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Understanding and Shaping Curriculum: What We Teach and Why introduces readers to curriculum as knowledge, curriculum as work, and curriculum as professional practice. Author Thomas W. Hewitt discusses curriculum from theoretical and practical perspectives to not only acquaint readers with the study of curriculum, but also help them to become effective curriculum practitioners.
Part IV: Challenges of Curriculum Change
In the time and place of your using this book, matters educational, in particular those about schooling and curriculum, will be changing, perhaps in degree, possibly dramatically. This Part IV, Challenges of Curriculum Change, is a speculative venture grounded in present-day ideas and studies. The discussions about curriculum, schooling, and society are suggestions, not predictions. Curriculum and the schooling process in which it is embedded will, like the American society it serves, continue to evolve.[Page 348]