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McKnight, Lucinda – Theory Into Practice, 2021
This article explores challenges faced when curriculum designers address pre-service English teachers as digital writers, in a "teacher as writer" program. The article considers the resilience of print dominance in writing, including in tertiary digital education spaces and how the rhetoric of digital expansion is accompanied by…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teachers, Curriculum Design, Writing (Composition)
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Penuel, William R.; O'Connor, Kevin – Theory Into Practice, 2018
More than 20 years ago, literacy pedagogies informed by the emerging networked world defined by local diversity and global connectedness, new digital media and fast capitalism. Modern people now fully inhabit the world they described, but the contours of that world's racial dynamics and growing inequality call for a refinement of pedagogies that…
Descriptors: Multiple Literacies, Social Change, Futures (of Society), Instructional Innovation
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Hatcher, Julie A.; Studer, Morgan L. – Theory Into Practice, 2015
Developing good citizens is an historic role for higher education (Sullivan & Rosin, 2008) and the emergence of service-learning as a pedagogical strategy has heightened attention to the intentional educational objectives to be addressed in higher education. This article examines the role of service-learning in developing philanthropic values…
Descriptors: Service Learning, Philanthropic Foundations, Private Financial Support, Values Education
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Benedict, Cathy L. – Theory Into Practice, 2012
Even though there are multiple literacies, the preoccupation and even reliance on the primacy of functional literacy, as seen as an end-point in the formal process of schooling, masks an ideology that rarely goes interrogated throughout all disciplines. This article considers the obligation and structure of functional literacy, and, in particular,…
Descriptors: Music, Functional Literacy, Music Education, Ideology
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Hughes, Eileen – Theory Into Practice, 2007
Principles of the Reggio Emilia approach are a catalyst for thinking about practices in early childhood education. Teachers in the child care system of Reggio Emilia encourage us to think about our image of childhood and the ways we interact with children, plan curriculum, and design environments. This article examines experiences in a rural…
Descriptors: Disadvantaged Youth, Early Childhood Education, Cultural Context, Children
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Weinstein, Gerald – Theory into Practice, 1971
Descriptors: Curriculum Design, Educational Innovation, Guides, Humanities
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Foshay, Arthur W. – Theory into Practice, 1971
Descriptors: Curriculum Design, Educational Objectives, Models, Psychology
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MacDonald, Barry – Theory into Practice, 1971
Descriptors: Curriculum Design, Evaluation Methods, Humanities, Program Evaluation
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Novak, Joseph D. – Theory into Practice, 1971
Descriptors: Concept Formation, Curriculum Design, Research Needs, Science Education
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Theory Into Practice, 1970
Descriptors: Curriculum Design, Educational Objectives, Instructional Materials, Teaching Methods
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Kantor, Kenneth J. – Theory into Practice, 1983
Curriculum development efforts for English instruction over the past 20 years are reviewed, and an "inside-outside" approach that uses the structure of the discipline, or its inner core, to guide curriculum development is suggested. Three principles--metaphoric thinking, writing as reconstruction of experience, and language in context--would…
Descriptors: Curriculum Design, Curriculum Development, Educational Needs, Educational Theories
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Doll, William E., Jr. – Theory into Practice, 1979
An examination of weaknessess in behaviorist and humanist models of education evaluation provides a basis for a structuralist model. This model is grounded in developmental stages, the structure of the child and the curriculum, and the idea of education as a bridge between these structures to assist the development of the child. (JMF)
Descriptors: Accountability, Behavioral Objectives, Curriculum Design, Curriculum Development
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Guskey, Thomas R. – Theory into Practice, 1980
Mastery learning is a philosophically based approach to teaching and learning which focuses on effective individualized instruction in the group oriented classroom setting. This article discusses the development and application of mastery learning theory and its implications for teachers. (JN)
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Cognitive Development, Curriculum Design, Curriculum Development
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Morris, Robert C.; Krajewski, Robert – Theory into Practice, 1980
Educators and noneducators alike are beginning to believe that a collective humanism is as necessary for the future of our society as it is for education. The challenge for educators is to reshape educational practices and provide students with increased control over their own behavior. (JN)
Descriptors: Curriculum Design, Educational Change, Educational Practices, Educational Principles
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Klein, M. Frances – Theory into Practice, 1986
The author argues for using alternative concepts and processes, perhaps several in various curriculum conceptions. Using varying designs in each classroom could make the process of schooling more responsive to the individual student and to society. (MT)
Descriptors: Curriculum Design, Curriculum Research, Individual Needs, Social Responsibility
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