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Curriculum in the Postmodern Condition

by Alicia De Alba (Author) Edgar González-Guadiano (Author) Colin Lankshear (Author)
©2000 Textbook 306 Pages
Series: Counterpoints, Volume 103

Summary

Curriculum in the Postmodern Condition explores key trends and challenges impacting on curriculum under postmodern conditions. New ways of thinking about knowledge, rapidly changing technological arrangements, and shifting patterns of participation in work and civic life have thrown the theory and practice of curriculum into turmoil. The authors tackle these matters head on, by reference to pressing themes such as enterprise culture, cultural contact, postmodern science, glocalization, technological change and the university curriculum, postmodern constructions of literacy, the professionalization of environmental educators, and critical literacy and new technologies.

Details

Pages
306
Year
2000
ISBN (Softcover)
9780820441764
Language
English
Keywords
Enterprise culture Postmodernism Technological change Cultural contact Environmental educator
Published
New York, Bern, Berlin, Bruxelles, Frankfurt/M., Oxford, Wien, 2000. 306 pp.

Biographical notes

Alicia De Alba (Author) Edgar González-Guadiano (Author) Colin Lankshear (Author)

The Authors: Alicia de Alba is National Researcher in Education at the Center for Studies of the University (Centro de Estudios sobre la Universidad) at the National Autonomous University of Mexico. Edgar Gonzalez-Gaudiano is Director General of the Education and Training Center for Sustainable Development of the Ministry Environment, Natural Resources and Fisheries of the Mexican Government. Colin Lankshear, formerly Professor of Education at Queensland University of Technology, is a freelance writer and researcher living in Mexico. Michael Peters is Associate Professor of Education at the University of Auckland.

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