Science topic

Curriculum Theory - Science topic

Curriculum design for education programms
Filters
All publications are displayed by default. Use this filter to view only publications with full-texts.
Publications related to Curriculum Theory (974)
Sorted by most recent
Article
Full-text available
Few matters are of greater importance to high quality early childhood education than the content and mediation of curriculum. In spite of this, early childhood curriculum practices are rarely examined through the lens of curriculum theory. This research employs educational connoisseurship and criticism as a methodology to shed light upon the curric...
Article
Full-text available
In the context of rapid social development, education has also faced many challenges in the market. As an important part of higher education, music courses have important value and effect on the cultivation of students’ healthy psychological quality. Correct and effective music teaching can effectively guide students’ music theory knowledge and aes...
Article
Full-text available
In Germany, dual learning programmes are increasingly offered by higher education institutions. These programmes' main characteristic and greatest challenge is their integration of academic and vocational learning. So far, this challenge has frequently been stated without specifying its exact nature and consequences for learners. The present study...
Article
Full-text available
Purpose: This study focused on the challenges facing effective teaching, learning and assessment in community-based secondary schools in the Tabora region. Methodology: This study employed a mixed method approach in line with a sequential explanatory research design. The study employed simple random sampling procedures to enlisted 219 people from v...
Article
Full-text available
The study aimed at identifying the teacher practices that support the implementation of the new business subjects' curriculum in selected secondary schools of Kabale district, Uganda. The study was underpinned by Ralph W. Tyler's (1949) principles of curriculum theory. Based on the pragmatist perspective, a concurrent triangulation research design...
Article
Full-text available
In the past decades, neoliberalism has permeated (foreign) language education, as has been discussed by critical research in the fields of: curriculum theory, applied linguistics, discourse analysis, language policy, language assessment, to name a few. Despite the fact that research on foreign language education and neoliberalism is certainly growi...
Thesis
Full-text available
This dissertation aims to provide a genealogy of the relations between the public and the private in education. It does so by the exploring how public education and private tutoring form and transform each other and why they are seen as legitimate or problematic in different historical and cultural contexts. Drawing on curriculum theory and Foucaul...
Article
Full-text available
With the development of science and technology, big data and wireless communication technology are gradually applied in the field of education. As people nowadays have higher and higher requirements for the orientation and characteristics of kindergarten curriculum, kindergarten curriculum presents a development trend of “a hundred flowers bloom.”...
Research
Full-text available
This report reflects on the journey of the implementation of the Happiness Curriculum in Delhi government schools. It discusses what the Happiness Curriculum entails, its theoretical underpinnings, how is it implemented in schools, and presents happy voices of students and teachers
Article
Full-text available
New York: Routledge, 2020. 338 pp. Every academic discipline and scholarly field of study has its limits and its untapped potential and possibilities. It is a valuable exercise to critique such a discipline or field at a given moment in historical time, to reassess its strengths, to reveal flaws and to propose new lines of flight and points of depa...
Article
Full-text available
The aim of this literature review study was to examine the historical development of the concept of curriculum theory, its reflections on curriculum development studies, and teaching-learning processes and also to attract the attention of the researchers to the area of curriculum theory which was seen to be left aside for years. The research was de...
Chapter
Full-text available
This chapter presents views, opinions, and perceptions about the curriculum theories that propagate educational perspectives of social injustice, cultural exclusion, supremacy, socio-economic inequality, and inequity. The data collection method was question and answer and deductive reasoning conducted in small groups in education studies classes. P...
Thesis
Full-text available
This thesis deals with the topic of cross-curricular relationships between the subjects German and geography. In the theoretical part, I define the concept of intersubject relations in terms of some concepts of curriculum theory with reference to the Czech system of framework educational programmes. Furthermore, I examine the phenomenon of realia a...
Article
Full-text available
In this paper, a 9-layer convolutional neural network with 4 convolutional layers, 4 pooling layers, and 1 fully connected layer is designed to recognize the emotions of digital learning images in the era of big data. The convolutional neural network is trained using digital learning images that have been labeled with emotions, and the final test s...
Article
Full-text available
The purpose of this study was to examine the values of movement and physical activity (MoPA) using government policy documents (e.g., laws and curricula) on early childhood education and care (ECEC) from Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden. This descriptive, comparative study was designed based on curriculum theory and used word count and...
