Volume 9:1



February 2013

Editor's Note

This year, the editorial board has again expanded, welcoming João Paraskeva on as editor of our new International Literature section. As the North American Literature section built upon the organization's Canon Project, our new International Literature section builds upon work begun by AAACS's Internationalization of Curriculum Studies Task Force. 

Presidential Address

Nicholas Ng-A-Fook

The 2012 presidential address was given by Nicholas Ng-A-Fook, Co-President of the Canadian association.

Whose Internationalization?

João Paraskeva

João Paraskeva introduces the new JAAACS International Literature Section. 

Report on the Fourth World Curriculum Studies Conference 

Peter Appelbaum

AAACS's current president reports on the organization's international conference in Rio de Janeiro this past July, raising themes related both to the internationalization of the field and to issues raised by the Canon Project.

Tasanhak, Neo-Confucianism, & Curriculum Studies: Complicating Conversations in Human Nature, Knowledge, and Justice

Seungho Moon

This debut article in our International Literature section demonstrates how the work of Korean philosopher Chong Yag-yong can extend our understandings regarding the historic struggle for educational equity, increased pedagogical sensitivity, and larger pedagogical purposes.

Undoing Double Binds in Curriculum: On Cosmopolitan Sensibilities in US Curriculum Studies 

James C. Jupp

Cosmopolitan sensibilities in curriculum studies are placed in conversation with cultural studies' influences on curriculum studies in hopes of providing a "recursive and historical return for re-invigorating curriculum studies in the next moment."

Reflections on Mnemosyne's Pool: First Thoughts on Deaf Pedagogy

Brent Novodvorski

The struggle over deaf pedagogy sheds new light upon the logocentric biases of Western knowledge systems, which have historically restricted appreciation of deaf ways of knowing among the hearing educators responsible for their education.


May 2013

Urve Läänemets, Katrin Kalamees-Ruubel

This article discusses the relationship between the famous Tyler Rationale (1949-50) and the influential and foundational earlier work in curriculum development of Hilda Taba.

Plagiarism and the Tyler Rationale

William F. Pinar

Looking carefully at Tyler’s development of what has come to be called the Rationale, Pinar suggests that Ralph Tyler may have disingenuously assumed authorship of this foundational element of curriculum development in the post World War II years.

An Essay Review: Peter Taubman

Deborah P. Britzman

Deborah Britzman’s essay review of Peter Taubman’s Disvowed Knowledge explores the complex character and relationships that exist between education and psychoanalysis in her essay.

Time is (Not) Always Running Out

David Jardine

David Jardine’s essay provides explores the origins and contrasts between the industrially based experience of time around which much contemporary schooling has been organized, and the more compelling and difficult whiling time that is indigenous to thoughtful, rich and worthwhile inquiry in schools.

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