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Contemporary Readings in Curriculum by Barbara Slater Stern
  

Contemporary Readings in Curriculum

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Contemporary Readings in Curriculum by Barbara Slater Stern

aoThis book combines a number of excellent authors thinking about curriculum. ItAEs a nice blend of known authors and newer writers in the field.o u Robert C. Morris, University of West Georgia oThe range of topicsureading, science, artumakes this a complete and comprehensive reader for both novices and experienced educational teachers and leaders.o uJeffrey S. Kaplan, University of Central Florida Contemporary Readings in Curriculum provides beginning teachers and educational leaders with a series of articles that can help them build their curriculum knowledge base Key Features and Benefits Provides a historical context of the curriculum field, giving educators a solid foundation for curriculum knowledge Describes the political nature of curriculum and how we must be attentive to the increasingly diverse populations found in our schools Connects the readings to traditional course goals, providing practical applications of curriculum topics Covers cocurricular issues, which have become a major contemporary topic within school systems Enhances the articles with a strong pedagogical framework, including detailed Internet references, questions for each article, topic guides tying each article to course topics, and article abstracts for the instructorIncludes Articles From the Following JournalsAmerican School Board Journal Community College ReviewCurriculum &BAD:amp; Teaching Dialogue Education &BAD:amp; Urban Society Educational Leadership Educational Policy Harvard International Journal of Press/Politics Journal of Cases in Educational Leadership Journal of Chemical Education, Journal of Curriculum &BAD:amp; Supervision Journal of Curriculum Studies NASSP Bulletin Phi Delta Kappan Rethinking Schools Teachers College RecordThe American Behavioral Scientist The Educational Forum The Journal of Social Issues Theory and Research in Education Urban Education Youth Violence and Juvenile Justice

Reviews

A comprehensive and diverse collection suited for secondary educators and administrators. -- Suniti Sharma This is a refreshing book of readings. The editors have produced a diverse range of articles, the book as a whole is well organized and provides important background information for both novice and experienced teachers and educational leaders. -- Colin Marsh * Curriculum Perspectives *


About the Author

Dr. Marcella L. Kysilka, professor emerita in the College of Education at the University of Central Florida received her bachelor's degree from Ohio State University; her master's from Kent State University and her Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Texas at Austin. Dr. Kysilka has held many leadership roles in professional organizations including the presidency of Kappa Delta Pi and editor of The Educational Forum, Board of Directors and Leadership Council of the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development and associate editor of the Journal for Curriculum and Supervision, President of Florida Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, President of the International Study Association for Teachers and Teaching, and Executive Secretary of the American Association for Curriculum and Teaching. Dr. Kysilka currently serves as editor of the Florida Educational Leadership journal. Dr. Kysilka has published over 60 journal articles and eight books. While at the University of Central Florida, Dr. Kysilka served as a full professor in the Educational Studies department, as Associate Dean of Academic Affairs, as Director of Educational Research, as Assistant Chair to the Educational Studies Department and as Coordinator of the Curriculum and Instruction Doctoral Program. She currently is a consultant with P.A.C.E. High School in Cincinnati, Ohio, a school for underachieving inner city students and teaches part-time for the College of Mt. St. Joseph.

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Publication date

1st March 2008

Author

Barbara Slater Stern

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Publisher

SAGE Publications Inc

Format

Paperback
416 pages

Categories

Curriculum planning & development

ISBN

9781412944724

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