Rethinking Schooling: Twenty-Five Years of the Journal of Curriculum Studies

1st Edition

Ian Westbury, Geoff Milburn

Published April 10, 2015
Reference - 344 Pages
ISBN 9781138881099 - CAT# Y179976


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Taking a collection of seminal articles from the Journal of Curriculum Studies, this book offers readers a vantage point for thinking about the worlds of schools and curricula, focusing in particular on the concept of seeing schools, curricula and teaching in new ways. Each of the chapters sheds fresh light on the ways of thinking the aforementioned. Themes include:

  • classrooms and teaching
  • pedagogy
  • science and history education
  • school and curriculum development
  • students’ lives in schools.

Written by an international group of distinguished scholars from Britain, North America, Sweden and Germany, the chapters draw on the perspectives offered by curriculum and pedagogical theory, history, ethnography, sociology, psychology and organisational studies and experiences in curriculum-making. Together they invite many questions about why teaching and curricula must be as they are.

Rethinking Schooling provides new futures for education and alternative ways of seeing them.

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