Article
Full-text available
The main purpose of the current study was to assess the effect of teachers’ characteristics in the implementation of the new Business Subjects’ curriculum in selected secondary schools of Kabale District, Uganda. The study was based on the doctrines of the curriculum theory developed by Ralph W. Tyler. The mixed methods research, enclosed within a...
Article
Full-text available
This article corroborates the inclusive nature of photographic narrative in teaching situations mediated by digital hybrids. It represents an attempt to address growing concern about use of technological media in teaching that does not facilitate the learning process or leverage these tools by proposing actions that promote higher mental processes...
Experiment Findings
Full-text available
This study investigated the effect of Blended Smartphone Think-pair-share teaching strategy onYear2 Students’ Emotional Intelligence and Academic Achievement in Ed221( Curriculum Theory). The study adopted a quasi-experimental design. Specifically a pretest posttest non-equivalent control group design. Two research questions were posed and one hypo...
Article
Full-text available
Introduction It is said that the child of today is the builder of tomorrow. It can be possible only through the well designed and effective implementation of curriculum by proper and organized way that the child could be realized his inner potential and contribute meaningfully to national development. The curriculum is the primary means of educatio...
Book
Full-text available
Critical Transformative Educational Leadership and Policy Studies is a comprehensive collection of critical contributions from most of the leading voices in the fields of educational leadership and educational policy studies, pushing back against the current neoliberal authoritarian environment. The volume offers alternative ways to perceive and to...
Conference Paper
Full-text available
The syllabus of English in the Swedish National Curriculum is based on a communicative approach, but lacks explicit guidelines on what to teach. Furthermore, the Education Act demands equal outcomes from schools that also should ensure every child's equal learning opportunities. With reference to vocabulary knowledge as crucial for language profici...
Article
Full-text available
Curriculum studies have undergone extensive changes in curriculum theory; especially in reconceptualisation era, which is undoubtedly one of the most important and prominent periods. At the same time, this period could be practically considered as a reaction to the classical conception of the field, which has been accompanied by a backward command...
Article
Full-text available
This article is a discussion of the intersection between curriculum theory and agential realism as it emerged in the development of a curriculum theory course. During the process of designing such a course, I found myself wrestling with the different theoretical understandings of curriculum. What I came to realize was that while all of the theories...
Chapter
Full-text available
The entry attempts to analyze the complexity of curriculum and to reflect on what this means for curriculum theory in four steps. First, the history of the development of curriculum studies as an educational sub-discipline is reconstructed in its specific cultural milieu characterized by particular ideological preferences which became heavily conte...
Article
Full-text available
Background: within the scope of public educational policies, the research focuses on the recontextualisation of the principle of interdisciplinarity of the Programa Mais Educação São Paulo (More Education Programme) for mathematics teachers' pedagogical practices. Objective: to discuss the meanings attributed to interdisciplinarity by mathematics t...
Chapter
Full-text available
There seems to be sufficient willingness to implement curriculum decolonisation in universities in South Africa since the student-led #FeesMustFall campaigns in 2015 and 2016. However, studies on the challenges and enabling conditions of curriculum decolonisation that academics and academic developers can utilise remain scant. In this chapter, we u...
Article
Full-text available
Resumo Este artigo tem por objetivo refletir sobre a relação entre os saberes docentes e sua transposição didática, através da perspectiva teórica proposta por Tardif e Gauthier (2013), os quais discutem o que é pertinente saber para ser ensinado na atualidade. Nessa relação residem os principais desafios postos à prática docente, considerando a re...
Article
Full-text available
As a result of international neoliberal and neoconservative trends, the status of the arts has been devalued in secondary school curricula. This paper examines why the arts are not considered core educational knowledge in pedagogic discourse arising from the New Right policy agenda. In a case study analysis of Swedish educational policy debates, cu...
Article
Full-text available
Since 2016 the law on the National Qualifications Framework (NQF) has been in force in Austria. In the meantime, as regulated by the law, qualifications have been assigned in various forms in individual procedures (with exception for the Bologna-compliant university certificates, who were once again able to achieve a special path for themselves). T...
Article
Full-text available
Questioning what knowledge is of most worth in the early weeks of North America's Covid-19 crisis, this article begins to reimagine the possibilities of curriculum in such unprecedented times. It reflects on the author’s experiences as a doctoral student to unveil the capacity of a curriculum that emphasizes compassion, community, and relational ac...
Article
Full-text available
Background: There is a growing view that ‘Big Ideas of science education’ are useful for teaching science but there is not much knowledge of how teachers work with them. Purpose: This study explores the conceptualisation and practice of the use of Big Ideas of science education by primary and secondary teachers in Chile. Sample: A total of 63 sci...
