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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.  

Historical Foundations of Curriculum
Historical foundations of curriculum

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 ...

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