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Author Janesick, Valerie J.

Title Curriculum trends : a reference handbook / Valerie J. Janesick
Published Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, [2003]


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  375.00975 Jan/Cta  AVAILABLE
Description xv, 235 pages
Series Contemporary education issues
Contemporary education issues.
Contents Machine derived contents note: Contents -- Series Editor Preface(tab)00 -- Preface(tab)00 -- Dedication and Acknowledgments(tab)00 -- Chapter One: Introduction and Framing the Field(tab)00 -- Introduction(tab)00 -- Curriculum Trends as a Painting(tab)00 -- The First Stroke: The Traditionalist View of Curriculum Trends(tab)00 -- What Did We Learn from the Traditional View?(tab)00A Stroke of Dewey(tab)00 -- The Next Stroke: The Reconceptualists(tab)00 -- The Cognitive Process Orientation(tab)00 -- The Technological Orientation(tab)00 -- The Self-Actualization Orientation(tab)00 -- The Social Reconstructionist Orientation(tab)00 -- The Academic Rationalist Approach(tab)00 -- Another Stroke: The Postmodern Trends in Curriculum(tab)00 -- Postmodernism: In Bold Strokes(tab)00 -- Postmodernism and Applications for Curriculum Trends(tab)00 -- Legal Cases That Have Shaped Curriculum Trends(tab)00 -- Plessy v. Ferguson(tab)00 -- Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, Kansas(tab)00 -- Lau v. Nichols(tab)00 -- Daniel v. State of California(tab)00 -- Americans with Disabilities Act(tab)00 -- The Education of All Handicapped Children Act Amendments of 1990(tab)00 -- Integrated Thematic Units(tab)00 -- Example 1: Bear Theme Study-Grade One(tab)00 -- Example 2: Another World Theme-Middle School(tab)00 -- What Do the Units Teach Us about the Curriculum Process?(tab)00 -- The Next Strokes: Curriculum as Ethical, Aesthetic, and Autobiographical Work(tab)00 -- Autobiography as a Natural Evolution in Curriculum(tab)00 -- What Can We Learn from Autobiography as a Curriculum Trend?(tab)00 -- Combining Elements of the Autobiographical, the Ethical, and the Aesthetic(tab)00 -- Reactions(tab)00 -- Comments(tab)00 -- Home Schooling as an Alternative Curriculum Trend(tab)00 -- The Maria Montessori Model: Schooling and Curriculum(tab)00 -- Rudolf Steiner and the Waldorf Schools(tab)00 -- Writing across the Curriculum and Journal Writing as Postmodern Trends(tab)00 -- Arts-Based Curriculum Trends(tab)00 -- Summary of Postmodern Alternative Curriculum Trends(tab)00 -- Curriculum Trends, School Reform, Standards, and Assessment(tab)00 -- Some Ethical Problems with the Standards Movement(tab)00 -- Learning from the Texas School Reform Case(tab)00 -- Teaching for the Test(tab)00 -- A Major Contradiction: The New Discrimination(tab)00 -- Continuing Ethical Questions Regarding Norm-Referenced Tests(tab)00 -- Is the NRT Test Score Accurate?(tab)00 -- Race, Class, and Gender Bias in Testing(tab)00 -- Ethical Questions Raised as a Result of the Work on Multiple Intelligences: Searching for New Ways to Explain Learning(tab)00 -- No Easy Questions: The Manufactured Crisis(tab)00 -- Understanding Curriculum through Standards and Assessment(tab)00 -- Reviewing Some Problems with High-Stakes Testing(tab)00What the Activist Organization Fairtest Is Teaching Us(tab)00 -- The Major Problems(tab)00 -- Hopeful Signs(tab)00 -- Summary(tab)00 -- References(tab)00{CHAP}Chapter Two: Chronology(tab)00{/CHAP} -- From the 1890s to the 1920s: The Pretraditionalist Era(tab)00 -- From the 1920s to the 1950s: The Traditionalist Era(tab)00 -- From the 1960s to the 1980s: The Reconceptualist Era(tab)00 -- The Traditionalists(tab)00 -- The Social Behaviorists(tab)00 -- The Experientialists(tab)00 -- From the 1980s Onward: The Postmodern Critical Era(tab)00 -- Summary(tab)00 -- {CHAP}Chapter Three: Organizations That Support or Relate to Curriculum Trends(tab)00{/CHAP} -- Related Key Organizations(tab)00 -- Information Providers(tab)00 -- Related Educational Groups(tab)00 -- {CHAP}Chapter Four: Print and Nonprint Resources(tab)00{/CHAP} -- Major Texts about Curriculum Trends(tab)00 -- Selected Articles Regarding Curriculum Trends(tab)00 -- Journals in the Field(tab)00 -- Videotapes Related to Curriculum Trends(tab)00 -- Web Sites(tab)00 -- Discussion Lists(tab)00 -- {CHAP}Chapter Five: Curriculum Trends for the Future: Hope and Possibility(tab)00{/CHAP} -- Multiculturalism and Diversity in the Curriculum(tab)00 -- References(tab)00 -- Integrating the Arts into the Curriculum(tab)00 -- Critical Thinking, Critical Pedagogy, and Cultural Studies and Writing in the Curriculum(tab)00 -- An Example of a Reflection on Using a Journal to Develop Reflective and Critical Thinking Skills in Classroom Settings(tab)00 -- A Brief Historical Overview of Journal Writing(tab)00 -- Why Journal Writing?(tab)00 -- Summary(tab)00 -- Authentic Assessment(tab)00 -- Characteristics of Typical Tests and Authentic Tasks(tab)00 -- The Assessment Discussion(tab)00 -- Some History on Assessment(tab)00 -- Authentic Assessment in Today's World(tab)00 -- How Authentic Assessment Is Suited for Today's World(tab)00 -- Summary(tab)00 -- {Rm} -- Appendix A: Glossary of Terms Related to Curriculum Trends(tab)00 -- Appendix B: Questions for Reflection on Curriculum as Ethical Text(tab)00 -- Appendix C: Reflections on Curriculum as Aesthetic Text(tab)00 -- Appendix D: Curriculum as Autobiographical Text(tab)00 -- Appendix E: Curriculum as Spiritual Text: An Example(tab)00 -- Appendix F: Sample of a Reflective Journal Entry(tab)00 -- Appendix G: Samples of Reflective Journal Writing as a Performance Task(tab)00 -- Appendix H: Examples of Reflection on Curriculum as Racial Text(tab)00 -- Index(tab)00 -- About the Author(tab)00
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Education -- Curricula -- United States.
Curriculum planning -- United States.
Education -- Aims and objectives -- United States.
LC no. 2003014242
ISBN 185109461X hardcover alkaline paper
1851094660 e-book