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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.  

Interpreting Contemporary Curriculum Issues
Interpreting contemporary curriculum issues

The transition from the last years of the 19th century into the first of the 20th is marked by the challenge of the progressive movement to rethink the role of government and institutional needs for the public good. In the field of education, there was a general affirmation of the need for public schooling. Even with a consensus of the central role of schools as needed public institutions, there were ...

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