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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.  

Curriculum Work and Professional Practice
Curriculum work and professional practice

Remember being asked what you wanted to be when you grew up? Your first recollection is probably of a casual question or comment by your dad, your mom, a relative, or perhaps a friend. The question probably popped up numerous times later in school and in conversations with your friends. Then there was a new awareness, the pressure that began as early as middle or junior high school to decide about a college or noncollege, ...

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