Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item:
Title: Science curricula design: Analysis of authors` ideological and pedagogical principles
Authors: Ferreira, Sílvia
Morais, Ana Maria
Neves, Isabel Pestana
Keywords: Science education
Ideological principles
Pedagogical principles
Social context
Issue Date: Jun-2011
Publisher: Routledge
Citation: Ferreira, S., Morais, A. M. & Neves, I. P. (2011). Science curricula design. Analysis of authors` ideological and pedagogical principles. International Studies in Sociology of Education, 21 (2), 137-159.
Abstract: The study analyses the extent to which the sociological message transmitted by the Official Pedagogic Discourse of the curriculum for Portuguese middle school contains the ideological and pedagogical principles of its authors. The research is epistemologically and sociologically grounded, placing particular emphasis on Bernstein theory of pedagogic discourse. The ideological principles underlie broad educational aims and the pedagogical principles underlie characteristics of the pedagogic practice. Data was obtained through a semi structured interview with the authors and documental analysis of their publications . The results suggest that the authors were distinct in the ideological and pedagogical principles they valued and that discontinuities were evident between those principles and the curriculum message. These results are discussed and their consequences in terms of scientific learning are explored.
Peer review: yes
ISSN: 0962-0214
Publisher Version:
Appears in Collections:IE - GIDC - Artigos em Revistas Internacionais

Files in This Item:
File Description SizeFormat 
Ferreira S_Morais A M_Neves I N_Science curricula design.pdf232,76 kBAdobe PDFView/Open    Request a copy

FacebookTwitterDeliciousLinkedInDiggGoogle BookmarksMySpace
Formato BibTex MendeleyEndnote Degois 

Items in DSpace are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.