NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
Source
Journal of Curriculum Studies1328
What Works Clearinghouse Rating
Showing 1 to 15 of 1,328 results Save | Export
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Fogo, Brad; Reisman, Abby; Breakstone, Joel – Journal of Curriculum Studies, 2019
Although most teachers adapt curriculum, we know little about teachers' rationales for modifying materials, how these rationales align with actual modifications, nor whether any patterns exist in the modifications that teachers make. This is especially the case in history/social studies, where research on curriculum is scant and research on…
Descriptors: History Instruction, Curriculum Development, Media Adaptation, Instructional Materials
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Harris, Richard; Graham, Suzanne – Journal of Curriculum Studies, 2019
This research explored the extent to which secondary school history teachers in England willingly engaged with a series of concurrent curriculum reforms, and the factors that shaped their level of agency in the process. The curriculum has been the target of sustained reform by many governments, and accountability measures are frequently used to…
Descriptors: History Instruction, Secondary School Teachers, Curriculum Development, Teacher Attitudes
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Conrad, Jenni – Journal of Curriculum Studies, 2019
This empirical study uses content and frequency analysis to investigate how the Big History Project (BHP) online curriculum represents different racial and cultural groups within its units fusing science and history. The prevalence of a Western Civilizations perspective in curricula offers a challenging irony: that world history could be…
Descriptors: History Instruction, Interdisciplinary Approach, World History, Culture
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Carroll, James Edward – Journal of Curriculum Studies, 2019
In England, two concurrent but largely disconnected discourses have emerged whose representatives have promulgated initiatives relevant to students' extended historical writing: genre theorists and the history teachers' 'extended writing movement'. Despite certain goals held in common, the two discourses have tended to talk past one another…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Writing (Composition), History, History Instruction
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Jeziorski, Agnieszka; Therriault, Geneviève – Journal of Curriculum Studies, 2019
Our study is framed according to a transformational-sociocritical approach to an education for sustainable development (ESD) that, in particular, considers landscapes as learning contexts of potential use for fostering engagement in the areas of environmental protection and sustainable development. In keeping with this perspective, we surveyed…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sustainable Development, Student Attitudes, Earth Science
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Jaeger, Elizabeth L. – Journal of Curriculum Studies, 2019
In the early 1960s, researchers began to conduct content analyses of core reading programmes/basal readers. Although these researchers often adopted a critical perspective, and examined the ideological underpinnings of the texts, they failed to make an explicit connection between ideologies and reader access to the text. The study described here…
Descriptors: Content Analysis, Reading Programs, Grade 4, Elementary School Students
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Rosenlund, David – Journal of Curriculum Studies, 2019
The study presented in this article examines the internal consistency of the formal Swedish history curriculum for the upper-secondary school. The research question addresses the extent to which disciplinary aspects--also referred to as vertical knowledge discourses--are transferred from fields of knowledge production to the Swedish formal history…
Descriptors: Test Reliability, Foreign Countries, History Instruction, Knowledge Level
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
van Straaten, Dick; Wilschut, Arie; Oostdam, Ron – Journal of Curriculum Studies, 2019
History education frequently aims at developing active citizenship by using the past to orientate to the present and the future. A pedagogy for pursuing this aim is making connections between the past and the present by means of comparing cases of an enduring human issue. To examine the feasibility and desirability of this case-comparison teaching…
Descriptors: History Instruction, Teacher Attitudes, Student Attitudes, Case Method (Teaching Technique)
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Bialystok, Lauren; Norris, Trevor; Pinto, Laura Elizabeth – Journal of Curriculum Studies, 2019
Primary objective: This study represents the first large-scale research on high school philosophy in a public education curriculum in North America. Our objective was to identify the impacts of high school philosophy, as well as the challenges of teaching it in its current format in Ontario high schools. Research design: The qualitative research…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Philosophy, Teaching Methods, Instructional Effectiveness
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Hamilton, Amy; Jin, Yan; Krieg, Susan – Journal of Curriculum Studies, 2019
Many countries, including Australia, China, the United States, the United Kingdom and New Zealand, have included art subjects in their core curriculum. Using the theory of governmentality as a critical lens to investigate the intricate power--knowledge system in relation to curriculum, arts and pedagogy, this paper makes a comparative document…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Early Childhood Education, Elementary School Curriculum, Preschool Curriculum
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Zhang, Zheng – Journal of Curriculum Studies, 2019
This case study explored the institutional, programmatic, and classroom literacy curricula of a Canadian offshore school in Macau (school pseudonym: MCS). Undergirded by the conceptual tool of cosmopolitan literacies, this study specifically examined the network effects that influenced the forms of cosmopolitan literacies in MCS's three levels of…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Literacy Education, Foreign Countries, International Schools
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Honig, Michal; Porat, Dan – Journal of Curriculum Studies, 2019
We examined the response of high school students in Israel to biographical texts. Students were exposed to three sub-genres of biographical texts (a literary-biographical text, an autobiographical text and a scientific-biographical text). These texts all differ from the conceptual schema of ordinary school texts. The data were collected from 64…
Descriptors: Biographies, High School Students, Literary Genres, Autobiographies
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Bhattacharya, Usree – Journal of Curriculum Studies, 2019
This paper investigates the portrayals of schools in various textbooks used by the focal children at an "anathashram" (orphanage) in suburban New Delhi, India. It draws on data collected in the course of ethnographic inquiry on the language and literacy socialization of focal boys over the past decade. The texts selected for this study…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Textbooks, Textbook Content, Socialization
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Bautista, Alfredo; Habib, Malikka; Eng, Anthony; Bull, Rebecca – Journal of Curriculum Studies, 2019
This article explores the correspondence between the vision of play articulated in Singapore's national kindergarten curriculum framework and the play-related pedagogies enacted by teachers on the ground, particularly during Learning Centre Time (LCT). Influenced by neo-liberal ways of thinking, the curriculum states that "purposeful…
Descriptors: Play, Kindergarten, National Curriculum, Learning Centers (Classroom)
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Thomas, Deani; Dyches, Jeanne – Journal of Curriculum Studies, 2019
In an age of increased accountability and high-stakes testing, educators continuously seek to locate quality reading intervention curricula intended to improve students' reading performances. Yet, the basics-first emphasis commonly associated with reading intervention curricula may result in districts assigning reading intervention that helps…
Descriptors: Hidden Curriculum, Reading Instruction, Reading Achievement, Reading Improvement
Previous Page | Next Page »
Pages: 1  |  2  |  3  |  4  |  5  |  6  |  7  |  8  |  9  |  10  |  11  |  ...  |  89