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ERIC Number: ED181864
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979
Pages: 380
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Curriculum Inquiry. The Study of Curriculum Practice.
Goodlad, John I.; And Others
The problems of making curriculum decisions at all levels of the educational system, including theoretical and practical aspects, are discussed in this book. Specific research and case studies illustrate not only the nature of these decisions but also the social and political issues that complicate them. Introductory comments by John Goodlad are followed by reports by other educators on their inquiry into and experiences with various aspects of curriculum planning and development. The chapters are: (1) The Scope of the Curriculum Field (Goodlad); (2) The Domains of Curriculum and Their Study (Goodlad, M. Frances Klein, and Kenneth A. Tye); (3) Levels of Curricular Decision-Making (Gary A. Griffin); (4) Societal Decisions in Curriculum (Henry W. Hill); (5) Institutional Decisions in Curriculum (Robert M. McClure); (6) From Institutional to Instructional Decisions (Edith A. Buchanan); (7) Instructional Decisions in Curriculum (Klein); (8) The Personal Domain: Curricular Meaning (Louise L. Tyler and Goodlad); (9) Designing Institutional Curricula: A Case Study (Elizabeth C. Wilson); (l0) The Role of the Curriculum Maker in Cross-Cultural Perspective (Alicja Iwanska); (11) Curriculum Development in Cross-National Perspective (Klein and Goodlad); (12) Praxiology and Curriculum (Iwanska); (13) Dialogue Between a Philosopher and a Curriculum Worker (James A. Jordan); and (14) Coda: The Conceptual System for Curriculum Revisited (Goodlad). (MSE)
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Language: English
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