Expanding Curriculum Research and Understanding: A Mytho-Poetic Perspective (Counterpoints #115) (Paperback)

Expanding Curriculum Research and Understanding: A Mytho-Poetic Perspective (Counterpoints #115) By Shirley R. Steinberg (Editor), Joe L. Kincheloe (Editor), Nelson L. Haggerson Cover Image

Expanding Curriculum Research and Understanding: A Mytho-Poetic Perspective (Counterpoints #115) (Paperback)


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This is book number 115 in the Counterpoints series.

Expanding Curriculum Research and Understanding discusses the use of multiple research approaches (paradigms) to inquire into all aspects of curriculum (the knowledge base of schooling), with the goal of understanding the processes and the substantive dimensions of curriculum. The Mytho-Poetic approach, which is an overarching research approach/perspective (paradigm), considers the spiritual aspects of curriculum as well as scientific, interactive (pragmatic), phenomenological, and critical approaches to curriculum inquiry. Mytho-Poets, such as Dr. Haggerson, report research findings and discoveries in numerous ways, such as narratives, stories, poetry, visual art, music, symbols, dramas, autobiographies, and biographies. Section I of this book provides the theoretical research underpinnings while Section II contains examples of research using the Mytho-Poetic perspective.
The Author: Nelson L. Haggerson, Jr. Is Professor Emeritus of Education at Arizona State University. His six previously published books range in form and orientation from philosophical, research, biographical, and autobiographical, to poetry. He has traveled and lectured in Canada, Mexico, Australia, New Zealand, the Caribbean, Japan, India, the Philippines, and the Netherlands, pursuing his studies in education, peace, and humanities. This book is the culmination of fifty years of professional educational endeavors: from Latin teacher to Mytho-Poet.
Product Details ISBN: 9780820445090
ISBN-10: 0820445096
Publisher: Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publi
Publication Date: July 18th, 2000
Pages: 267
Language: English
Series: Counterpoints