The Guide to Curriculum in Education illuminates how four commonplaces of curriculum--subject matter, teachers, learners, and milieu--are interdependent and interconnected in curriculum making and the ties between and controversies over public debate, policy making, university scholarship, and school practice in defining and developing curricula. Complex traditions of curriculum scholarship are traced to illuminate curriculum ideas, issues, perspectives, and possibilities. A major goal is to highlight and explicate how subject matter, teachers, learners, and context or environment are interdependent and interconnected in decision-making processes that involve local and state school boards and government agencies, educational institutions, and curriculum stakeholders at all levels. Key Features: • Organized around four parts as articulated by curriculum scholar Joseph J. Schwab: subject matter, teachers, learners, and milieu • Brief, objective chapters of 5,000 words each provide student readers with more depth than found in an encyclopedia entry • Chapters focus on key contemporary concerns and provide Further Reading suggestions for students wishing to explore a topic in more detail • The Guide focuses on 55 topical chapters organized in four parts: Subject Matter as Curriculum, Teachers as Curriculum, Students as Curriculum, and Milieu as Curriculum This guide will serve as a general, non-technical resource for students and researchers within education programs who seek to better understand the four commonplaces of curriculum and how it influences various aspects within the field of education.

Global, Transnational, and Local Curriculum

Global, Transnational, and Local Curriculum

Global, transnational, and local curriculum
Nina AsherChristopher L. Kolb

I was in line for the security check at the international airport of a mid-sized U.S. city, right on the eastern edge of the Midwest, in July 2013. The names, in white lettering, on the back of a fellow traveler’s bright, deep blue T-shirt (in fact the same blue that TSA officials wear) caught my (Nina’s) eye. Five or six names in a list with a two-digit number after each name. All ending in “Singh” or “Kaur.” The date at the top of the list was 08.05.12. It took me a few minutes to realize—this traveler was wearing a T-shirt memorializing those killed by Wade Michael Page, a White supremacist, who attacked ...

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