Curriculum in a New Key: The Collected Works of Ted T. Aoki

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Routledge, 2005 - Education - 473 pages
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Ted T. Aoki, the most prominent curriculum scholar of his generation in Canada, has influenced numerous scholars around the world. Curriculum in a New Key brings together his work, over a 30-year span, gathered here under the themes of reconceptualizing curriculum; language, culture, and curriculum; and narrative. Aoki's oeuvre is utterly unique--a complex interdisciplinary configuration of phenomenology, post-structuralism, and multiculturalism that is both theoretically and pedagogically sophisticated and speaks directly to teachers, practicing and prospective.

Curriculum in a New Key: The Collected Works of Ted T. Aoki is an invaluable resource for graduate students, professors, and researchers in curriculum studies, and for students, faculty, and scholars of education generally.

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William F. Pinar teaches curriculum theory at Louisiana State University, where he serves as the St. Bernard Parish Alumni Endowed Professor. He received his B.S. in Education from Ohio State University in 1969, his M.A. in 1970, and his Ph.D. in 1972. Pinar is the founding editor of the scholarly journal JCT, and with Janet Miller, the founder of the Bergamo Conference on Curriculum Theory and Classroom Practice. In addition, he is the founder and now President of the International Association for the Advancement of Curriculum Studies and the founder of its American affiliate, the American Association for the Advancement of Curriculum Studies, for which he serves as Conference Committee chair. Pinar has authored several books, edited several collections, and is the editor of a book series in curriculum theory. In spring 2000, he received the LSU Distinguished Faculty Award and an AERA Lifetime Achievement Award.
Rita L. Irwin is a professor of curriculum studies and art education in the Faculty of Education at the University of British Columbia where she is currently the Head of the Department of Curriculum Studies. She is a practicing artist, teacher, and researcher engaged in curriculum inquiry projects focusing on socio-cultural issues, teacher education, visual culture, and identity formation. She has published nationally and internationally, and has exhibited her art work in British Columbia and Alberta, Canada. She is an active leader within the arts and education, having held numerous leadership positions provincially, nationally, and internationally.



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