áôThis book combines a number of excellent authors thinking about curriculum. ItÆs a nice blend of known authors and newer writers in the field.ö ù Robert C. Morris, University of West Georgia ôThe range of topicsùreading, science, artùmakes this a complete and comprehensive reader for both novices and experienced educational teachers and leaders.ö ùJeffrey 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
Section One: Where Do We Begin?
Elliot W. Eisner
Section Two: What Is Curriculum?
Judith Dziuban and Marcella Kysilka
Allan A. Glatthorn
Section Three: How Do We Think About Curriculum
William H. Schubert
Hanan A. Alexander
Robert V. Bullough, Jr. and Craig Kridel
William G. Wraga and Peter S. Hlebowitsh
Section Four: How Can Curriculum Be Organized?
Adah Ward Randolph
Carrie B. Kisker
Noelle C. Griffin and Priscilla Wohlstetter
Section Five: What Is The Status Of The Academic Curriculum?
Bruce Joyce, Marilyn Hrycauk, and Emily Calhoun
Freya M. J. Zipperer, M. Thomas Worley, Michelle W. Sisson, and Rhonda W. Said
Alan H. Schoenfeld
Keith Sheppard and Dennis M. Robbins
Section Six: What Is The Extra- Or Co- Curriculum?
Jacquelynne S. Eccles, Bonnie L. Barber, Margaret Stone, and James Hunt
Marianne Russell Kugler
Larry J. Stephens and Laura A. Schaben
Section Seven: Are There Political Aspects To Curriculum?
W. James Popham
Robert W. Howard, Marvin W. Berkowitz, and Esther F. Schaeffer
Murry R. Nelson
Vicki D. Johnson
Section Eight: How Does The Curriculum Meet The Needs of Diverse Populations?
Marcela von Olphen, Francisco Rios, William Berube, Robin Dexter, and Robert McCarthy
Andrew F. Smith
Timothy E. Morse
Glenda M. Prime and Rommel J. Miranda
Section Nine: What Are Current Hot-Button Issues in Curriculum?
W. James Popham
Dave F. Brown
James A. Banks
Jeanne B. Stinchcomb, Gordon Bazemore, and Nancy Riestenberg
Section Ten: Where Are We Now?
Daniel P. Liston
About the Editors