Synoptic textbooks have played a major role in the intellectual advancement of U.S. curriculum studies. William F. Pinar argues for a new synoptic text, summarizing recent and relevant research in the academic disciplines toward the subjective and social reconstruction of the public sphere that is the school classroom. Such a reconceptualization of curriculum development enables teachers to complicate the classroom conversations they themselves will lead. Subsequent essays demonstrate the thematic and methodological forms such curriculum development might take.Under aquot;conservation of moodaquot; principle, there are no shortcuts to happiness: aquot;in effect, there has been an unspoken ... What are the ethical issues involved in mood-elevating drugs that violate this principle of aquot;conservation of mood, aquot; Aranowanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Synoptic Text Today and Other Essays|
|Author||:||William Pinar, William F. Pinar|
|Publisher||:||Peter Lang - 2006|