable readers to reflect on their own educational beliefs and more productively interact with educators who might hold different beliefs. New to the Second Edition: Additional historical material on the Scholar Academic ideology is added in Chapter 2. In Chapter 2, the section on teaching was reorganized and a new subsection is added on Teachers as Transmitters, Mediators, or Translators. Several new sections are added to Chapter 4 on the Learner Centered ideology: The major section provides a description and analysis of a Learner Centered curriculum. Others include things such as a discussion the relation between knowledge and experience, and the nature and structure of the learning environment of the ideology.
Several sections of Chapter 4 have been reorganized under new headings to add clarity to the chapter. Seven new sections have been added to Chapter 6: Six of these sections are plays in which four teachers discuss their beliefs about enduring curricular issues and related current 'hot' curriculum topics, in ways that highlig Please click here to ask a question
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