Cochran-Smith, Marilyn, and Kelly E. Demers, "Teacher Education as a Bridge? Unpacking Curriculum Controversies," pp. 261-281 in F. Michael Connelly, Ming Fang He, and JoAnn Phillion, eds., The SAGE Handbook of Curriculum and Instruction. Los Angeles: Sage Publications, 2008.


Analyzes variations in U. S. teacher education curricula and explores three contemporary controversies in teacher education curriculum related to the professional knowledge base, the science of reading, and social justice.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Development, Organization, Design

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Integrative Inquiry

Type of Study

Status Study

Narrow Topic

Teacher Education, Content Selection and Organization


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