Curriculum*-in-the-Making: A Post-Constructivist Perspective (Critical Praxis and Curriculum Guides 5)

Curriculum*-in-the-Making: A Post-Constructivist Perspective (Critical Praxis and Curriculum Guides 5)

By: Wolff-Michael Roth (author)Paperback

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Curriculum-in-the-Making theorizes about the living curriculum as an event that is in the making, for the enacted curriculum is something finished, which, only as an object, can be compared to another object. A living curriculum, understood as an event-in-the-making, leads to a very different appreciation of just what is happening in a classroom. Events are understood to be in the making so we cannot know the precise nature of what we witness until after completion has been achieved. This book uses lesson fragments to develop a post-constructivist perspective on curriculum that is grounded in a phenomenological approach concerned with understanding the never-ending movement of life. This leads to radically different forms of understanding of curriculum issues such as the subject, ethics, the role of passibility and passivity, the nature of the response, and the learning paradox.

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About Author

Wolff-Michael Roth is Lansdowne Professor of Applied Cognitive Science in the Faculty of Education at the University of Victoria. He conducts interdisciplinary studies of knowing and learning across the life span, often focusing on language in science and mathematics classrooms.

Contents

Contens: The Ground of the Image - Event*-in-the-Making - World*-in-the-Making - Understanding*-in-the-Making - Subject*-in-the-Making - Relation*-in-the-Making - From Response-Ability to Responsibility - The Planned, Living, and Enacted Curriculum - Researching the Living Curriculum as Event*-in-the-Making.

Product Details

  • publication date: 02/05/2014
  • ISBN13: 9781433124730
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 218
  • ID: 9781433124730
  • weight: 360
  • ISBN10: 1433124734

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