Article
Full-text available
This paper introduces a special issue which aims to address the challenges facing the 'deliberative' educational knowledge traditions of educational foundations, curriculum theory and Didaktik as a consequence of the rising tide of empiricism in educational research, the 'what works' agenda in global educational reform and internal fragmentation wi...
Article
Full-text available
We live in an era that normalized absurdism and abnormality. From successive devastating economic and environmental havoc, the world is now before a pandemic with a lethal footprint throughout the planet. The pandemonium became global. This paper situates the current COVID-19 pandemic within the context of an endless multi-plethora of devastating s...
Article
Full-text available
This paper explores the declining trend of fine arts education in secondary schools. We examine mechanisms that may explain this phenomenon on structural levels of policymaking and policy implementation in different areas of the education system. What will be defined as the "selection device" refers to the structurally determined selection of educa...
Presentation
Full-text available
This presentation was given as a public seminar for the Institute of Research in Education at the University of Bedfordshire on 17th March 2021. It brings together work from two forthcoming publications which look at the way that curriculum theory has (and has not) been used to justify policy decisions around curriculum in both the English and Medi...
Chapter
Full-text available
Informed by, but going beyond, Michael Young and his colleagues’ project of ‘bringing knowledge back in’, this chapter (re)introduces content—knowledge selected into the curriculum—into the conversation on curriculum policy and practice from the perspectives of American curriculum theory, German Didaktik, and Chinese education. Three propositions w...
Chapter
Full-text available
New materialist and posthumanist thought present some key challenges for the imagined masculinist figure of the curriculum designer as rational planner. This chapter sketches the trajectory of this figure through curriculum theory and provides a feminist critique, drawing on the work of Rosi Braidotti and Karen Barad. With the aim of troubling the...
Article
Full-text available
This article addresses how 'powerful' curriculum theory might be constructed from the perspective of the German Didaktik tradition-highly compatible with Schwab's the Practical. To start with, I scrutinise Joseph Schwab's model of curriculum planning and Wolfgang Klafki's model of lesson preparation and examine two theories of content that underpin...
Article
Full-text available
The curriculum has a domain in education that is contained in various substances, namely: curriculum as part of the field of study, curriculum as a substance in the teaching plan, and curriculum as part of a system. The curriculum functions in shaping and developing cognitive, affective and psychomotor aspects of humans by achieving the vision, mis...
Article
Full-text available
In the teaching process, the relationship between students and university teachers is an important determinant of the quality of learning and teaching process. The concepts of didactic theories provide a different approach to the didactic - methodical determination of teaching and the position of students in the scientific - teaching process in rel...
Conference Paper
Full-text available
The conference, hopes to widen the debate on curriculum reform. Its main objectives are the following: Explore current debates concerning curriculum theories, ideologies and approaches. Examine normative and empirical questions related to what to teach for future generations, why and how. Reflect on the role of the various stakeholders in the proce...
Article
Full-text available
La transformación curricular es hoy una demanda internacional y una exigencia atendida en la mayoría de los países mundialmente. Perú y Cuba son muestra fehaciente de arduas transformaciones curriculares esencialmente en la enseñanza universitaria. Dada la promulgación de una nueva ley universitaria y el cambio de estatuto de la Universidad Naciona...
Article
Full-text available
Norway, Japan and many other countries have joined the UN's goals for sustainable development adopted in 2015. The purpose of this article is to shed light on which societal forces have led to these goals and how sustainable development has had an impact as a theme in education. The article is based on curriculum theory and a qualitative study of c...
Article
Full-text available
A UCLIOE London Blog about teacher education, contrasting the plan for a new Institute for Teaching with HMCI Amanda Spielman's plea that teachers in England should have a fuller understanding of curriculum theory
Article
Full-text available
This article focuses on the possibilities through which curriculum on the other side of the Covid-19 pandemic might contribute more proactively to future social and political crises that are multifarious yet interconnected in nature. The Covid-19 pandemic is a global crisis that touches every aspect of social life, including politics, the economy,...
Chapter
Full-text available
Chapter. V. Theory of education process ( Teaching) . V.1. The educational process- object of study of didactics. V.2. The principles of education(didactic process). V. 3. Content of the education process. Curriculum theory. V. 4 Forms of organizing the education process. V.5. Methodology of instruction. V. Learning Supports. V. 7. Assessment in ed...
