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Journal of the American Association for the Advancement of Curriculum Studies

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

The Journal of the American Association for the Advancement of Curriculum Studies began its online publication of articles and research essays on subjects important to the intellectual advancement of U.S. curriculum studies in 2005. Edited by Alan Block of the University of Wisconsin-Stout, it serves as the main voice of its parent association, which aims to advance the field of curriculum studies in two ways: in terms of maintaining and promoting the importance of a formal curriculum studies field and in terms of placing curriculum studies in an international frame of reference.

Because curriculum studies as a subfield of educational studies emerged historically within the larger discipline of education and now permeates multiple disciplines, articles and essays published by the journal pay careful attention to cultural ...

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