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Learning, Curriculum and Life Politics: the selected works of Ivor F. Goodson

Towards an Alternative Pedagogy


Armstrong, M., 1974, The Role of the Teacher. In Buckman, P., (ed.), Education Without Schools (London: Souvenir Press).

Barnes, D., 1976, From Communication to Curriculum (Harmondsworth: Penguin).

Bloom, B.S., 1971, Mastery Learning. In Block, J.H., (ed.), Mastering Learning: Theory and Practice (New York: Holt, Rinehart & Winston).

Concise Oxford Dictionary.

Dewey, J., 1971, The Child and The Curriculum (University of Chicago Press). [I share the severe reservations about Dewey expressed most recently in the work of Clarence Karier.

Eraut, M., MacKenzie, N., and Papps, I., 1975, The Mythology of Educational Development, British Journal of Educational Technology, Vol. 6, No. 3, (October).

Goodson, I., and Medway, P., 1975, The Feeling Is Mutual, Times Educational Supplement (20 June).

Hanley, J.P., Whitla, D.K., Moo, E.W., & Walter, A.S., 1970, Curiosity, Competence and Community. Man: A Course of Study (Cambridge, Mass.: Education Development Center).

Jackson, P.W., 1968, Life In Classrooms (New York: Holt, Rinehart & Winston). Keddie, N., 1971, Classroom Knowledge. In Young, M.F.D., (ed.), Knowledge and Control, (London: Collier-MacMillan). Using Jackson's distinction, what the teacher does before the lesson in the empty classroom is pre-active; when the children enter the classroom it is interactive. Nell Keddie has drawn attention to a similar dichotomy between the 'educationist context' and the 'teacher context'.

James, C., 1968, Young Lives At Stake (London: Collins).

Kilpatrick, W.H., 1951, Philosophy of Education (New York: MacMillan).

KINCHELOE, J and STEINBERG, S., (eds), 1998, Unauthorized Methods: Strategies for Critical Teaching (New York, London: Routledge) pp. 35 – 37.

Peters, R. and Hirst, P., 1970, The Logic of Education (London: Routledge & Kegan Paul).

Popham, W.J., Eisner, E.W., Sullivan, H.J., and Tyler, L.L., 1969, Instructional Objectives (Chicago: Rand McNally).

Raths, J.D., 1971, Teaching Without Specific Objectives, Educational Leadership (April) pp. 714 -720.

Stenhouse, L., 1975, Defining The Curriculum Problem, Cambridge Journal of Education, Vol. 5, No. 2, (Easter).

Wilson, P.S., 1971, Interest and Discipline in Education (London: Routledge & Kegan Paul).

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  • Date of publication: 15/09/2005
  • Number of pages (as Word doc): 272
  • Publisher: Routledge
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    Curriculum Studies, Narrative Theory
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    Learning, Curriculum and Life Politics: the selected works of Ivor F. Goodson
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