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Goodyear, Victoria A.; Casey, Ashley; Kirk, David – Journal of Curriculum Studies, 2017
While there are numerous pedagogical innovations and varying forms of professional learning to support change, teachers rarely move beyond the initial implementation of new ideas and policies and few innovations reach the institutionalized stage. Building on both site ontologies and situated learning in communities of practice perspectives, this…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Sustainability, Educational Innovation, Teaching Methods
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Kirk, David – Journal of Curriculum Studies, 1988
Synthesizes the findings of a case study of teacher-initiated innovation in physical education, discussing issues that Hargreaves raises in relation to the ideology underpinning school-centered innovation and the curricular practice of teachers. Examines the temporal context of innovating, teacher involvement in innovation, and innovating and…
Descriptors: Curriculum Design, Curriculum Development, Decentralization, Elementary Secondary Education
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Kirk, David – Journal of Curriculum Studies, 1990
Reviews studies that have examined curriculum packages, focusing on how school knowledge is ideologically structured and organized. Borrows from discourse analysis to develop a theoretical framework for investigating how knowledge and meaning-production can be influenced. Illustrates the framework's use to design and conduct a study of a physical…
Descriptors: Curriculum Design, Curriculum Development, Curriculum Research, Discourse Analysis