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Curriculum and Social Inquiry

1976

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Training Teachers To Facilitate Inquiry, J. H. Lake Jan 1976

Training Teachers To Facilitate Inquiry, J. H. Lake

Australian Journal of Teacher Education

Within the broad context of the topic Pre-Service and In-Service Education, I have decided to focus my attention on one rather narrow aspect of the pre-service education of primary school teachers. The topic which I want to consider is one which I have called " Training Teachers to Facilitate Inquiry " The examples which I ' ll use are drawn primarily from the broad field of primary science education. However since the type of intellectual activity involved in inquiry is desired in all areas of the primary school curriculum, I trust that what I have to say will have application beyond the field ...


The Fourth R : Reality Construction And The Sociology Of Knowledge, Prolegomena To Social Studies Curriculum Theory, P. Reynolds Jan 1976

The Fourth R : Reality Construction And The Sociology Of Knowledge, Prolegomena To Social Studies Curriculum Theory, P. Reynolds

Australian Journal of Teacher Education

The nineteen sixties were marked by a revival of interest In the theory of curriculum construction and innovation which was derived from a psychological perspective. However, recent developments would seem to suggest a growing consciousness of the need for a sociological perspective on curriculum theory. This paper represents explorations within the wide field of the sociology of knowledge in an attempt to isolate the main issues of confl ict and controversy.