- Subject index
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.
Chapter 7: Historical Foundations of Curriculum
Historical Foundations of Curriculum
- Roots of American Curriculum 156
- 18th-Century Curriculum in America 159
- 19th-Century Curriculum in the United States 163
- 20th-Century Curriculum: The Progressive Movement and after 169
- Into the 21st Century: New Policy Initiatives and the Curriculum 180
- Perspective into Practice: Examples From the History of Curriculum Change 185
- Summary and Conclusions 186
- Critical Perspective 187
- Resources for Curriculum Study 187
- References 188
Everything is connected…. None of us is untouched by the swirl and eddy of serendipity that drives human endeavors at all levels from quantum chromodynamics to painting your house. (Burke, 2003, pp. 1–2)
In his many books, author James Burke continuously makes the point about connectedness, that all knowledge is related and no body of knowledge, no discipline, exists in isolation. While every discipline has a critical core ...