Contemporary issues in curriculum (5th ed )

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Featuring 25% new content, the fifth edition of Contemporary Issues in Curriculum addresses issues in implementation, planning, and evaluation of curriculum at all levels of learning. Divided into six partsPhilosophy, Teaching, Learning, Instruction, Supervision, and Policy the new edition of this balanced yet eclectic text features ten new chapters written by notable authors including Larry Cuban, Howard Gardner, Andrew Hargreaves, Linda Darling-Hammond, and Stanley Pogrow.

With each new chapter, readers are asked to consider a new author's viewpoint, thought process, and conclusions about significant and current curriculum issues, from traditional and commonly accepted beliefs to more controversial and cotemporary ideas. Through a variety of learning aids and discussion questions, readers are encouraged to analyze and debate these issues, to formulate their own opinions, and begin to shape their own original ideas about the future direction of curriculum.

  • Focus Questions at the beginning of each chapter offer an advance organizer and encourage critical thinking.
  • Discussion Questions at the end of each chapter encourage student analysis as well as opportunities for further thought and classroom dialogue.
  • Case Studies at the end of each Partinitiate thoughtful discussion of how curriculum issues are played out in the in-service world.
  • 'Pro-Con Chart' features succinctly detail the argument and counterargument for the issue covered in each part, allowing readers to better understand the complexities.
  • Curriculum Scholar Profiles at the beginning of each section highlight the achievements of six prominent leaders in the curriculum field.
  • Preface

    PART ONE: CURRICULUM AND PHILOSOPHY

    CHAPTER 1 PHILOSOPHY AS A BASIS FOR CURRICULUM DECISIONS, Allan C. Ornstein

    CHAPTER 2 GOALS AND OBJECTIVES, Ronald S. Brandt and Ralph W. Tyler

    CHAPTER 3 A PEDAGOGY OF POSSIBILITY, Peter McLaren

    CHAPTER 4 ART AND IMAGINATION: OVERCOMING A DESPERATE STASIS, Maxine Green

    CHAPTER 5 NO COMMUNITY LEFT BEHIND, Phillip C. Schlecty

    PRO-CON CHART 1 Should the schools introduce a values-centered curriculum for all students?

    CASE STUDY 1 A clash concerning the srts curriculum

    PART TWO: CURRICULUM AND TEACHING

    CHAPTER 6 TEACHING AND THEMES OF CARE, Nel Noddings

    CHAPTER 7 THE HEART OF A TEACHER, Parker J. Palmer

    CHAPTER 8 CRITICAL ISSUES IN TEACHING, Allan C. Ornstein

    CHAPTER 9 PRODUCTIVE TEACHERS: ASSESSING THE KNOWLEDGE BASE, Herbert J. Walberg

    CHAPTER 10 HONORING DIVERSE STYLES OF BEGINNING TEACHERS, Edward F. Pajak, Elaine Stotko, and Frank Masci

    CHAPTER 11 KEEPING GOOD TEACHERS: WHAT IT MATTERS, WHAT LEADERS CAN DO, Linda Darling-Hammond

    PRO-CON CHART 2 Should teachers be held accountable for their teaching?

    CASE STUDY 2 School district proposes evaluations by students

    PART THREE: CURRICULUM AND LEARNING

    CHAPTER 12 GRAPPLING, Theodore R. Sizer and Nancy Faust Sizer

    CHAPTER 13 CREATING CREATIVE MINDS, Robert J. Sternberg and Todd I. Lubart

    CHAPTER 14 THE COGNITIVE-DEVELOPMENTAL APPROACH TO MORAL EDUCATION, Lawrence Kohlberg

    CHAPTER 15 A CRITICAL EXAMINATION OF CHARACTER EDUCATION, Alfie Kohn

    CHAPTER 16 LIMITING STUDENTS' SCHOOL SUCCESS AND LIFE CHANCES: THE IMPACT OF...