Chaos, complexity, curriculum, and culture : a conversation / edited by William E. Doll, Jr. ...[et al.]

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Subjects: Education--Curricula--Philosophy
Postmodernism and education
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: New York : P. Lang, c2005
Series: Complicated conversation v. 6
LC Classification: L, LB
Table of Contents: Introduction : chaos, complexity, curriculum, and culture : setting up the conversation / M. Jayne Fleener 1
1. The culture of method / William Doll 21
2. Watercourses : from poetic to poietic / Donna Trueit 77
3. Complexity : developing a more useful analytic for education / John St. Julien 101
4. Interrupting frameworks : interpreting geometries of epistemology and curriculum / Brent Davis 119
5. Paradigmatic complexity : emerging ideas and historical views of the complexity sciences / Darren Stanley 133
6. Chaos and complexity theories : wholes and holes in curriculum / Sarah Smitherman 153
7. Prospects for nonlinear education : reflections from Lord (Robert) May / Robert Kahn 181
8. Bringing corporeal life back in : chiasmic relations and poetic understandings / John Shotter 195
9. Learning, teaching, and complexity / Jens Rasmussen 209
10. On the critical paradoxes of Cupid and curriculum / Kaustuv Roy 235
11. Classroom dynamics and emergent curriculum / Stacy Reeder 247
12. Patterns that connect : a recursive epistemology / Sherrie Reynolds 263
13. Minding culture / Laura Jewett 277
14. Chinese aesthetics, fractals, and the Tao of curriculum / Hongyu Wang 299
Additional Authors: Doll, William E
Fleener, M. Jayne, 1956-
St. Julien, John
Notes: LCCN: 2004014127
ISBN: 0820467804 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents: Chaos, complexity, curriculum and culture: setting up the conversation / M. Jayne Fleener -- The culture of method / William Doll -- Watercourses: from poetic to poietic / Donna Trueit -- Complexity: developing a more useful analytic for education / John St. Julien -- Interrupting frameworks: interpreting geometries of epistemology and curriculum / Brent Davis -- Paradigmatic complexity: emerging ideas and historical views of the complexity sciences / Darren Stanley -- Chaos and complexity theories: wholes and holes in curriculum / Sarah Smitherman -- Interview with Lord (Robert) May / Robert Kahn -- Bringing corporeal life back in: chiasmic relations and poetic understandings / John Shotter -- Learning, teaching and complexity / Jens Rasmussen -- On the critical paradoxes of Cupid and curriculum / Kaustuv Roy -- Classroom dynamics and emergent curriculum / Stacy Reeder -- Patterns that connect: a recursive epistemology / Sherrie Reynolds -- Minding culture / Laura Jewett -- Chinese aesthetics, fractals and the Tao of curriculum / Hongyu Wang
Physical Description: x, 329 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
OCLC Number: 60766588
ISBN/ISSN: 0820467804

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