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Burman, Erica – Curriculum Inquiry, 2016
Frantz Fanon's analysis of colonial experience has widely influenced educational theory and practice. Yet, despite much focus on the gendered and sexed dynamics of racialization processes, and their applications to the dynamics in particular of teaching and learning, surprisingly little attention has been given to how these intersect both with…
Descriptors: Educational Theories, Educational Practices, Models, Children
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Farley, Lisa – Curriculum Inquiry, 2009
Curricular questions of what and how knowledge should matter take on particular urgency when the knowledge at stake refers to cultural devastation in history. Whereas narratives of progress and discourses of "protecting the child" continue to dominate the public imaginary, a number of curriculum theorists have begun to explore the multiple ways in…
Descriptors: Historians, History Instruction, Teachers, Psychiatry
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Tyler, Ralph W. – Curriculum Inquiry, 1977
The history of how the 1947 conference devoted to the theme of curriculum theory formulation came about is discussed in this article. (MLF)
Descriptors: Concept Formation, Curriculum Development, Educational History, Educational Theories
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Kliebard, Herbert M. – Curriculum Inquiry, 1977
Curriculum theory provides the central principle that addresses itself to the question of what we ought to do when we teach children and youth. (Author/MLF)
Descriptors: Concept Formation, Curriculum Development, Educational Theories, Elementary Secondary Education
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Diamonti, Michael C. – Curriculum Inquiry, 1977
The central concerns of curriculum are actually value questions. If there can be a source for a theory of curriculum, it is in the direction of philosophy. (Author/MLF)
Descriptors: Concept Formation, Curriculum Development, Educational Theories, Elementary Secondary Education
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Greene, Maxine – Curriculum Inquiry, 1977
The part the artistic-aesthetic might play in contemporary curriculum would be providing opportunities for the seizing of a range of meanings by persons open to the world. (Author/MLF)
Descriptors: Aesthetic Education, Art Education, Cultural Enrichment, Curriculum Development
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Giroux, Henry A. – Curriculum Inquiry, 1980
A critique of existing conceptions of citizenship education is presented. The major conceptual areas that must be clarified are discussed in order to provide the foundation for a reconstructed theory of citizenship education. (Author/MLF)
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Educational Theories, Elementary Secondary Education, Models
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Holmes, Mark – Curriculum Inquiry, 1980
Presents a comprehensive criticism of educational reform and educational forms using the notion of fit between formal education and the future social status of children. Argues for a version of competency-based meritocracy. (Author/MLF)
Descriptors: Competency Based Education, Educational Change, Educational Philosophy, Educational Theories
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Fox, Seymour – Curriculum Inquiry, 1985
Discusses how educational philosopher Joseph Schwab's conception of theory applies to curriculum development. Subtopics include the relationship of theory to practice; four universal components of education and their relationships; the curriculum development group, whose composition reflects the four components; and goal-directed versus…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Educational Theories, Elementary Secondary Education, Evaluation Methods