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Goodson, Ivor

Works: 134 works in 667 publications in 6 languages and 19,890 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Case studies  Conference papers and proceedings  Handbooks and manuals  Interviews 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, dgs
Classifications: LB1775, 375.001
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Most widely held works by Ivor Goodson
School subjects and curriculum change by Ivor Goodson( Book )

58 editions published between 1982 and 2016 in English and held by 787 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The process of curriculum development is highly practical, as Goodson shows in this enlarged anniversary third edition. This book questions the basis on which subjects are developed and formulates new possibilities for development
The making of curriculum : collected essays by Ivor Goodson( Book )

37 editions published between 1985 and 2001 in English and Finnish and held by 548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the second edition of a book first published in 1988 in which Ivor Goodson explores a number of aspects of the 'invention' and promotion of the so-called traditional subjects. He describes the way the subjects develop over time to a point where they can be presented and promoted as 'academic' disciplines. He shows that the claim to be academic is in fact the result of a substantial political contest covering a century or more. The traditional subject is, in short, invented. Once we look at the political process of inventing, promoting and sustaining the school subject a very different perspective to that conventionally employed for understanding the school curriculum emerges. The 'traditional subjects' turn out to be a kind of politician's 'Piltdown man' and, once this is grasped, the existing discourse over the secondary school curriculum is seen in a very different light
Studying teachers' lives by Ivor Goodson( Book )

33 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To develop a mode of educational research which speaks both of and to the teacher we require more study of the lives of teachers. This book provides a vital insight into the ways in which teachers' bakgrounds and career histories affect their teaching methods and approaches. Many issues are covered ranging from the question of teacher drop-out to the importance of teacher socialisation. The studies employ a range of different methodologies allowing the reader to assess their varying strengths and weaknesses, but throughout they reaffirm the centrality of the teacher in educational research
Studying curriculum : cases and methods by Ivor Goodson( Book )

12 editions published between 1994 and 2003 in English and Spanish and held by 513 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cyber spaces/social spaces : culture clash in computerized classrooms by Ivor Goodson( Book )

16 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Publisher's description: What happens when a new social technology is imposed on the established social technology of the school? This book presents an unusual application of critical cultural analysis to a series of empirical case studies of educational uses of information and communication technologies (ICTs). Drawing on research conducted over a ten-year period in three different regions of the Anglo-American ₃developed₄ world, it examines themes arising from the struggle for the social spaces and emerging cyber spaces of schooling the role of identity projects in educational change and the paradoxes which arise from these processes. The resulting analysis offers a rich--and sobering--perspective on the rush to technologize classrooms
Biography, identity, and schooling : episodes in educational research by Ivor Goodson( Book )

9 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in English and held by 405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Defining the curriculum : histories and ethnographies by Ivor Goodson( Book )

22 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in English and held by 373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book explores some of the major processes involved in the definition of school subject knowledge. Using historical ethnographic methods, the contributors to the collection highlight and examine some of the factors involved at national, institutional and classroom levels in the making of school subjects. The first section of the book outlines the theoretical and methodological basis for the study off school subjects, and the reasons for and the possibilities of such a study are considered. In the second section some histories of school curricula are presented from a variety of settings - colonial schools in Africa, working-class schools of the nineteenth century, nursery schools - and the conflicting forces of determination and change in school subjects are identified and examined. The third section focuses on the contemporary school situation and the papers isolate and investigate some of the interest groups and social processes which enter into or affect the realization of school knowledge in the classroom
Teachers' lives and careers by Stephen J Ball( Book )

15 editions published between 1985 and 1992 in English and held by 350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume explores the contemporary situation of teachers' careers and teachers' lives in the context of falling roles, educational cuts and government demands for fundamental change in educational processes
International perspectives in curriculum history by Ivor Goodson( Book )

20 editions published between 1986 and 1988 in English and held by 331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

International handbook of teachers and teaching by Bruce J Biddle( Book )

11 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recent years have generated a huge increase in the number of research and scholarly works concerned with teachers and teaching, and this effort has generated new and important insights that are crucial for understanding education today. This handbook provides a host of chapters, written by leading authorities, that review both the major traditions of work and the newest perspectives, concepts, insights, and research-based knowledge concerned with teachers and teaching. Many of the chapters discuss developments that are international in scope, but coverage is also provided for education in a number of specific countries. Many chapters also review contemporary problems faced by educators and the dangers posed by recent, politically-inspired attempts to `reform' schools and school systems. The Handbook provides an invaluable resource for scholars, teacher-educators, graduate students, and all thoughtful persons concerned with the best thinking about teachers and teaching, current problems, and the future of education
The changing curriculum : studies in social construction by Ivor Goodson( Book )

6 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Teachers' professional lives by Ivor Goodson( Book )

