Critical Essays on Major Curriculum Theorists

Critical Essays on Major Curriculum Theorists

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This book is a critical appreciation of the work of sixteen leading curriculum theorists, taking account of the writings of a balance of established thinkers and curriculum analysts from the fields of education, philosophy, sociology and psychology. Together these commentators offer a broad perspective with views from the UK, the US and Europe, and from a range of political stances ranging from radical conservatism through liberalism to socialism and libertarianism. The theorists include major names such as Lev Vygotsky, Jerome Bruner, Maxine Greene, Basil Bernstein, Micheal Foucault, Elliott Eisner, John White, Michael Apple and more. Ideal for students on all teacher training courses looking for an introduction to some of the key educational thinkers of our time, this key text can also be used as a companion volume to the Routledge four-volume set on curriculum theory.The I I + had a significant influence on the formation of the tripartite system of formal education in the United Kingdom as it was used to classify children as appropriate for grammar schools (those who passed the II +), technical schools ( thoseanbsp;...

Title:Critical Essays on Major Curriculum Theorists
Author:David Scott
Publisher:Psychology Press - 2008


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