Article
Full-text available
This article explores challenges faced when curriculum designers address pre-service English teachers as digital writers, in a “teacher as writer” program. The article considers the resilience of print dominance in writing, including in tertiary digital education spaces and how the rhetoric of digital expansion is accompanied by practices of proscr...
Article
Full-text available
The soulful curriculum makes the educational environment dynamic and robust. This study's primary purpose was to identify the essential components of the soulful curriculum from Miller's viewpoint. An inductive approach and content analysis were applied to achieve this purpose. The essentials, principles, and techniques of the soulful curriculum we...
Book
Full-text available
Assemblages of Violence: Everyday Trajectories of Oppression brings together fields including new materialisms, anthropology, curriculum theory, and educational foundations to examine how violence is intertwined with everyday events and ideas. Artfully weaving participant narratives in two contexts that exist a literal world apart—queer middle scho...
Book
Full-text available
This book offers a geographically unique cultural comparative lens to examine the issue of transnational curriculum knowledge (re)production. Prompted by the ongoing competency-based curriculum reforms on a global scale, this book examines where global frameworks like the OECD’s core competency definitions are rooted and how they are borrowed, resi...
Chapter
Full-text available
Originally published as the Afterword to my 2018 book Engaging Curriculum: Bridging the Curriculum Theory and English Education Divide (Routledge), this short paper is addressed to my preoccupations as a high school English teacher, seeking a means of connecting subject-specific matters (‘English’) with curriculum inquiry more generally, and my rec...
Article
Full-text available
In the book Two Cultures, two cultures and the Scientific Revolution, C. P. Snow's (1959) is the first episode of the popular speech conference. He argued that sciences and humanities had been separated into "two cultures" in "the intellectual history of Western civilization‖ and that this separation became a significant handicap both in addressing...
Article
Full-text available
This article reports a case study that examined the peace education practice of a 5th and 6th grade teacher at an independent, non-profit school in the Mid-western United States. The study used Paulo Freire’s (1970) conception of dialogue as its conceptual framework. After describing the study’s context and methods, we present data focusing on the...
Preprint
Full-text available
A brief biography Pamelia Khaled is a doctoral student at the University of Toronto, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE), Department of Education, Curriculum, Teaching, and Learning. She's in the Curriculum Studies and Teacher Development Studies program, simultaneously pursuing the collaborative program in Comparative, International...
Article
Full-text available
Purpose: Taking läxhjälp/homework support in Sweden as a case, this article aims to further explore shadow education, especially as a pedagogical object from curriculum theory perspective. Design/Approach/Methods: Approaches including policy analyses, ethnomethodological work based on video- recorded interaction, and narratives have produced empir...
Article
Full-text available
A discussion of the functions of curriculum theory appears to be mostly overlooked in the scholarly works that endeavor to develop models in certain curriculum areas. This essay article revisits the functions of curriculum theory as a foundational ground for the development of a procedural model to determine the null curriculum. I first discuss in...
Article
Full-text available
Although in-depth educational reviews can be carried out building on curricular theories, the appropriation of this knowledge by science education scholarship can still be considered timid. In this paper, our intention is to work on this interface; we first introduce basic concepts from the main curricular frameworks and bring possible correspondin...
Article
Full-text available
The article places the itinerant curriculum theory at the core of the struggle against the curriculum epistemicide and occidentosis. It unpacks the current contemporary global havoc as a result of the exhausted coloniality of power matrix of Modern Western Eurocentric modernity. In doing so, the piece dissects the challenges faced by a specific rad...
Chapter
Full-text available
This introductory chapter explains the origin of this book and provides overviews of every chapter in Parts I and II of the book. Part I of the book is aimed at explaining what multiplication and lesson study are in relation to the Japanese approach. It provides an overview of Japanese theories on mathematics education for developing students who l...
Book
Full-text available
This is an institutional case study involving the stakeholders of a uniquely established Seafaring Technology Programme at a military higher learning institution. The study was conducted to identify how apprenticeship learning environment influences the process of defining the contexts in curriculum planning and teaching. As a descriptive interpret...
Article
Full-text available
Abstract This article examines curriculum conceptualization, development, and implementation in the Ethiopian education system against the perspectives of notable progressive curriculum theories. To this end, the Ethiopian education policy and curriculum documents were reviewed against progressive curriculum orientations stemmed from Beauchamp, Pin...
