Educational Foundations

Curriculum Theory

  1. The Curriculum Studies Reader

    4th Edition

    Edited by David J. Flinders, Stephen J. Thornton

    For fifteen years, The Curriculum Studies Reader has been a field-defining anthology, bringing together the best scholarship from curriculum studies’ past and present. From John Dewey’s nineteenth-century creed to Nel Noddings’ twenty-first century aims, this thoughtful combination of new and...

    Published November 5th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Teaching and Learning

    Pedagogy, Curriculum and Culture, 2nd Edition

    By Alex Moore

    Teaching and Learning: Pedagogy, Curriculum and Culture is designed to share important theory with readers in an accessible but sophisticated way. It offers an overview of the key issues and dominant theories of teaching and learning as they impact upon the practice of education professionals in...

    Published March 16th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Curriculum Development in the Postmodern Era

    Teaching and Learning in an Age of Accountability, 3rd Edition

    By Patrick Slattery

    This landmark text was one of the first to introduce and analyze contemporary concepts of curriculum that emerged from the Reconceptualization of curriculum studies in the 1970s and 1980s. This new edition brings readers up to date on the major research themes (postmodernism,ecological,...

    Published August 27th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Curriculum, Syllabus Design and Equity

    A Primer and Model

    Edited by Allan Luke, Annette Woods, Katie Weir

    Curriculum scholars and teachers working for social justice and equity have been caught up in acrimonious and polarizing political debates over content, ideology, and disciplinary knowledge. At the forefront in cutting through these debates and addressing the practical questions involved, this book...

    Published August 7th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Critical Dispositions

    Evidence and Expertise in Education

    By Greg Dimitriadis

    Set against the current proliferation of global "difference" and economic realignment, Critical Dispositions explores the notions of "evidence" and "expertise" in times of material scarcity. Both have come to the forefront of national and international debate in education as "evidence" and "...

    Published March 8th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Teaching and Learning

    Pedagogy, Curriculum and Culture, 2nd Edition

    By Alex Moore

    Teaching and Learning: Pedagogy, Curriculum and Culture is designed to share important theory with readers in an accessible but sophisticated way. It offers an overview of the key issues and dominant theories of teaching and learning as they impact upon the practice of education professionals in...

    Published March 22nd 2012 by Routledge

  7. Curricular Conversations

    Play is the (Missing) Thing

    By Margaret Macintyre Latta

    Series: Studies in Curriculum Theory Series

    The central theme of Curricular Conversations is this: Play is the thing that brings aesthetic curricular complications near educators and their students, making the lived consequences very vivid, tangible, and possible. Viewing curriculum as genuine inquiry into what is worth knowing, rather than...

    Published October 4th 2012 by Routledge

  8. The Education of Eros

    A History of Education and the Problem of Adolescent Sexuality

    By Dennis L. Carlson

    Series: Studies in Curriculum Theory Series

    The Education of Eros is the first and only comprehensive history of sexuality education and the “problem” of adolescent sexuality from the mid-20th century to the beginning of the 21st. It explores how professional health educators, policy makers, and social and religious conservatives differed in...

    Published October 13th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Pragmatism, Post-modernism, and Complexity Theory

    The "Fascinating Imaginative Realm" of William E. Doll, Jr.

    Edited by Donna Trueit

    Series: Studies in Curriculum Theory Series

    The first collection of the key works of the major curriculum studies scholar William E. Doll, Jr., this volume provides an overview of his scholarship over his fifty-year career and documents the theoretical and practical contribution he has made to the field . The book is organized in five...

    Published June 1st 2012 by Routledge

  10. Problematizing Public Pedagogy

    Edited by Jake Burdick, Jennifer A. Sandlin, Michael P. O'Malley

    The term ‘public pedagogy’ is given a variety of definitions and meanings by those who employ it. It is often used without adequately explicating its meaning, its context, or its location within differing and contested articulations of the construct. Problematizing Public Pedagogy brings together...

