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Journal of Curriculum Studies

  • By: Jacqueline Bach
  • In: Encyclopedia of Curriculum Studies
  • Edited by: Craig Kridel
  • Subject:Cultural Studies (general), Curriculum & Content (general), Curriculum Studies

The Journal of Curriculum Studies (JCS) is an international, peer-reviewed journal with editorial offices in the United Kingdom, Canada, the United States, and Australia. JCS focuses on promoting a global examination of curriculum issues and an interdisciplinary understanding of curriculum practice that emphasizes a cross-cultural dialogue. It maintains an interdisciplinary approach to curriculum studies by featuring articles that focus on the intersections of theory, research, and practice.

The journal was established in November 1968, and the founding editor was P. H. Taylor from the School of Education at the University of Birmingham, in Edgbaston, United Kingdom. Its first issue included pieces by Lawrence Stenhouse and John Goodlad. JCS widened its scope by calling for papers that deal with the history of the field, teacher education, and ...

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