NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
Laws, Policies, & Programs
Assessments and Surveys
What Works Clearinghouse Rating
Showing 1 to 15 of 41 results Save | Export
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Ríos-Rojas, Anne – Curriculum Inquiry, 2018
As European democracies undergo dramatic demographic shifts, they look to civics education to create social cohesion and produce a "democratic" citizenry. Such a project, however, is not without its tensions and contradictions. Drawing on findings from a yearlong ethnography in a secondary school in Spain, this article traces a number of…
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Immigrants, Ethnography, Secondary School Students
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Hung, Cheng-Yu – Curriculum Inquiry, 2018
In early 2014, a group of senior high school teachers initiated a series of campaigns to fight against the government's imposition of a revised history and citizenship education curriculum, an unprecedented display of opposition in the history of public schools in Taiwan. They rose above the traditional stereotype of the schoolteacher common…
Descriptors: Social Change, National Curriculum, Foreign Countries, Teacher Attitudes
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Baker, Bernadette – Curriculum Inquiry, 2017
The demand for evidence in particular forms shapes contemporary educational policy, curriculum studies' debates over the politics of knowledge "versus" wisdom, and research into classroom practice. This paper provides a genealogical trace that examines the arbitrary and historical linkage of discourses of vision (especially when vision…
Descriptors: Social Science Research, Educational Research, Educational Policy, Evidence
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Schmeichel, Mardi; Sharma, Ajay; Pittard, Elizabeth – Curriculum Inquiry, 2017
Neoliberalism has an enormous influence on P-12 education in most industrial societies. In this integrative, theoretical literature review, we surveyed the journal articles on neoliberalism in US-based educational research to better understand how neoliberalism has been conceptualized in this body of work and to offer implications for future…
Descriptors: Neoliberalism, Educational Research, Journal Articles, Educational Philosophy
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Holohan, Kevin J. – Curriculum Inquiry, 2017
This paper aims to interrogate Freirean critical pedagogy via the work of Jacques Lacan in order to shed new light on psychoanalytic issues that arise when engaging in critical pedagogical work. First, through a close reading of Freire's "Pedagogy of the Oppressed," the author delineates Freire's conception of the human subject, the…
Descriptors: Educational Philosophy, Critical Theory, Teaching Methods, Power Structure
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Sonu, Debbie; Benson, Jeremy – Curriculum Inquiry, 2016
This paper argues that normative conceptions of the child, as a natural quasi-human being in need of guidance, enable current school reforms in the United States to directly link the child to neoliberal aims and objectives. In using Foucault's concept of governmentality and disciplinary power, we first present how the child is constructed as a…
Descriptors: Neoliberalism, Educational Change, Socialization, Educational Policy
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Vaandering, Dorothy – Curriculum Inquiry, 2014
What would a professional development experience rooted in the philosophy, principles, and practices of restorative justice look and feel like? This article describes how such a professional development project was designed to implement restorative justice principles and practices into schools in a proactive, relational and sustainable manner by…
Descriptors: Justice, Faculty Development, Educational Philosophy, Educational Practices
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Panjwani, Farid – Curriculum Inquiry, 2012
The article provides a critical appreciation of the educational thought of Fazlur Rahman, a major figure in the 20th-century Muslim modernist trend. By situating his life and work in the history of Muslim reform, the article brings into relief distinctive elements of his intellectual project. Connections between Fazlur Rahman's philosophy of…
Descriptors: Muslims, Islamic Culture, Islam, Educational Philosophy
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Goulah, Jason; Ito, Takao – Curriculum Inquiry, 2012
This essay review focuses on Daisaku Ikeda (b. 1928) and his curriculum of Soka, or value-creating, education present in two works: "Choose Life: A Dialogue" (Toynbee & Ikeda, 1976) and "Thoughts on Education for Global Citizenship" (Ikeda, 1996b). In reviewing these works, the authors trace the biographical roots of Ikeda's educational philosophy…
Descriptors: Mentors, Citizenship, Educational Philosophy, Family Life
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Gottesman, Isaac – Curriculum Inquiry, 2012
Michael Apple's "Ideology and Curriculum", published in 1979, helped initiate a broad turn in the field of education in the United States to Marxist thought as a lens through which to analyze the relationship between school and society. This classic text continues to inform scholarship in the field. While "Ideology" has…
Descriptors: Marxian Analysis, Ideology, Curriculum, Role of Education
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Kennedy, R. M. – Curriculum Inquiry, 2011
Hannah Arendt articulates natality as the very "essence of education." Natality expresses the unique capacity of each person to bring about something new in relation to an inherited world. Education's difficult work, in Arendt's view, is not only to introduce students to the truths of the world as it is, but also to nurture the capacity to make…
Descriptors: Social Differences, Educational Theories, Citizenship Responsibility, Humanism
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Schecter, Barbara – Curriculum Inquiry, 2011
Recently, the view that a concept of development should serve as a guiding principle for education has been seriously challenged by developmental psychologists as well as educators. Dewey's vision of development and progressive education is at the heart of these controversies. This article discusses the place of Dewey's thinking on these subjects,…
Descriptors: Psychologists, Developmental Psychology, Progressive Education, Teachers
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Hlebowitsh, Peter – Curriculum Inquiry, 2010
After years of generating divergent approaches to scholarship, cast mostly as reactions against a historical orthodoxy, the curriculum studies community is now looking at a new dialectic--one marked by a physics that pull ideas inward toward some centripetal center. The tension between looking for unifying ideas as they articulate with a…
Descriptors: Educational Development, Intellectual History, Curriculum Development, Curriculum Evaluation
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Kim, Young Chun – Curriculum Inquiry, 2010
Creating transnational spaces of curriculum inquiry calls for dialogic encounters between East and West. This article makes visible, both for Western and non-Western curriculum scholars, the historical development of curriculum studies in South Korea over the last 3 decades. Focusing on reconceptualist approaches to curriculum, the article argues…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Foreign Countries, National Curriculum, Case Studies
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Cook-Sather, Alison – Curriculum Inquiry, 2010
As has been the case throughout the history of education in the United States, the current structures and practices of U.S. schools and colleges are informed by particular ideals regarding the potential of education. Through this comparative descriptive analysis, I argue that a major reason why these ideals have rarely been realized is the way…
Descriptors: Educational Philosophy, Educational History, Student Role, Educational Change
Previous Page | Next Page »
Pages: 1  |  2  |  3