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Curriculum: Foundations, Principles, and Issues, 6th Edition

By Allan C. Ornstein, Francis P. Hunkins

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Feb 28, 2012


The ideal resource for researchers, theoreticians, and practitioners of curriculum; a ready reference for teachers, supervisors, and administrators who participate in curriculum making; and a widely popular text for courses in curriculum planning, development, implementation, and evaluation, this book presents a comprehensive, thoroughly documented, balanced overview of the foundations, principles, and issues of curriculum today. The information presented encourages readers to consider choices and then formulate their own views on curriculum.

Table of Contents

PART I: Foundations of Curriculum

Chapter 1 The Field of Curriculum

Chapter 2 Philosophical Foundations of Curriculum

Chapter 3 Historical Foundations of Curriculum

Chapter 4 Psychological Foundations of Curriculum

Chapter 5 Social Foundations of Curriculum


PART II: Principles of Curriculum

Chapter 6: Curriculum Design                   

Chapter 7: Curriculum Development

Chapter 8: Curriculum Implementation

Chapter 9: Curriculum Evaluation


PART III: Issues of Curriculum

Chapter 10: International Scenes in Education