Hansen, David T., "Curriculum and the Idea of a Cosmopolitan Inheritance," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 40(June, 2008), 289-312.
Traces the history of the idea of the cosmopolitan and various conceptions of cosmopolitanism; contrasts these ideas with other "isms," suggests that a cosmopolitan-oriented curriculum need not conflict with organizing curriculum content or structures but can affect the understanding or world inheritance of that content; discusses the contours of cosmopolitan sensibility and how to educate for it.
Broad Topical Focus
Curriculum Visions and Philosophies, Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Mode of Inquiry in the Study
Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study
Curriculum Aims and Objectives, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Teaching/Learning Process
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