Preprint
Full-text available
There seems to be sufficient willingness to implement curriculum decolonisation in universities in South Africa since the student-led #Feesmustfall campaigns in 2015 and 2016. Annual reports from various universities in the country show regular mention of curriculum transformation or curriculum decolonisation. However, it is not yet clear what chal...
Article
Full-text available
This article proposes the formation of a cooperation network for the management of university professional practices in the context of the relationships between university, government, and private sectors. It is based on a rationalistic approach and on the application of inferential logical reasoning methods. This is performed through the analysis...
Article
Full-text available
What is the relationship between language and culture? What role do language and culture play in designing curriculum that is inclusive of the needs of linguistically and culturally diverse students? What does multicultural and multilingual curriculum development look like? Scholarship on multicultural education acknowledges a strong interactive re...
Article
Full-text available
Constructive Alignment (CA) is neither the panacea, nor the unalloyed evil depicted in the majority of higher education discourses. But rather, the theory is a heuristic and accessible representation of commonly agreed upon aspects of modern curriculum and educational theory, designed explicitly to support learning and teaching. However, when impos...
Article
Full-text available
This paper examines globalization within the context of curriculum theory for Vocational-Technical Education (VTE) with a particular focus on Nigeria. Attention is here given to Nigeria because as a part of the global village. Nigeria seems slow in her efforts to globalize her educational policies and practices. It has been claimed that globalizati...
Article
Full-text available
This paper explores various theories of curriculum intending to provide a new approach—which we regard as a significant theoretical contribution—to examine the broad set of different discourses that have been shaping science education. We first introduce concepts and values that support traditional and critical curriculum theories and offer some ex...
Article
Full-text available
Since the middle of the last century, so far, practical teaching has been the focus of vocational education in our country[1]. This paper compares other practical teaching models at home and abroad, based on the two courses of “Real Estate Operation and Management” and “Curriculum Design” in the civil engineering major of our school, and discusses...
Article
Full-text available
This study takes as its point of departure the assumption that policy implementation is a complex process that cannot be fully understood without analysis of the complexities, tensions, conflicts, perceptions and dilemmas related to those engaged in the implementation. In curriculum, theories are used to provide explanations for practice that help...
Article
Full-text available
I artikkelen analyserer forfatterne læreplan for kroppsøving som faglig og fagpolitisk tekst i læreplanreformen Fagfornyelsen i skolefagene (LK20). Forfatterne sammen­ligner to tekster, Utdanningsdirektoratets høringsutkast datert mars 2019, og den fastsatte læreplanen for kroppsøving, datert november 2019. På bakgrunn av teori og forskning om lære...
Article
Full-text available
The objective of this article was to stimulate discussions about the didactics of Physical Education in its different historical contexts, under the view of theories that base the field of curriculum in Basic Education. It is a study of biblio-graphic revision of the narrative type. The study was developed under the descriptive-discursi-ve characte...
Book
Full-text available
As a follow-up to Towards a Just Curriculum Theory and Curriculum Epistemicide , this volume illuminates the challenges and contradictions which have prevented critical curriculum theory from establishing itself as an alternative to dominant Western Eurocentric epistemologies. Curriculum and the Generation of Utopia re-visits the work of leading pr...
Article
Full-text available
In this 21st century, the teaching and learning process has mostly been using various information and also communication technologies. This research aims to identify challenges in the implementation of the 21st century’s teaching and learning, and also suggestions to improve the teachers’ teaching and learning practices in the 21st century primary...
Article
Full-text available
This paper examines curriculum conceptualization and development process in the Ethiopian education system against the perspectives of the notable progressive curriculum theories. To this purpose, the Ethiopian educational policy and curriculum documents are reviewed against progressive curriculum orientations stemmed from Beauchamp, Pinar and McNe...
Article
Full-text available
The study's objective was to establish the extent to which social workers' knowledge level influences child protection interventions in Kajiado North Sub County. The study was guided by Competence Based curriculum theory and used mixed method design, specifically convergent parallel mixed method approach. A total of 223 respondents (employers, soci...
Article
Full-text available
The purpose of this keynote address is to discuss how curriculum theory can make a specific contribution to research on transnational education policy; in particular, curriculum theory has implications for national policy due to the interest in exploring educational phenomena at different levels of the school system. From a Swedish perspective on c...
Article
Full-text available
Effective entrepreneurship education can not only cultivate students’ entrepreneurship awareness and inspire entrepreneurial potential, but also set up an entrepreneurial foundation and form entrepreneurial practice, but the current teaching system doesn’t have strong timeliness, due to the high interest of students and lack of rich teaching method...
