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EDUC 9711 Historical and Political Contexts of Curriculum (Spring: 3 )


Course Description

Introduces Ph.D. students in Curriculum & Instruction to the major curriculum movements in American educational history by examining the history and implementation of curriculum development on the macro and micro levels of schooling. Focuses on key campaigns and controversies in curriculum theory and practice, using primary source materials to place them within the academic, political, economic, and social contexts that have marked their conceptualization, and change inside and outside of schools.


Instructor(s): Dennis Shirley

Prerequisites: None

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Comments: Permission of instructor required for all students, except for Ph.D. students in Curriculum & Instruction.


Last Updated: 07-Dec-13