    Published September 22nd 2013 by Routledge

  11. Contemplating Curriculum

    Genealogies/Times/Places

    Edited by Wanda Hurren, Erika Hasebe-Ludt

    Series: Studies in Curriculum Theory Series

    Contemplating Curriculum takes up world-renowned curricular scholar, teacher, and mentor Ted T. Aoki’s invitation to contemplate where curriculum scholars situate themselves in their work. At the same time it probes into the historical and present conditions that make it both possible and...

    Published September 18th 2013 by Routledge

  12. Wonder-Full Education

    The Centrality of Wonder in Teaching and Learning Across the Curriculum

    Edited by Kieran Egan, Annabella I. Cant, Gillian Judson

    For many children much of the time their experience in classrooms can be rather dull, and yet the world the school is supposed to initiate children into is full of wonder. This book offers a rich understanding of the nature and roles of wonder in general and provides multiple suggestions for to how...

    Published August 6th 2013 by Routledge

  13. Thinking About The Curriculum (Routledge Revivals)

    The nature and treatment of curriculum problems

    By William A Reid

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1978, this book looks at the ‘curriculum crisis’ of the 1970s, examining the effect it has had for Curriculum Studies and curriculum policy making. It focuses on a time when long-established structures and procedures were challenged and schools were accused of having lost touch...

    Published March 18th 2013 by Routledge

  14. The Changing Curriculum

    By History of Education Society

    This was originally published in 1971.Recent years have seen a renewal of interest in the field of curriculum development. Until now, however, relatively little account has been taken of the historical aspects of curriculum change. Topics covered include: The relationship between Renaissance...

    Published May 7th 2013 by Routledge

  15. Engendering Curriculum History

    By Petra Hendry

    Series: Studies in Curriculum Theory Series

    How can curriculum history be re-envisioned from a feminist, poststructuralist perspective? Engendering Curriculum History disrupts dominant notions of history as linear, as inevitable progress, and as embedded in the individual. This conversation requires a history that seeks re-memberance not...

    Published March 28th 2011 by Routledge

  16. International Handbook of Curriculum Research

    2nd Edition

    Edited by William F. Pinar

    Series: Studies in Curriculum Theory Series

    Continuing its calling to define the field and where it is going, the Second Edition of this landmark handbook brings up to date its comprehensive reportage of scholarly developments and school curriculum initiatives worldwide, providing a panoramic view of the state of curriculum studies globally....

    Published September 2nd 2013 by Routledge

  17. What Is Curriculum Theory?

    2nd Edition

    By William F. Pinar

    Series: Studies in Curriculum Theory Series

    This primer for teachers (prospective and practicing) asks readers to question the historical present and their relation to it, and in so doing, to construct their own understandings of what it means to teach, to study, to become "educated" in the present moment. Curriculum theory is the scholarly...

    Published August 2nd 2011 by Routledge

  18. Nonviolence and Education

    Cross-Cultural Pathways

    By Hongyu Wang

    Series: Studies in Curriculum Theory Series

    In current global politics, which positions China as a competitor to American leadership, in-depth understandings of transnational mutual engagement are much needed for cultivating nonviolent relations. Exploring American and Chinese professors’ experiences at the intersection of the individual,...

    Published March 25th 2014 by Routledge

  19. Democratic Education as a Curricular Problem

    Historical Consciousness and the Moralizing Limits of the Present

    By Daniel Friedrich

    Series: Routledge Cultural Studies in Knowledge, Curriculum, and Education

    By repositioning democratic education not as something that can be achieved by following a certain, proven process, but as an inherently paradoxical enterprise in its dealings with the tension between schooling as the intentional production of citizens and the uncertainties of democracy, an...

    Published December 27th 2013 by Routledge

  20. Languages of Education

    Protestant Legacies, National Identities, and Global Aspirations

    By Daniel Tröhler

    Series: Studies in Curriculum Theory Series

    In this landmark contribution to the study of the formation of the modern school, Daniel Tröhler applies one of the most recognized methods of historical research to an analysis of the "language" of the academic discipline of education. Arguing the value of looking at languages rather than...

    Published July 7th 2013 by Routledge