Article
Full-text available
Playing curriculum development based on early childhood learning is a major issue in international early childhood education discussions. This study aims to look at the concepts and practices of play-based curriculum in early childhood education institutions. The study uses qualitative methods with the CIPP model program evaluation on play-based cu...
Research
Full-text available
RESUMEN El artículo se centra en el problema de la diferenciación entre ambientes escolares neosistémicos y asistémicos para el estudio de la formación escolar centrada en competencias, desde el desarrollo de competencias de los maestros sobre integración institucional neosistémica como factor de calidad del aprendizaje institucional generativo en...
Article
Full-text available
Epistemicide happens when globalizing West-centric discourses and practices dominate non-Western societies, suppressing and killing the latter’s cultural systems of knowledge production. Though scholars worldwide are starting to recognize this fact, China is still forcefully transplanting Western policies and practices in the name of “going global,...
Book
Full-text available
Bringing to bear a wealth of literature from curriculum theory, Didaktik, philosophy of education and teacher education, this book broadens and enriches the conversation initiated by Michael Young and his colleagues on ‘bringing knowledge back in’ (Young, 2007). Knowledge, Content, Curriculum and Didaktik is distinctive in providing a comprehensive...
Preprint
Full-text available
Curriculum development in higher education should follow a formal process. Although the focus in formal curriculum theory is on long-term programs of study, the theoretical and practical considerations are also applicable to shorter-form learning experiences (single courses, lessons, or training sessions). With these considerations in mind, we disc...
Article
Full-text available
We render in this theoretical inquiry, informed by empirical data, understandings of how preservice teachers’ literacy lives come into curricular considerations of future teaching and learning in the secondary English classroom. In doing this work, we wondered about the past, present, and future lives of teachers: how might we understand the teachi...
Conference Paper
Full-text available
Over the past thirty years, the idea that education can be conceptualized and studied from a complexity perspective has been apparent in curriculum theory and educational sociology (Atkinson, 2000; Doll, 1989). More recently, concepts such as systems, dynamics, nonlinear relations, interdependencies, irreducibilities, contextualism, self-organizati...
Article
Full-text available
The changing profession of pharmacy demands student preparation in dynamic courses that address the evolving healthcare landscape. Identifying an evidence-based approach to develop such coursework and content, however, can be a considerable challenge for curriculum innovators. This manuscript explores how curriculum design models can be applied as...
Article
Full-text available
The study investigates the Nigeria Education Curriculum and the Issues of Implementation: Implications for a corruption free Universal Basic Education in Kogi State. This study was hinged on two specific purpose which includes; examining how much the programme is free from corruption, and determined the extent to which the UBE curriculum is impleme...
Article
Full-text available
The author introduces the concept of vitality and its relation to affect. Stern defined vitality as the feeling of flow and aliveness. The author drew on research from literacy, curriculum theory, and the work of Stern to argue for the value of the concept of vitality for thinking about how literacy comes to feel vital. The author argues that resea...
Article
Full-text available
The idea of powerful knowledge as a curriculum principle has led to extensive discussion. It has been framed as a way of bringing knowledge back into curriculum thinking in the light if its absence in curriculum theory. However, questions have been raised regarding powerful knowledge as a knowledge-based curriculum principle; questions about diffic...
Article
Full-text available
The absence of comprehensive educational theory regarding dress codes results in deference to community norms as a way to determine implementation and compliance. Implementing dress codes ultimately results in inconsistent practices and violations of students’ rights. To the detriment to student learning, dress codes disproportionately affect girls...
Article
Full-text available
This paper invigorates curriculum conceptualization and its development in the current Ethiopian education system in relation to renowned classical curriculum theories. In doing so, the whole policy and curriculum documents are reviewed vis-à-vis Beauchamp, Pinar, and McNeil's classifications of curriculum theories. In this regard, we feel that the...
Book
Full-text available
“A very useful overview and introduction to ESP course design. The authors draw on a comprehensive understanding of curriculum theory and practice, and the useful examples, case studies and guidelines given throughout the book make it a valuable resource for ESP practitioners.” – Professor Jack C. Richards, University of Sydney, Australia “This bo...
Article
Full-text available
How has the construction of guidelines and curricular architectures been given admittingthe relation between education and work? From this point of view, this study is based onthe reading of the field of critical curriculum theory, on the history of professional andtechnological education in Brazil and on the problematic approach to the relationshi...