13 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This text provides a discussion of the meaning of teacher professionalism and how it can be improved
Life history research in educational settings : learning from lives by Ivor Goodson( Book )

10 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It has long been recognised that life history method has a great deal to offer to those engaged in social research. Indeed, right from the start of the twentieth century, eminent sociologists such as W.I. Thomas, C. Wright Mills and Herbert Blumer have suggested that it is the best, the perfect, approach for studying any aspect of social life. In recent years, life history has become increasingly popular with researchers investigating educational topics of all kinds, including: teachers' perceptions and experiences of different areas of their lives and careers; curriculum and subject development; pedagogical practice; and managerial concerns. Life History Research in Educational Settings sets out to explore and consider the various reasons for this popularity and makes the case that the approach has a major and unique contribution to make to understandings of schools, schooling and educational experience however characterised. The book draws extensively on examples of life history research in order to illustrate theoretical, methodological, ethical and practical issues
Narrative learning by Ivor Goodson( Book )

14 editions published in 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on data gathered for the Learning Lives project, which sought to understand learning by questioning individuals about their life histories, this book seeks to define a new learning theory, based on the life-story narrative
Professional knowledge, professional lives : studies in education and change by Ivor Goodson( Book )

18 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ivor Goodson gives an examination of the state of professional knowledge in teaching and teacher education. It argues that a more active notion of teachers' professional knowledge can, and should, be explored and consolidated by work which focuses on theteacher's life and work using more reflective modes
Social geographies of educational change by F Hernández( Book )

17 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This volume is relevant to educationalists, policy-makers, teachers, and students interested in a more complex approach to understand and intervene in educational change processes."--Jacket
Education, globalisation and new times by Stephen J Ball( Book )

12 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The late 1970s and early 1980s was a period of crisis within the education sector, out of which came an extensive, ongoing and global project of reform. Policies proliferated and education was no longer a policy backwater. The Journal of Education Policy offered, and continues to offer, a forum for debate, informed analysis and policy theorisation, with its central focus on critical policy analysis which seeks to explore and interrogate the ways in which policy engages with practice. Education, Globalisation and New Times comprises a selection of the most influential papers published over the 21 years of the journal's history. Written by many of the leading scholars in the field, these seminal papers cover a variety of subjects, sectors and levels of education
Professional knowledge and educational restructuring in europe by Ivor Goodson( Book )

13 editions published in 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

European welfare institutions such as education and health care are restructuring their organisations in terms of decentralisation, deregulation, privatization and so forth. As a consequence professional positions and demands on professional competencies in these institutions are in transition. At the same time European societies are changing in different ways, e.g. in terms of a "knowledge society" as well as in demographic and cultural changes. Professionals such as teachers and nurses are meeting such changes in their work with students and clients. Thus, there is a need to study these transitions and changes. Here we are doing this from a "bottom-up" perspective where we are comparing experiences in different institutional and national contexts. This study combines two kinds of narrative research; a study of the systemic narratives produced by governments who are restructuring educational systems and the life history narratives of those professionals working within those systems and their perspectives on ongoing restructuring
Explorations in narrative research by Ivor Goodson( Book )

12 editions published in 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

There has been a major 'turn' towards narrative, biographical and life history approaches in the academy over the last 30 years. What are some of the new directions in narrative research? How do narrative research approaches help us to understand the world differently? What do we learn by listening to stories and narratives? How do narratives extend our understanding that other research approaches do not? This collection of work grows from a symposium organised to explore new directions in narrative research. What emerges is a fascinating, innovative and generative series of essays, generally exploring narrative enquiry and more specifically themes of culture and context, identity, teacher education and methodology. This book will be useful for students and researchers using narrative and biographical methods in a range of disciplines, including education, sociology, cultural and development studies
Subject knowledge : Readings for the study of school subjects by Ivor Goodson( Book )

13 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This text attempts to account for the growth of increased interest by sociologists and others in school subjects since the 1960s. Goodson's analysis of his own work examines the range of insights afforded of the nature of schooling and teaching through the study of school subjects
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Alternative Names
Goodson, I. 1945-

Goodson, I.F.

Goodson, I.F. 1945-

Goodson, I. F. (Ivor F.)

Goodson, I. F. (Ivor F.), 1945-

Goodson, Ivor

Goodson, Ivor F.

Goodson, Ivor F. 1945-

Goodson, Ivor Frederick

Goosdon, Ivor

グッドソン, アイヴァー・F.

The making of curriculum : collected essaysStudying teachers' livesStudying curriculum : cases and methodsCyber spaces/social spaces : culture clash in computerized classroomsBiography, identity, and schooling : episodes in educational researchTeachers' lives and careersInternational handbook of teachers and teachingThe changing curriculum : studies in social construction